Minimum Training Hours

(For Upgrades)

 

WAC 308-100-033

Minimum training requirements for upgrades:

 

 

Upgrade from either class B or C to class A - Minimum requirements: 

"A course of instruction for students seeking to upgrade from a class B or C to a class A must follow the class A behind the wheel training curriculum defined in C.F.R. Appendix A to Part 380 as it existed on the (effective date of the WAC)."

 

The course must include not less than:

  • 18 hours - street driving training

  • 16 hours - training in backing maneuvers

  • 16 hours - proficiency development

  • 30 hours - combined lab training, range training, and observation

Upgrade from a class C to class B - Minimum requirements: 

"A course of instruction for students seeking to upgrade from a class C to a class B must follow the class B behind the wheel training curriculum defined in C.F.R. Appendix B to Part 380 as it existed on the (effective date of the WAC)."

 

The course must include not less than:

  • 14 hours - street driving training

  • 8 hours - training in backing maneuvers

  • 8 hours - proficiency development

  • 10 hours - combined lab training, range training, and observation

Information Above Can Also Be Verified By Clicking On The Buttons Below.

These Links Will Take You Directly To The Washington State Legislature Website.