Individuals seeking school Bus Driver Certification are required to attend and pass the State exam, of a 20-hour certification course covering content prescribed by the Texas Department of Public Safety.
Experienced school bus drivers are required to attend and pass the State exam, of an 8-hour refresher course every three years.
ESC is responsible for providing competent instructors, related materials, scheduling, and conducting sufficient training sessions to meet the needs of the districts.
Cost of the 20-hour course is $85 and the cost of the 8-hour refresher course is $40.
Participants are required to pre-register through the esc on-line registration system know as e-campus. E-campus may be accessed at http://ecampus.esc13.net