Our Policies For Driving Lessons In Class 4 Restricted:
West Coast Driver Training is based in Duncan, B.C. and serves the Cowichan Valley, Nanaimo, Victoria and the Comox Valley.
We are currently charging $120.00 + GST for a 90 minute Driving Lesson in Class 4 Restricted. Our lessons are typically 90 minutes in duration but lesson length may be changed before the start of the lesson if agreed on beforehand by both Instructor and student. Lessons will consist of in car driving instruction, Class 4 Restricted pre-trip instruction or a combination of both as agreed between the Instructor and the client.
For Class 4 Restricted students wanting to use our training car for their Class 4 Restricted Road Test, we charge $145.00 + GST. This includes a one hour (60 minute) refresher lesson immediately prior to the scheduled Road Test.
All Class 4 Restricted driving lessons are in a car or van with Automatic transmission. There is simply not enough demand for instruction on standard transmissions to make it economically viable for us to maintain teaching cars or vans with a standard transmission.
Students are required to have a valid BC Drivers License or a foreign drivers license recognized and valid in British Columbia before taking driving lessons with us. Students must carry their Drivers License at all times during training.
All students will be asked to show their valid Drivers License to the Instructor before the lesson. This is required by ICBC. We cannot conduct a lesson for any student who does not have their valid Drivers License with them at the start time of the lesson. We will charge a $60.00 fee if a student cannot do the lesson due to not having a valid Drivers License in their possession at the start of the lesson.
We offer individual in-car training only. No other students or any other person or people will be in the training vehicle during the lesson.
Pick-up and Drop-off will be offered for all in car lessons. Lessons start when the student enters the vehicle and ends upon arrival at the drop off point designated prior to the lesson.
Students deemed by the Instructor to be intoxicated or impaired in any manner will be refused Instruction and will be charged the entire fee for the lesson. We will not allow anyone we consider impaired to operate any of our vehicles.
If you wish to cancel a scheduled driving lesson, you can Contact Us by phone/text at 250-732-8093 or by email at mark@WestCoastDriverTraining.com. We require 24 hours notice prior to the lesson or a cancellation fee of $60.0 may be assessed.
Late policy: If the student has not arrived at the agreed pick up point 5 minutes after the scheduled start time of any lesson we will call or text the student. If the student has not arrived at the agreed starting point 20 minutes after the lesson was scheduled to begin, the instructor may consider the lesson forfeit unless other arrangements have been made. In this case a cancellation fee of $60.00 will be assessed.
We do not offer refunds for lessons already completed. If you have prepaid for lessons and wish to discontinue training we will refund the unused portion of your prepayment.
We ask that payments for lessons be made in advance by eTransfer, credit card, cash or cheque. This practice is followed by other Driving Schools and it helps us keep our costs and our lesson prices at reasonable levels. In the past we have, unfortunately, had to spend time following up on late payments. This increases our costs which we, in turn, have to pass along to our clients.
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