When you learn to be a driving Instructor, you get to educate people on the safe and effective operation of a vehicle. Driving Instructors can provide lessons on operating vehicles from motorcycles and scooters, through to cars, trucks and buses. It’s important to have the right driving instructor training and relevant qualifications for the type of vehicle you are teaching for. Intelligent Training Solutions provide a variety of driving instructor courses in Victoria so you can find the right one for you.
Training new drivers can be a deeply rewarding work which helps make our roads safer and provides new experiences for you each day as you instruct a wide variety of people. The process of becoming a driving instructor in Victoria is relatively easy. The licensing authority is Commercial Passenger Vehicles Victoria’ (CPPV) and requires you to:
- Hold a current full Victorian driver licence
- Provide 100 points of proof of identification
- Successfully complete a Certificate IV in Transport and Logistics (Road Transport – Car Driving Instruction)
- Meet the Medical Standards for commercial vehicle driving
- Pass a driver history check & national police history check
- Hold a current Working with Children Check (issued for ‘Employment’ purposes)
The Certificate IV training program combines online modules with in-car assessments and can be completed in 4 to 8 weeks. Regardless of whether you plan to become self-employed, work as a full-time or part-time trainer, or as a casual employee for a driving school, this course equips you with the required skills and knowledge.
Driving Instructor Skill Set
The TLISS00162 Driving Instructor Skill Set Course is part of the Transport and Logistics Training Package and is a requirement in states or territories, such as South Australia and the Australian Capital Territory, where a driving instructor undertakes driver licensing assessment on behalf of the State regulator. If you live in Victoria, this skill set is suitable for driving instructors who want to equip themselves with extra knowledge and a deeper understanding of the driver assessment process, allowing them to provide even better driving lessons.
Heavy Vehicle Driving
If you’re interested in teaching people how to operate heavy vehicles such as trucks and buses, the Certificate IV in Transport & Logistics (Road Transport – Heavy Vehicle Driving Instruction) course is ideal for you. This qualification is required in many states in Australia for those looking to become a heavy vehicle instructor. In Victoria, this qualification is not mandated but often preferred by many heavy vehicle training providers recruiting trainers and assessors.
Enquire About Driving Instructor Training in Victoria
Learn to be a driving instructor with the right driving instructor course at Intelligent Training Solutions in Victoria. Get in touch about driving instructor training if you need more information and get started today.