Meet Our Friendly Instructors

  • Professional Driving Instructors Learn Drive Survive

    Instructor Dee

    Owner / Driving Instructor

    Dee makes every learner feel calm whilst developing confidence through a great learning environment.

    BOOK A LESSON BUY A PACKAGE

  • Instructor Simone Learn Drive Survive

    Instructor Simone

    Driving Instructor

    Simone has a lifetime of experience working in customer service and training and mentoring young people.

    BOOK A LESSON BUY A PACKAGE

  • Is this You?

    Driving Instructor

    We will train and qualify you as a driving instructor and immediately offer you a place with the Fantastic LDS Team!

  • Professional Driving Instructors Learn Drive Survive

    Instructor Prue

    Driving Instructor

    Prue is an experienced and former NSW Police Officer of 20 years. Prue is outgoing, caring and loves to help others.

    BOOK A LESSON BUY A PACKAGE

  • Is this You?

    Driving Instructor

    We will train and qualify you as a driving instructor and immediately offer you a place with the Fantastic LDS Team!

    Instructor Roz

    Driving Instructor

    Roz is a very kind-hearted mother of three who loves to help others. Roz is patient, caring and supportive.

    BOOK A LESSON BUY A PACKAGE

    Instructor Spud

    Driving Instructor

    Spud is easy going and passionate about helping nervous drivers overcome their fears to become safe and confident drivers.

    BOOK A LESSON BUY A PACKAGE

  • Instructor Tracey

    Driving Instructor

    Tracey will be one of our newest team members and will be joining the awesome LDS team in the coming weeks!

    BOOK A LESSON BUY A PACKAGE

  • Professional Driving Instructors Learn Drive Survive

    Instructor Chad

    Driving Instructor

    Chad brings extensive knowledge and experience to Learn Drive Survive. Chad is a patient, caring and easy-going instructor.

    BOOK A LESSON BUY A PACKAGE

  • Professional Driving Instructor Learn Drive Survive

    Instructor Ryan

    Driving Instructor

    Ryan is an experienced and former NSW Police Highway Patrol Officer, who has extensive knowledge in defensive driving.

    BOOK A LESSON BUY A PACKAGE

    Instructor Jason

    Driving Instructor

    Jason makes every learner feel calm using his easy-going, patient and relaxed teaching style.

    BOOK A LESSON BUY A PACKAGE

  • Professional Driving Instructors Learn Drive Survive

    Instructor Grant

    Driving Instructor

    Grant is an experienced driving instructor and former Field Training Officer / Defensive Driver of 17 years for the NSW Police.

    BOOK A LESSON BUY A PACKAGE

  • Instructor John

    Driving Instructor

    John will be one of our newest team members and will be joining the awesome LDS team in the coming weeks!

    BOOK A LESSON BUY A PACKAGE

Professional Driving Instructors Learn Drive Survive

Instructor Dee

Owner / Driving Instructor

Dee is the owner of Learn Drive Survive Driving School. Dee loves to network and talk with anyone. She makes every learner feel calm at the same time, develops confidence through a great learning environment. Dee is a proud married mother of two children. Dee has trained as a High School Music Teacher and worked in multiple industries including Retail Pharmacy, Registered Training Organisations (RTO’s), recruitment and resume writing. She is an easy-going instructor and varies training to suit any learning need.

In addition, Dee is a fully qualified driving instructor and holds a current Certificate IV TAE. She trains and assesses new Driving Instructors through the Nationally Accredited Certificate IV in Road Transport (Car Instruction) under the auspice of RTO 70220.

She is a Module 1 Facilitator and Module 2 Coach for the Safer Drivers Course and has been facilitating and coaching the Safer Drivers Course for five continuous years. Dee is also an Accredited “All Star” Keys2Drive Instructor for the Free Keys2Drive lesson.

BOOK A LESSON BUY A PACKAGE

Skills & Qualifications

Nationally Accredited Driving Instructor
Accredited Keys2Drive Instructor
Module 1 Facilitator - TfNSW Safer Drivers Course
Module 2 Coach - TfNSW Safer Drivers Course
Patient and Supportive
Great with Nervous or Anxious Drivers
Instructor Simone Learn Drive Survive

Instructor Simone

Driving Instructor

Simone is a happily married mother of 2 children 17 year old daughter and 13 year old son. Simone loves to spend time with her family, reading and all things calming. Simone has a lifetime of experience working in customer service and training and mentoring large numbers of young people. Simone brings extensive knowledge and professionalism in a one on one training environment and is ready to assist others in achieving such an important goal in a calming and professional manner.

