Young Drivers of Canada - Sydney Driver Training

Why YOUNG DRIVERS Sydney Driving School?

  • Over 1.3 Million YOUNG DRIVERS Graduates
  • Over 45 Years in the Driver Education Industry
  • May Be Eligible For Insurance Discounts Upon Completion of our Exclusive Driving School Course
  • Best Driving Instructors - YOUNG DRIVERS is the Only Driving School to Annually Recertify Our Instructors
  • Convenient Driving Classes & Course Times
  • School Pickup and Convenient Pickup Locations For In-Car Driving Lessons
  • The Only ISO9000 Driving Program in the Country

“YOUNG DRIVERS of Canada, We Save Lives. Our exclusive program instills confidence behind the wheel by teaching new drivers safe driving skills. Experience the YD difference”.

ONLY YOUNG DRIVERS teaches the YOUNG DRIVERS approach to Collisionfree! driving – helping new drivers stay collision free. YOUNG DRIVERS Sydney teaches a group of four habits and twenty sub-habits of the exclusive program.  This is the best way to change the way you drive and learn how to drive safe for a lifetime!

Do you currently hold a learners permit (a novice driver) and are looking to get your Class 5? Learn to drive from Canada's #1 driving school - YOUNG DRIVERS Sydney.

The YD program reduces the time it takes for your final road test with Access Nova Scotia and may also reduce the premium you pay for insurance. We also offer our one day defensive driving program to get the 'N' removed from your 5N license and may qualify for the removal of up to 4 demerit points from your Class 5 license.​ 

At YOUNG DRIVERS, all driving instructors are – Department of Transportation Certified – licensed in accordance with the Motor Vehicle Act - upgraded annually – fully insured - and MOST IMPORTANTLY passionate about teaching new drivers the life-saving skills they need to recognize risks on the road and respond effectively.  


All our Access Nova Scotia approved novice driver programs include:

  • Highway Experience
  • Parking Made Easy (Including Parallel Parking & Reverse Parking)
  • Exclusive Defensive Driving Maneuvers
  • Gravel Shoulder Recovery
  • Rear Crash Avoidance
  • Head-on Collision Avoidance
  • Emergency Braking
  • Brake & Avoid Techniques
  • Risk Perception


Payment Plans Available

ONLY YOUNG DRIVERS offers convenient payment plans at no additional charge! Email or call (902) 562-5359 for details.

Are you not feeling confident behind the wheel or new to Canada?

We can help! We offer a wide variety of driving lessons and road test packages for your Class 5 test to help you feel confident and prepared on test day. 


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YOUNG DRIVERS of Canada - Sydney Driving School Location


We offer the defensive driving program every month.



Here is how you can find our Young Drivers of Canada classroom in Sydney Nova Scotia:

The YOUNG DRIVERS of Canada Sydney office is located in the Maritime Environmental Training Institute (METI) building at 301 Alexandra Street in the heart of Sydney. The YD Sydney Office is right on the intersection of Alexandra Street and Churchill Drive, directly across the street from the Cove Guest Home. Use the entrance off the parking lot and Administration is located at the top of the stairs.


Collisionfree! driving instruction and great customer service is our commitment to all drivers who want to learn defensive driving.


Our YD Sydney office provides excellent customer service. We schedule regular monthly classes, and can be reached by phone, e-mail or you can drop into our office on Alexandra Street in the METI building.

It's easy to book driving lessons at times that are convenient for you.

YD has a philosophy when it comes to collisions; most are predictable and preventable. We believe the majority of the consequences of any crash can be avoided, including fatalities, injuries and insurance claims.

Through our Collisionfree!™ Approach to driving, we teach our students effective driving habits and how to predict and avoid potential dangerous situations. Most importantly, better driving skills, incorporating the Collisionfree!™ Approach principles, are learned for a lifetime. Learn to drive safely on the roads in Sydney. Start your driving course today!



Young Drivers of Canada Sydney Classroom Location - 301 Alexandra Street

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