In NSW you must be 16 years of age or older to hold a NSW learner licence. To obtain a learner licence you must visit a service NSW centre with proof of identity and pass a Driver Knowledge Test (DKT). Ensure you learn to drive with the road safety experts - NRMA Safer Driving. From learner driver lessons to senior assessments NRMA off a wide range of driving lessons and courses. At NRMA Safer Driving School, we're committed to providing an affordable learn to drive program. Visit our Driving Lesson Pricing & Costs for more information.
Once you've received your learner license you will be provided with a learner driver log book. This log book allows you and your supervising driver(s) to record your driving journey to ensure you log at least 120 hours of supervised driving, including a minimum of 20 hours of night driving. Night driving hours are between sunset and sunrise. These are the minimum hours required before you can attempt the driving test.
Did you know that 1 hour spent with an accredited driving instructor will count for 3 hours in the learner driver logbook in NSW? This allows for a maximum of 10 driving tuition hours to be recorded as 30 hours in the logbook.
Find out more about the Learner Driver Licensing Scheme.
Visit the Roads and Maritime Services website for more information on requirements for learner drivers including a link for a practice session of the Driver Knowledge Test.
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Once you're behind the wheel by yourself, it can make a huge difference - particularly within the first few months when you're most at risk of having a crash.
The ACT Government publishes a useful guide to Getting Your Ps. It details the 22 competencies and 2 topic reviews that you are required to demonstrate to obtain your Ps under the Competency Based Training & Assessment scheme. Our instructors are qualified to assess you under this scheme and guide you through the complete process of obtaining your licence.
If you decide to complete the one off driving test with the RTA instead you will also be required to demonstrate the 22 competencies detailed in this guide. So it also serves as a useful resource to prepare you for your test.
Our highly skilled driving school instructors provide driving lessons that:
NRMA Safer Driving also has courses available for experienced drivers. Find out more.