11.23.02.27

.27 Testing for Apprentice Instructor Permit and Instructor Certification.

A. An individual shall successfully pass the knowledge test and the basic skills evaluation in both classroom and behind-the-wheel instruction conducted by the Administration to qualify for an apprentice instructor permit.

B. To qualify for an apprentice instructor permit an applicant shall:

(1) Pass the knowledge test before attempting the basic skills evaluation;

(2) Pass both the knowledge test and the basic skills evaluation for both the classroom and the behind-the-wheel instruction;

(3) Wait at least 7 days, in the event of failure, prior to any additional attempts; and

(4) Wait at least 1 year after failing the fifth attempt to pass the test or evaluation, before reapplying for an apprentice instructor permit.

C. An individual shall successfully pass the final skills evaluation to demonstrate competency and proficiency in teaching both classroom and behind-the-wheel instruction conducted by the Administration to qualify for an instructor certification.

D. To qualify for an instructor certification an applicant shall:

(1) Pass the final skills evaluation in both the behind-the-wheel instruction and the classroom instruction;

(2) Wait at least 7 days, in the event of failure, prior to any additional attempts; and

(3) Wait at least 1 year after failing the fifth attempt before reapplying for instructor certification.