RTA Approved Driving Schools In Dubai: All You Need To Know

A comprehensive guide for all the driving schools in Dubai with its prices and courses offered.

Published on : February 1, 2019 12:35 pm by Anirudh Sunilkumar

To ensure the best quality driving schools in Dubai, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) of Dubai mandated the schools to be assessed and approved by them. In all, there are a total of five driving schools with several branches across Dubai where one can learn as well as apply for RTA licence. We discuss each one of them in detail here.

For starters, all driving schools across Dubai follow the same learning structure that includes three types of courses.
• Regular Course: Customers can opt for three alternate days of training through the weekdays with the Regular Course.
• Friday Course: Ones who are unable to participate during the weekdays can opt for Friday Course with two classes of two hours each.
• Night Course: In addition to the daytime courses, customers can also opt for evening classes from 8 pm to 11 pm.

Galadari Motor Driving Center

Galadari Motor Driving Center Dubai

Galadari currently has 50 branches and was founded in 2004 by businessmen and entrepreneurs Ilyas and Mustafa Galadari. With over 500 qualified instructors, Galadari Motor Driving School conducts theory as well as practical training services as well as organise final assessments by RTA and issuance of driving licenses.

Course Price:

  • Beginner (20 hours): Fresh applicants can enrol for a regular course at AED 2,000. Night courses and Friday courses can be availed at AED 2,800 and AED 3,000 respectively.
  • Intermediate (15 hours): Applicants holding a national licence for two to five years can avail the regular course for AED 1,500. One can also opt for Night Course for AED 2,100 and Friday course for AED 2,250.
  • Experienced (10 hours): Applicants with national driving licence for five or more years of can apply for the regular course at AED 1,000. Cost for the Night course goes up to AED 1,400 and Friday course goes up to AED 1,500.

To know more about their branch locations, click here.

Emirates Driving School

Emirates Driving School

The Emirates Driving School is the largest network in the UAE with 53 branches and mall counters spread across the country. It is a part of the Belhasa Group. It has a fleet of over 1000 vehicles including light motor vehicle, heavy bus, light bus, heavy truck, shovel, forklift and motorcycles.

Courses Fees for Emirates Driving Institute

  • Beginner (20 hours): Fresh applicants can enrol for a regular course at AED 5,965. Night courses and Friday courses can be availed at AED 6,125 and AED 6,925 respectively.
  • Intermediate (15 hours): Applicants with a national licence of two to five years can enrol for the regular course for AED 5,345. One can also opt for Night Course for AED 5,465 and Friday course for AED 6,065.
  • Experienced (10 hours): Applicants with national driving licence for five or more years can register for the regular course at AED 4,825. Cost for the Night course goes up to AED 4,905 and Friday course goes up to AED 5,305.

Emirates Driving Institute also provides advanced learning courses including desert driving and defensive desert driving.

It also provides an exclusive package for the family of UAE’s martyrs. Apart from that, cardholders of the National Bank of Fujairah can also avail special discounts.

To know more about their branch locations, click here.

Dubai Driving Center

Dubai Driving Center

The Dubai Driving Center was founded in 2003 and currently operates 20 branches in Dubai. Courses available at the DDC include lightweight vehicles, motorcycles, heavy truck, heavy bus, light bus as well as light and heavy forklift.

Courses Fees for Dubai Driving Center

  • Beginner (20 hours): Fresh applicants can enrol for a regular course at AED 5,965. Night courses and Friday courses can be availed at AED 6,125 and AED 6,925 respectively.
  • Intermediate (15hours): Applicants with a national licence of two to five years can opt for the regular course for AED 5,345. Night Course cost AED 5,465 while Friday course can be chosen for AED 6,065.
  • Experienced (10 hours): Applicants with national driving licence for five or more years can register for the Regular course at AED 4,825. Cost for the Night course goes up to AED 4,905 and Friday course goes up to AED 5,305

DDC offers special discounts and offers for students, teachers, government employees of Dubai as well as members of the society of engineers UAE and their families.

To know more about their branch locations, click here.

Belhasa Driving Center

Belhasa Driving Center

Established in 2001, Belhasa Driving School operates close to 700 modern vehicles in its fleet. It includes driving courses for light motor vehicles, motorcycles, heavy and light vehicle bus, heavy trucks as well as heavy and light forklifts.

Courses Fees for Belhasa Driving Center

  • Beginner (20 hours): Fresh applicants can enrol for a regular course at AED 2520. Night courses and Friday courses can be availed at AED 2,950and AED 3,360 respectively.
  • Intermediate (15 hours): Applicants with a national licence of two to five years can opt for the regular course for AED 1,890. Night Course cost AED 2,205 while Friday course can be chosen for AED 2,520.
  • Experienced (10 hours): Applicants with national driving licence for five or more years can register for the Regular course at AED 1,260. Cost for the Night course goes up to AED 1,470 and Friday course goes up to AED 1,680.

Apart from learning courses for the aforementioned vehicles, Belhasa also provides advanced training including defensive driving and defensive desert driving.

To know more about their branch locations, click here.

Al Ahli Driving Centre

Al Ahli Driving Centre Dubai

Al Ahli Driving Center started its operations in 2006. Their driver education courses include Car, Heavy Bus, Light Bus, Heavy Truck & Articulated, Forklift and Motor Cycles.

Courses Fees for Al Ahli Driving Center

  • Beginner (20 hours): Fresh applicants can enrol for a regular course at AED 2,310. Night courses and Friday courses can be availed at AED 3,150.
  • Intermediate (15 hours): Applicants with a national licence of two to five years can opt for the regular course for AED 1,732. Night Course and Friday costs AED 2,362.
  • Experienced (10 hours): Applicants with national driving licence for five or more years can register for the Regular course at AED 1,155. Meanwhile, costs for the Night course goes up to AED 1,575.

The school also provides advanced driving learning courses including desert driving and defensive desert driving.

To know more about their branch locations, click here.

 


Published on : February 01, 2019 12:35 pm

Updated on : August 06, 2019 11:49 am
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