Online Driver’s Education Course
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You can sign up to complete the Ohio First Time Teen Driver Education Program and Adult Abbreviated Courses Online!
These courses are an online option to replace the in-person classroom setting and can be completed at your own pace from any internet connected computer or tablet. Please note that this online class option is offered and operated by Costech Technologies - a 3rd party vendor that works with Capabilities in assisting interested individuals in completing the requirements to obtain their driver's license. Capabilities is happy to refer interested individuals to these online courses.
Ohio First Time Teen Driver Education ProgramThis course is up-to-date and loaded with multi-media which you will find very informative and educational. It is designed to be affordable and accessible for all teen drivers state-wide. This online (virtual) driving school course is approved by the Ohio Department of Public Safety. You will find that it is listed on the Ohio DPS website as such. Once you pass this course, complete your driving, and have held your permit for six months; you will then be ready to apply for your Ohio driver's test. You will receive an Affidavit of Enrollment and a certificate of completion. You will also have access to other forms to assist you in being a part of our "parent-taught" program. For the Ohio First Time Teen Driver Education Program - after completing the 2 hours of online classwork, the student can contact Costech Technologies at 888.385.3272 to request to have their certificate mailed directly to them. Please be aware that the only option to receive your certificate is by contacting Costech and requesting that it is mailed to you, and you MUST have your certificate before beginning the on the road driver's training portion. Once your have your certificate, you can contact Capabilities, or another on the road driver’s education service provider, to sign up for the required 8 hours of on the road driver’s training (if student is under the age of 18). You will need to provide your certificate to this provider when you begin on the road driver's training with them. The 8 hours of on the road driver’s training is NOT included in the price of the online class.
Ohio Abbreviated Adult Course
Per Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles starting July 1, 2017, adults age 18 years and older who have never held a driver's license before and who fail to their first attempt at the maneuverability and/or road test are required to take an Abbreviated Adult Training Course.
The course will consist of one of the following:
Option 1 - 4 hours of classroom and 24 hours of driving with a licensed driver, 21 years and older; or
Option 2 - 4 hours of online and 24 hours of driving with a licensed driver, 21 years and older; or
Option 3 - 4 hours of classroom and 4 hours with a licensed instructor; or
Option 4 - 4 hours of online and 4 hours with a licensed instructorThis online abbreviated adult class is up-to-date and loaded with multi-media, which you will find very informative and educational. It is designed to be affordable and accessible for all adults state-wide. This online (virtual) course is Approved by the (DPS). You will find that it is listed on the Ohio DPS website as such. You will receive a certificate upon successful completion of this DPS licensed online adult driver education program. Please Click to Register Here
Drivers with Disabilities
Capabilities' certified instructor has a special certification to teach people with disabilities how to drive. Drivers needing special vehicle adaptations beyond spinner knobs, hand controls, or left foot accelerators need to supply their own vehicle for on the road instruction.