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Resources for Instructors

Quality instructors are the cornerstone of driver education in Ohio. The Ohio Department of Public Safety is responsible for licensing trained instructors and investigating and disciplining those who do not meet state standards.

Class D Virtual Classroom Training Information
Instructor candidates can be trained via virtual classrooms for the classroom portion of their training. The following attachments include class D schools who have volunteered to assist other schools with training instructor candidates in their virtual classroom, as well as a FAQ sheet for the virtual training process.


Instructor Training Documentation Forms
Use this form if instructor training started before May 1, 2022:
Documentation of New Instructor Training (DTO 0118)  PDF  Word
These forms must be used if instructor training started on May 1, 2022 and after:
Documentation of New Instructor Training (Updated DTO 0118)  PDF  Word
Class D New Instructor Behind the Wheel Log (DTO 0239)  PDF  Word
Documentation of New Abbreviated Adult Instructor Training (DTO 0122)  PDF  Word
Documentation of New Abbreviated Adult Online Instructor Training for Currently Licensed Online Instructors (DTO 0223)  PDF  Word
Documentation of New Online Abbreviated Adult Instructor Training (DTO 0124)  PDF  Word
Documentation of New Class A Instructor Training (DTO 0134)  PDF  Word
Documentation of New Class B Instructor Training (DTO 0135)  PDF  Word
Documentation of Disability New Instructor Training for Rehabilitation Clinics or Hospitals (DTO 0212)  PDF  Word
Documentation of New Online Instructor Training (DTO 0186)  PDF  Word
New Online Instructor Administrative Quiz   PDF
Documentation of Abbreviated Adult Instructor Training for Currently Licensed Class D Instructors (DTO 0220)  PDF  Word
Documentation of New Class A Restricted Instructor Training (DTO 0234)  PDF  Word
Documentation of New Class B Restricted Instructor Training (DTO 0241)  Word
Range Restricted / Classroom Restricted Instructor Training for Currently Licensed Restricted Instructors (DTO 0242)  PDF  Word
Instructor Assessment Forms
New Instructor Classroom Assessment (DTO 0173)  PDF  Word
Classroom Assessment for Experienced Instructors (DTO 0181)  PDF  Word
Behind-the-Wheel Road Assessment (DTO 0170)  PDF  Word
Range Assessment (DTO 0214)  PDF  Word
Probationary Assessment Forms
Probationary Classroom Assessment (DTO 0207)  PDF  Word
Probationary Behind-the-Wheel Assessment (DTO 0208)  PDF  Word
Probationary Instructor Range Assessment (DTO 0213)  PDF  Word
Instructor Resources
Background Checks (DTO 0204)  PDF  Word
BMV Record Request
Background Checks and Fingerprinting - Ohio Attorney General's Office
Ohio Driver Training Instructor - Registration Form  |  Locations
Driving School Instructor BCI Registration Form
Fingerprinting Procedure Options
Instructor ID Badges Template  PDF  Word
Driver Training Performance Improvement Plan (DTO 0149)  PDF  Word
Criminal Conviction Determination Request (DPS 0179)  Word
Disqualifying Criminal Offenses | Department of Public Safety (ohio.gov)

Public Safety Training Campus

Some courses are available on the Public Safety Training Campus. Click HERE for information on how to log on or create a new account or HERE to reset your password.

Sexual Harassment Prevention Course, Course ID: WBT650
Per OAC 4501-7-05 (C)(10), "Every training manager, instructor, and online instructor shall complete the department's online 'Sexual Harassment Training' annually." The Course ID is WBT650 Sexual Harassment Prevention Course.
Bridging the Gap, Course ID: WBT653
Bridging the Gap is the approved course for training managers to take in order to apply to be licensed for Abbreviated Adult Training. The Course ID is WBT653 Bridging the Gap.