Northwest College

Driver's Education

Course Description

This course will introduce you to the highway transportation system, road signs, rules of the road, accident avoidance, and making good choices behind the wheel. It will help you develop the skills necessary to become a safe, responsible Wyoming drive. You will view many road simulations throughout the course designed to help increase knowledge of real world driving.

Course Objectives

  • Be familiarized with the vehicle, understand driver readiness and vehicle controls
  • Understanding the requirements to ensure you are fit to be behind the wheel
  • Learning to be familiar with the vehicle you are driving
  • Learn different driving techniques
  • Learning what defensive driving is and how to be a defensive driver
  • Driving in different environments and conditions
  • Learn how to share the road with others (drivers and non-drivers)


  • All students must have 30 hours of seat time (online instruction replaces the 30hrs of seat time)
  • All students must have their beginners Driving Permit before class starts
  • All students must complete Alive at 25 course
  • All students will contact Powell Valley Community Education to schedule their drive times - students must successfully complete 6hrs of drive time

Students will receive a Certificate of Completion from NWC when all requirements have been met.

The next behind-the-wheel drive session will be October 2023.


To register or for more information, call 307-754-6469 or email

Important! Registration is not complete until payment is made.