Safety and Health Council of North Carolina

A non-profit association preventing injury through
safety education and training since 1960!

Defensive Driving Course Attitudinal Dynamics of Driving
Instructor Development Course

National Safety Council's defensive driving instructor certification is required to teach the Attitudinal Dynamics of Driving 8 Hour course. Training materials must be purchased and audio visual materials must be leased to maintain Training Agency status. There is a $55.00 annual renewal fee. Each course provides the technical information needed to teach a specific DDC curriculum, along with ways to facilitate and present the information. Instructors will learn how to determine audience needs, improve participation, handle objections, and incorporate activities.

DDC – ADD 8 hour class is used extensively for court referrals, as a diversion program for drivers with excessive violations, and to retrain drivers with poor driving records. This course addresses the attitudes of problem drivers so participants can see that their choices have financial, legal, and personal consequences.

Course Features:

  • Self-assessment profile to evaluate driving behaviors
  • Exercises to help understand the connection between choices and consequences
  • Defensive driving techniques and content on how distracted driving, alcohol consumption, and drugs affect driving
  • An emphasis on making a commitment to change driving behaviors
  • Resources to help develop an action plan



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$1494 Member          $1665 Non-Member
Pricing includes e-learning, class, and Instructor Kit

We hope you do not have to cancel, but if you need to do so, cancellation notices received in writing seven (7) or more days prior to the first day of class will be refunded in full, less a $50 administrative fee. Cancellations received less than seven (7) days before the first day of class will be refunded 75% of the course fee in the form of a SHCNC Voucher for future training. Unused Vouchers expire one year after date of issue. Substitutions are welcomed. No shows and cancellations received after the start of class will not be eligible for a refund. This policy will be enforced so please plan ahead if you need to cancel - Safety and Health Council of North Carolina, the NC Chapter of the National Safety Council.

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Call Matthew Thompson in Raleigh at (919) 719-9818 or Ian Starkey in Charlotte at (704) 644-4220