Instructor Certification Program (ICP)


An instructor brings a unique combination of content knowledge and work experience when training students. Until now, there has been no formal education for instructors on how to teach. Instructors are the lifeblood of our member schools and extremely valuable to producing quality trained drivers.

CVTA values our instructors, and has partnered with Pearson Education to update our ICP program into 5 levels of self-paced, online courses organized around major skill areas.

Topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Classroom Management
  • Assessment Strategies
  • Instructional Strategies
  • Instructional Technology (online and blended)
  • Planning and Organization
  • Learning Theory
  • Emotional Intelligence

Content for each lesson within a course ends with a quiz. The number of lessons in each course varies, and each ends with a comprehensive exam. Following the completion of a level, a certificate will be provided.

CVTA’s updated ICP program enhancements include:

  • Access to training materials and tests through electronic devices such as PCs, laptops, tablets and smart phones. A downloadable option will be available soon.
  • Upgraded content so practical industry experts can become effective educators.
  • Tips, theory, and real-world exercises to help instructors reach and teach students.
  • Training to how to best manage a variety of classroom and teaching situations.
  • Interactive, device friendly lesson presentations online or in the classroom.

The ICP program also provides a continuing education program that allows Instructors to maintain their Master Status by taking one test a year. The 2018 test is titled Anger Management. Every year, a new Master Status test will be offered.