Class 5 Driver’s Licence

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Class 5 Driver’s Licence


Class 5 Quebec driver’s licence issued by the Société de l’assurance automobile du Québec (SAAQ)

Training’s duration may vary

Training Description

You will be allowed to drive: Passenger vehicle.

  • A driver’s licence is often requested, even required, to hold various jobs by companies operating in Nunavik.
  • The driver’s licence is a prerequisite for many training courses, including some vocational training courses such as heavy equipment operator.
  • A driver’s licence is required to drive a car outside of Nunavik on the Quebec or Canadian road network.
  • A driver’s licence is also required to rent a vehicle down south.

The course will be divided as follows:

  • 16 hours of theory
  • 8 hours of mechanical inspection
  • 30 hours of practical driving
  • 2 hours of exams

This training (driving theory, practical sessions, exam preparation and examinations) is for any person wishing to obtain a standard Class 5 driver’s licence. This course will follow the training content and standards issued by the Société de l’assurance automobile du Québec (SAAQ):

  • to establish the profile of a safe, cooperative and responsible driver;
  • to successfully handle a passenger vehicle;
  • to successfully share the road with others;
  • to use the road network dependably and responsibly.

Admission requirements

Candidates must meet certain criteria.

Must meet the following conditions:

  • No current DUI offence
  • 16 years or older