DDC 8/6/4, an instructor-led classroom course, offers the most comprehensive driver safety content and training resources making this the most compelling program for keeping drivers safe on the road. DDC 8/6 offers highly interactive activities, discussion and video presentation with the goal of providing drivers with practical knowledge and techniques to avoid collisions and violations. Course length can be reduced from eight hours to six hours. Available in English and Spanish.

Only NSC DDC 8/6/4 certified instructors affiliated with an authorized DDC Training Center may teach DDC 8/6/4

About the Instructor Course

The National Safety Council trains instructors to teach DDC 8/6/4 through our 3-day Instructor Course. During the Instructor Course you’ll gain the confidence and knowledge to become an effective DDC 4 instructor. This course provides both the technical information you will need to teach as well as effective facilitation methods and presentation techniques. Our instructor trainers will show candidate instructors how to determine the needs of the audience, improve classroom participation and interaction, handle objections, and use activities effectively.

Topics covered in this Instructor Course:

  • Thorough coverage of DDC 8/6/4 course content and instructional materials
  • Major DDC concepts and strategies
  • Characteristics and traits of an effective DDC instructor
  • DDC teaching skills and facilitation methods to increase student involvement and motivation
  • Specific learner needs and techniques for managing difficult course participants
  • Deliver a practice presentation for candidate instructor feedback and instructor trainer evaluation


Contact the National Safety Council of Northern New England at 1-800-834-6472 prior to registering for an Instructor Development Course to discuss availability of training areas, secure a Defensive Driving Training Center agreement, review pricing and purchase appropriate Defensive Driving teaching materials.


UPCOMING CLASSES - 3 Ways to Register!

     1.  Call Us at 1-800-834-6472 to Register By Phone

     2. Download a Fillable .PDF Registration Form

     3. Register & Pay Online With A Credit Card

Location: NSC-NNE Regional Training Center, 2 Whitney Rd., Suite 11, Concord, NH 03301  

Instructor Course Registration Fee with Instructor Certification Package

NSC Member: $375 | Not-Yet-A-Member: $425    JOIN TODAY

(2 & 1/2 Day NSC University Course) 

Multimedia Teachng Kit additional cost through National Safety Council. For more information on lease click here DDC 8/6 Lease DDC 8/6 Lease

REGISTRATION AND CANCELLATION POLICY: Advance registration for this DDC-8/6 Instructor Development course is required. Cancellation and Substitution Policy: Pre-registration and payment are required. If you must cancel a course, please do so at least three (3) business days prior to the course for a full refund. No refunds will be made after three business days prior to the course. This policy will be enforced, so please plan ahead if you need to cancel your attendance. The NSCNNE reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule classes due to insufficient enrollments. In the event of inclement weather, the NSCNNE will follow the same closing & delay schedule as announced by the Concord, NH School District.   www.wmur.com/weather/closings