Class 7 Driver

Arctic Response provides Class 7 (learners) training to residents of Northwest Territories and Nunavut.  This program prepares students to successfully write the Department of Transportation Class 7 Drivers exam. 

Class 7 training is 3 to 4 days in duration and makes extensive use of instructor led review of the driver’s handbook, group activities and practice exams.

The majority of Class 7 driver training programs delivered by Arctic Response are coordinated and delivered at the community level.  Arctic Response will liaise with DOT officials to coordinate license testing immediately after training to maximize the students success rates.

To be eligible to write the DOT Class 7 drivers license exam, candidates must:

  • Must be at least 15 years of age
  • Pass a vision screening and knowledge test on rules of the road
  • Present a valid identification (contact the Driver & License office in your area)

Graduated Class 7 Learners license holders conditions:

  • Must hold a Learners license (Class 7) for at least 1 year before applying or Class 5 driver’s license
  • Must drive with a fully licensed driver, who has a minimum of 24 months experience with a full Class 5 license
  • Not allowed to drive from 2300 to 0600 Hrs.
  • Cannot drive with any passengers, other than the supervisor
  • License will be suspended if  more than 6 demerit points are accumulated
  • 0 alcohol level while driving
  • If learning to drive a motorcycle, you must be 15 years of age and are not permitted to drive from 11:00 p.m. to 6 a.m. You must be accompanied by a fully licenced (non-GDL probationary) driver who has a minimum of 24 months experience with a full Class 6 licence and is either seated on the motorcycle with you or is following you in or on another motor vehicle.

Duration: 3 to 4 days