Become an Instructor

Thank you for expressing interest in becoming an instructor. The Indiana BMV requires all driver education instructors to complete an approved driver education course or training program. CIESC offers the training program to prospective instructors.

Instructors employed with CIESC must meet the following requirements:

  • At least 25 years of age
  • Valid Driver’s License with at least 5 years of driving experience
  • No more than 4 points on their driving record at all times
  • Previous experience working with youth in a leadership role

Before consideration, we would need a copy of your driving record. You should be able to get a copy of your record from your myBMV account.

Here is a list of things to expect:

STEP 1: Complete Online Training Course

  • 10 hour online course – $250

STEP 2: Complete Behind the Wheel Observation

  • 20 hours of behind the wheel observation

STEP 3: After the online course and observation

  • Apply for and receive BMV instructor license (additional information will be provided with instructions)
    • Physical, background check, and online application (fees apply)

STEP 4: Apply for employment with CIESC or other driving school

Working with CIESC DriverEd Safety

  • Complete an additional 5 -hour post-licensing supervised student driver lessons (no cost)
  • Commit to being available a minimum of 10 hours per week (no more than 29)
  • Autonomous work schedule
  • Current pay rate up to $29/hour
  • Yearly bonus up to $3500
  • CIESC Contributions to TRF/PRF

Become a certified driver education instructor and your license will allow you to work for any driving school in Indiana. Payment and completion of this course does not guarantee employment with CIESC.

Email us if you have questions before beginning the course.

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