Beginner Driver Training Course

Learn to drive with confidence and be comfortable behind the wheel. CAA has more than 50 years of experience teaching beginner drivers the skills they need to navigate the road safely and securely.

Whether you enrol at CAA Driver Training or at an independent school that has passed our rigorous approval process to join the CAA Approved Driving School Network, you will follow the same expert-led, safety-focused curriculum.

Course Information

The MTO-approved CAA How To Drive Beginner's course includes a total of 40 hours of classroom and in-car training, giving you the knowledge and skills you need to get your licence and get on the road.


Get your G2 earlier.

Graduates will be registered with the Ministry of Transportation, enabling them to apply for the G2 test four months earlier!

Potential insurance savings

Since the Beginner Driver Education Student Record is recognized by the insurance industry, graduates may be eligible for discounted insurance premiums.

FREE CAA membership

Graduates of the MTO-approved CAA Driver Training course receive a FREE 12-month CAA Basic membership.
Included in the Course
  • Classroom instruction: everything from the basics, to handling driving risks (25 hours)
  • In-car instruction: practical road lessons that give you essential driving skills
    • Automatic transmission (10 hours) / Manual transmission* (where available, 12 hours)
  • FREE CAA How To Drive textbook for future reference

Learn more about the MTO-Approved CAA Driver Training Curriculum »

*All in-car lessons are private and arranged directly with the instructor for maximum convenience. Home pick-up and manual transmission vehicle training are subject to availability.


The cost of this course varies by location, transmission type, and home pick-up requirements. Please contact your local school for further details.

Location and Course Registration

The Beginner Driver Training Course is offered at our North York location or at any of the CAA Approved Driving Schools listed below. Contact us for details or register online today.

CAA Driving School

Address: 5859 Yonge Street, Suite 105, North York
Toll-Free: 1-800-268-3750,
GTA: (416) 223-8870
Hours: [Mon - Fri: 9:30 am - 6:00 pm, Sat - Sun: Closed]

Call 1-800-268-3750

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CAA Approved Driving School Locations
We have over 30 CAA Approved Driving School locations across Ontario. Select the location nearest you below.

Resources for Beginner Drivers

Just starting out? Browse through these resources to learn more about driving in Ontario.

For new and experienced drivers alike, it's always good practice to review the rules of the road.

Useful Links

Legal Advisory FAQ
Getting an Ontario Driver's License
Drive Test Centres
Road Test Booking Online
ServiceOntario (formerly Ontario Ministry of Transportation or MTO)
Ontario Safety LeagueHighway Traffic Act