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Qualified Trainer's for 16- and 17-Year Old
Learner's Permit Holders

Qualified Trainers are eligible to train and sign a form under penalty of false statement attesting to applicant’s fulfillment of all driver education requirements.
A Qualified Trainer must be 20 years old or older, held a driver license for at least 4 years with no suspensions during past 4 years and can include:
  • spouse of married minor (under 18) applicant, or
  • parent, grandparent, foster parent or legal guardian, or
  • if applicant has no spouse, parent, grandparent, foster parent or guardian who is qualified and available:  stepparent, brother, sister, uncle or aunt, by blood or marriage.
A parent or legal guardian of a 16- or 17-year old learner permit-holder is required to attend a two-hour training course with their child.