New Driver Education Course


New Driver Education Course – $652.17 + tax

Since 1996, we have been proud of the value we provide to our students. Furthermore, we offer friendly instruction, safe vehicles, extensive training, and fair prices. As a result, our students consistently rank us 5 out of 5 stars. Click here to see our reviews.

Embark on your driving journey with our Access Nova Scotia-approved New Driver Education Course at McKenna’s Driving School. Dive into 25 hours of comprehensive in-class instruction paired with 10 hours of practical in-car training designed to build your confidence and capability on the road. Our user-friendly online training modules allow for a flexible start, catering to your schedule and pace—tailored specifically to the issue date of your learner’s licence. Sign up now and steer towards success with our expert-led driving education program in Dartmouth, Halifax. Your path to driving mastery begins here!

Payment Options:

  • We accept credit card, cash, cheque, or e-transfer. So choose the option that works best for you.

In-Class Lessons – 25 hours:

100% online and asynchronous

Register for the Course:


Course Outline:

Why choose McKenna’s Driving School for Driver’s Education?

Learn more here to find out the benefits of our program and what makes us different.


In-Vehicle Lessons – 10 hours:

PLEASE NOTE: The city is growing. Traffic has increased, which makes picking up students away from the Access Nova Scotia locations more challenging. Highway driving is essential, but most lessons are spent doing traffic lights, intersections, parking and lane changes. Please know that the instructor may require you to meet for your lessons. Pick-up and drop-off zones are decided on what is best for the student’s development. 

  • Our in-vehicle instructors accommodate students’ schedules as best as possible.
  • Pick-up and drop-off zones will be decided on what is best for the student
  • One-on-one private lessons with a certified instructor
  • Reliable driving school vehicles with dual controls
  • Dedicated instructor for all 10 hours of instruction
  • Road test preparation
  • Includes vehicle for the road test
    Review In-Vehicle Course Outline for more information


At McKenna’s Driving School, students will learn how to:

  • build confidence with their driving knowledge and skills
  • comply with the rules of the road
  • understand road signage
  • safely operate and park a motor vehicle
  • recognize unsafe road conditions
  • navigate around HRM including highways and urban areas
  • recover from highway shoulder driving and vehicle avoidance
  • react to unpredictable situations and initiate emergency manoeuvres
  • operate motor vehicles in winter conditions (November – March Courses weather permitting)
    and much, much more…