Driver’s Education Course (Belmopan)


This course provides comprehensive training to help new drivers develop the skills, knowledge, and responsible attitudes needed for safe and effective driving on the road.

Belize dollar ($) - BZD
  • Belize dollar ($) - BZD

Capstone’s Driver’s Education training is an important investment in public/road safety. In this course, we’ll cover not just Traffic Laws and Regulations, Vehicle Operation and Control, and Defensive Driving Techniques – we’ll also go over Vehicle Maintenance and Safety (an important component of safe driving), as well as important things to look for when purchasing a vehicle.

As with other Capstone blended trainings, this course will feature prerequisites that need to be completed online before our hands-on/practical sessions.

Course Outline: 

I. Introduction to Driver’s Education (Theory)
A. Purpose and importance of driver’s education
B. Course objectives and expectations
C. Overview of the course structure and topics

II. Traffic Laws and Regulations (Theory/Practical)
A. Introduction to traffic laws and regulations
B. Traffic signs, signals, and road markings
C. Right-of-way rules and procedures
D. Speed limits and safe driving practices
E. Impaired driving laws and consequences

III. Vehicle Operation and Control (Theory/Practical)
A. Vehicle controls and dashboard instruments
B. Proper vehicle adjustment and seat positioning
C. Starting, stopping, and turning techniques
D. Lane changing and merging maneuvers
E. Parking techniques (parallel, angle, perpendicular)

IV. Defensive Driving Techniques (Theory/Practical)
A. Hazard perception and anticipation
B. Maintaining safe following distances
C. Handling adverse weather conditions
D. Defensive maneuvering and avoiding collisions
E. Dealing with aggressive drivers and road rage

V. Roadway and Highway Driving (Theory/Practical)
A. Navigating intersections and roundabouts
B. Proper lane selection and positioning
C. Merging onto highways and exiting safely
D. Passing and being passed on highways
E. Highway driving etiquette and safety considerations

VI. Special Driving Situations (Theory/Practical)
A. Urban driving and city traffic challenges
B. Rural and countryside driving considerations
C. Nighttime driving and visibility issues
D. Driving in construction zones and work areas
E. Sharing the road with pedestrians and cyclists

VII. Vehicle Maintenance and Safety (Theory/Practical)
A. Importance of regular vehicle maintenance
B. Checking and maintaining tire pressure
C. Monitoring fluid levels and engine performance
D. Seat belt usage and child restraint systems
E. Basic vehicle troubleshooting and emergency procedures

VIII. Driver’s Attitude and Responsibility (Theory/Practical)
A. Developing a responsible and respectful attitude
B. Managing distractions and avoiding inattentive driving
C. Impacts of fatigue and drowsy driving
D. Importance of patience, courtesy, and cooperation
E. Ethical considerations and social responsibilities

IX. Road Test Preparation (Theory/Practical)
A. Understanding the road test process and requirements
B. Practicing key driving maneuvers and skills
C. Road test tips and strategies for success
D. Addressing common mistakes and areas of improvement

X. Conclusion and Review
A. Recap of key topics and concepts covered
B. Final examination
C. Feedback and evaluation process
D. Insurance considerations and cost-saving tips
E. Resources for ongoing learning and safe driving

Schedule of Training:

The theory component consists of 5 online modules, which take one week to complete and will be made available via our learning portal.

4 days of practical instruction from 8am-3pm. The dates for the practical will be scheduled based on mutual availability.

lessons  10 Lessons
duration  40 Hrs
delivery mode  Delivery Method: Blended (theory will be done online, followed by in-person practical sessions)
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