For students under the age of 18 the state of Illinois requires 30 hours of classroom instruction, 6 hours of behind the wheel (BTW) instruction and 6 hours of in car observation or 8 hours of private BTW instruction. Our classes are fully insured, licensed, certified and endorsed by the Office of the Secretary of State. Each classroom period is 2 hours long, and are held M-Th for four weeks or in the summer M-F (to match the summer school schedule). A BTW session lasts three hours and consists of one & a half hour of driving and one & a half hour of observation. We also offer a class that involves 8 hours of private behind the wheel, no observation is required. Per State requirements, up to 4 classroom times can be missed in a session but must be made up in other sessions in order for your student to qualify for their drivers license. You must complete the entire program of classroom and BTW within 9 months form the date of the first classroom lesson.