How old do I have to be to get my Learners?

You must be 16 years of age or older.

What do I need to do to get a Victorian Learners Permit?

You will need to study the Road to Solo Driving Handbook. Then make a booking by calling VicRoads on 13 11 71 to take a knowledge test based on the Victorian road rules and driver responsibilities.

How many Lessons will I need before I get my Licence?

Many things impact upon how quickly or slowly it takes for people to learn the necessary skills for driving. Depending on the attitude and ability of an individual it generally takes between 5- 15 lessons.

What areas do you provide Lessons?

Start Driving School currently only provides Lessons to those in the South Eastern Suburbs of Melbourne, Victoria.

How will I get to a Lesson?

Our Driving Instructors will pick you up from your address for your Driving Lessons and drop you off back to your address after your Lessons are finished.

What do I need to bring to my Driving Lessons?

It is a legal requirement that you carry your current learner's permit at all times when driving on Victorian roads. You may also bring a temporary permit which is issued by VicRoads, or an international drivers licence. If your permit does not have a photo, you will need to bring other photo identification such as a student ID or Passport.

How much will a Lesson cost me?

Click here to view our Lesson prices.

What methods of payment are accepted?

Online methods of payment accepted include Visa, Mastercard, American Express and PayPal. Cash will be paid in person when the lesson is taken with an instructor.

If I choose to pay with cash, how and when do I pay?

When paying with cash, you will pay the cost of your booked driving lessons, packages or test directly to your Start Driving School Instructor. You should pay the amount required to your Instructor prior to commencement of driving lessons, packages or tests.

What is the cancellation policy?

An instructor must be notified with 48 hours notice when cancelling a lesson by a student or their parent/guardian. The full lesson fee is payable for any lessons cancelled within less than 48 hours before the scheduled lesson time.

Why should I choose Start Driving School?

Learning to drive with Start Driving School allows students to develop the necessary skills to drive on our Victorian roads with care and confidence, not just to pass their driving test. Start Driving School currently has instructors providing services to those that are located in the South Eastern Suburbs of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia - offering 45, 60 & 90 Minute Lessons including Packages that have substantial savings.