Instructors at Learn Drive Survive Driving School

Dee

Dee

Skills & Qualifications

Nationally Accredited Driving Instructor
Accredited Keys2Drive Instructor
Module 1 Facilitator - TfNSW Safer Drivers Course
Module 2 Coach - TfNSW Safer Drivers Course
Patient and Supportive

 

Dee loves to network and talk with anyone. She makes every learner feel calm at the same time, develops confidence through a great learning environment. Dee is a proud married mother of two children. Dee has trained as a High School Music Teacher and worked in multiple industries including Retail Pharmacy, Registered Training Organisations (RTO’s), recruitment and resume writing. She is an easy-going instructor and varies training to suit any learning need.

In addition, Dee is a fully qualified driving instructor and holds a current Certificate IV TAE. She trains and assesses new Driving Instructors through the Nationally Accredited Certificate IV in Road Transport (Car Instruction) under the auspice of RTO 70220.

Dee is a Module 1 Facilitator and Module 2 Coach for the Safer Drivers Course and has been facilitating and coaching the Safer Drivers Course for five continuous years. Dee is also an Accredited “All Star” Keys2Drive Instructor for the Free Keys2Drive lesson.

Dee instructs in a white 2018 Hyundai Elantra (auto) 

Spud

Spud

Skills & Qualifications

Nationally Accredited Driver Trainer
Module 2 Safer Drivers Course Coach

Accredited Keys2Drive Instructor
Patient and Supportive
Great with Nervous or Anxious Drivers
Fantastic Customer Service

 

Steven is happily married and proud father of 3 beautiful girls aged 19, 17 and 11. Steven is known to everyone as “Spud”. Spud enjoys spending his spare time with his family. He loves riding motorbikes with his girls and his mates. Waterskiing and wakeboarding are other favourite pastimes for Spud and his family. He is also an avid car enthusiast who enjoys restoring and taking pride in his vehicles. Spud is very easy going and makes learning to drive a fun and relaxing experience. Helping people who find driving a nervous experience, is something Spud is passionate about and wants to ensure that any learner driver can overcome their fears to become safe and confident.

Spud instructs in his own automatic vehicle but can also instruct in a manual where the student has their own registered, roadworthy and fully insured vehicle. If using your own vehicle, students must complete at least one driving lesson with a Learn Drive Survive Driving Instructor and have 20-30 hours or more of supervised driving.

Spud instructs in a white 2020 Hyundai i30 (auto) 

Roz

Roz

Skills & Qualifications

Nationally Accredited Driver Trainer
Module 2 Safer Drivers Course Coach

Accredited Keys2Drive Instructor
Patient and Supportive
Great with Nervous or Anxious Drivers
Fantastic Customer Service

Roz is a proud mother of three children, and three cocker-spaniel fur babies. Roz is a very kind-hearted person who loves to help people in times of need. She enjoys spending time with family, walking her dogs and most of all travelling when she can find time in her busy life. Roz takes great pride in her appearance and also loves a good laugh. Having worked in Aged Care for the last two years, Roz is a very patient person and she is great for anxious and timid learners.

Roz instructs in her own automatic vehicle but can also instruct in your own registered, roadworthy and fully insured auto vehicle. If using your own vehicle, students must complete at least one driving lesson with a Learn Drive Survive Driving Instructor and have 20-30 hours or more of supervised driving.

 

Roz drives a ceramic 2018 Mazda CX-3 (auto) 

Grant

Grant

Skills & Qualifications

Nationally Accredited Driver Trainer
Accredited Keys2Drive Instructor
Older Aged Assessor
Module 1 Facilitator - TfNSW Safer Drivers Course
Module 2 Coach - TfNSW Safer Drivers Course
Trainer & Assessor for Driving Instructors
Former Field Training Officer Development Driver (FTODD) NSW Police

 

Grant is a highly experienced driving instructor and former Field Training Officer / Defensive Driver of 17 years for the NSW Police. Grant is pleasant and easy to learn from. He has extensive training experience and is always increasing his own professional development. Having seen too much road trauma as a police officer, Grant is extremely passionate about assisting learner drivers, supervisors and also experienced drivers to learn and keep up to date with techniques for safer driver practices.

Grant is a fully qualified driving instructor and holds a current Certificate IV TAE. He trains and assesses new Driving Instructors through the Nationally Accredited Certificate IV in Road Transport (Car Instruction) under the auspice of RTO 70220.

He is a Module 1 Facilitator and Module 2 Coach for the Safer Drivers Course, an Accredited Keys2Drive Instructor for the Free Keys2Drive lesson and RMS Accredited Older Driver Assessor. Grant instructs in his own automatic vehicle but can also instruct in your auto or manual vehicle. However, your vehicle must be registered, roadworthy and fully insured. If you wish to use your own vehicle, you must complete at least one driving lesson with a Learn Drive Survive Driving Instructor and have at least 30 hours of supervised driving.

