Coffs Harbour NRMA Safer Driving School

Safer Drivers Course

NRMA Safer Driving School is at the forefront of safer driver training in the Coffs Harbour / Nambucca Heads region. 

Book direct with your instructor below

About us

If you want to learn to drive in the regions of Coffs Harbour / Nambucca Heads region, then the NRMA Safer Driving School is the best place to start.

Lessons are able to be booked directly through the local driving instructor by calling 0408 481 511.

NRMA Safer Driving Schools best practice curriculum focuses on low risk driving techniques to assist students to become safer drivers for life and not to just pass their driving test.

We appoint only the highest quality driving instructors, each of whom undergoes additional training to meet our strict quality standards. Each has been chosen not only for their skills as professional educators but for their enormous passion for what they do. Regular re-training programs ensure that all NRMA driving instructors are fully abreast of changes in industry practice and modern education techniques.

We offer driving lessons at any stage of the drivers' license process - any age and any level of driving ability.

Whether you've just got your L's, want to refresh your driving skills or need to sit a seniors assessment, the NRMA Safer Driving School Coffs Harbour can help.

Call 1300 696 762 or the instructor direct to book a lesson

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Book direct with your instructor 

Meet the team at NRMA Safer Driving School, Coffs Harbour
Jenn Calleja - Call 0408 481 511 or Book Online
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As an active member of the community becoming a Driving Instructor was an easy transition for Jenn. Her relaxed demeanour, approach to safety and ability to help people build the confidence to become low risk drivers is what students and parents appreciate most of her. Jen's perfection is evident through the quality of her teaching and the standard of safe drivers she produces. She has a great rapport with her customers and enjoys teaching students of all ages and loves to celebrate each student's success.

Jenn provides automatic lessons and is accredited to conduct keys2drive lessons.

Her interests include sport, fitness, her dogs, family, friends, food and the community.

Qualifications

  • Keys2drive accredited instructor
  • Safer Drivers Course coach
  • NSW Older driver assessor

To book a lesson with Jenn call 0408 481 511 or Book Online.

Testimonials:

"I had an excellent experience learning to drive with Jenn. She has a relaxing demeanour and a very practical approach to gradually build up confidence. now that I've passed my test I feel like a relaxed, confident and safe driver - this is in no small part due to Jenn's instruction."

Guy, Freehills

Call 1300 696 762 or the instructor direct to book a lesson

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Local activities

NRMA Safer Driving School Coffs Harbour is committed to educating the local community on Road Safety. This is driven by the commitment of the local instructors who enjoy being involved in local events and running Road Safety Programs at local schools and senior community groups.

Two key presentations are;

  • NRMA's Motivate program which is delivered to year 10-12 students educating them from how to get their learners permit to buying their first car generating meaningful thought and providing road safety tips.
  • "Life after Licenses Project" which is in conjunction with a number of community groups. NRMA presents on safe driving as people age and tips to safely extend a person's driving life.

We also deliver the Safer Drivers Course twice a month. The Course is available to NSW learner drivers under the age of 25 who have completed at least 50 on-road driving hours in their learner log book and completion of the course will result in a 20 hour log book credit. Find out more including how to book here.

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Lesson pricing

NRMA Safer Driving School Coffs Harbour provides local customers with the same "World's Best Practice" training curriculum that is unique to all NRMA driving schools at an affordable rate.

Lesson length varies from 60 minutes to 3 hours depending on individual needs, with a 90 minute ongoing driving lesson highly recommended allowing time to review previously taught competencies and introduce new material with sufficient time to practice.

For Learner Drivers
90 minute lesson (Initial Driving Lesson)

A requirement for learner drivers who have not previously had a lesson with an NRMA safer driving instructor. The 90 minute lesson is designed to allow appropriate time to determine the Students knowledge, current skill and confidence level so a tailored program can be developed to suit their needs.
$112.00
60 - 180 minute lesson (subsequent driving lessons)

For learner drivers who have already had an initial driving lesson with an NRMA safer driving instructor. Ongoing lesson duration can vary in length depending on lesson outcome requirements. Your instructor can best advise on your individual requirements. All lessons regardless of duration are structured and tailored to suit individual needs.
$75.00 per hour (or part thereof)

Lesson prices vary according to location.

Safer Drivers Course

Available to NSW learners under the age of 25 who have completed at least 50 hours on-road driving hours in their learner logbook. These hours do not include those accrued through (3 for 1) structured professional instruction.

This course aims to help young learner drivers be safer on the road once they receive their provisional licence. Completion of the course will result in a 20 hour reduction in the learner logbook. Find out more here.

$140.00 incl. GST
Refresher Lessons & Licence Re-Testing/Senior Assessments
90 minute Senior Refresher and Assessment

The preferred options for most seniors who want to brush up on their current knowledge and feel more relaxed prior to the Assessment. The first half of the session is used as the refresher and may incorporate both theoretical and practical components, as required. The second half is structured with the formal assessment process and feedback.

$125.00

Lesson prices vary according to location.

 

60 minute Senior Assessment

Ideal for seniors who are very confident in their driving skills and road rule knowledge. The 60 minutes will be in the form of a formal Senior Assessment with very limited 'warm up' time.

