The theory test needs to be passed before you can take your practical test, but you can begin your driving lessons without your theory certificate
Driving whilst studying for your theory will ensure you can relate words to real life.
The Theory consists of two parts, 50 multiple choice questions, and the Hazard Perception part, both of which you must pass to obtain your certificate.
The highway code will be discussed whilst out on the road, and how it relates in a practical way, to the road. A good knowledge of the Highway Code is vital for Safe Driving for Life in the UK.