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FirstCar Academy

The FirstCar Academy is a free, state of the art e-learning platform designed for learner, pre-learner and newly qualified drivers.

The sooner you get to grips with driving, the sooner you’ll pass your test and have your licence. The more effort you put into developing your driving skills the better chance you have of avoiding a collision in the first few months of independent driving.

Working in conjunction with FirstCar the Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership would like to invite learner drivers to join the FirstCar Academy. Whether you’re about to start learning to drive, cramming hard for your theory or practical test the First Car Academy can help you become a safer driver, it will also help you:

  • spot and manage hazards
  • be a great passenger
  • stay on the right side of the law
  • master motorways
  • maintain your car
  • understand insurance
  • plan your journeys

Taking part in the FirstCar Academy course is easy and takes just a few minutes.


Enjoy 14 information road safety videos, on your phone, tablet or computer.


After each module, it’s time for an interactive task to show your knowledge.


You can win great prizes and earn rewards and discounts.

Watch a short video about the FirstCar Academy.

Join the FirstCar Academy.