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Course Description: School Bus Driver training is 19 hours of online training followed by 5 hours of “hands on” training by a School Bus Driver instructor.

Instructor: Clayton Decker

School Employee in district: $185
Out-of-district – $250
Private Pay: $250

After contacting us about your interest in the course, an application will be sent to you via email requesting the following information:

  • Student Name
  • Student Phone Number
  • Alternate Phone Number
  • Student Address
  • Student Date of Birth
  • Student e-mail address (required)
  • School District (if applicable)
  • P.O. Number (if applicable)

Return the completed application via email to jroberds@gctcok.edu as an attachment. You will receive log-in information within 1-5 business days after we receive your application.

Once you receive your log-in information, you will complete the online* course and take the online exam. Our instructor, Clayton Decker, or your transportation director will proctor the exam. After you pass the online exam, you will need to contact GCTC – Julie Roberds (jroberds@gctcok.edu) or Clayton Decker (cdecker@gctcok.edu)  to schedule your 5-hour hands on training instruction.

During the online course you will need to take the CDL written test at a driver’s license examination station and obtain a learners permit in order to do the driving portion of the course. Driving time will be five hours. You must present your permit to the instructor before driving. The permit is good for one year.

You will schedule your State School Bus Driver test upon completion of the course. You must provide a bus and have a licensed school bus driver with you for the drive to the testing site.

*High Speed Internet connection recommended to view course content.

Note: If your bus license has been expired for more than one (1) year you must take an online renewal class. The online class is a 10 credit hour course with a physical drive. The cost of the class is $100.

To start the enrollment process, contact
Julie Roberds 918-758-0840 x224 or jroberds@gctcok.edu
Clayton Decker 918-758-0840 x291 or cdecker@gctcok.edu


Course Information

  • Course Cost: $185 or $250
  • Course Hours: 24 Hours
  • Course Schedule: Online any date, 5 hour hands on training is by appointment only
  • Course Days: online