Safer Drivers Course Newcastle
The Safer Drivers Course in Newcastle was designed for young drivers under the age of 25, after research has proven that novice drivers are most vulnerable in their first year of driving solo. In fact, in NSW, crash data shows that novice drivers are approximately three (3) times more likely to be involved in a fatal crash than the average crash rate for all drivers. This awesome Safer Drivers Course (SDC) in Newcastle, is designed to help prepare learner drivers to become safer drivers as they progress to their P’s. Completing a safe driving course also helps learner drivers understand the importance of driver attitude and behaviour.
In this safe driving program, learner drivers will be taught the techniques and strategies to help minimise unnecessary risk taking, distractions and influences that can affect a drivers capabilty. If you’re looking for an awesome Safer Drivers Course in Newcastle that is engaging, fun and informative, book today. The course is only five (5) hours in duration and involves a theory (Module 1) and practical component (Module 2).
To complete this awesome Safer Drivers Course, you must meet the following requirements;
hold a valid learner licence
complete a minimum of 50 actual driving hours (not the 3 for 1 bonus hours) and;
be under 25 years of age
SAFER DRIVERS COURSE MODULES
Module 1 Safer Drivers Course Newcastle
Led by an experienced facilitator, Module 1 is an interactive and engaging three (3) hour facilitated group discussion set in a classroom environment. Throughout the session, learners will explore the behaviours and effective management strategies to become safer drivers. Module 1 helps learner drivers to identify and manage internal and external influences that can impact the skills and ability of novice drivers.
Module 2 Safer Drivers Course Newcastle
Module 2 of the SDC consists of a two (2) hour coaching session in a trainers vehicle. The session only involves two (2) learner drivers and a driver trainer. Each learner will take turns driving on a set route whilst implementing certain strategies learnt in Module 1. This allows learner drivers to identify risks and potential risks in a real life environment and the techniques used to help minimise unnecessary risk taking behaviours.
SAFER DRIVERS COURSE LEARNING ELEMENTS
Hazard Awareness & Response
Safe Following Distance
Safe Gap Selection
Identifying & Avoiding Risks
Other Defensive Strategies
How Much Is The Safer Drivers Course?
Course is $140 across the state no matter what provider you use. That equates to only $7.00 per log book hour! Please note that full payment must be made before attending module one of the SDC. If you are a concession card holder you may be eligible to complete the SDC for free. You must complete a concession course application and send it to Learn Drive Survive before attending module one of the SDC. Pensioner Concession card holders can click here to apply or for more information.
Safer Drivers Course Locations
The Safer Drivers Course can be completed at various locations across Sydney, Central Coast, Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, The Hunter, Mid-North Coast and Northern Rivers. To book your place in one of our Safer Drivers Course locations, click here or call 1800 898 969.
Frequently Asked Questions
When Can I Do the Safer Drivers Course
- you must hold a valid learner licence
- you must complete a minimum of 50 actual driving hours (not the 3 for 1 bonus hours) and;
- you must be under 25 years of age.
Will I need to supply my own vehicle to do the in-vehicle coaching part of the safer drivers course?
Do I have to complete the course modules in a particular order?
What if I can only complete one of the modules?
Is the Safer Driver Course just like a driving lesson?
Can I do the course in a manual vehicle?
Can I fail the course?
WHAT OUR STUDENTS HAVE TO SAY
Great driving school. I really liked Simone she is a great teacher, exactly what I was looking for. I definitely recommend doing the course with these guys.
Fantastic driving school, big help in getting building my sons confidence.
Dee is the most amazing person ever! She has helped me with my driving so much. She’s so understanding and makes you feel so comfortable the whole time. I would recommend the whole team to anyone that wants to do the safer drivers course or to book in lessons. Love these guys!! Thanks so much Dee.
100% recommend learn drive survive. They did amazing job in the module 1 and to get me confident behind the wheel. I didn’t think I could of done it without them.
Learn Drive Survive is hands down the best driving school ever and this is from a non bias view. I have had different instructors teach me, but this driving school gave me the best instructor of them all. This driving school is the best to do the safer driver course with and guarantee that if you are taught by them and you listen, you will learn safe driving tips. They are wonderful and would hundred percent recommend anyone to them.
Just wanted to thank Grant for being such a fantastic teacher. He was easy to talk to whilst driving and made me feel very comfortable and at ease. Can not thank him enough how he has helped me polish up on my driving skills to ensure I can be a safer driver. Thanks so much Grant !
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Secure your spot in the next available Safe Drivers Course where you will not only receive 20 log book hours but learn;