Safe driver training

To book or to request a quote call 1300 788 229 or email driveschool@racv.com.au

If your business has employees driving as part of their daily work, it makes sense to conduct risk assessments on their driving capabilities. RACV offers Safe Driver Training courses, delivered by fully qualified RACV driver trainers.

Safety awareness workshop

This interactive classroom presentation is designed to improve drivers’ knowledge of current road rules and raise awareness of safer driving practices incorporating safe driving behaviour in everyday situations. Participants will receive a take-home pack and a certificate of attendance.

Topics include:

  • Business vehicle overview
  • Road rules quiz and knowledge update
  • Effects of speed, fatigue, alcohol and hand-held devices
  • OH&S responsibility requirements and chain of responsibility
  • Organisation or industry-specific topics as requested

Cost: $1300
Duration: 2 hours
Maximum: 20 participants

In-car driver assessment (individual)

The participant drives a company vehicle in normal driving conditions. The RACV driver trainer reviews their driving performance and then provides feedback. A report is provided to the company regarding the driver and their use of a motor vehicle.

The one-hour course aims to assess and report on a driver's practical skills and behaviour, reactions to hazards, other motorists and economical use of a motor vehicle.

Cost: $180
Duration: 60 minutes

A two-hour version of the course comprises of all these key features but is extended to include a training element tailored to the results from the assessment.

Cost: $335
Duration: 2 hours

In-car driver assessment (group)

To assess and report on a drivers’ practical skills and behaviour, reactions to hazards, other motorists and economical use of a motor vehicle.

Topics include:

  • Driver to vehicle approach

Participants travel in a company vehicle in normal driving conditions and take turns driving during the 2-hour session. The driver trainer reviews the driving performance of all, and provides feedback and a report to the company for each driver and their economical use of a motor vehicle.

Cost: $370
Duration: 2 hours
Maximum 3 participants to 1 driver trainer

Light commercial vehicle training

This course provides in-vehicle training specific to the vehicle type, focusing on OH&S responsibility, safe driving behaviours and passenger safety. The driver trainer provides feedback and a report to the company for each driver. Participants must hold a current Victorian licence.

Topics include:

  • Driver to vehicle approach
  • Focusing on OH&S responsibility
  • Safe driving behaviour and passenger safety

The participant (one only) travels in a company vehicle in normal driving conditions during the 2-hour session. The driver trainer reviews their driving performance, provides feedback and a report to the company on the driver and their economical use of a motor vehicle. Suitable for vehicles such as a small bus, utility, or SUV.

Cost: $385
Duration: 2 hours

Safe driver workshop (individual)

To improve driver knowledge and awareness of safer driving practices. To assess a driver's practical skills through a theory and practical program, interactive presentation and in-car assessment.

Topics include:

  • Road rules quiz
  • Fatigues
  • Driver behaviour
  • Review of driving behaviour

Cost: $484
Duration: 3 hours

Safe driver workshop

The Safe Driver Workshop is a course for licensed drivers, which focuses on building effective techniques and sensible attitudes for driving more safely in everyday situations.

The program aims to instil positive driving behaviours and a responsible philosophy towards ourselves and other road users.

Theory content includes:

  • Business vehicle overview
  • Road rules quiz and knowledge update
  • Effects of speed, fatigue, alcohol and hand-held devices
  • OH&S responsibility requirements and chain of responsibility
  • Organisation or industry specific topics as requested

Practical content includes:

  • Driver to vehicle approach
  • Participants travel in a company vehicle in normal driving conditions and take turns driving during the 2-hour session
  • Driver trainer reviews driving performance of all, provides feedback and a report to the company for each driver

Cost: $3400
Duration: 6 hours
Theory: Maximum 18 participants 
Practical: 3 participants to 1 driver trainer per assessment