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Teen Driver Courses

Teen Driver Courses

Looking for a fun and engaging Driver Education Course for your future driver? Our courses are designed with the teenager in mind and incorporate feedback from top driving safety organizations.  Our driver-centric approach combines our exclusive simulators with traditional instruction to provide realisitc and impactful training. 

Your teen will gain the skills and knowledge necessary to become a confident and responsible driver. Don’t wait to invest in your teen’s future. Enroll Today and prepare them for the road ahead!

  Why Drive With Us?

  Why Drive With Us?

ACCELERATED TRAINING!

FASTEST START TO FINISH!

ACCELERATED TRAINING!

FASTEST START TO FINISH!

Convenient Schedules

Experienced Instructors

Online Scheduling

Interactive Classrooms

Modern Vehicles

Exclusive Simulators

Online Classrooms

Real-Time Driving Reports

Student/Parent Portal

Aviation Inspired Curriculum

Streamlined Paperwork

Live Student Support

Convenient Schedules

Experienced Instructors

Online Scheduling

Interactive Classrooms

Modern Vehicles

Exclusive Simulators

Online Classrooms

Real-Time Driving Reports

Student/Parent Portal

Aviation Inspired Curriculum

Streamlined Paperwork

Live Student Support

Reserve Your Seat Today!

Reserve Your Seat Today!

  Why Drive With Us?

Our Motto…

Think.
Driver-Centric training, focusing on decision making, and actions and consequences.
Drive.
Aviation inspired training techniques, giving drivers the skills and confidence to handle any situation.
Arrive.
Getting you and your passengers to the destination safely!

Our Motto…

Think.
Driver-Centric training, focusing on decision making, and actions and consequences.
Drive.
Aviation inspired training techniques, giving drivers the skills and confidence to handle any situation.
Arrive.
Getting you and your passengers to the destination safely!

Our Motto…

Think.
Driver-Centric training, focusing on decision making, and actions and consequences.
Drive.
Aviation inspired training techniques, giving drivers the skills and confidence to handle any situation.
Arrive.
Getting you and your passengers to the destination safely!

How It Works   

Step One: Driver Education Course

Step One
Driver Education Course
Phase 1
Classroom Instruction
Phase 2
Behind-The-Wheel Training

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It all starts here! 

Teenagers between the ages 14.5 and 18 must complete a Driver Education Course  to be eligible for a Learner Permit under North Carolina’s Graduated Driver License Program.

Driver Education Courses consist of two phases, Classroom Instruction and Behind-The-Wheel Training. 

All Teen Driving Packages include Classroom Instruction, Behind-The-Wheel-Training, and our exclusive DriveShield™ simulator training.  

Phase One

During Phase 1, students will complete 30 hours of classroom Instruction. Charlotte Driving Academy's Hybrid Classrooms are equipped with the latest technology to enhance learning and engage students both in-person, and online. Our syllabus combines state requirements, national safety recommendations, and our proprietary aviation-inspired training techniques to offer Charlotte teens a premium driver training experience.

All Teen Driving Packages include Classroom Instruction, Behind-The-Wheel-Training, and our exclusive DriveShield™ simulator training.  

Weekday (5-Day) | Weekends (6-Day) | Premium Class Dates

 

Phase Two, its time to Drive!

In Phase 2, students will log a minimum of 6 hours of Behind-The-Wheel training under the supervision of a certified driving instructor. Students will learn how to operate a vehicle and practice all required road test maneuvers in our modern fleet of training vehicles.

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Step One
Driver Ed Course
Phase 1
Classroom
Phase 2
In-Car Driving

It all starts here! 

Teenagers between the ages 14.5 and 18 must complete a Driver Education Course to be eligible for a Learner Permit under North Carolina’s Graduated Driver License Program.

Driver Education Courses consist of two phases, Classroom Instruction and Behind-The-Wheel Training. 

All Teen Driving Packages include Classroom Instruction, Behind-The-Wheel-Training, and our exclusive DriveShield™ simulator training.  

