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Driving School Certification

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Assessment of Driving Schools

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Driver Education Curriculum

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Requirements for Setup

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Establishing Driving Schools

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Driving School Certification

Certification is the final process in the chain of procedures for establishing a driving school in Nigeria. Driving schools are assessed to ascertain the quality of facilities and trainers deployed for driver education and training. The assessment provides for the different levels of certification, after which driving schools can officially engage in driver education and training activities. A driving school that compromises the minimum uniform standards set by FRSC shall have its certification suspended or withdrawn.

Intending proprietors will fulfil the following minimum Technical requirements before they can be licensed to operate driving schools.

Compulsory Requirements

  • CAC Certificate of Incorporation
  • Classroom/Administrative office
  • Road worthy vehicle(s) for driving instructions (dual control)
  • Licensed Driving Instructor(s)
  • Course Manual
  • Highway Code
  • Traffic Laws/Regulations handbook
  • First-aid Facilities
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Open-space Driving Range
  • Computer/Mobile device with Internet capabilites

Other Requirements

  • Simulator/Mock Vehicle
  • Road Signs Models
  • Vision Acuity Test Facilities
  • Library
  • Inspection Pit/Workshop
  • Television and CD Player
  • Overhead Projector
  • Magnetic Board
  • Safety Tips Handbook

  • Intending proprietor visits nearest FRSC office
  • Obtain a registration form TSC 0001a from training officer after getting the minimum technical requirements
  • TSC 0001a is completed by proprietor and returned to the FRSC office
  • Training officer/ state committee on DSSP carries out preliminary inspection of driving school at an agreed date, with proprietor in attendance.
  • Report of preliminary inspection signed by the sector commander is forwarded through the supervisory frsc zonal office to training department in FRSC national headquarters
  • Training department in the FRSC headquarters profiles name of proposed driving school for further inspection and assessment exercise
  • Report of assessment is analysed by training department
  • Head of training department makes recommendation to corp marshal for approval, if assessment result is good.
  • Corps marshal’s approval leads to certification of proposed driving school.
  • The certification report is made known to those who have applied and qualified.
  • Driving school commence operations legally

Upon inspection, proposed / existing driving schools that meet the minimum standards will have their forms sent through the Zonal Commanding Officers of the various FRSC Zonal Commands to Road Safety Headquarters (RSHQ) Abuja for possible approval, and certification.

A certificate of operation will be issued by the Federal Road Safety Corps after the assessment, proprietors interactive forum, instructors training programme, in addition to meeting the minimum technical and Safety Standards.

Sanctions, like Suspension, withdrawal of certificates and closure of driving school shall be meted on proprietors who do not conform to the required standards.

Any proprietor who fails to be duly registered shall be prosecuted in accordance with FRSC Act, 2007 and NRTR 2004.

The Driver Education Curriculum is carefully designed to cover twenty one (21) modules to take care of the following driver education courses.
i. Basic Learner Driver Course (3 months)
ii. Proficiency Drivers Course (2months)
iii. Executive Drivers Course (1 month)
iv. Specialised Driver Course (1 month)

Driving School instructors / Operators are to strictly adhere to the contents of the Driver Education Curriculum, to bring about a uniform training for all categories of Drivers. The curriculum covers the following modules,

1. Classroom Training in Driving
2. Driver Orientation and Preparation
3. The Art of Driving
4. Licensing of Vehicle and Drivers
5. Basic Vehicle Mechanisms
6. Basic Vehicle Maintenance
7. Safe Driving and Road Traffic Laws
8. Client / Customer care in driving
9. Basic First Aids & Cardio-pulmonary   resuscitation
10. Road Traffic Crashes (RTC)
Causes, Effects and Prevention
11. Tyres and Safety
12. Executive Protection Driving Techniques
13. Defensive Driving Techniques (DDT)
14. Effect of Alcohol and Drugs on Driving
15. Sharing the Road with other Users
16. Automobile Fire Prevention
17. Safety Guidelines for Special Driving Conditions
18. Road Signs and Markings
19. Tricycles, Motorcycle riding and Mechanisms
20. Driving articulated Vehicles (Tankers / Trailers)
21. Earthmoving Vehicles

For uniformity and standardization of training, all instructors are to undergo training and certification through the Federal Road Safety Commission before they are allowed to train the drivers in their various driving schools. Registration / licencing is renewable annually at a stipulated fee.

After Inspection and assessment of driving school, they are classified depending on the facilities they have as follows:


Certification Level Grade Score Range
Full Certification A 90%-100%
Certification B 80%-89%
Certification C 70%-79%
Provisional Certification D 60%-69%
Provisional Certification E 50%-59%
Not Certified F Below 50%

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