Be Prepared, Be Polite, Be Patient On The Road

Pass your driver’s and learner’s test with flying colours with the help of RSE Driving School in Gansbaai. A certified driving instructor supplies you with all the necessary modules and trial papers to prepare you for your learner’s license test. RSE Driving School teaches you all the requirements and principles so that you can pass your driving codes 8, 10 and 14 with confidence. Each driving lesson is specifically structured to boost a lifetime of good driving habits and is designed to create a safe, stress-free and friendly learning environment. RSE Driving School supplies an insured power steering car for all lessons and is available as a rental on your test day. To add to the magic, RSE Driving School has special discount packages to save you money. Drive on the road to success, as RSE Driving School will unlock all the necessary skills to keep you moving forward.

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Former high school teacher Lionel Whatley obtained a degree in Transport Economics at Stellenbosch University and has been a driving instructor since 1998.

He worked at He & She Driving School in Parrow for approximately seven years, and this is where he discovered his passion for helping people become mobile.

After relocating from the city to the Overberg, Lionel first established himself in Riviersonderend then moved to Gansbaai, where he opened RSE Driving School in 2008.

K53 Tests

K53 Tests

RSE Driving School will prepare you for your K53 learner test by taking you through all the steps.


  • R90 per lesson


Your home or the venue of your choice.

Theory Covered

  • Rules of the road
  • Road signs and markings
  • Vehicle controls

RSE Driving School supplies notes on each module to study and learn from. 

Once you’ve successfully studied each module in-depth, you will be able to write a trial test, that features questions similar to the ones you can expect in your final K53 test. After passing the trial test, you can make your test appointment date at the nearest traffic department. Please note that you need a valid ID booklet or card.

For more information on K53 lessons contact RSE Driving School directly.

Driving Lessons

Driving Lessons

In each driving lesson, RSE Driving School will sharpen your observation, judgement and car handling skills while interpreting and acting on traffic signs.


  • R180 per hour 


  • 8
  • 10
  • 14

Training Vehicle

Get into gear with the zippy RSE Ford Figo with power steering.

Please note that drivers who require lessons for code 10 and 14 must provide their own vehicle. 

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For more information on driving lessons, contact RSE Driving School directly.

Vehicle Rent For Drivers Test

Vehicle Rent For Drivers Test

The RSE Driving School Ford Figo is available for hire on the big day of your driving test.


  • Driving to the site - R180
  • Driving lesson around test route - R180
  • Car rental on the day of the test - R360 
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For more information on vehicle rental, contact RSE Driving School directly.

Discount Packages

Discount Packages

RSE Driving School offers special discounted packages to save you time and money:

  • Five K53 Lessons - R360
  • Six Driving Lessons - R900 

For more information on discounted packages contact RSE Driving School directly.


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