Classroom (30 Hours)

During Phase 1 students will complete 30 hours of classroom Instruction. Our syllabus combines state requirements, national safety recommendations, and our proprietary aviation-inspired training techniques to offer Charlotte teens a premium driver training experience.

8-Day Weekday & Weekends | Saturday Classes | Premium Class Dates

Phase Two, time to Drive!

In Phase 2 students are required to log a minimum of 6 hours of Behind-The-Wheel training under the supervision of a certified driving instructor. Students will learn how to operate a vehicle and practice all the required road test maneuvers in our modern fleet of training vehicles.

Ready To Hit The Road?

Special
Teen Driver Essentials 6
$550.00
  • Discount Pricing - Limited Time
  • 30 Hrs Classroom
  • 6 Hrs Behind-The-Wheel
  • 2 Hrs Full-Motion Simulator
Teen Driver Essentials 8
$810.00
  • Discount Pricing - Limited Time
  • 30 Hrs Classroom
  • 8 Hrs Behind-The-Wheel
  • 2 Hrs Full-Motion Simulator
Teen Driver Essentials 10
$1010.00
  • Discount Pricing - Limited Time
  • 30 Hrs Classroom
  • 10 Hrs Behind-The-Wheel
  • 2 Hrs Full-Motion Simulator
  • DriveCheck ($150 Value)

Common Questions

Teen Enrollment Requirements

  • 14.5 Years Old (Born Before: November 2009) *
  • Pursuing a high school diploma or GED
  • Birth Certificate or Passport

* Students may early enroll up to 6 months prior to eligibility age. Drive Training cannot be completed prior to 14.5 years of age.

 Enroll Now  or  Contact Us

What is a Graduated Driver License?

Graduated driver licensing systems are designed to provide new drivers of motor vehicles with driving experience and skills gradually over time in low-risk environments.

See more about the NC Graduated Driver License Process

How Long Does It Take?

Courses are offered in 5, 6 and 8 day classes.  Combined with driving, most teens obtain their Driver Education certificate in 2-3 weeks.  Premium accelerated courses are available throughout the year.

Click here for more information about premium courses.

Where Do I Get My Eye Exam?

Option 1: Eye exams will be performed during classroom instruction by a DMV official.

Option 2: You can also complete your eye exam with your family optometrist.  Please download and have your doctor fill out the North Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles Vision Specialist Form DL-77.

Is There Homework?

Absolutely not!

I Have More Questions!

Visit our FAQ page or Contact Us

Don’t Meet The Requirements?

No Problem! Enter your e-mail and student driver’s birthday, and we’ll email you when it is time to enroll!

Common Questions

Teen Enrollment Requirements

  • 14.5 Years Old (Born After: May 2010) *
  • Pursuing a high school diploma or GED
  • Birth Certificate or Passport

* Students may early enroll up to 6 months prior to eligibility age. Drive Training cannot be completed prior to 14.5 years of age.

 Enroll Now  or  Contact Us

What is a Graduated Driver License?

Graduated driver licensing systems are designed to provide new drivers of motor vehicles with driving experience and skills gradually over time in low-risk environments. There are typically three steps or stages through which new drivers pass.

See more about the NC Graduated Driver License Process

How Long Does It Take?

Courses are offered in 5 & 8 day classes.  Combined with driving, most teens obtain their Driver Education Certificate in 2-3 weeks.  Premium accelerated courses are available throughout the year.

Click here for more information about premium courses.

Where Do I Get My Eye Exam?

Option 1: Eye exams will be performed during classroom instruction by a DMV official.

Option 2: You can also complete your eye exam with your family Optimologist.  Please download and have your doctor fill out the North Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles Vision Specialist Form DL-77.

Is There Homework?

Abolutely not!

I Have More Questions!

Visit our FAQ page or Contact Us

Don’t Meet The Requirements?

No Problem! Enter your e-mail and student driver’s birthdate, and we’ll email you when it is time to enroll!