How to become a certified CT Driving Instructor

In order to become a certified CT Driving Instructor, you must complete the following coursework with a CT Certified Master Instructor at a CT DMV Licensed School

  • 30 Hours of Classroom Instruction;
  • 15 Hours of In-C​ar Training & Observation.

In addition to completing this course, in order to work as a driving instructor you must complete the following:

  • CT DMV Form R-7A Application For Instructor’s License ($ 100 fee)
  • Fingerprint Background Check from CT Dept. Public Safety ($ 65.00 fee)
  • Background Check from CT DCF – CPS
  • Medical Physical Exam
  • Clean Driving Record
  • Pay a license fee of $ 100.00 to CT DMV

Once you complete the coursework, you’re required to take a 50 question, multiple-choice quiz where you must get at least 40 answers correct.

After passing your written test, you must also pass an in-car proficiency test with a CT DMV Testing Agent.

Fresh Green Light offers this course to non-Fresh Green Light employees several times a year.  Classes take place during the weekday over the course of 2 weeks at our Fairfield, CT classroom.

​The cost for the entire course, including all classes and coordination with the DMV for testing is $ 699.

If you’re interested in learning when our next course will take place, please fill out the form below and we’ll get back to you with our schedule.