BOOK A LESSON BUY A PACKAGE

Skills & Qualifications

Nationally Accredited Driver Trainer
Accredited Keys2Drive Instructor
Patient and Supportive
Great with Nervous or Anxious Drivers

Is this You?

Driving Instructor

Professional Driving Instructors Learn Drive Survive

Instructor Prue

Driving Instructor

Prue became a Driving Instructor after a 20-year policing career. Looking for a new challenge, more work-life balance and knowing all too well the tragedy caused by road trauma, Prue wants to influence how young people will drive throughout their lives with a focus on road safety, confidence and competence.  Prue has a calm and professional demeanour with a passion for helping anxious learners and drivers overcome their fears without pressure, ultimately delivering a competent, safe driver.

Prue is happily married with two teenage boys and miniature schnauzer called Piper. Prue instructs in her own automatic vehicle but can also instruct in manual where the student has their own registered, roadworthy and fully insured vehicle. If using your own vehicle, students must complete at least one driving lesson with a Learn Drive Survive Driving Instructor and have 20-30 hours or more of supervised driving.

BOOK A LESSON BUY A PACKAGE

 

Skills & Qualifications

Nationally Accredited Driving Instructor
Former Police Officer NSW Police
Patient, Caring and Supportive
Customer Service
Professional

Is this You?

Driving Instructor

Instructor Roz

Driving Instructor

Roz is a proud mother of three children, and three cocker-spaniel fur babies. Roz is a very kind-hearted person who loves to help people in times of need.  She enjoys spending time with family, walking her dogs and most of all travelling when she can find time in her busy life. Roz takes great pride in her appearance and also loves a good laugh. Having worked in Aged Care for the last two years, Roz is a very patient person and she is great for anxious and timid learners.

Roz instructs in her own automatic vehicle but can also instruct in your own registered, roadworthy and fully insured auto vehicle. If using your own vehicle, students must complete at least one driving lesson with a Learn Drive Survive Driving Instructor and have 20-30 hours or more of supervised driving.

BOOK A LESSON BUY A PACKAGE

Nationally Accredited Driver Trainer

Great with Nervous or Anxious Drivers
Patient and Supportive
Customer Service
Friendly & Professional

Instructor Spud

Driving Instructor

Steven is happily married and a proud father of 3 beautiful girls aged 19, 17 and 11. Steven is known to everyone as “Spud”. Spud enjoys spending his spare time with his family. He loves riding motorbikes with his girls and his mates. Waterskiing and wakeboarding are other favourite pastimes for Spud and his family. He is also an avid car enthusiast who enjoys restoring vehicles and takes pride in his car.
Spud has an extensive background in the mining industry and currently holds a Certificate IV in Safety in Underground Coal Mining. Spud has vast experience in driving many types of large machinery in such a diverse work environment. He has taught both his daughters, and both of the girls passed first time in a manual vehicle, with excellent results. Spud is very easy going and makes learning to drive a fun and relaxing experience. Helping people who find driving a nervous experience, is something Spud is passionate about and wants to ensure that any learner driver can overcome their fears to become safe and confident.

Spud is a fully qualified driving instructor and holds a current Nationally Accredited Certificate IV in Road Transport (Car Instruction) under the auspice of RTO 70220. Spud instructs in his own automatic vehicle but can also instruct in a Manual where the student has their own registered, roadworthy and fully insured vehicle. If you wish to use your own vehicle, you must complete at least one driving lesson with a Learn Drive Survive Driving Instructor and have at least 30 hours of supervised driving.

BOOK A LESSON BUY A PACKAGE

Skills & Qualifications

Nationally Accredited Driver Trainer
Accredited Keys2Drive Instructor
Certificate IV in Safety in Underground Coal Mining
Patient and Supportive
Great with Nervous or Anxious Drivers
Calm and Professional

Instructor Tracey

Driving Instructor

Professional Driving Instructors Learn Drive Survive

Instructor Chad

Driving Instructor

Chad is a proud father of two children who enjoys surfing, mixed martial arts, staying fit and active in the gym and playing golf. Chad is proactive in teaching learner drivers (in a safe and friendly environment) during such an exciting chapter of their life to become a responsible road user. Chad has enjoyed a 20-year career as a qualified Boilermaker. Acquiring his HR license enabled Chad to operate a wide range of vehicles and gain valuable knowledge and awareness in being in control and understanding of the environment around you.

