Road Rules Knowledge Test | ACT Pre-Leaner Licence

The Road Ready Centre Pre-Learner Licence Course is the initial mandatory introduction for getting your learners licence in the ACT, before taking the Driver knowledge Test (DKT).

The Driver Knowledge Test (DKT) is the next mandatory step in the journey for obtaining your learner licence. 

The test quizzes you on a random set of road rules and common road encounters. If you are intending to obtain your ACT learner licence, you must pass the Road Rules Knowledge Test in order for Access Canberra to issue you with your new learner licence. 

There is a practice knowledge test available from Safe Plates which can be accessed through the button below. An electronic copy of the handbook is also available below and hard copies can be purchased from any Access Canberra Service Centre.



A: You do not need to book ahead for taking the Knowledge Test, but you do need to arrive during our office testing hours. Details of the testing hours are shown on our contact page.

During these testing hours, you can simply request at reception to undertake the test. We provide the Knowledge Test at both of our Road Ready locations.

A: The Driver Knowledge Test costs $47.00 for each attempt, the test may only be attempted twice a day. Our Road Ready Pre-Learner  Licence Course includes 2 free attempts of this knowledge test.

*Please note: All of our Road Ready offices are CASHLESS*

A: Knowledge Test certificates are valid for for 2 years.

A: An assisted test for those with difficulties can be arranged by our friendly staff on any weekday, but please contact your preferred location first to book a time with at least 2 days of notice.