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Getting Your Learners License

SADES offers professionally presented classes in both English and Afrikaans to prepare you for your learners’ license test. We boast a 99% first time pass rate for our students. We ensure that you are properly prepared before you ever even get behind the wheel.

What is a learners license?
A learners license enables you to practice your driving skills, techniques and maneuvers on the road, obtaining enough driving experience under the supervision of a qualified instructor to make certain that you will be a safe driver.

How do I book my test?
You can write your learners license test at any licensing department in South Africa. When booking your test date remember you need to complete the blue LL1 form. Once you have your test date, contact us to book your place on our learners course.

What do I need?
When booking for your learners’ license remember that you will need the following:

A test date (book at your local testing station)
An eye test certificate (this is conducted at the testing station)
Your original South African identity book, a valid temporary ID or valid passport
A copy of your ID
R128 booking fee
2 black and white photographs (buy a set of six; you will use the other four when applying for your drivers license.)


How do I prepare for the test?
You can now book for our learners license course. We have a 99% first time pass rate for students who attend our course. You will be taught all the road rules, road signs, markings and vehicle controls. At the end of the course there is a mock test which will be marked with you, giving our instructors the opportunity to explain each and every answer so that you are familiar with all the material that will be covered during your formal test.

Taking the test at the testing station.
Remember, you will need to arrive 30 minutes before your test begins. Bring all the required documentation with you. You will have an hour to write the test and successful candidates will be issued with their learners license. You will need to bring an additional R50 with you to pay the issuing fee.