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Road Ready Non-English Speaking Background


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About Us

For those wishing to obtain a learner driver licence in the ACT with a Non-English Speaking Background we provide a course that is specifically tailored to incorporate the need for translation.

The course cost is $177.50 this includes all course materials and 4 attempts at the Road Rules knowledge test.

There is a Mandarin interpreter on hand at the course; those who speak another language are welcome to bring a friend or relative with them to assist in the translation.

One of our interpreters is then provided, at a date and time suitable to the participant to assist with the Road Rules Knowledge Test.

  • 1st Session -Knowledge test and interpreter included in course price

  • 2nd Session -Knowledge test and interpreter included in course price

  • $40.50 for all further attempts and will need to pay additional fee for interpreter:$176.77Monday to Friday and $282.59 Saturday


To obtain a learner driver licence in the ACT you must:

  • be at least 15 years and 9 months of age
  • Attend the workshop in its entirety. Participants need to attend all the allocated workshop times. In the event that some sessions are not completed, participants will not be able to pass the course until the time has been made up.
  • Pass the computer based Road Rules Knowledge Test - you can use the practice test to get ready.


Road Ready is a classroom program that includes a variety of interactive activities designed to help make young people aware of issues relating to safer road use before they begin to learn to drive. The course includes a range of problem solving and decision-making sessions, statistical analysis, group tasks and research assignments.

This course will alert you to many skills required for safe driving and to the hazards out there on the roads. It will also provide you with an understanding of the process for obtaining both a Learner and Provisional License.

Quick Facts About The Region

Road Ready Centre North is located in the suburbs of Gungahlin and Mitchell, the council of Canberra and the federal electorate of Fenner.