Learn to drive with confidence and be comfortable behind the wheel. CAA has more than 60 years of experience teaching beginner drivers the skills they need to navigate the road safely and securely.

When you enroll at a CAA Approved Driving School location, you will follow expert-led, safety-focused curriculum. Upon successful completion of the CAA How To Drive Beginner's course, graduates may be eligible for discounted insurance premiums and will be eligible to take their G2 test four months earlier!

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. You will also receive a free CAA How to Drive textbook for future reference.The cost of this course varies by location, transmission type, and home pick-up requirements. Please contact your local school for further details.

CAA Approved Driving School Network locations

ABC Drivers Training
1129 Wellington Street,
Ottawa, Ontario
K1Y 2Y6

Drivers Education 4U North bay
885 Jet Avenue
North Bay, Ontario
P1B 2W9

Laurentian Driving School
796 Lasalle Blvd.
Sudbury, Ontario
P3A 4V4

Ottawa Valley Driving Academy
35 Pembroke St. W.
Pembroke, Ontario
K8A 5M4

A Graduation Gift from CAA

When you graduate from one of CAA’s Approved Driving Schools, you will be eligible for a one-year CAA Classic® Membership.1 A CAA Membership covers you in any car, not just your own, as a passenger or driver. Here are some of the benefits that come with your CAA Classic Membership:

Membership Benefits

  • Four Tows up to 10 km2
  • 24/7 Roadside Assistance
  • Exclusive CAA Rewards discounts
  • Travel Accident Insurance up to $100,000 CAD3
  • Fuel Delivery4
  • Locksmith for your car up to $50 CAD5

To activate please call 1-844-252-3648 and have ready the name of the driving school you attended and your course start date.


1 Offer valid to graduates of the CAA How to Drive Beginner Drive Education Course. Graduates must call 1-844-252-3648 within one year of course start date. A CAA Membership is non-refundable, non-transferable, and has no cash value. Standard renewal rates and taxes will apply upon renewal.
2 The car will be towed to any destination of your choice within your allotted 10 km’s of towing.
3 When you purchase a travel ticket (airline, rail or motor coach) from CAA Travel Agency, you are automatically protected with a Travel Accident Insurance Policy at no additional cost. This coverage applies to loss of life or dismemberment. Some exclusions may apply. Complete details are contained in the policy, which may be provided to each Member at time of booking. Coverage up to $100,000 for a CAA Classic Membership. Other restrictions may apply
4 A limited supply of fuel will be delivered to your disabled car to enable you to reach the nearest fuel station. You will be charged the current pump price for the fuel.
5  The registered car owner must be present while being serviced by a locksmith.