The Course

We can tailor your driving lessons to your personal individual needs or you can follow THE COURSE guide below.

The most common way to learn is to have one to two lessons a week, usually taking about 8-12 weeks. We will show you simple, easy and LOGICAL ways how to do things (ways that make sense) and explanations so you also understand and know why........ Not just to do things/steps that make no sense. YOU CAN USE OUR METHODS ON YOUR CAR AT HOME AND HAVE THEM WORK. We have FREE "homework" material also that you can use to study at home if you want to help you learn including reading, diagrams and videos.

Generally we structure the lessons in the following way:

Lesson 1

The starting proceedure, Car controls, Pulling into and out of the Kerb (without Freaking Out your Passengers) Scanning and Observation Skills, looking well ahead (How and Where to Look so you can be more aware of what is around you and see more things), How to Brake and Accelerate Smoothly

Lesson 2

Steering Techniques (What you Can and Can't do and how to Steer more Smoothly and Easily) Cornering positioning (Turning Left and Right- road and lane positioning), co-ordinating steering, braking & vision

Lesson 3

Roundabouts- steering and signalling, Timing entry, Handling curves & bends, Common problems, Dangers in traffic, Managing intersections

Lesson 4

Safe Driving Techniques, Hazard awareness (Defensive Driving Skills- tactics to keep yourself alive and reduce or prevent an accident even if it is not your fault... YES! this is in your practical driving test)

Lesson 5

Changing lanes in Traffic, Road Signs, Managing traffic lights and other traffic encounters, Merging lanes

Lesson 6

Turns at traffic light intersections with and without Arrows (Right and Left turns), Freeways, City Driving

Lesson 7

Test Manoeuvres 1-3 (Driveway Turn Arounds), "I left something behind" Test exercise

Lesson 8

Test Manoeuvres 4-6 (Various kinds of U-Turns)

Lesson 9

Test Manoeuvre 7 (Parallel Reverse Parking) & controlling the car in reverse

Lesson 10

Test Manoeuvres 8, 9 & 10 (Car Park Parking Forwards and Reversing in), 3 Point Turns & "Stopping for Shopping" Test excecise

We will also cover with you:

  • The Test Area & Test Routes plus common Fail items so you know what to expect on the test
  • Revision of Driving Test Exercises
  • Wet Weather and Night Driving
  • Advanced Driving Skills- how to and not to take turns safely
  • Car Craft (Fueling up your car, Checking oil, water & coolant levels, Checking tyre air pressure)- [Optional]
  • What to do in Case of an Emergency eg: Tyre blow outs, accelerator gets stuck, windsceen shatters, incase of a skid, what to do in a break down situation etc
  • What to do in Case of an Accident- getting all the correct information Managing confined parking spaces & narrow Drive thrus

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