Group Defensive Driving Courses

  • Sat, 2 Oct 2021. 9:30AM - 3:00PM
    1 day
    4 Places Left
    120 Mulgrave Rd, Parramatta Park
  • Sat, 16 Oct 2021. 9:30AM - 3:00PM
    1 day
    Places Available
    120 Mulgrave Rd, Parramatta Park

Who is the course for? >


Group Courses Are Perfect For 'L' Platers, 'P' Platers, Corporate Fleet & Court Order Drivers. On Road Courses Are Perfect For Court Order Drivers.

You will receive a Certificate of Completion when you finish the course.

Course Description >


5.5 Hours

$185

Throughout this Defensive Driver Course in Cairns, drivers are strongly encouraged to develop better defensive driving skills and more solid techniques, while more experienced drivers also benefit enormously from advanced driver training, including the correction of old habits and improving judgement and reactions.

Whether your choice of vehicle is a small sedan, a large family mover, a sports car or a four wheel drive, training in defensive driving is relevant, enjoyable, and will far improve your skills and ability levels.

This Defensive Driving Course is suited to drivers of regular passenger vehicles, including four-wheel drives and light commercial vehicles. The mix of practical and theoretical components of this driver training session deliver actual on-road safety skills that underpin proactive driving.

The practical driving component of our Defensive Driving Course is conducted on wet and dry roads at suburban speeds. Including a variety of exercises including emergency braking, swerving and multiple direction changes.

Our trainers have close working relationships with vehicle manufacturers, emergency services and police. All trainers hold the minimum qualification of TLI41218 – Certificate IV in Transport and Logistics (Road Transport – Car Driving Instruction). This course employs industry best practices and gives quality assured outcomes.

Learning Objectives >


  • The principles of defensive driving - how to minimise risks and improve driver's safety margin
  • Hazard detection - the technique and skill of reading ahead and identifying hazards
  • Reaction times & braking skills in wet/dry conditions
  • Emergency braking & accident avoidance techniques
  • Driver attitudes & general road safety
  • Understanding the limitations of relying on emergency control skills
  • Vision and road position
  • Vehicle safety - driving position, tyres and pressures
  • Practical Activities - understanding the relationship between reaction time, speed and stopping distances
  • Vehicle dynamics - understanding what causes skids and vehicle instability
  • Understanding vehicle technology such as ABS

What is supplied >


  • Professional tuition from experienced instructors
  • Course equipment
  • Certificates for course graduates
  • Tea, coffee and cookies

What to Bring / Wear >


  • Your vehicle with a full tank of fuel, optimal tyre pressures, water and oil levels
  • Your current driver’s licence
  • Group course Learner Driver's must bring a driving supervisor (no extra charge)
  • Your lunch or it can be purchased nearby during the break
  • Wear footwear that has a thin sole eg. joggers. Bulky shoes, high heels or climbing boots are not optimal driving shoes
  • It is a good idea to bring along a hat, sunscreen and an umbrella if it’s raining

Fitness and Experience >


  • The Defensive Driving course is suited to drivers of regular passenger vehicles
  • All participants must present their current driver's licence in order to participate
  • Learner drivers are recommended to have at least 10+ hours experience
  • No particular level of fitness or experience is required

Upcoming Group Defensive Driving Courses


  • Sat, 2 Oct 2021. 9:30AM - 3:00PM
    1 day
    4 Places Left
    120 Mulgrave Rd, Parramatta Park
  • Sat, 16 Oct 2021. 9:30AM - 3:00PM
    1 day
    Places Available
    120 Mulgrave Rd, Parramatta Park
  • Sat, 27 Nov 2021. 9:30AM - 3:00PM
    1 day
    Places Available
    120 Mulgrave Rd, Parramatta Park
  • Sat, 22 Jan 2022. 9:30AM - 3:00PM
    1 day
    Places Available
    120 Mulgrave Rd, Parramatta Park



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