Drivers Education / Behind the Wheel Training
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PLEASE NOTE: T510 IS ONLY THE OFFICE WHERE YOU CAN REGISTER OR GET YOUR PERMITS SIGNED.
Please see schedule for Driver Education classroom numbers.
The best in North County! To get your California driver’s license, there are two requirements if you are under 18 years of age:
- Classroom Drivers Education and
- Behind-the-Wheel Drivers Training
MiraCosta College offers both! Students must be 15 years old to enroll in both programs and 15 1/2 to participate in the Behind-the-Wheel Drivers Training.
Drivers Education MiraCosta College
One Barnard Drive
Oceanside, CA 92056
Building T510 (Parking lot 5A)
P 760.795.6825 or 760.795.6820 for Classroom Driver Education or Package Deal
P 760.231.1221 for Behind the Wheel scheduling or re-scheduling
Classroom Drivers Education - $90
One of the only classroom drivers education classes left in North County! Certificated instructors interact with students, using guest speakers and contemporary audio/visual aids. Our program uses the brand new version of "License to Drive," including the text and videotapes.
We truly believe that classroom drivers education is the most important class your child will ever take. Together we can make a difference in what they learn and how well they learn it. The experts will tell you that the biggest advantage of classroom drivers education is that students interact with other students and learn from a qualified professional and not a computer screen. It will also help when they take get their learners permit and take driver training.
Register Online for Classroom Drivers Education or call 760.795.6825
Package Deal - Fee $360
Sign up for both programs at the same time and pay $360. This is a $30 savings! Individually, Classroom Drivers Education is $90 and Behind-the-Wheel Drivers Training is $300. Does not apply to adults over 18.
Please note: (Package deal only applies to our six hour Behind-the-Wheel Drivers Training program.)
Behind the Wheel Driver Training
Six Hour of One-On-One Training - Fee: $300
Call 760.231.1221 to register for behind-the-wheel.
- Convenient after school, evening, and weekend times available.
- Behind-the-Wheel Drivers Training sessions meet at Carlsbad High School, El Camino High School, Rancho Buena Vista High School, La Costa Canyon High School, Sage Creek High School, MiraCosta College Oceanside Campus, and MiraCosta College San Elijo Campus. Call to register!
- Students receive six hours of one-on-one Behind-the-Wheel Drivers Training instruction.
- Licensed professional and reliable instructors.
- Satisfies all DMV and Department of Education license requirements.
Online Driver Education -Fee $30
California DMV approved. Package deal does not apply to online driver education class. Register now. New Spring 2 for 1 Special!!! Enroll in our Online Driver Education and get to go to the Classroom Driver Education classes for free! Call for details: 760-795-6825. Once you have completed your Online Driver Education course you can get your permit at the DMV. After you pass your permit test you can call us to register for your behind-the-wheel driving. 760-231-1221.
Important Information for Parents and Teens
Quotes from Our Customers
"The MiraCosta College Drivers Training Program taught our son what it means to be a safe and responsible driver. Our eldest son also went through the program and has been driving safely for the past six years. MiraCosta does a great job!"
– Harold and Barbara Miller, Oceanside
"I wanted to express how grateful I am to be one of the students of Mr. Joe S. He is the best driving instructor with his whole heart dedication to his career. I learned how to be a good driver and respect the rights of other people on the road. He is doing an outstanding job and deserves to be recognized. Thank you for being part of his career."
- Ronalia, Oceanside