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Defensive Driving Course, Instructor Development (8-hour)

This three-day train-the-trainer course will prepare you to teach the eight hour "Defensive Driving Course, Basic," using authentic eaching aids. Each student will give a mini-presentation of the material during the course. This course includes the eight-hour basic defensive driving course.
Length: Three days

Your people and your property are your company's most valuable assets. That's why the Defensive Driving Course is smart business: It protects your assets, and it saves lives. DDC includes the most recent research on preventing deaths and injuries, using training techniques that reinforce every point. New safe-driving issues addressed include air bags, anti-lock brake systems, safety belts and child restraints, substance abuse and more.

Prerequisites: Students must take the 8-hour basic course included in the Instructor Development Course.

Who should attend:
Any licensed driver may attend the course. Drivers who have had collisions or traffic violations will especially benefit from this course.

  • Instructor manual
  • Instructor certification packet
  • Practice teaching

  • Starter teaching kit information

Continuing Education Units:
You will receive a National Safety Council course completion certificate. Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are available upon request.

This course will be held at the Minnesota Safety Council Resource Center located at 474 Concordia Avenue in St. Paul. Take the Dale Street exit from I-94. Proceed east on south frontage road (Concordia Avenue) past the American Lung Association. Turn right into our lower level parking lot.

Holiday Inn St. Paul Downtown, 175 West 7th Street in St. Paul. Reservations can be made directly by calling 651-225-1515 or booking online, single or double occupancy. Please make reservations directly with the hotel and be sure to identify yourself as a participant in a Minnesota Safety Council training course to receive the preferred rate.

Cancellation Policy:
Pre-registration and payment are required. Hopefully you won't need to cancel, but if you do, please do so at least three business days prior to the course for a full refund. No refunds will be made after three business days prior to the course. This policy will be enforced, so please plan ahead if you need to cancel your attendance.

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