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How does the 38 hour 17 & Younger Class Work?

Step 1: Register for Driver's Education Classes at NOLA Driving Institute.  The cost of the class is $550 for the class and the driving portion. 

Step 2: Go to the DMV and get a Temporary Instruction Permit (parent must accompany minor).

You can attend class without the temporary instruction permit but you can not take the written test. The test for students without a TIP is given once a month at our Norco location and there is a $25 fee to do so.  

Step 3: You will attend a 30 hour class. The class will be held over 4 days. At the conclusion of class you will be given the knowledge test. 

Step 4: We will schedule 8 hours of driving. The 8 Hours will be divided into 2 four hour sessions. 

Step 5: Once the course is completed You will be given documentation to receive your learner's permit. 

Step 6: If you would like to receive a driver's license, you will schedule a road skills test. Road Skills Tests can be scheduled on our website at


  • If 17 can advance to a license from a temporary instruction permit or must be 16 years old and have had a learners permit for at least 180 days. 

  • A parent or guardian must accompany anyone 17 years of age or younger. 

Step 7: Once you have passed the road skills test you can can go down the hall to ABC Title to get your license. 

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