What to expect in Drivers Ed. Classroom phase: 30 hours During the regular school year, the classroom phase is held after school for 15 days (2-hour classes) or for 10 days (3-hour classes). Summer and holiday break schedules vary. Students must pass 30 hours of classroom instruction and the DMV eye test before being eligible for the driving phase.When can you start drivers ed?
You can start our driver's ed in California when you are 14 years old. You can your learners permit 6 months after you 15th birthday. The minimum age depends on the provider.