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Driving School

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Sensei Driving School is compliant with the NEW NTSA Driving school regulations. We offer comprehensive drivers training on how to drive through city traffic, rural and highway driving and collision avoidance and road test preparation.

Intakes: Our professional instructors give a friendly learning environment that guarantees a high pass rate. Sensei driving school understands the need for quality driving instruction training time and we give it to you in the most professional way. The training takes a duration of 1 month (Full Day) for both theory and practical tests.

Certification of training and issuance of license is done by the National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) Kenya.

Qualification: National ID

Duration: 1 month

Fee Structure: Our driving course has the B1 (Light cars) or C1 (Light Trucks) or class D for Buses which take a period of 1 month at a cost of 22,500 for day scholars or 29,500 for boarders. This also covers the cost of Provincial Driving License (PDL) application, Test Application and Interim Drivers License(IDL).

More Classes under Driving School

    • Motorcycle riding

      The course offers extensive and competent training in motorcycle riding with basic mechanics in the motorcycle. Additionally, the exams are done after the training. The License for Motor Cycle is classified under Class A is applied at the NTSA offices

Duration: 1 Month

Requirement: A National ID

Fee Structure: The total fee for the tone month is Ksh 6,000 for day scholars and Ksh 13,000 for Boarders. This fee is payable in 2 installments at the start and end of the month.

    • Trailer/ Arctic Driving

      The course entails competent training in trailer driving. Additionally, the exams are done after the training. The License is endorsed at the NTSA Offices with the Class E which represents the Trailer

Duration: 1 Month

Requirement

      • A National ID
      • BCE license

Fee Structure:

The total fee for the tone month is Ksh 53,000 for day scholars and Ksh 60,000 for Boarders. This fee is payable in 2 installments at the start and end of the month.

    • Tuktuk Driving

Duration: 1 Month

Requirement: A National ID

Fee Structure: The total fee for the tone month is Ksh 9,500 for day scholars and Ksh 16,500 for Boarders. This fee is payable in 2 installments at the start and end of the month.

Categories of Driving Licenses

Licence Category Vehicle in licence category Description of vehicle to operate and restrictions Minimum requirements
Category A Category A1 ( Moped)

 

 

Enables one to ride a motorcycle to and including 50 C.C

No passengers allowed to be carried.

No loads

 Minimum age 16 years

 

No passenger

Category A2 ( light motorcycle)

 

 

Enables one to ride a motorcycle above 50 C.C

Carry a maximum load 60 Kg ( for up to 400 C.C )

Can carry a passenger

Minimum age 18 years
Category A3 ( motorcycle taxi , couriers and three wheelers)

 

Enables one to ride a motorcycle 100 C.C and above.

Carry a maximum load 100 Kg ( for up to 50 C.C )

Can carry a passenger

Minimum age 21

1-year riding experience of category A2

Category B Category B1 ( motorcycle taxi , couriers and three wheelers ) Enable one to drive a light vehicle ( passenger car) with a maximum Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) of 3500 kg with one light trailer ( not exceeding 750 kg)

Can drive a vehicle equipped with both a manual or automatic gearbox

Minimum age 18 years
Category B2 Automatic (Light Vehicle Automatic ) Can carry up to a maximum of 7 passengers

 

Enable one to drive a light vehicle ( passenger car ) with automatic gear box with a maximum Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) of m 3500 kg with one light trailer ( not exceeding 750 kg)

Cannot drive a vehicle equipped with a manual gearbox

Can carry up to a maximum of 7 passengers

Minimum age 18 years
Category B3 ( professional )  

Enable one to drive a light vehicle ( passenger car ) with a Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) of maximum 3500 kg with one light trailer ( not exceeding 750 kg)

Equipped with manual or automatic gear box

Can carry up to a maximum of 7 passengers

Minimum age 21 years
Category C Category C1 ( Light Truck) Enables one to drive a light truck with a Gross Vehicle Weight ( GVW) exceeding 3500 kg and a maximum 7500 kg with maximum one light trailer not exceeding 750 kg

Equipped with manual or automatic gear box

Minimum age 22 years
Category C (Medium Truck) Enables one to drive a heavy truck with a Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) exceeding 7500 kg with maximum one light trailer not exceeding 750 kg.

Equipped with manual or automatic gear box.

Minimum age 24 years.

Two year experience of driving category C1.

Required to undergo training and retesting for category C.

Category CE ( Heavy Truck with trailer ) Enables one to drive a heavy truck with a Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) exceeding 7500 kg with heavy trailer or semi-trailer.

Enables one to drive articulated vehicles.

Equipped with manual or automatic gear box

Minimum age 28 years.

Four years’ experience of driving category C

Required to undergo training and retesting for category CE

Category CE ( Heavy Goods Vehicle for Transportation of Hazardous materials ) Enables one to drive a heavy truck with a Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) exceeding 7500 kg with heavy trailer or semitrailer.

Enables one to drive articulated vehicles.

Equipped with manual or automatic gear box

Minimum age 30 years

Two years’ experience of driving category CE

Required to undergo training and retesting for category CD

Category D Category D1 ( Van) Enable one to drive a van with a maximum of 14 passengers.

Equipped with manual or automatic gearbox

Minimum of 22 years
Category D2 ( mini Bus) Enables one to drive a bus with 14 to 32 passengers.

Equipped with manual or automatic gear box

Minimum age 25 years

Minimum experience of 3 years driving category D1

Required to undergo training and retesting for category D2

Category D3 Enables one to drive a bus with 33 or more passengers

Equipped with manual or automatic gear box

Minimum age of 30 years

Minimum experience of 3 years driving category D2

Required to undergo training and retesting for category D3

Category E Special professional driving license Enables one to drive any vehicles classified under categories Cl, C, CE, D, Dl, D2, D3 and licensed as ECI, EC, ECE, ED, EDI, ED2 and ECD3 respectively

Class ED2 Licenses shall be endorsed for classes Dl & D while Class ECE Licence shall be endorsed for C and C 1

Minimum age 21years

Completed 3 months driving practice with. any vehicle classified under categories Cl,

C, CE, D, Dl, D2, D3 and licensed as ECI, EC, ECE, ED, ED1, ED2 AND ECD 3 respectively.

Class ED2 Licenses shall be endorsed for class D1 and D while Class ECE Licenses shall be endorsed for C and C1

 

Category F Special Driving License for Persons with Disability Enables one to drive a vehicle depending on the category the PWD is trained on. Minimum age of 18 years

Requirement is as per the class the categories of abled drivers

Category G Industrial construction and agricultural plants equipment Enables one to operate forklift, motor grader, shovel, excavator, roller and any other special kinds of plant and equipment for which special authorization is required from the authority as defined in the Traffic Act before such plants can be registered for use. Endorsement for class G will be done on the driving license.
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