The syllabus sets out a way of teaching people the skills, knowledge and understanding they need to be a safe and responsible car or light van driver.
Ref: DVSA/NS/B/Sy PDF, 696KB, 35 pages
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The syllabus is for:
- learner drivers
- full licence holders
- driver trainers
It tells you what the trainee:
- needs to cover
- will learn
- needs to be able to do
- needs to know and understand
Contact the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) if you have:
- questions about the syllabus
- ideas about how it could be improved
DVSA national driver and rider standards
Published: 23 August 2013
Updated: 24 November 2014
- Added information about the increased considerations that need to be taken when driving in bad weather, using sat nav systems, and updated references of ‘Driving Standards Agency’ to ‘Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency’.
- First published.