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In this beginner learner training series, you will learn the basics of car control which shall include DSSSM, moving off and stopping, side roads to the left and the right. Emerging at t-junctions, hill starts, clutch control, the use of mirrors, the use of signals and the use of gears.

  • Moving off and stopping
  • Side roads to the left & right
  • Emerging at t-junctions
  • Pedestrian crossings
  • Emergency stop
  • Use of gears
  • use of mirrors
  • Use of signals
Here at LPOD Academy - we know only too well how important it is to have quality training. We have compiled a comprehensive theory training syllabus that encompasses over 30 hours of video tutorials. Start at the beginning and work your way through the tutorials - as listed in the theory training syllabus. Once, you have gone through the training - use one of our mock exams to test your knowledge! Good Luck!
Learning to drive is no easy task. Here at LPOD academy, we understand how important it is for you to be able to maximize your time on the road. Use our video tutorials and lesson plan downloads to prep your on road lesson. The more you learn prior to your lesson, the more time you shall have for driving.
Our comprehensive pass your test course - relies heavily on knowledge of the practical exam. Here at LPOD Academy, we have embarked on a comprehensive training schedule which will assist in your theory and practice for your driving test. Use these tutorials to assist your on road driving and understand what is required from you to pass your test first time.
Beginner Learner


When it comes to sitting in a car, it is important to be able to adjust and position yourself correctly in the car. This lesson will help you when it comes to starting your journey on learning to drive. The DSSSM routine will equip you with the necessary safety measures when you first get into a car.
Beginner Learner

Car's Controls

When it comes to the car itself - it is very important to be able to understand and operate all of the car's controls. You will be introduced to all of the car's controls. You will be able to locate, operate and understand each of the car's hand, foot and ancillary controls.
Beginner Learner

Moving Off & Stopping

Learning to move off and stop is the first driving topic you need to learn. Once you have learnt how to move the car away from the side of the road, you will be able to advance onto other topics. In this lesson, you shall become familiar with the MSPSL routine and basic road position of the car.
Beginner Learner

Side roads on the left and the right

When it comes to turning left and right, it is important to be able to use the MSPSL routine. You will learn how to approach a side road using the MSPSL routine and you will also become knowledgeable on steering control and points of turn and approach speed.
Beginner Learner

Emerging at t-junctions

When it comes to emerging - this lesson will teach you about open/closed junctions, how to approach them using the MSPSL routine. You shall also become familiar with the LADA routine, hazard perception and hazards.
Beginner Learner

Emergency Stop

When it comes to driving, it is vital to be able to stop the car in the event of an emergency. During this lesson, you will learn how to react to a possible emergency situation by practicing mock emergency situations.
Beginner Learner

Uphill and downhill starts

During this exercise you shall be introduced to clutch control.
  • Duration:1 hour
Beginner Learner

Use of Gears

When it comes to driving it is important to understand and to be able to use the gears correctly. In this lesson you will learn about 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th gear. You will understand when and how to change, and you will become a lot more familiar with the gears in general.
Beginner Learner

Use of Mirrors

When it comes to observations, your mirrors are the prime source of observations. During this lesson you will learn about your mirrors, how and when to check them and why. You shall develop a good understanding and ability in the use of mirrors.
  • Duration:1 hour
Beginner Learner

Use of Signals

When it comes to the use of signals- it is important understand them and how to use them correctly. In this lesson you will understand them thoroughly and when to apply them. The car has many modes of signals- arm, direction, horn and lights.
  • Duration:1 hour
Beginner Learner

Pedestrian Crossings

During this lesson you will learn how to identify the many types of pedestrian crossings, which include: Pelican crossings, Puffin crossings, Toucan and Zebra crossings. You will also learn rules of the Highway code and adopt safe driving practices whilst dealing with such crossings. Utilising the LADA and MSPSL driving methods to develop analytical skills and good driving practices.

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