Frequently Asked Questions - Before you start

FAQs - Before you start

This question is almost impossible to answer without meeting you and assessing your skills. All people learn differently and as such will develop their understanding and skills at varying pace. More often than not, those who have access to more frequent learning time and environments that support productive learning tend to progress at a more even rate.

You must be 16 years of age or older.

A person with the learner's permit may sit their test at any stage but cannot obtain their provisional licence until they are logged 75 hours in their Driver's Companion and held a learner's permit for one year without disqualification.

Many people respond to training in different ways. While most students would be capable of success in both training methods, a lot of times it comes down to personal preference. Some people feel more comfortable at a task by task method such as the CBT. This allows students to move at their own pace to achieve tasks one by one. This method includes 5 skill reviews as part of 30 required tasks. The VORT may speak to people who believe they have the skills to pass a test which takes place as part of regular traffic and requires a student to display skills in both an on road component and manoeuvres to achieve a score of 90%.