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Driving Academy

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November 18, 2023

8:30 am - 4:30 pm ET

NSC South Carolina
421 Mission Ct.
Irmo, SC 29063
United States

In-person Training

8.00 hours

350.00 Cost

Driving Academy Certificate

Class Details

Driver's academy provides an introduction to motor vehicles and the traffic laws in South Carolina. Students will learn essential safety lessons on topics like driver disposition, road conditions, speed and crash risks. With behind-the-wheel training, students will learn about parallel parking, three-point turns and railroad crossings as well as rural, city and interstate driving. 

Registration Includes:

  • 8 hours of classroom instruction
  • 6 hours Behind the Wheel Training
  • Lunch (usually pizza!, please bring your own lunch if a special diet is needed)
  • FREE SCDMV Road Test with our certified instructors to get their restricted/license.

Please note: Students must reside or attend a school within 20 miles of our program office (121 Ministry Dr. Irmo, SC 29062). If you're located outside this radius, the parent is responsible for transportation to and from our office to meet the instructor for scheduled drives. 


After completion of the course, the student will:

  • Be familiar with the operation of the motor vehicle
  • Prove a general knowledge of traffic laws governing the safe movement of motor vehicles
  • Identify poor decisions/choices in the operation of motor vehicles
  • Demonstrate a level of proficiency behind the wheel
  • Identify driver problems (crash and violation of unsafe driving practices)
  • Adequately discuss the role of a driver on the highways

Interested in reviewing the full curriculum? Download the course syllabus.

Additional Information


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    Beginner's Permit

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    South Carolina residents may apply for a permit at age 15

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