Driver's Education
Since 1974

From Beginner Courses, Class 5 GDL and Full License Training,
Extended Training, and Defensive Driving.

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MULTIPLE LANGUAGES

Our instructors speak a variety of languages
from throughout the world.

English, Vietnamese, Portuguese, Spanish, Italian, and Amharic.


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FOUNDED IN 1974

Francis Sampaio started Northstar Auto Driving School
in 1974.

Our two Senior Instructors have been with us for 29 and 25 years each.

3 EASY STEPS

Register for our next Class 5 Driver's Education
Course to get your Class 5 Graduated Driver's License.
REGISTER

Online or in person
and pay using credit, debit, or cash.

ATTEND THE NEXT IN-CLASS SESSION

You will have the opportunity to book the date that works for your schedule.
Attend at least 1 class session to make your
in-car training much more effective.

BOOK YOUR LESSONS

You will be assigned to an In-Car Instructor, where
you will be able to book your lessons online.




40+ YEARS TEACHING ALBERTA DRIVERS

Since 1974, Northstar has been teaching Alberta new drivers from raw and green beginners all the way to heavily experienced drivers.

25+ YEAR INSTRUCTORS

Our in-car instructors have more than 25 years of teaching experience, each, and coach and mentor our new instructors so they can be just as effective.

MULTIPLE LANGUAGES

Vietnamese, Portuguese, Italian, Spanish, Amharic, and of course, English.

APPROVED AND CERTIFIED

The Driver's Education courses and the Defensive Driver Course is approved by Alberta Transportation as authorized courses and curriculum.

USE OUR CAR

Don't worry about which vehicle or what to bring to the Road Examination. Using our car is included in the price.

SET TO SUCCEED

Let's ensure you are ready to take the Road Test; we'll let you know early on when you are ready, so you can prepare and be a fantastic driver and exceed on the test.

INSURANCE CERTIFICATE

Completing and passing the full program will give you the Alberta Transportation Certificate to apply to your insurance to give you any discounts you are entitled to.

CALL US TODAY

Questions or comments? call us at 780 474-3485.

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COURSE PACKAGES

Driver's Education Course Packages and Prices
Choose which matches your needs.
Beginner Class
$147
Pre-Class 7 Education
  • No License Required
  • Multiple Languages
  • 5 Hours In-Class Training
  • Prepare For Class 7 Exam
Get started
Full Program
$666
Driver's Education
  • Class 7 GDL Required
  • 10 Hours In-Car Training
  • 15 Hours In-Class Training
  • INCLUDED Vehicle Provided For The Road Test
  • Insurance Certificate When Successfully Completed
  • INCLUDED Written Exam Rewrites
  • INCLUDED Extra 1 Hour In-Car If You Fail The Road Test
  • INCLUDED Vehicle Provided Our Car For The 2nd Road Test
Get started
Extended Training
$898
In-Car Extended
  • Class 7 GDL Required
  • 10 Hours In-Car Training
  • EXTRA 4 Hours In-Car Training Use For Winter Training
  • 15 Hours In-Class Training
  • INCLUDED Vehicle Provided For The Road Test
  • Insurance Certificate When Successfully Completed
  • INCLUDED Written Exam Rewrites
  • INCLUDED Extra 1 Hour In-Car If You Fail The Road Test
  • INCLUDED Vehicle Provided Our Car For The 2nd Road Test
Get started

ADDITIONAL TRAINING

Driver's Education Course Packages and Prices
Choose which matches your needs.
Brush Up
$229
min. 4 hours
  • Class 7 or 5 GDL Required
  • 4 Hours In-Car Training
  • Class 5 Advanced Road Test Preparation
Get started
Defensive Driving
$119
DDC
  • Class 7 Required
  • 6 Hours In-Class Training
  • 3 Demerits To Be Applied To Your Abstract
  • Course Certificate When Successfully Completed
  • Class 4 For Chauffeur's Permit
Get started

WHAT CLIENTS SAY

  • Hola Francis, I wish all the best for you. God bless you. I knew him for 25 years from my first time I met with until he got sick. He was a wonderful man. I love him from my heart. I will remember him forever,
  • He (Francis) was a great person who helped a lot of us immigrants.
  • He's the most wonderful man ever I've known for 25 years.
  • Francis has had a big impact on me personally. He really did help bring my family together. He was always very kind and helpful when needed.
  • Francisco was a great man the way he talks and the way he teaches. I will remember him for ever.
  • Teresa and Francis, God bless you in heaven. You were fantastic human being on the earth, you help many people of all race.
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FRANCISCO MARTINEZ
Driving Student

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ERLINDA ALVAREZ
Driving Student.

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MOHAMAD AWADA
Long Time Client

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OLAVO POLISTCHUK
Driving Student

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MESFUN MOHAMED
Driving Student

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BELGICA QUIROZ TORRES
Driving Student

BEHIND THE SCENES

Meet our wonderful and experienced staff.

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MARIO BRANCO

Senior In-Car Instructor

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LOI NGUYEN

Senior In-Car Instructor

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BEDRI MOHAMMED

Senior In-Class Instructor

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CELINA FARIA

In-Class Instructor

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MIKE FARIA

Business Manager