DRIVING INSTRUCTORS instruct individuals and groups in the theory and application of driving motor vehicles.

Indicative Skill Level:
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia:

AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)
In New Zealand:NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)
At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

      • instructing students under actual driving conditions, and explaining and demonstrating the operation of brakes, clutch, gear selection, automatic transmission, signals and lights
      • teaching road traffic regulations
      • teaching road craft and road safety
      • advising students when they are ready to undergo driving examination
      • may advise on and teach advanced driving techniques required for emergency situations
      • may illustrate and explain handling and mechanical operation of motor vehicles and driving techniques using blackboard diagrams and audiovisual aids

Occupation:451211 Driving Instructor


Instructs individuals and groups in the theory and application of driving motor vehicles. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 3


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