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How to book your lessons

  • Call the instructor and book your lesson

    Call the instructor directly to schedule your lesson at a time and day that suits you.

  • Buy vouchers for lessons (optional)

    45 and 60 minute lessons available, or explore our 3 and 5 lesson packages to save.

  • Meet your instructor

    Your lesson will start and finish at your agreed location. Pay with your voucher, or discuss other payment options.

Why use RACV Drive School

Comprehensive 6 stage driving program

Our 6-stage driving program focuses on developing better, safer, more confident drivers to help you pass your test.

Fully insured 5-star vehicles

Our fleet of reliable RACV cars are covered with comprehensive insurance and have ANZCAP 5-star safety rating.

More than 60 instructors across Victoria

Our expert driving instructors are thoroughly vetted with working with children, police and background checks.

One of Australia's oldest driving schools

We’ve been teaching Victorian’s to drive for more than 60 years.

Lessons to suit learners, licensed and international drivers

Our instructors can help you pass your test, get a licence conversion or grow your confidence, whatever stage you’re at.

Highly rated by our students

With many 5-star Google reviews, our students enjoy clear feedback from RACV Drive School instructors.

Advice and tips for learning to drive

Familiarise yourself with Victoria’s licensing system and read our advice and guidance for learners and supervising drivers.

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Frequently asked questions

We have driving instructors across metropolitan Melbourne, Ballarat, Geelong, Warragul, and the Mornington Peninsula.

Use your tool to search in your area.

Our instructors are regularly on the roads teaching and may not be able to respond to your call immediately.

Leave a brief voicemail message with your name and contact number. The instructor will get back to you as soon as they can.

An instructor’s availability can change regularly. During peak periods such as school holidays, our drivers may have wait times of up to 2-3 weeks.

If your preferred instructor is not currently taking bookings, you can:

An instructor listed on this website does not guarantee availability.

Book your driving test online at VicRoads.

If you would like to use an RACV Drive School instructor on the day of your test, please discuss their availability prior to booking.

Yes, RACV Drive School has female driving instructors located in various areas across Melbourne, Geelong and the Mornington Peninsula.

Use our tool to find one near you.

If you are interested in joining our driving instructor network, contact Driveschool-admin@racv.com.au.

To become a driving instructor in Victoria you need to:

  • hold a current full Victorian driver’s licence
  • pass a driver history check and national police history check
  • hold a current Working with Children Check
  • complete a Certificate IV in Transport and Logistics (Road Transport – Car Driving Instruction) (TLI41222)

For more information visit Safe Transport Victoria.

As an RACV Drive School instructor, you’ll:

  • manage your day with a flexible schedule
  • teach in your local area, helping local people
  • get regular guidance and support from a drive school with over 60 years of experience
  • grow your skills as an instructor with ongoing professional development sessions

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