Grant instructs in a white 2020 Hyundai Elantra Sport (auto) 

Prue

Prue

Skills & Qualifications

Nationally Accredited Driving Instructor
Accredited Keys2Drive Instructor
Module 2 Coach Safer Drivers Course

Patient, Caring and Supportive
Customer Service
Former NSW Police Officer
Professional

 

Prue became a Driving Instructor after a 20-year policing career. Looking for a new challenge, more work-life balance and knowing all too well the tragedy caused by road trauma, Prue wants to influence how young people will drive throughout their lives with a focus on road safety, confidence and competence.  Prue has a calm and professional demeanour with a passion for helping anxious learners and drivers overcome their fears without pressure, ultimately delivering a competent, safe driver.

Prue instructs in her own automatic vehicle but can also instruct in manual where the student has their own registered, roadworthy and fully insured vehicle. If using your own vehicle, students must complete at least one driving lesson with a Learn Drive Survive Driving Instructor and have 20-30 hours or more of supervised driving.

Prue instructs in a 2020 gunmetal grey Mitsubishi ASX (auto) 

Chad

Chad

Skills & Qualifications

Nationally Accredited Driving Instructor
Accredited Keys2Drive Instructor
Module 2 Coach Safer Drivers Course

Patient & Supportive
Calm and Professional

 

Chad is a proud father of two children who enjoys surfing, mixed martial arts, staying fit and active in the gym and playing golf. Chad is proactive in teaching learner drivers (in a safe and friendly environment) during such an exciting chapter of their life to become a responsible road user. Chad has enjoyed a 20-year career as a qualified Boilermaker. Acquiring his HR license enabled Chad to operate a wide range of vehicles and gain valuable knowledge and awareness in being in control and understanding of the environment around you.

Chad instructs in his own Automatic Vehicle but can also instruct in Manual where the student has their own registered, roadworthy and fully insured vehicle. If using your own vehicle, students must complete at least one driving lesson with a Learn Drive Survive Driving Instructor and have 20-30 hours or more of supervised driving.

Chad instructs in a white 2020 Hyundai Elantra (auto) 

Tracy

Tracy

Skills & Qualifications

Nationally Accredited Driving Instructor
Accredited Keys2Drive Instructor
Great with Nervous or Anxious Drivers

Patient and Supportive
Calm and Professional
Friendly & Relaxed

Tracy is a calm, encouraging and patient instructor who aspires to help others create safer drivers on our roads. Tracy is a mother of 3 and has been driving for over 30yrs. She is a calm and patient instructor and who has the passion to help others. Tracy provides a relaxed, friendly and fun teaching environment and is passionate about teaching her students to be safer of the roads teaching low risk driving techniques. Tracy is always encouraging, understanding and patient, even after teaching 2 of her own children to drive.

Tracy drives a white 2020 Mitsubishi ASX (auto) 

Simone

Simone

Skills & Qualifications

Nationally Accredited Driver Trainer
Module 2 Safer Drivers Course Coach

Accredited Keys2Drive Instructor
Patient and Supportive
Great with Nervous or Anxious Drivers
Fantastic Customer Service


Simone is a happily married mother of 2 children 17 year old daughter and 13 year old son. Simone loves to spend time with her family, reading and all things calming. Simone has a lifetime of experience working in customer service and training and mentoring large numbers of young people. Simone brings extensive knowledge and professionalism in a one on one training environment and is ready to assist others in achieving such an important goal in a calming and professional manner.

Simone instructs in a white 2018 Hyundai Elantra (auto)

Ryan

Ryan

Skills & Qualifications

Nationally Accredited Driving Instructor
Accredited Keys2Drive Instructor
Module 1 Facilitator - TfNSW Safer Drivers Course

Traffic Offender Intervention Program Presenter
Former Highway Patrol Officer NSW Police
High Speed & Defensive Driver Training NSW Police
Patient & Supportive

 

Ryan is a highly experienced driving instructor and former police officer of 14 years for the NSW Police. Ryan has been active within the driving sector from a very young age. His experience started as a speedway car racing driver and has since had extensive experience at racing, defensive driving and high-speed driving levels. Ryan worked in many different areas and units of the NSW Police, however, knew where he needed to be most. In 2006, Ryan joined Highway Patrol where for 10 years he made conscious efforts to reduce road trauma. Ryan has extensive legislative knowledge and understanding and is able to share and provide a safe professional environment for you to learn in.

Ryan instructs in his own automatic vehicle but can also instruct in Manual where the student has their own registered, roadworthy and fully insured vehicle. If using your own vehicle, students must complete at least one driving lesson with a Learn Drive Survive Driving Instructor and have 20-30 hours or more of supervised driving.

Ryan instructs in a 2019 gunmetal grey Toyota Yaris (auto) 

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