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Driving Instructors instruct individuals and groups in the theory and application of driving motor vehicles
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Driving Instructors
  • How many are employed in this occupation?
5,000
  • What are the average weekly earnings for full time workers ($ before tax)?
$850
  • How does unemployment compare with other occupations?
Average
  • What are the job prospects for this occupation?
Low
  • What will be the likely future employment growth for the next five years?
Very strong growth
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  • 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

Job Titles

  • Driving Instructor

VET (Vocational Education And Training)

  • Certificate II in Driving Operations
  • Certificate III in Driving Operations
  • Certificate IV in Transport and Logistics (Road Transport - Car Driving Instruction)

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