FAQ page:

To help you find your question, locate the category and then your question. There is another FAQ page with course questions and tips after you login. Click the Check/Send Mail button. 

 

Brief Overview of this course. 

Colorado requires, if you are under 15 years, 6 months, you need to complete a DMV-approved drivers education course to earn an affidavit of completion. This affidavit is required in order to obtain your instruction permit (learners permit) and ultimately your driver's license.

This course:

    • Is approved by the Colorado Dept. of Revenue for any student or licensee statewide.
    • Was designed to provide the opportunity for all young drivers to receive a driving education regardless of where they live.
    • Consists of only the classroom phase of your requirements
    • Does not offer driving (the 50-hour Parent/Teen Driving guide. (See below under Driving)
    • This course consists of 10 modules, 37 quizzes, 10 module tests.

 

Contents of FAQ’s:

  1. Course requirements
  2. Driving
  3. General Info  
  4. New student tips
  5. Late payments
  6. System and program issues (Fixits, navigational, etc.)

 

 

1. COURSE REQUIREMENTS

            What is required to receive a certificate?

Answer:

All students are required to pass the final test with an 80%. 

In order to be eligible to take the final, each student must

A.   pass every quiz with at least an 80%.

B.    pass every module test with an 80%.

C.    log AT LEAST 30 “course hours”

 

 

How do I get a certificate of completion?

Answer:

Once you have finished, our system will notify us to process your “affidavit of completion.” You will then be prompted to print your “state-approved”affidavit as well as cover letter describing the next steps to take.

                

If I finish all the tests do I still have to have 30 hours?

                        Answer:

Yes! As stated in the Agreement, you must log at least 30 hours in this program, as well as complete all the requirements in order to receive a certificate. However, it is unlikely that you will. If you begin to fall short on time, we will email you.   

 

2. DRIVING

Where can I get the driving log?

                        Answer:

A.   You can print one of these from the Colorado Dept.  of Revenue website. (Form # DR 2324)

B.  A copy is available inside our Parent/Teen driving guide that is printable for you use.

          

           Do I have to go to a driving school to get any driving?

Answer:

Yes! It is required by state law that you must receive 6 hours of behind-the-wheel driving from a driving school. Additionally, you must log at least 50 hours with your parent. If you live more than 30 miles from an approved driving school, you may substitute the 6-hours with that course with 12 additional ones with a parent.

 

3. General info

What are the driver education requirements?

A.   See all the new requirements on the Colorado Department of Revenue website. Colorado Department of Revenue

B. You must complete an approved 30-hour DE course if you want a learner’s permit before you are 15 years and 6 months.

 

Where can I find other Colorado requirements?

                        Answer:

Click on the Colorado Department of Revenue website.

 

Is this program licensed by the state of Colorado for teen licensing?

Answer

YES! Costech Training School is an approved river training school in the state of Colorado. This method of providing driver education was created especially with the new legislation in mind.

 

4. New students         (Very important!!!!)

          What are some tips and suggestions for new students?

A.    Use Internet Explorer

B.     Reading:  The majority of your 30 hours is accumulated from reading. If you skip or don’t completely read the pages, you WILL be short on time, not allowing you to access the final exam. The program logs your time on each page.

C.     Use the prompts at the end of the topic pages to access, workbook, quizzes, and tests.

D.     Use internal mail for faster responses regarding issues.

E.     Log out each time

F.     DO NOT try to print the textbook or workbook. You DO NOT get credit for time spent offline.  You can go Log in and out as many times as needed.

5. Payment (late Payments)

I did not pay during the registration process, can I go back now and do this and how do I do this?

Answer:

Go to the login page, click on the Payment button, enter your student ID, and choose your method of payment Credit Card or Check/Money Order. (The fastest way is by credit card.) If you are paying by check or money order, send to the address on the page.

 

6. Program issues (including navigational, saving. Fixits)

When I login, I get the message, “ACCESS DENIED.” What is happening and how do I fix it?

Answer:           

The most common reasons could be firewall restrictions or cookie issues. Here are a few fixits that you can try. You might want to cut/paste them in Word and print them out.

 

To adjust cookies in Internet Explorer:

1. In Internet Explorer click on "Tools" at the top of the                     window.

2. Select "Internet Options".

3. Click on the "Privacy" tab.

4. In the center of the "Privacy" tab screen, there should be an "Advanced" button. Click this button.

5. Ensure that "Override automatic cookie handling" is checked.

6. First party cookies should be set to "Accept" and block third party cookies

7. Check "Always allow session cookies"

8. Click on "OK"

9. Exit Internet Explorer and restart your browser

 

To delete or remove cookies in Internet Explorer:

1. Click on the Tools option on the Explorer menu. 2. Then choose Internet Options.  Under the tab labeled “General” click on the

3. Delete Cookies and then Delete Files (check the box labeled 'Delete all offline content'.

4. To remove these temporary internet files click on the Delete Cookies button and

5. Click the OK button (this removes any cookies still in this area)

6. And next click the Delete Files button,

7. Check the checkbox for Delete all offline content (these are the pages that are cashed by your internet explorer when browsing web pages)

8. And click the OK button (this removes any web pages still cashed).

 

Firewall adjustments:

                  

1) Try clearing your Internet Temporary files and cookies.

2) Adjust settings on your Internet Explorer with the attached file.

3) Adjust firewall settings with attached file (must use acrobat reader to open file or can be downloaded here http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep2.html )

4) Change Browser to Firefox at which can be downloaded here http://getfirefox.com