Driver Education

Driver education courses provided by Northeast Iowa Community College teach novice drivers the knowledge, driving skills and attitudes necessary to become safe, low-risk, responsible drivers. The class satisfies the Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) requirements and includes 30 hours of classroom instruction, six hours of behind-the-wheel driving experience and six hours of observation.

To comply with Iowa law, students must attend all classes and scheduled driving sessions. Ensure your schedule is clear for the duration of the course; no exceptions. Students must be 14 years of age and possess a valid driver’s permit before the first class.

Register for Driver Education Courses

Registration for courses may be completed online or by phone by calling 844.642.2338, ext. 1399. Note that registrations are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Adult Driver Education is also available for students over 18 years of age. For more information on Adult Driving Lessons, please email

View Driver Education class schedules, locations and fees.

Students and/or parents should contact their school district business office to verify eligibility for financial assistance prior to registering for the course.

Disability Services

After you have completed the registration process, please notify the instructor or the Disability Services Office of any academic, medical or physical accommodations necessary for the student during this course.

  • Calmar Area: 844.642.2338, ext. 1258
  • Peosta Area: 844.642.2338, ext. 2280