Keys4Life Students

A driver's licence is one of the most valuable privileges anyone can have. With independence and freedom comes responsibility. By participating in the Keys4Life program you will gain valuable life skills as well as knowledge about road rules, licensing, safer vehicles and safer driving, and driver tolerance and courtesy.

Keys4Life Student Program Resources

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Behind the Wheel Student Journal Let’s Practise Drive Safe Handbook Learner’s Permit Theory Test

Behind the Wheel is a compulsory journal to complete at home before you can sit the Learner’s Permit Theory Test. 

If you attend a Keys4Life Parent information session with your parent you will be given a Let's Practise booklet.

This resource includes information about the Graduated Driver Training and Licensing (GDT&L) system in WA, the learn to drive process, and other handy tips about being a safer driver.

This handbook is a comprehensive guide to the road rules that apply in Western Australia and has been written primarily to help new drivers prepare for a lifetime of safe driving.

If you successfully complete the Keys4Life program you will have the opportunity to sit the Learner’s Permit Theory Test at school. If you pass the test with 24/30 or above, you can provide your Keys4Life certificate to the WA Department of Transport and will be exempt from paying the theory test portion of the fee.

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How to use a
Keys4Life certificate 
Behind the Wheel as a writable PDF  Keys4Life student workbook  

This Family information sheet explains how to use the Keys4Life certificate to gain an exemption in the Department of Transport’s Learner’s Permit application process.

Students can complete the journal as a writable PDF. It is not suitable for hand-held devices.

This is a workbook for students to complete
during the Keys4Life program - in addition to the Behind the Wheel Journal. Students complete it by hand, or as a writable PDF prior to the Learner’s Permit Test. The writable PDF is not suitable for hand-held devices.


Keys4Life Additional Student Resources

Department of Transport Licensing System Department of Transport
Your Secure Identity
Department of Transport
Road Rules Theory Test Quiz

Explore the steps in the WA Graduated Driver Training and Licensing System.

For information on how to meet the proof of identity requirements for initial driver’s licence applications.

Use the online quizzes on the Department of Transport’s website to test your understanding of the road rules.

Department of Transport
Digital learner log book
Road Safety Commission
12 Most Asked About Road Rules
Road Safety Commission

Investigate the Learn&Log App available to record supervised driving hours.

View the Pre-trip Prep 101 video and short videos explaining road rules.

View the campaigns produced by the Road Safety Commission targeting road safety.

Road Safety Commission
Safety Games

Road Trauma Support WA

SDERA - Guidelines for managing student drivers and their passengers

Explore simulated games that demonstrate the impact drinking and driving and distractions can have on road safety.

Road Trauma Support WA offer information and support, education and training and free counselling.

This document supports a whole-school approach to road safety through the development of student driver guidelines.

Australian New Car Assessment program (ANCAP)
Car Safety Ratings
Used car ratings
Keys4Life Family Information Sheets

Use ANCAP to explore new car safety ratings.

Visit the RAC website for current information on used car safety ratings.

Read and then share the following Family information sheets from the Keys4Life program with your family.

SDERA - Road map: A road safety directory for schools and communities


This directory has helpful information, a guide to road safety education resources, and contact details for services and organisations across Western Australia who can support and assist with school road safety education programs and initiatives.

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