Student Conduct: First Step Driver Training takes operating a motor vehicle very seriously. Students are expected to conduct themselves in a professional, responsible, and appropriate manner at all times regardless if in the classroom or training vehicle. Students can be dismissed for misbehavior.
Requirements: Students will be accepted into the program at the age of 15 for classroom instruction; however, no student will be th allowed to operate a motor vehicle until they have reached their 15 birthday and received their beginners permit. As required by law, students must have in their possession while driving any corrective lenses required by the Department of Motor Vehicles.
Tuition and Fees: The fee for instructions is $320.00. The program includes an 8 hour classroom session and 6 hours of behind- the-wheel instruction. Students who do not show up for their scheduled class will be re-scheduled and/or may forfeit any payments. All fees must be paid in full prior to receiving driving certificates. Payments will be accepted in form of cash, money order, cashier or personal checks, paypal. Money orders and cashier’s/personal checks should be made out to First Step Driver Training. As a parent/guardian, I consent for my child to participate in this training and I will be responsible for all tuition and fees due. $25 fee for returned checks.
Refunds: After completion of 8 hour classroom instruction, all lessons must be completed within one year of the class date attended. No refunds will be issued for unused training hours if student does not complete course.
Course Certificate: Students who successfully complete instructions offered by First Step Driver Training will receive a certificate of completion and a PDLA form which needs to be signed by your school.
Road Skills Test: For an additional $50.00 fee, driver’s license testing will be done by your certified instructor and includes use of our vehicle to take the road test. Vehicle is an automatic transmission & has dual brake. Subject to random re-testing by SC DMV Office.
Cancellation Policy: An additional $50 fee may be added if 24 hours cancellation notice is not given prior to your scheduled appointment or certificate/paperwork may be withheld.
I am willing to put forth the effort it takes to become a good driver. I understand that I must possess the commitment o f a safe driver in order to maintain my privilege to possess a license to operate a motor vehicle. I will dedicate myself and I will adapt, adopt and apply the safe driving techniques learned in this program.