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4512 Driving Instructors

ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations
Reference period
2021

4512 Driving Instructors

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:

  • NZQF 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

451211 Driving Instructor

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

Skill Level: 3

Specialisation:

  • Motorcycle Riding Instructor