The Classroom curriculum consists of 34 hours of instruction, covering the following topics:
- The Highway Transportation System
- Traffic & Roadway Conditions
- Signs, Signals and Markings
- Winter and Gravel Challenges
- Sharing the Roadway
- Safe Driving Practices
- Crashes and Injury Prevention
- Driving Emergencies
- Driver Condition and Fitness
- Legal Awareness
- Alcohol & Other Drugs
- Preparing to Drive
- Planning a Trip
- Knowing your Vehicle
- Novice Drivers
- Basic Maneuvers
- Choices and Consequences
- Maneuvering Skills
- Emergency Situations
- Defensive Driving
- Becoming Part of the Solution
- Maintaining Safe Space
- Vehicles Systems
Students are required to achieve a minimum 70 per cent classroom average to successfully complete the in-class portion of Driver Education. This average is derived from the following:
- Two classroom tests – each worth 35 per cent.
- Classroom assignments and groups activities – worth 20 per cent.
- Student participation – worth 10 per cent.
- Students are required to satisfactorily complete all classroom tests, projects and assignments.
Class 5 Learner’s Licence Knowledge Test
Students have one opportunity to write the Class 5 Learner’s Licence Knowledge Test in their Driver Education classroom.
Knowledge Test dates for fall courses offered in rural Manitoba schools are subject to change.