Instructors at Learn Drive Survive Driving School

Driving School Instructor Chris

Chris

Skills & Qualifications

Nationally Accredited Driving Instructor
Patient & Supportive
Calm and Professional
Accredited Keys2Drive Instructor

 

Chris is a very proud husband and father with two (2) children. His daughter is 13 and son 11. All of Chris’s friends call him Dibs. He is very relaxed and enjoys a good laugh. Chris grew up in a vineyard and managed vineyards in the Hunter Valley. Chris loves cooking, gardening and enjoys doing his own renovations on his home. Chris's passion is to help others to become safe, responsible and confident drivers so they can enjoy the privilege of driving and the freedom it brings. Chris instructs in his own Automatic Vehicle.

Chris instructs in his own Automatic Vehicle.

Chris instructs in a white 2020 Toyota Camry Hybrid (auto)

Driving School Instructor David

David

Skills & Qualifications

Nationally Accredited Driving Instructor
Accredited Keys2Drive Instructor

Patient, Caring and Supportive
Customer Service
Professional

 

Dave is maried with two beautiful children and one grandson. Dave has over 18 years experience in mining and road freight transportation. He is a calm, encouraging and supportive instructor who aspires to help others and create safer drivers on our roads. Dave provides friendly yet comprehensive driving lessons for his students. With his broad knowledge and experience, teaching low risk driving techniques is paramount. Dave provides safe and focused training enabling learners to feel comfortable and whilst reaching their full potential. He is encouraging, understanding and supportive.

Dave is a fully qualified driving instructor and holds a current Nationally Accredited Certificate IV in Road Transport (Car Instruction). Dave 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 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.

Dave instructs in a Black 2021 Kia Cerato (auto)

Driving School Instructor John

John

Skills & Qualifications

Nationally Accredited Driving Instructor
Former NSW Highway Patrol Officer

Highway Patrol Education & High Speed Certified
Former NSW Police Field Training Officer
Professional, Calm & Supportive

 

John is a highly experienced driving instructor and former NSW Police Officer of 30 years. John has completed an Advanced Driving Course with the NSW Police and has extensive legislative knowledge regarding traffic law and the Australian Road Rules. John is able to share and provide a safe professional environment for you to learn in. On his days off, John enjoys riding motorcycles, boating and four wheel driving.

John 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.

John instructs in a 2020 white Mazda 2 (auto)

 

Driving School Instructor 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 50 hours or more of supervised driving.

 

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

Driving School Instructor 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) 

Driving School Instructor Brett

Brett

Skills & Qualifications

Nationally Accredited Driving Instructor
Accredited Keys2Drive Instructor
Module 2 Coach Safer Drivers Course
Patient, Caring and Supportive
Professional

 

Brett is a qualified and experienced driving instructor and Module 2 Coach for the Learn Drive Survive Safer Driver Courses in Warners Bay and Newcastle. Brett is a proud father of two girls and is proactive in teaching learner drivers in a safe and friendly environment. Brett has extensive experience in driver training which has made him proficient when communicating and teaching in a way that is best suited to each individual to achieve their full potential. Brett knows how important it is to be patient and how to create an environment where students can thrive comfortably.

Brett 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.

Brett instructs in a white 2020 Suzuki Baleno (auto)

Driving School Instructor 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) 

Driving School Instructor 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) 

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