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California 4-Hour TVS Operator Course Details

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California 4-Hour TVS Operator Course

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Description:

Highway Traffic School's online course is a convenient and affordable way to renew your Traffic Violator School (TVS) Operator license. With self-paced learning, you'll be free to complete this requirement on your schedule in an interactive environment that gives you access 24 hours per day, seven days a week!

If you are a licensed TVS Operator in California, you must renew your license annually and take a continuing education 4-Hour TVS Operator Online course. Our course meets that requirement. In addition, all Traffic Violator Schools in California must have a licensed TVS Operator to perform traffic school activities within the State of California.

Curriculum:

The 4-Hour California TVS Operator course is comprehensive and will refresh your knowledge needed to operate a Traffic Violator School in the state. Our course consists of only six units. You will learn:

  • TVS Licenses & Approvals
  • TVS Administration
  • Methods & Techniques of Teaching
  • The Traffic Safety Problem
  • Traffic Laws & Procedures
  • Defensive Driving Strategies

After taking our course, you'll be equipped with the knowledge and confidence necessary to operate a California Traffic Violator School. If you ever need help, we're always available by phone or e-mail!

Certification:

Renew in Two Easy Steps

Step 1: Highway Traffic School's 4-hour course is the best way to renew your California TVS Operator license. With this program, you will get an immediate Certificate of Completion after completing the course that can be submitted alongside your renewal application form!

Don't have a copy of the renewal application (Form OL756)?

Click here to download: Application for Renewal of Traffic Violator School Operator License (Form OL756)

Step 2: Submit your application by mailing it to California DMV:

Department of Motor Vehicles
Occupational Licensing (OL) Section-TVS Unit
PO Box 932342 MS L224
Sacramento, CA 94232-3420

Frequent Asked Questions:

Is Highway Traffic School's 4-Hour TVS Operator course licensed by the California DMV?

Yes. The California DMV has licensed Highway Traffic School to provide the 4-hour TVS Operator renewal course.

Click here to see our certification.

What is a Traffic Violator School (TVS) Operator?

A TVS Operator is a person who directs and manages the operation of a traffic school. This may be a school owner or another person designated by the owner to manage and operate the school's day-to-day activities.

All California DMV-Licensed traffic violator schools are required to have an operator. Each operator must renew their license annually and take a 4-hour Operator Renewal course as a continuing education requirement.

How long does the California TVS Operator course take to complete?

California law required this course to be at least 4-hours long. There is no need to take all the 4-hours in one sitting, unless you are in a hurry. Our system will allow you to save your work and log in and out as often as you like.

What is covered in the TVS Operator renewal course?

The 4-hour TVS Operator course must cover the following topics for credit per California rules:

  • Licensing and renewal requirements for TVS owners and operators.
  • Responsibilities of a TVS operator.
  • Requirements for owners to get a TVS school licensed.
  • Instructor licensing procedures and requirements.
  • Office procedures.
  • TVS statutes and regulations.
  • Recordkeeping and document retention requirements.
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements (beginning with 42 U.S.C. Sec. 12101).
  • Responsibilities of a TVS instructor.
  • Subject material required by the department for a Traffic Violator School program.
  • New traffic laws.
  • Safe driving practices.
  • Effective methods and techniques of teaching.
  • Techniques for student participation.

These topics are condensed into six lessons. The course is presented with text and images, similar to an e-book format. Participation questions will also promote participation and engagement throughout the course.

Is there a final exam?

Yes, there is a required final exam. The exam consists of 25 questions in multiple-choice and true-false format. You must pass the exam with a score of 70% or higher and may take the exam an unlimited number of times to get a passing score. In addition, the exam is an open book so that you can refer back to the course material during the exam.

Can I take the course on any device?

Yes. Our course is compatible with any smartphone, tablet, or PC. You may access and take your course on any device as long as it is connected to the internet and you are using one of the following up-to-date internet browsers:

  • Chrome
  • Firefox
  • Edge
  • Safari

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Brenda Ditner

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This program was the best! Easy to apply and quick responses. It was easy to read and I've learned a few things that have changed over the years. It was a good refresher course for me. I'm so glad I found them.

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