Take your driving career to the next level by obtaining your EC Driver Licence!

The EC Driver Licence programme is designed for individuals over the age of 25, and who have at least 2 years Class B driving experience, who aspire to be trained to operate an articulated heavy vehicle/truck, and pursue a career as a professional truck driver.

This course is available at the following location:

  • Block 3 Industrial, Gaborone

Please note that future additional locations will be available in 2020

EC Driver Licence Course Fees

Course Dates

The dates for the next Course are as listed below:

  • February 2021 
  • April 2021

The available Time Slots are as below:

Monday - Friday

  • 14h30 - 16h30.

Course information & process

The EC Driver Licence course is broken up into two sections, namely:

Theory Tuition.

  • Classes take place over a 4 / 5 week period – where a Learner will need to attend 2-hour classroom lessons, as well as a learner will need to complete assignments, self-learning, view prescribed videos and other materials, as prescribed by the Instructor.
  • Upon completion of the Theory Lessons, learners will be assessed, and if successful, they will be able issued with a Certificate of Competence.

Obtaining a Provisional Learners Licence at DRTS.

The learner will then need to pass the DRTS Theory test, undergo eye screening and apply for a provisional (learners) licence. Once a learner has obtained their provisional (learners) licence, they will then be able to schedule their practical lessons with an EA991 Driving Academy Instructor.

Practical Tuition

  • Practical lessons will then be scheduled and be completed over an eight week period, which includes theory, practical yard lessons and road lessons, as well as a learner will need to complete assignments, self-learning, view prescribed videos and other materials, as prescribed by the Instructor.
  • Upon completion of the Practical Lessons, learners will be assessed, and if successful, they will be able to obtain a Certificate of Competence.

Obtaining your Driver’s Licence at DRTS.

The learner will then need to pass the DRTS Yard test &Road Test, and if successful will then provide their valid driving test results and eye screening results and pay for their driving licence at DRTS.

Why learners choose us!

  • Accredited Professional Instructors with proficient knowledge & long-term experience.
  • Theory lessons are offered in air-conditioned and well equipped lecture rooms.
  • Practical lessons are offered in roadworthy, air-conditioned vehicles.
  • All training material and self-learning assignments are included.
  • A Certificate of Competence is provided for successful Learners.

Driver Training you can trust!

  • EA991 Driving Academy is an Accredited Education and Training Provider (ETP) by the Botswana Qualifications Authority (BQA). 
  • Our Instructors are all BQA accredited.
  • Our training courses are BQA Accredited and/or DRTS Approved.
  • All vehicles are fitted with tracking devices.
  • All Learners are covered by 3rd Party Insurance.
  • Learners can be assured that they will receive world class professional driver training instruction, in a safe environment!