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Defensive Driving Certification Process

All state employed drivers must complete defensive driving training.  Drivers who will be driving powered carts must also complete a powered cart specific course.

Initial certification and renewals are required to complete the steps below.


Step 1: Training

You have two options to complete the defensive driving training: online or instructor led.

Online Training = Two Courses

  1. Log into the ETC via the "LearnerWeb Login"
  2. Hover over the "My Requirements" tile on the dashboard page, scroll and click the "San Marcos Defensive Driving" link.
  3. Click on the "San Marcos Defensive Driving" tile to open the track.
  4. Click on the “Driving Safely, Driving Smarter” tile, and then click on the “Launch” or "Retake" button.
  5. Complete the course following the instructions in the pop-up windows.
  6. Take a screen shot to verify your completion before exiting the course.
    1. If you complete the training and the page displays "Incomplete" or "In Progress" for your status, refresh your web browser (by clicking the "refresh" icon or holding ctrl+5 on your keyboard) to resubmit the page and update your training status as "Finished."
  7. Click on "Back to Group Home Page" on the course page and repeat steps 4 - 6 for "CSUSM Defensive Driving."
    1. If you complete the training and the page displays "Incomplete" or "In Progress" for your status, refresh your web browser (by clicking the "refresh" icon or holding ctrl+5 on your keyboard) to resubmit the page and update your training status as "Finished."

Instructor Led = One Course

  1. Log into the ETC via the "LearnerWeb Login"
  2. Select “Schedule” from the top toolbar
  3. Select a defensive driving class from the calendar and click the register button on the pop-up window
  4. Complete and turn in the required documents through Adobe Sign prior to the class date
  5. Attend the class

Step 2: Required Paperwork

Once Defensive Driving training is complete, required paperwork must be submitted through the Adobe Sign Workflow.

Adobe Sign Workflow

Initial Certification
  1. Open the Adobe Sign Workflow Selector and select "FA-SHS-Defensive_Driving_Packet" from drop-down menu
  2. Follow instructions on Workflow form to add emails into the proper field
    1. "Employee" field: add email of individual completing Defensive Driving certification
    2. "One-Up Manager" field: add email of manager that the individual reports to
  3. Add individual's name to the "Document Name" field
    1. Example: FA-SHS-Defensive_Driving_Packet - [Crash Cougar]
  4. Click "Submit"
Renewal Certification
  1. Open the Adobe Sign Workflow Selector and select "FA-SHS-Defensive_Renewal-261" from drop-down menu
  2. Follow instructions on Workflow form to add emails into the proper field
    1. "Employee" field: add email of individual completing Defensive Driving certification
    2. "One-Up Manager" field: add email of manager that the individual reports to
  3. Add individual's name to the "Document Name" field
    1. Example: FA-SHS-Defensive_Renwal-261- [Crash Cougar]
  4. Click "Submit"

 I do not have access to the ETC

Any questions or problems? Call or email SHS at x4502 or defensivedriving@csusm.edu

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