Irvine Driving School

Varsity Driving Academy is proud to service the city of Irvine and Orange County. As the top-rated Irvine driving school, we strive for excellence in driver’s education training offering the best behind the wheel training in Irvine so teen and adult drivers learn to drive safely.  Our Irvine Driving School has the safest instructors and thorough safety protocols in place to keep drivers and students safe.

Varsity Driving Academy is the #1 rated Irvine Driving School and your top choice for driver's education training in Irvine!

We offer online drivers’ education and behind the wheel training so you can pass your Irvine DMV behind the wheel test the first time! In Irvine we offer free pick-up and drop-off for behind the wheel training sessions. Let your parents take the day off and get ready for their taxi driving retirement. We’ll pick you up for your appointment and drop you off after.


Online Learning

Online learning is one of the easiest ways to make your own schedule. Some students have busy lifestyles and that’s why we offer online courses. We cover the same curriculum online as we do in a classroom. We even spend the same amount of time, the mandatory 30-hours as set by the DMV. Online learning allows students to create their own schedule as well. That means students can learn whenever they have the time and at their own pace. The goal is to allow students to soak in as much information as possible for test time.

Classroom Learning

Some of our students would prefer a setting they are more accustomed to, so we also offer in class learning. We offer three summer sessions for you to choose from, but they fill up fast. If classroom learning is what you need, we suggest you sign-up as early as possible to secure a spot. Classroom learning is a more hands-on approach that benefits many types of students. There is a set schedule and a teacher watching over the learning process which is a great way for students to ask questions. At the end of both the online courses, and in class sessions it’s time to get your permit. Once your permit is received, we can move onto the driving.

Behind-The-Wheel Training

First, you must take your initial 2-hour driving lesson with a certified instructor in order to make your permit valid in the state of California. We offer a number of packages for behind-the-wheel training. Check the links below for more info on our packages. The DMV requires students to have a total of 6 hours with a certified trainer. Varsity Driving Academy completes these hours by dividing them up into three sessions that each last 2 hours. Students can schedule their sessions whenever they like. However, the first session should be scheduled as soon as the student receives their learner’s permit. The first session is required by the DMV before the learner’s permit is considered valid in the eyes of the state. That means students cannot drive with an adult over the age of 25 until they have had their first training session.

DMV Package

Our students will get the concierge like service in the DMV package. Not only will we schedule your DMV test, but we will pick you up, take you to the test and even let you use our car for the test. We think this is a big advantage since you’ve been practicing in our car for months. This package also removes a lot of the stress from the process. Removing that stress allows students to focus on learning rather than worrying about dealing with the DMV. Some students also benefit greatly from using the car they have practiced in for months on the final exam. The goal is to set students up for success as much as possible. If you have any further questions, contact us and get the answers you need (949)-387-4400.

Varsity Driving Academy Graduate Spotlight


Lawrence L. attends Orange Coast College passed his behind the wheel test at Laguna Hills DMV. Great job Lawrence

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