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APPLE VALLEY DRIVING SCHOOL

Welcome to Apple Valley Driving School, located in Wolfville, Nova Scotia with office and classroom on Acadia University campus, and serving the public in the local area.

**FOUND!!: An Awesome Driving Instructor to Join Our Team - STARTING late NOV: Alison Nayak**

25/10 CLASSROOM SESSIONS for the NEW LEARNER

(or to be eligible for insurance discounts, if already licensed):

Nov 30, Dec 1, 14, 15 - 10 seats remaining

Feb 29, March 1, 14, 15

Email / call / text Marti 902-698-2332

WELCOME International & transferring drivers. Scroll down for info on how to obtain a Nova Scotia Licence or, call RMV 800-898-7668.  (Internationals: in most cases you will need to translate your license into English, write the knowledge test at Access NS and do the road test.)

We founded Apple Valley Driving Schools with one goal in mind: giving our students the best customer service and well-rounded learning experience possible.

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CLASSES AND COURSES

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DEFENSIVE DRIVING 6-HOUR CLASSROOM COURSE

For 'N' and Demerit Deduction

The Canada Safety Council 6-hour Defensive Driving Classroom Course . It is for those who did not take the 25/10 (above) and it will help you get the 'N' or demerits off your licence.  It is a 6-hour classroom course that does NOT help with insurance discounting like the 25/10 does. 

Price: $125 due immediately to secure your seat

We have courses monthly.  Coming dates for this course are:​​​

  • Saturday Dec 7, 1 seat remaining

  • Saturday Jan 4 (TBC), 5 seats remaining

How To Register and Secure a Seat: 

  1. Send an etransfer of $125 to appledriving902@gmail.com;

  2. Include: your name, email address, cell number and date of course you want;

  3. ASAP you will receive a text confirming receipt of monies and an email or text with details about your course. 

  4. Questions?  Text / call Marti (Owner) 902-698-2332

Private one-on-one course available for those in an urgent situation.  Send your available dates and times and we will set up a 6-hour course just for you, alone.  $310 (incl tax)

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Upcoming Classes

New Driver Program '25/10'

  • November 30, December 1, 14, 15 (weekends); and

  • February 29, March 1, 14, 15 (weekends)

 

Please note:

Each student must complete all four days of the classroom, however, the days can be started or completed  in any order as long as one of each day is attended.  Missed classroom days must be made up in order to receive the certificate for the 25/10.

 

Classroom sessions may be attended before obtaining your learner's license.

To Register, Call / text Marti 902-698-2332 or email.  Send e-transfer as per price list.  (Unless dates are listed as FULL, there are still seats available.)  We will text, email or call asap to confirm.

ROAD TEST PREPARATION

and Car for Road Test*

For the student who already has a good base of knowledge or has been practice driving for many hours or, is coming in from a different province or country where they drove regularly. 

We will teach you all you need to know to take the Provincial Road Test and provide you with a car for the test.* We suggest that you get your road test booked first with Access NS, then book with us. 

This service is $140 (incl tax) for the two-hour lesson, plus $140 (incl tax) for the one-hour warm-up lesson prior to the use of our car for the road test*.  This is a total of $280.  In most cases, we pick you up at your door, or we set a meeting point with you.

To Register:

Scroll down to red form and fill in and submit to Marti, stating your needs clearly.  You must have your road test payment letter and include its receipt number.  Send etranfer for $280.

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DRIVING COURSE FOR NEW LEARNERS

25 / 10 Full Driver Education Course

New learners receive ten hours of instruction in the car as well as 25 hours of classroom study.  Thus, '25/10'.

Curriculum includes: defensive driving; rules of the road; rights of way; signage; road test day; licensing rules; basic vehicle maintenance; insurance needs; adverse conditions; unusual occurrences and emergency preparedness.

This course price includes one free use of our car for the provincial road test.*

Price: $720, taxes included (add $65 so we can get your road test payment letter from Access NS for you).

    How To Register and Secure a Seat: 

  1. Call / text Marti 902-698-2332 or email;

  2. etransfer $360 (1/2 of $720) plus one-time payment of $65 for your road test payment, to appledriving902@gmail.com;

  3. ASAP you will receive a text confirming receipt of monies and an email or text with details about your course; and

  4. Questions?  Text / call Marti (Owner) 902-698-2332

PRICES

We accept e-transfer and cash

Prices (all prices include tax)

  • 25/10 Driver Education Program for new learners: $720  To register, please email / text / call and send an e-transfer for at least 1/2 of the total (which is $360) plus $65 for your gov road test fee;

  • Road test preparation, 4 hours including use of car for road test: $280;

  • Senior lesson and assessment: $70;

  • Refresher or confidence building: $70 per hour;

  • Snow lesson: $70 per hour;

  • Standard-shift lesson (in your car) $70 per hour;

  • Halifax city lesson, 4 hours (can be shared): $280

  • Canada Safety Council 6-hour classroom - Defensive Driving Course: $125

  • Private Defensive Driving Course: $310

  • Ride to Access NS, (pickup, wait and return) $30 ($40 for two, $45 for three);

  • NS Driver Handbook $15 

*Apple Valley Driving School reserves the right to not permit the use of our car for the road test if we feel that the student is not ready or is unsafe; as well:  

25/10 students must first complete all 4 days of the classroom and all students must pay all fees as per payment structure in order to qualify for the free use of our car for the road test.

LINKS YOU WILL NEED

  • To purchase your knowlege or road test payment letters  (you will need to print them)

https://novascotia.ca/sns/access/online-services.asp

  • The NS Driver Handbook FREE online: 

http://novascotia.ca/sns/rmv/licence/handbook.asp

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REGISTER* FOR OUR CLASSES

Please email or text or call to Register.  Indicate which service / class you are registering for and include ample information so that we know how best to work with you and your needs. 

Marti will respond by call, text or email to answer questions or to clarify and to pass on further info. 

If you already have your learners licence, please text Marti a picture of it to 902-698-2332.

*PLEASE NOTE: your seat is not secured until you have made a deposit of half the full amount minimum by  e-transfer or cash

Wolfville, NS (On Acadia U. Campus)

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International & Out-of-Province Students with some licencing already:

  1. ​​Your home license must be in English or translated into English and notarized as a true copy. Email: info@isisns.ca

  2. Study the NS Driver Handbook (see link above)

  3. Do the knowledge test (KT) at Access NS in Kentville, no appointment.  When?  Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 4 pm;

  4. After passing the KT, pay for your future Road Test (RT);

  5. Need a ride to Access NS? Book with Marti - return trip for one: $30 (for 2: $40, for 3, $45 (Taxi is $46) pickup, wait and return;

  6. Book RT Prep LESSONS with us (call/text Marti or email.  Send $280 by etransfer to Marti appledriving902@gmail.com. This is the minimum;

  7. Book our car (only if RT Prep lessons are being done.  That is, you must complete a 2-hour RT prep lesson in order to use our car or the RT-unless you are highly experienced as a driver);

  8. Practise, practise, practise;

  9. On RT day, we pick you up 75 minutes prior to RT time for your warm-up lesson. (Ensure you have your paperwork, ID, learner licence etc);

  10. Take RT and pass!