The Drivers Education program is a free, 5-week program that includes 2 hours of practical and fun activities each week to assist new migrants become familiar with Queensland road rules and to become confident and competent Learner drivers. An opportunity is provided during the course to sit the written Learner Driver test. The program is open to eligible migrants who have never driven before, have an overseas license, or simply need to build their knowledge and confidence.
With access to a qualified driving instructor, the course includes both theoretical and practical knowledge so that all of the road rules and signs can be and are understood.
Session 1: Introduction, giving way & signs
Session 2: Indicating, signaling, road markings & roundabouts
Session 3: Road safety & driving conditions. Practicing the Learner Driver written tests.
Session 4: Revision with Department of Transport Road Safety Officer. Sit Learner Driver test.
Session 5: Presentation of certificates for participants. Lunch is provided this day.
- Basic car maintenance
- Hazards and dangerous driving conditions
- Buying a car, Finance and Insurance
To pass the course all sessions must be attended.
Identity documents are required by the Department of Transport and need to be brought or sent in to The Neighbourhood Hub before the course starts.
Please note that children are welcome to attend with their parents.
For more information please contact Coralie, the Migrant Settlement Worker on (07) 4957 7222 or 0487 941 277
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