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What to expect in stage one

Stage one goals

How to achieve stage one goals

Examples of where to practise in stage one

Your learner’s legal requirements when they drive

Your legal requirements to supervise

Your changing role as a supervising driver through the stages

Video: Controlling the car in stage one

Your learner's legal requirements when they drive

Display their L plates

On the front and back of their car, visible from 20 metres away.


Always carry their permit

Carry their car learner permit when they drive.


Drive with a supervisor

Supevisors must have a full car licence (not their Ps).



Have a zero BAC

Have a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of zero.


Your changing role as a supervisor
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Lots of support

In stage one, you will need to provide your learner with lots of support.

Lessons from the road

Learn more about controlling the car in stage one.