Examiner for Driving Licences (EDL) | Western Cape Government

Examiner for Driving Licences (EDL)

(Department of Transport and Public Works, Western Cape Government)

 The course covers the theoretical testing of light and heavy vehicles, and motor cycles.

Admission Requirements

  • Grade 12 certificate.
  • Permanent employment at a provincial/local authority.
  • No criminal record.
  • Applicable driving licence (as listed below) to attend a specific phase.


Note: Due to the complexity of the Examiner for Driving Licences Course, information in the columns marked with

and asterisk (*), is available on enquiries only.

Fees: Grade A - Contact Us

Module Phase Grade Duration Driving Licence code requirements Fees
1 F * n/a *
2 L * n/a *
3 D * B *
4 B * EC/EB/EC1/C/C1 *
5 A * A and EC R11'276.48
6 C * A *

(Course fees subject to change annually as per Provincial Treasury regulations)

Pass Requirements
Students must have a pass mark of 50% for theory finals and 75% for all practical finals.

Examiner for Driving Licence Qualifications
Grade of examiner Vision testing apparatus eNatis computer systems Electronic motorcycle testing apparatus Facilities for students licence tests Yard test Road test Vehicle code allowed to test
Light motor vehicle Heavy motor vehicle Motor cycle
L x x   x          
D x x   x x     x B
B x x   x x x   x B, C1, EB, EC1, EC
A x x x x x x x x A, A1, B, C1, EB, EC1, EC

Graduates need to register as Examiners for Driving Licences (EDL) before performing the relevant duties.

Application form: To be requested

Please be advised that the above-mentioned form is not to apply for employment (Job).

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The content on this page was last updated on 11 October 2021