Safer Drivers Course

Get 20 Hours in Your Logbook!

Book an Awesome SDC®

with Learn Drive Survive® for the best quality learner driver training.

If you’re looking for a “safer drivers course near me”, book this Awesome SDC® and get 20 hours in your logbook upon completion. Take your driving skills to the next level and become a safer, more confident driver when you complete the Safer Drivers Course with Learn Drive Survive®. Dive into an immersive learning experience that combines interactive group discussions and practical behind-the-wheel training.

The course encompasses a theory (module 1) and a practical component (module 2). Join us and discover the importance of defensive driving, hazard perception, and risk management. You’ll gain a deeper understanding of the unique challenges faced by drivers in every day driving situations and the techniques to be safer solo driver.

Invest in your safety and future on the road. Enrol in the Safer Drivers Course with Learn Drive Survive® and get an additional 20 hours in your logbook.

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Learn Drive Survive® take great pride in delivering this Awesome SDC® Safer Drivers Course to learner drivers from Sydney to Tweed Heads

Participants will learn low risk driving techniques that are vital to help reduce unnecessary crashes and to better prepare for driving solo. As an Accredited Provider of the transport for NSW Safer Drivers Course, Learn Drive Survive® believe that learner drivers who complete this Awesome SDC®, are better prepared for their NSW driving test and as a P plate driver.

This Awesome SDC® Educates Learner Drivers About the Following;


Learn Low Risk Techniques


Greater Hazard Awareness


Learn How to Reduce Road Risks


Manage Distractions


Learn Safe Following Distances


Identify Safe Gaps in Traffic


Prevent Unnecessary Crashes


Become a Proactive Driver


Learn How to Plan Ahead


Learn Effective Scanning


Become a Defensive Driver


Learn to Manage Influences

Who Can Book an Awesome SDC® ?

Learn Drive Survive® deliver courses in many different locations across NSW. The course only permits NSW learner drivers who meet the following criteria.


Have a valid NSW Learner Licence


16 to 25 Years of Age


Completed at least 50 log book hours (excluding any 3 for 1 bonus hours)

Frequently Asked Questions

Is the Safer Drivers Course Worth It?

Absolutely! The Safer Drivers Course is highly valuable for NSW learner drivers. It equips you with essential low risk defensive driving skills and improves your hazard perception abilities, making you a safer and more confident driver.

When Can I Do the Safe Driver Course

To complete this Awesome SDC, you must meet the following requirements;

  • you must hold a valid NSW learner licence
  • you must complete a minimum of 50 actual hours (not the 3 for 1 bonus hours) and;
  • you must 16 to 25 years of age
Will I need to supply my own vehicle to do the in-vehicle coaching part of the safer drivers course?

No. A dual-controlled vehicle will be provided.

Do I have to complete the course modules in a particular order?
Yes. All participants must complete module one (the facilitated group discussion), before completing module two (the in-vehicle coaching). Module two should be completed within one month of module one.
What if I can only complete one of the modules?
The 20 log book hours credit will only be available for learners that have completed both modules of the course within four weeks. Participants should contact Learn Drive Survive directly to learn more about their cancellation/rebooking policies or visit for more information.
Is the Safer Driver Course like a standard driving lesson?

No, the Safer Drivers Course goes beyond standard driving lessons. It focuses on low-risk driving techniques, hazard perception, and risk management providing a more comprehensive and practical learning experience.

In saying that, the team at Learn Drive Survive already teach the same skills and techniques. The course is not about learning to drive. It is a coaching session and doesn’t focus on car control or manoeuvres such as reverse parking.

Can I do the course in a manual vehicle?

We only provide automatic vehicles for students to complete the course. We want all students to focus on the course components and not the operation of the clutch and gears.

Can I fail the course?

No, there is no pass or fail component to the Safer Drivers Course. Participants are encouraged to actively engage and learn during the program to maximize its benefits.

How Many Hours Does the Safer Drivers Course Give You?

Completing the Safer Drivers Course with Learn Drive Survive provides you with 20 bonus logbook hours. This bonus helps accelerate your progress towards getting your licence.

How Long Does the Safer Drivers Course Go For?

The Safer Drivers Course is only 5 hours and is divided into a 3-hour group discussion and a 2-hour in-vehicle coaching session. It’s a comprehensive program designed to enhance your driving skills.

Can I Do the Safer Drivers Course for Free?

The course is free for eligible participants from disadvantaged backgrounds and Aboriginal communities. To book a free course, click here. 

How Do I Book the Safer Drivers Course?

To book a course, contact Learn Drive Survive on 1800 898 969 or just visit

Is this the same course as the NRMA Safer Drivers Course and PCYC Safer Drivers Course?

Yes, the NRMA Safer Drivers Course and the PCYC Safer Drivers Course are also course providers. They follow the same curriculum approved by TfNSW.

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Learn Drive Survive Driving School is an accredited provider of the Transport for NSW Safer Drivers Course.

The Safer Drivers Course logo is a trade mark of Transport for NSW of 18 Lee St Chippendale NSW Australia.