$90.00

Lesson prices vary according to location and number of lessons purchased.

60-90 minute Refresher

Great for anyone who wants to freshen up their driving skills and update their road rule knowledge at any stage in their driving lifecycle. The refresher can also target specific areas of concern as requested.

$75.00 per hour (or part thereof)

Lesson prices vary according to location.

Driver Rehabilitation and Disabilities

90 minute lesson (Initial lesson)

This lesson type is available for disabled drivers or those who are recovering from sickness or are in accident rehabilitation. It is generally carried out with an Occupational Therapist who has supplied a plan prior to the lesson commencing.

The 90 minute lesson is designed to allow appropriate time to ensure a tailored program can be developed to suit the needs of the student for ongoing lessons.

See instructor's profiles for those able to conduct this type of lesson and contact the instructor direct to discuss your requirements.

$112.00

60 minute lesson (Ongoing lesson)

For drivers who have already had an initial lesson with an NRMA Safer Driving Instructor. Ongoing lesson duration can vary in length depending on the nature of sickness, injury or disability and lesson outcome requirements. Your instructor can best advise on your individual requirements. All lessons regardless of duration are structured and tailored to suit individual needs.

See instructor's profiles for those able to conduct this type of lesson and contact the instructor direct to discuss your requirements.

$75.00 per hour (or part thereof)
Assessment lesson

Usually conducted with an Occupational Therapist present following an "off road" assessment.

See instructor's profiles for those able to conduct this type of lesson and contact the instructor direct to discuss your requirements.

$125.00 - 90 minutes

$90.00 - 60 minutes

Call 1300 696 762 or the instructor direct to book a lesson

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FREE Roadside Assistance for 16 - 20 year olds

NRMA Free2go Membership is specifically designed for the needs of 16 to 20 year olds who are learning to drive or have their licence.

Free2go offer Members personal Roadside Assistance 24/7, 365 days a year. This means that the NRMA will be there to help if the car you are travelling in has a problem, even if it's not your car* and you are a passenger.

Plus you get access to all the extra benefits of NRMA Membership, including discounts on motoring and lifestyle products and services, special offers, exclusive competitions, free motoring advise and much more.

Membership is free for the first year if you're 17-20 years old or free for 2 years if you're 16 years old. Find out more about Free2go here.

*excludes Taxi's.

Free keys2drive lesson

Funded by the Australian Government, keys2drive is a youth road safety program which provides learner drivers and their parent/supervisor with a FREE 60 minute session with an accredited driving instructor. 

NRMA Safer Driving School has accredited keys2drive instructors who can deliver this free session. See profiles for instructors able to conduct this lesson. 

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NRMA Member offer

NRMA Members are able to take advantage of our exclusive Member offer by purchasing a package voucher through their instructor.

  • 5 hour lesson voucher - receive 5% off*
  • 10 hour lesson voucher -  receive 10% off* 

Please note that some promotional lessons and products may exclude the NRMA Member offer.

*Offer is for 5 or 10 hour ongoing lesson vouchers purchased directly with the instructor via the link within their profile above. Each voucher is applicable to one instructor only and is not transferable between instructors. Visit our terms and conditions page for full lesson and NRMA Member offer terms and conditions including our cancellation policy.

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Locations covered

Suburbs covered by our Coffs Harbour/Nambucca Heads driving school are:
Allgomera Argents Hill Arrawarra Arrawarra Headland
Bakers Creek Ballengarra Barraganyatti Bellingen
Bielsdown Hills Billys Creek Boambee Boambee East
Bonville Bostobrick Bowraville Brierfield
Bril Bril Brinerville Brooklana Bucca
Buckra Bendinni Bundagen Burrapine Cascade
Clouds Creek Coffs Harbour Coffs Harbour Jetty Coffs Harbour Plaza
Congarinni Congarinni North Cooperabung Coramba
Corindi Beach Croppa Creek Darkwood Deer Vale
Donnellyville Dorrigo Dorrigo Mountain Dundurrabin
Ebor Emerald Beach Eungai Creek Eungai Rail
Fernbrook  Fernmount Fishermans Reach Girralong
Gleniffer Glenreagh Grassy Head Gum Scrub
Gumma Hacks Ferry Hernani Hyland Park
Kalang Karangi Kennaicle Creek Killiekrankie
Kippara Korora Kundabung Lowanna
Macksville Marengo Megan Missabotti
Moonee Beach Moonpar Mullaway Mylestom
Nambucca Heads Nana Glen Never Never Newee Creek
Newry Island North Boambee Valley North Dorrigo North Macksville
Raleigh Red Rock Repton Rollands Plains
Safety Beach Sandy Beach Sapphire Beach Sawtell
Scotts Head Sherwood South Arm Spicketts Creek
Stuarts Point Talarm Tallowwood Ridge Tamban
Taylors Arm Tewinga Thora Thumb Creek
Toormina Tyringham Ulong Upper Corindi
Upper Orara Upper Rollands Plains Upper Taylors Arm Urunga
Utungun Valery Valla Valla Beach
Warrell Creek Way Way Wenonah Head Wild Cattle Creek
Wirrimbi Woolgoolga Yarrahapinni Yarranbella

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