Driver’s Education Online

For information on the course, view the short video below:

  Online Drivers Ed Registration sign-up dates are listed below.  If you prefer a Classroom setting to the Online Drivers Ed,  some schools offer a face-to-face Classroom Drivers Ed course for students.

Registration for Online Drivers Ed Session 85 is Closed (Full)

Online Drivers Ed Session 86 will open for registration on Tuesday, Dec 17, 2019 at 11:30am.  At that time, the text above, “Online Drivers Ed Session 85 is Closed (Full)“, will change to Click Here to Register for Online Drivers Ed Session 86” and will be an active line to start the registration process.

Students must be at least 14 1/2 on the first day of class. Fee is $60, payable with PayPal/Credit Card at time of registration. Please read all information below before signing up.

*NOTE: $60.00 Registration fee is non-refundable and non-transferable, please be sure you can complete the requirements during the times for each session.

For driving or Restricted Instruction Permit questions, please contact 828-385-4477.

Classes are available only to students residing in the following counties: Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Henderson, Macon, Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey.  If you reside in Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Macon, McDowell, Swain, or attend school out of state, the driving portion will be done in your county with driver’s ed there and there may be an additional fee.  Jackson County and Haywood County students are not able to take this course.

Session Registration Dates Orientation Dates Class Dates Final Exam Dates
82 Registration Closed Oct 23 – Oct 27 Oct 28 – Nov 24 Nov 27 – Nov 28
83 Registration Closed Nov 11 – Nov 17 Nov 18 – Dec 15 Dec 18 – Dec 19
84 Registration Closed Nov 21 – Nov 24 Nov 25 – Dec 22 Dec 26 – Dec 27
85 Registration Closed Dec 5 – Dec 8 Dec 9 – Jan 5 Jan 8 – Jan 9
86  Dec 17-18 Dec 19 – Dec 22 Dec 23 – Jan 19 Jan 22 – Jan 23
87   Jan 7-8 Jan 9 – Jan 12 Jan 13 – Feb 9 Feb 12 – Feb 13

Once a student has been registered for a class, they will receive an email containing instructions on how to enroll in the classroom portion.

Classroom Portion Requirements:

  • You will receive an email with the information to enroll in the classroom portion. Orientation should take about 20 minutes to complete, and must be done during the 2 day window. 

  • All sections and quizzes must be completed for Units during the designated time.

  • Road Signs Test and Final Exam must be completed on one of the designated dates during the designated time.

  • You must make an overall an over all grade of “60” to receive credit for this course. 

    ​**Please note, you must complete assignments during the time frame outlined in the schedule. You will NOT be allowed to makeup any assignments.**


Orientation – –      2 Days to complete

First Week – –      Units 1 – 3

Second Week – – Units 4 – 6

Third Week – –     Units 7 – 9

Fourth Week – –   Units 10 – 13

Final Exam – –      Choose one of the 2-hour  window options over 2 days

Students please mail the restricted instruction permit (RIP) to Mountain Professionals, the grade will also be sent to Mountain Professionals.  Then the RIP will be sent to the driving instructor in your district. Once the instructor receives the restricted permit you will be scheduled to drive by birth order, oldest first.  Typically, they will receive a call from an instructor within 30 to 90 days after receipt of the RIP, depending on your age and the number of students in your district.

If you need to print a copy of the Restricted Permit, you can download it here: Restricted Instruction Permit. Forms should be mailed to the following address:

  Mountain Professionals, Inc.

  PO Box 212

  Bakersville, NC  28705

 Make sure to:

Have your eyes checked at the DMV.  Complete the form in BLUE or BLACK ink.  Have a parent/guardian sign in BLUE or BLACK ink.

Students will not be able to drive until this form is turned in.