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Driver Training

Learning to drive? Start your journey with our experienced trainers in Hobart, Launceston, Devonport and Burnie.

Time to get your freedom?

We offer a range of different packages to suit your needs and budget.

Our lessons start and finish at our driving schools in Hobart, Launceston, Devonport and Burnie. Our trainers are experienced and ready to help you on your journey.

Driving lessons are 50 minutes in dual-controlled cars. You can choose to learn in a manual or automatic.

If you’re new to driving check out the Keys2drive program. It offers you a free lesson and information session for parents or supervisors. When you register for your free Keys2drive lesson you can also get access to a second free Plates Plus driver training lesson.

Did you know there has recently been a number of changes to how you get your license. Including one driver training lesson being worth two log book hours, peer passenger restrictions, speed changes and mandatory night hours. See all the changes and how they impact you on the Plates Plus website.

1 Lesson3 Lessons5 Lessons7 Lessons10 Lessons
Save $15^Save $25^Save $100^
50-minute lessonsYesYesYesYes
Modern air-conditioned dual-controlled vehiclesYesYesYesYes
Highly qualified driving instructorsYesYesYesYes
Automatic and manual lessons available statewideYesYesYesYes
12 months’ RACT Roadside Advantage* NoNoNoYes
2 years RACT Lifestyle membershipNoYesYesYes
10% discount on third-party insuranceNoNoNoYes

*Available after successfully obtaining a provisional (p1) driver’s licence.
^Savings calculated on lesson price only. Prices subject to change.

Book online now

Or call 1300 761 429, Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5pm.

There are some things that don't fit into a standard driving lesson. Please get in touch for more information, pricing or to book a car or test.

Driving Lesson Price Additional Information
Keys2drive & Plates Plus Free Keys2drive and Plates Plus are government programs that together offer a total of two free lessons to learner drivers in Tasmania. Keys2drive is for learners and a parent/supervisor, it follows a safe learning approach offering examples on how to practice at home. Plates Plus is your opportunity to spend an extra hour with an expert instructor, for free.

Once you have carried out a Keys2drive lesson, you will be able to book for your Plates Plus lesson. Find out more at our
keys2drive page.
P1 assessment $130 You can sit your P1 assesment with us in Hobart, Launceston, Devonport or Burnie. Book by calling us on 1300 761 429. See P1 assessment for more information.
P1 familiarisation & assessment $160 Before you sit your test, get used to the car you’ll be driving in. Call us on 1300 761 429 to book. See P1 assessment for more information.
Gift vouchers Price on purchase Birthday or special event coming up? Buy a gift voucher to the value of your choice at any RACT branch or driving school.

Customer help

  • Email us with any questions or general enquiriesEmail us
  • Call us on 1300 761 429 for driver training enquiries or bookings.Call us
  • Visit a driving school Monday to Friday 8.45am – 5.00pmFind a school

Common questions

Terms & Conditions

  • If you're cancelling within 24 hours of your lesson or assessment start time, you'll lose the entire lesson or assessment fee.

  • If you cancel within five business days and 24 hours before the start of an assessment, you can re-book to a future date. There will be a fee of $40 to do this.

  • If you're cancelling more than five business days out from the start of your assessment, you can re-book without a fee. If you would like a refund there will be a $40 fee applied.

  • Lesson packages are not refundable for cash or other RACT products. They also can't be transferred into another name. If you're seeking a refund, there will be an admin fee of $40 taken from the package before refund.

If you are unable to attend a lesson or assessment for any reason, please notify us as early as possible on 1300 761 429.