Fall 2020 Community Education Classes will be online.
If you would like to register for a Community Education class please click here to fill out the Community Education Registration Form.
Students are required to show proof of registration and pre-payment to the first class. Please also bring your picture ID on the first day of class.
Copper Mountain College is excited to partner with Somastream Interactive to offer a 30 Hour California Driver Education program that is fully approved by the California DMV. After successful completion of this online course, you will be ready to contact the DMV to get your permit and license.
How do I get started
If you have lost your certificate after completion of the online training, go here for a duplicate copy. It will cost you $20 to replace.
How do I get hours behind the wheel
After completion of the online training, you will take your certificate to the DMV to take the written test. Next, you will need to get your permit at the DMV and start working on the 6 hours of training with a professional driving school. Here is a list of local driving schools:
1. Miller’s Driving School – Yucca Valley
31145 Plantation Drive, Thousand Palms, CA 92276
2. Dave’s Driving School – Palm Desert
74836 Technology Drive, Suite 107, Palm Desert, CA 92211
3. Gibbs Driving School – Palm Desert
73241 Hwy 111 #5A Palm Desert, CA 92260
You will also do an additional 50 hours of driving with an adult 25 years of age or older who possesses a valid California Driver’s License. 10 of those driving hours must be completed at night.
Getting your license
When all driving hours have been completed, you must be at least 16 years of age in possession of a permit for 6 months or more before you can apply for a driver’s license at the DMV. Please refer to the California DMV website for more complete and accurate information.
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Now Accepting Community Education Course Proposals
Copper Mountain College is now accepting Community Education course Proposals for the Spring 2021 semester, at this time, CMC is only able to accept course proposals that can be taught online. Proposals will be accepted through November 13, 2020 with courses starting February 16, 2021 to through May 22, 2021.