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Palmer Main Campus
08/12/2024 - 09/20/2024
Driver’s Education

NIT is now offering Driver’s Education!

Designed to teach a new driver the skills needed to safely operate a vehicle and successfully pass a Class D road exam.

Format of Program:

  • Classroom/Theory
    • AAA How To Drive – 12 Hours (taught in two 6-hour days)
    • Alive at 25 – 4 Hours
  • Practical Instruction – 8 hours behind-the-wheel, scheduled to fit student and instructor availability

Enrollment Requirements:

  • 14 years or older – however student cannot take the road exam unless he/she is over the age of 16 and has held permit for more than 6 months
  • Parent/Guardian Consent
  • Valid AK Permit or license

Certifications & Qualifications:

  • Class D Road Exam (if student is over the age of 16 and has held permit for more than 6 months)
  • Alive at 25 Certificate
  • NIT Certificate of Completion

Program Description:

This program is designed for novice drivers, and  provides the knowledge and skills necessary to  successfully pass a Class D road exam.  This course includes both 12 hours of theory/classroom and 8 hours of behind the wheel instruction.

Students must also log a minimum of 32 hours of practice drive time with a licensed driver outside of scheduled class time, be 16 years of age or older, and have held their class D permit for a minimum of 6 months.

Students that meet these requirements are eligible to take their class D road exam at the end of the program.

Tuition Breakdown

  • AAA Student Manual
  • Alive at 25 Student Manual

Topics Covered

Basic Vehicle ControlsDefensive DrivingVehicle ReadinessVision and Perception
Rules of the RoadManaging SpaceRisk Reducing StrategiesBasic Maneuvering
Impaired DrivingRoad ConditionsRight Of WayVehicle Functions and Malfunctions

Total Cost: $900