The first step in getting your driver’s licence is getting your learner’s licence. To get an Alberta Learners Licence you need to take a knowledge test, which you can take at any of our locations. You will take your exam on a computer, and we have some study resources below to help you prepare!
WRITING YOUR CLASS 7 LEARNER’S EXAM
When you’re ready to write your Class 7 Learner’s Exam, come into any AMA centre.
There will be a total of 30 questions. To pass, you must get 25 questions correct. If you get six questions wrong, then you’ll have to come back another day to write the test again. You can continue to write daily until you pass.
If you wear glasses, please bring them with you for your vision test.
Cost: $17.60 | Cost for special requests (oral or translated tests, and audio): $31.50
RESTRICTIONS ON YOUR CLASS 7 LEARNERS LICENCE
As you are classified as a new driver, there are some important legal restrictions on your driving:
- When practicing, you must have someone that is:
- over 18
- holds a valid class 5 (non-GDL) driver’s licence
- sitting in the front passenger of the vehicle that you are driving
- You cannot drive during the hours between 12:00am and 5:00am
- You must have 0% alcohol levels when driving at all times
- You cannot drive with more people than there are seat belts in your vehicle
- You are allowed 7 demerit points before receiving a suspension of your licence
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ALBERTA PERSONAL DRIVER’S LICENSING: WHAT IS THE GRADUATED DRIVER’S LICENCE PROCESS?
Alberta has a 3-stage Graduated Driver’s Licence program for new drivers. New drivers progress from earning their Learners Permit, to the Class 5 Basic licence, to the Class 5 Advanced licence.
With your Class 5 licence you can drive personal vehicles such as cars, vans, light trucks, 2-axle motorhomes or RVs. No matter what you’re driving, AMA is here to support you!
Become an AMA member – with membership you get all the benefits and support of one of the most trusted and reliable road and travel organizations!
SCHEDULE A ROAD TEST
You’ve spent time behind the wheel practicing good habits and building your confidence. Now it’s time to take the final step in your driving journey.
Our road tests are provided by Government certified independent driver examiners.
Whether a new driver or a professional driver, we offer the best driver training programs in the province. We have been doing driver and advanced driver training for over 80 years and are exceptionally proud of helping create safe and confident drivers.
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AMA Membership: Become an AMA member – with membership you get all the benefits and support of one of the most trusted and reliable road and travel organizations!