Drivers Education Program
The Drivers Education program is a free, 5 week program that includes 2 hours of practical and fun activities each week to assist new migrants become familiar with Queensland road rules and to become confident and competent Learner drivers. An opportunity is provided during the course to sit the written Learner Driver test. The program is open to eligible migrants who have never driven before, have an overseas license, or simply need to build their knowledge and confidence.
With access to a qualified driving instructor, the course includes both theoretical and practical competencies so that all of the road rules and signs can be and are understood.
Session 1: Introduction, giving way & signs
Session 2: Indicating, signalling, road markings & roundabouts
- Guest speaker: Buying a car, insurance and accidents
Session 3: Road safety & driving conditions
- Guest speaker: Hazards and dangerous driving conditions
Session 4: Revision with Road Safety Officer and sit learner driver test. Lunch is provided this day.
Session 5: Presentation and participant/volunteer morning tea.
- Guest speaker: Basic car maintenance
To pass the course all sessions must be attended. Please note that children are welcome to attend with their parents.
Jubilee Community Centre – Mackay Civic Precinct (Old Library)
Gordon Street, Mackay
*Pick-up and Drop-off service available