Courses Overview


Level 1 Course:

This course is the most popular course offered by the school. The course is suitable to any licensed driver of car, utility or other light vehicle.

The level 1 course is a car control course comprising of 50/50 classroom to practical exercises.

The course is designed to develop avoidance skills in emergency situations in a controlled and safe environment.

Level 1

The Level 1 Course is suitable for any driver with a licence, driving any car, van, ute or 4wd.

Overall Objective

The overall objective of the Course is to help develop an Avoidance Attitude (the principle of Defensive Driving), backed up with good practical skills by placing them in emergency situations in a controlled environment at safe speeds.

Course Schedule

The day begins at 8.30am with registration and finishes at approximately 4.30pm with a presentation of certificates.

The course consists of a 50/50 mix of practical and classroom sessions and is suitable for all drivers regardless of age or experience.

Subjects Covered

  • Tyre and maintenance and effect on vehicle performance
  • Emergency Braking Techniques, both ABS and Standard brakes
  • Steering and Searching
  • Driver position
  • Skid Avoidance
  • Cornering Skills
  • Defensive Driving Principles and the Road Code

Individual Coaching

Each driver has several attempts at each practical exercise and is given instant feedback on every attempt. Participants also learn by observing and analysing other drivers' performances.

Reports

Following every course, individual reports covering both the condition of the vehicle and tyres, along with a Skills Assessment covering both driver skills and attitude to driving, are mailed direct to booking coordinators.

 

 

 

 

 

Level 2 Course:

The level 2 course is designed as a follow on course from the Level 1 course, expanding on the skills learned from the level 1 course.

The course has more emphasis on the practical skills with an approximate 60/40 practical to classroom ratio.

 

 

 

Level 2

There is a prerequisite that drivers must have completed the level 1 course first.

Overall Objective

The overall objective of the Level 2 Course is to expand upon the awareness and skills learned in the Level 1 Course with a greater emphasis on practical skills, especially cornering and vehicle dynamics.

Course Schedule

The day begins at 8:30am with registration and finishes at approximately 4:30pm with a presentation of certificates.

The course consists of a 60/40 mix of practical and classroom sessions and is available only at Race Track Venues for groups of six to eight drivers. All drivers are fully supervised at all times and are at no time permitted to exceed highway speeds.

Subjects Covered

All subjects covered at Level 1 are revised in brief and followed up with new material, including:

  • Written questionnaire on Tyres and Braking
  • Practical exercises covering Braking, Steering and Searching
  • Skid Avoidance, theory and practical
  • Cornering Skills including supervised laps of the circuit with individual coaching
  • Written questionnaire on Defensive Driving Principles and the Road Code

Individual Coaching

As with the Level 1 Course, each driver has several attempts at each practical exercise and is given instant feedback on every attempt. Each Driver will complete several laps of the circuit with an Instructor giving them individual coaching. Each driver will then have ample time to practice before being further coached / assessed by their Instructor.

Reports

Following every course, individual reports covering both the condition of the vehicle and tyres, along with a Skills Assessment covering both driver skills and attitude to driving, are mailed direct to booking coordinators.

Level 3 Course:

The level 3 course also expands on the skills learned in the level 1 & 2 courses. The course is designed to engage smaller groups and has a 80/20 practical to classroom ratio.

There is an element of self and peer assessment under the supervision of a Senior Instructor.

This course has also been designed to be used a Team Building exercise for smaller corporate groups of approximately six to eight drivers.

Level 3

The Level 3 course is suitable for any driver or group of drivers with a licence, driving any car, van, utility who has already attended both the Level 1 and Level 2 courses.

Overall Objective

The overall objective of the level 3 course is to expand on the awareness and skills learned in the level 1 and level 2 courses with a greater emphasis on practical skills including track time and an element of self assessment and peer assessment under the supervision of a Senior Instructor.

Course Schedule

Course commencement is at 8.30 with registration and finishes approximately at 4.30pm with the presentation of certificates.

The course consists of an 80/20 mix of practical and classroom sessions and is available at Race Track Venues only. Group sizes will be limited to between six to eight drivers. All exercises are fully supervised at all times by a Senior Instructor and participants are no time permitted to exceed highway speeds.

Subjects Covered

  • All subjects covered at both Level 1 and Level 2 courses are revised in brief, albeit in slightly differing formats.
  • Vehicle Checks are performed by participants on each others vehicles
  • Demonstration of correct seating positions
  • Practical exercises covering Braking, Steering and Searching, up to normal highway speeds.
  • Cornering skills, including demonstration laps and supervised laps of the circuit with individual coaching
  • Includes our National Advanced Drivers School Road Code quiz and a Skills Assessment report which is sent back to the co-ordinator of the bookings.

Individual Coaching

As with the Level 2 course, several attempts are made at each exercise, with immediate feedback given to each driver by the Instructor. Supervised laps of the circuit will be given with the Instructor as well as by the participant on their own. At the conclusion of the days practical exercises circuits will be done under stricter conditions, assessments being made by both the Instructor and the Driver’s Peers.

Reports

Following every course individual reports covering the condition of the vehicle along with a Skills Assessment covering both the Driver’s skills and attitude to driving, are mailed to booking coordinators