At Brent's Driving School we offer leaner driving training in Automatic and Manual dual controlled cars to give you the confidence to pass your driving test.
On this website you will find information regarding what you need to do to get your learners permit and the costs involved or if you want to give us a call feel free to do so.
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Below are the steps that are required for you to get your license. Please feel free to read on.
Before you can drive any vehicle on the road, you must have a current driver’s license or learner’s permit. To get a learners permit you.
Step 1- Learner's Permit
1.You must be 16 years of age or older.
2. Pass a theory test of 30 Questions where you must get 24 or more correct.
3. Have proof of identity (Passport, Birth Certificate and Proof of Address). Bank statements are normally the best but If you don't have one, a letter from your school with all your details will do.
You can also practice your theory test by clicking on the link below.
Once you have clicked the link, click on the "Start the Quiz" button.
There are 11 quizzes. Please try to attempt all.
After you have passed your theory test you will have to do an eye test. Once you have done this you will have to pay an application fee, which will entitle you to one free practical test.
Step 2 - Learn to Drive
Under the new rules and regulations, the Department of Transport has introduced a Pre PDA Log Book where you must record a minimum of 25 hours supervised driving before sitting your Driving Assessment. (Starting on the 12.11.2012)
Now that you have your Learners permit, you can learn to drive with a qualified instructor. This can be a licensed Driving Instructor or someone who has had their class of license that you are going for.
As long as they have had that license continuously for more than 4 years.
You must display L plates and have your permit with you while driving.
Whilst on your L plates, your maximum speed is 100km. If caught speeding past 100km, your learners permit may be suspended for a period of time.
Step 3 - Practical Driving Assessment
Once you are 16 years and 6 months of age and have completed your 25 hours and feel ready to do a Practical Driving Test (PDA), you may book a driving test.
You should check with your instructor first, They will let you know if you are ready. You can book your test at the Police Licensing Branch or call 13 11 56. Most driving schools will let you know when you are getting close to test time and they will book the test for you.
Step 4 - Gain Experience
Once you have passed your Practical Driving Test, you will be on Phase 2 of the Log Book. You will be required to do 25 hours of driving over a 6 month period. You must drive with a qualified driver who must log there license details and the hours that you have driven.
Step 5 - Hazard Perception Test
Once you have completed your 25 hours in your log book over a six month period and you have turned 17 years of age, you will be eligible to sit the "Hazard Perception Test". This will need to be done at the Licensing Branch before 4.15pm Monday to Friday
Step 6 - The Final Step
Once you have passed your Hazard Perception Test, you will receive your P plates!