Chad is experienced in training apprentices which has made him proficient when communicating and teaching in a way that is best suited to each individual to achieve their full potential. With two children of his own, 12-year-old son and 10 year old daughter, Chad knows how important it is to be patient and how to create an environment where they can thrive. By far his greatest achievement where family comes first.

Chad instructs in his own Automatic Vehicle but can also instruct in Manual where the student has their own registered, roadworthy and fully insured vehicle. If using your own vehicle, students must complete at least one driving lesson with a Learn Drive Survive Driving Instructor and have 20-30 hours or more of supervised driving.

BOOK A LESSON BUY A PACKAGE

Skills & Qualifications

Nationally Accredited Driving Instructor
Patient & Supportive
Customer Service
Calm and Professional
Professional Driving Instructor Learn Drive Survive

Instructor Ryan

Driving Instructor

Ryan is a highly experienced driving instructor and former police officer of 14 years for the NSW Police. Ryan has been active within the driving sector from a very young age. His experience started as a speedway car racing driver and has since had extensive experience at racing, defensive driving and high-speed driving levels. Ryan worked in many different areas and units of the NSW Police, however, knew where he needed to be most. In 2006, Ryan joined Highway Patrol where for 10 years he made conscious efforts to reduce road trauma.

Ryan has extensive legislative knowledge and understanding and is able to share and provide a safe professional environment for you to learn in. Ryan thoroughly enjoys driving at all different levels and believes there is nothing better than assisting others to reduce road trauma through safer driver techniques. Ryan is also a Module 1 Facilitator for the Safer Drivers Course. Ryan instructs in his own automatic vehicle but can also instruct in Manual where the student has their own registered, roadworthy and fully insured vehicle. If using your own vehicle, students must complete at least one driving lesson with a Learn Drive Survive Driving Instructor and have 20-30 hours or more of supervised driving.

BOOK A LESSON BUY A PACKAGE

Skills & Qualifications

Nationally Accredited Driving Instructor
Traffic Offender Intervention Program Presenter
Former Highway Patrol Officer NSW Police
High Speed & Defensive Driver Training NSW Police
Patient & Supportive

Instructor Jason

Driving Instructor

Jason is a fully qualified driving instructor and holds a current Nationally Accredited Certificate IV in Road Transport (Car Instruction) under the auspice of RTO 70220. Jason instructs in his own automatic vehicle but can also instruct in a manual where the student has their own registered, roadworthy and fully insured vehicle. If you wish to use your own vehicle, you must complete at least one driving lesson with a Learn Drive Survive Driving Instructor and have at least 30 hours of supervised driving.

BOOK A LESSON BUY A PACKAGE

Skills & Qualifications

Nationally Accredited Driver Trainer
Accredited Keys2Drive Instructor
Patient and Supportive
Great with Nervous or Anxious Drivers
Calm and Professional
Full Comprehensive Insurance & Professional Indemnity Cover
Professional Driving Instructors Learn Drive Survive

Instructor Grant

Driving Instructor

Grant is a highly experienced driving instructor and former Field Training Officer / Defensive Driver of 17 years for the NSW Police. Grant is pleasant and easy to learn from. He has extensive training experience and is always increasing his own professional development. Having seen too much road trauma as a police officer, Grant is extremely passionate about assisting learner drivers, supervisors and also experienced drivers to learn and keep up to date with techniques for safer driver practices.

Grant is a fully qualified driving instructor and holds a current Certificate IV TAE. He trains and assesses new Driving Instructors through the Nationally Accredited Certificate IV in Road Transport (Car Instruction) under the auspice of RTO 70220.

He is a Module 1 Facilitator and Module 2 Coach for the Safer Drivers Course, an Accredited Keys2Drive Instructor for the Free Keys2Drive lesson and RMS Accredited Older Driver Assessor. Grant instructs in his own automatic vehicle but can also instruct in your auto or manual vehicle. However, your vehicle must be registered, roadworthy and fully insured. If you wish to use your own vehicle, you must complete at least one driving lesson with a Learn Drive Survive Driving Instructor and have at least 30 hours of supervised driving.

BOOK A LESSON BUY A PACKAGE

Instructor John

Driving Instructor

Fancy a Career Change?

Become a driving instructor and enjoy a work, life balance.

Fields marked with an * are required
Loading...