Sydney West NRMA Safer Driving School

Safer Drivers Course

NRMA Safer Driving School is at the forefront of safer driver training in Sydney's West.

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About us

If you want to learn to drive in Sydney West, then the NRMA Safer Driving School is the best place to start.

Our 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 NRMA Safer Driving School's 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 for drivers at any stage of the 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 Sydney West can help.

Lesson pricing

NRMA Safer Driving School Sydney West 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. 


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


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. Longer sessions can also assist in managing busy schedules. Your instructor can best advise on your individual requirements. All lessons regardless of duration are structured and tailored to suit individual needs.

$76.00 per hour (or part thereof)

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


Refresher Lessons & Licence Re-Testing/Assessment
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.


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


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 driver assessment with very limited 'warm up' time.


Lesson prices vary according to location.


60-90 minute Refresher Lesson

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.

$76.00 per hour (or part thereof)

Lesson prices vary according to location.


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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.

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 either directly with your instructor or online. 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.

Free keys2drive lesson

NRMA Safer Driving School is actively involved in keys2drive, Australia's largest national driver safety program for beginner drivers.

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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Instructor profiles

Meet the team at NRMA Safer Driving School, Sydney West
Greg Piannikov

Greg's calm nature allows him to remove the stress out of learning to drive. He loves teaching young people and particularly enjoys helping them overcome obstacles and assisting them achieve their goals. Being able to influence the attitudes of young drivers and having them realise the importance of their decisions whilst behind the wheel is Greg's main motivation for being a driving instructor.

Greg is a family man with 2 children of his own. He enjoy spending his weekends with his family either at the beach in summer or hiking during the cooler weather. He also enjoys watching a good action movie and playing his guitar.


  • Certificate in Driver Rehabilitation - University of Sydney
  • Certificate in Deafness Awareness - Deaf Society of NSW
Peter McManus
Steve Mitchell - Manual Transmission


Steve found his passion for driver training whilst serving in the defence forces. After exiting the army he took his experience and knowledge and built himself a career within the driver training industry where he's had several years training both truck and car drivers.

Steve thrives on new information and is continually looking for ways to develop himself to become the ideal driving instructor. He loves interacting with young people, imparting his knowledge and working with them to develop their own safe driving behaviours to take away with them for life.

Like other instructors his most enjoyable part of the job is experiencing the joy on his student's faces when they pass their driving test.


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

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Locations covered

Suburbs covered by our Sydney West school are:
Abbotsbury Bass Hill Bossley Park Cabramatta
Cabramatta West Canley Heights Canley Vale Carramar
Chester Hill Constitution Hill Edensor Park Fairfield
Fairfield East Fairfield Heights Fairfield West Girraween
Greenfield Park Greystanes Guildford Guildford West
Lansdowne Lansvale Mays Hill Merrylands
Merrylands West Old Guildford Old Toongabbie Pemulwuy
Pendle Hill Prairiewood Sefton Smithfield
Smithfield West South Wentworthville St Johns Park Toongabbie
Toongabbie East Villawood Wakeley Wentworthville
Westmead Wetherill Park Woodpark Yennora

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