The Learner’s Licence (K53) course is a training program designed to prepare individuals for obtaining a learner’s licence for driving a motor vehicle. This course is based on the K53 method, which is a standardized driver’s licence testing system used in several countries, including South Africa.


Unit 1A: Road Signs 

  • Introduction
  • Road Signs Part 1
  • Road Signs Part 2
  • Regulatory Signs
  • Prohibition Signs
  • Compulsory Lane Use Signs
  • Parking Reservation Signs
  • Selective Restriction Signs
  • Warning Signs
  • Information Signs
  • Guidance Signs

Unit 1B: Road markings and signals  

  • Traffic Signals
  • Road Markings Part 1
  • Road Markings Part 2
  • Road Markings Part 3
  • Road Markings Part 4
  • Road Markings Part 5

Unit 2A: Rules of the road  

  • Specific rules of the road
  • Traffic circles, turning and parking of vehicles
  • Towing of vehicles and duties of pedestrians
  • Using a cellphone while driving
  • Lights 
  • Steering gear, brakes and tyres
  • Windscreens, wipers, seatbelts, numberplates etc.
  • Additional rules for motorcycles, motor-tricycles and quad bikes
  • Carrying loads on light and heavy motor vehicles
  • Red retro reflectors

Unit 2B: Driver responsibilities and duties in operating a vehicle 

  • Qualification to drive a motor vehicle
  • Vehicle control in various driving conditions
  • Emergency stop to avoid a collision
  • General duties and responsibilities of a driver
  • Mental and physical driver fitness
  • Prescribed and over-the-counter drugs
  • Driver fatigue, emotions and medical conditions

Unit 3: Different controls of the vehicle and its uses

  • Vehicle controls and its uses – Manual
  • Vehicle controls and its uses – Automatic
  • Vehicle controls and its uses – Heavy motor vehicle


  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Delivery: Classroom


5 Day Courses: Participants will receive a SpecCon Holdings certificate upon completion of all courses.

1 Day Courses:  Participants will receive a SpecCon Holdings certificate upon completion of this course.


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