To drive a school bus for an accredited school in the state of Oklahoma, a school bus driver must possess a Commercial Driver License (CDL) of the appropriate class for the vehicle driven with a school bus (S) and passenger (P) endorsements. Additionally, drivers must possess a School Bus Driving Certificate issued by the State Department of Education (SDE). The requirements to receive the certificate include a current CDL, drug and alcohol testing, health certification, background checks, and completion of an approved school bus driving training class. Before enrolling in any course, a school bus driver candidate should possess a Commercial Driver License learner permit with the proper endorsements. This is obtained by completing testing at a DPS Driver License Exam Station. Only 12 seats available, enroll now!
Prerequisite: Must have permit 14 days before class start.