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4512 Driving Instructors

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

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