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Advanced Driver Training

Defensive Driver Training

4WD Driver Training


Performance Driving Australia are leading providers of post-licence driver education in Australia. Our experienced and friendly team will help you and your drivers stay safe on or off road.

When you select Performance Driving Australia as your training provider you are partnering with a team that will work closely with you to deliver real outcomes.

Performance Driving Australia programs focus on real life skills and knowledge that engage drivers to maximise the effectiveness of training.

We don’t believe in long class room sessions, text books or even powerpoint!

So give us a call and see how we can help your team stay safe!


  • Nationally Recognised Driver Training for Industry / Government drivers (RTO Comptency and Compliance #41060)
  • Qualified, Experienced and Friendly trainers who are passionate about road safety and driving
  • Trainers and Venues – Australia wide
  • Fast and flexible delivery of training at our venues or on-site
  • Online programs available to save on ‘classroom’ teaching sessions
  • Specialised driving services/event management for product launches, corporate days and large projects
  • TV and Film Driver training and management
COVID-19 UPDATE – Performance Driving Australia are actively working with our clients to maintain the health and safety of staff and customers. If you  have any questions about up coming programs please contact us.

Performance Driving Australia Programs

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Performance Driving Australia design and deliver defensive driver training, advanced driver training and 4wd training courses in Australia and overseas.

Performance Driving Australia offer trailer towing courses, driver assessments, track/site assessments, road safety presentations, stunt and security driving services and motorsport events.

Our professional, qualified and highly skilled trainers provide you with the essential skills and knowledge to stay safe behind the wheel in any driving environment.


Training that is safe, educational and fun – delivering quality outcomes and experiences.

Sydney's purpose built 4wd training area at Sydney Dragway is available with Performance Driving Australia

Performance Driving Australia programs are available Australia wide at a number of venues or we can come to you – anywhere in the world.

Driver Training for corporate groups, government departments and the oil/gas and mining industry.

Performance Driving Australia will give you the confidence to handle your vehicle safely when faced with an unexpected emergency.

With a central contact point for bookings nationally, record keeping and accounts – Performance Driving Australia is unique in providing a truly national driver training solution.

Our partnership with Registered Training Organisation(s) – Competency and Compliance #41060 allows us to deliver nationally recognised driver training as required by many government departments, the oil-gas and mining industries.

We constantly review and update our training packages to meet changing requirements, new vehicle technology and to deliver the highest standard of training in the industry.

Performance Driving Australia can incorporate your specific company driving policy and procedures with each program.

On going discussions, feedback and review post training allows us to monitor training effectiveness.

Performance Driving Australia has a range of turn key defensive driving courses and four wheel drive training programs that are suitable for all types of drivers and vehicles.

Performance Driving Australia take into consideration the driving environment, type of vehicles operated and each individual drivers experience to create programs that are flexible and deliver quality outcomes.

Like many of our customers – we share a Zero Harm policy. We will work closely with you at all times to create a team of safer drivers.

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Driver Training - Newcastle, NSW

“A very worthwhile training day. A real eye opener of what our vehicles can do.”

“I have attended four defensive driving courses to date and this is by far the best. Not only did we get to physically attempt braking, manoeuvring and dealing with 4WD scenarios but these were explained in depth.”

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Industry Driver Training Specialists Mining / Oil and Gas

Performance Driving Australia trainers have extensive experience in the design and delivery of driver training programs in the Mining and Oil-Gas Industries both in Australia and overseas.

PDA can review your current policy and procedures and incorporate them into our driver training programs. PDA provide nationally recognised training via our partner –  (RTO Competency and Compliance #41060). Programs can incorporate nationally recognised units including –

  • RIIVEH201 – Operate Light Vehicle
  • RIIVEH305 – Operate and Maintain a Four Wheel Drive Vehicle
  • PMASUP236 – Operate Vehicles in the Field

Flexible, efficient and professional driver training programs available anywhere in Australia.

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Defensive Driver Training

Performance Driving Australia (PDA) deliver a range of defensive driving courses for large organisations, government departments and community groups.

Defensive driver training courses are available Australia wide at any of the PDA approved venues or on-site.

Programs can include practical driving sessions on sealed roads, gravel roads or even snow/ice.

PDA also have a trailer towing program for drivers who have to tow boats or trailers for work or recreation.

Experienced and friendly trainers will assist you and your drivers in staying safe on the road.

Our defensive driver training programs can include the following qualifications (Competency and Compliance RTO #41060)

  • RIIVEH201 – Operate Light Vehicle

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 4WD Training Courses

Performance Driving Australia (PDA) deliver four wheel drive courses for large organisations, government departments and community groups who are required to operate off road.

Training often can include the safe operation of these vehicles over a variety of terrain as well as maintenance and safe recovery.

With many organisations requiring drivers to drive in slippery or off road conditions – PDA can assist you by designing a suitable 4wd driver training program.

Nationally recognised units can be included with our 4wd training programs (Competency and Compliance RTO #41060). These include –

  • RIIVEH201 – Operate Light Vehicle
  • RIIVEH305 – Operate and Maintain a Four Wheel Drive Vehicle
  • PMASUP236 – Operate Vehicles in the Field

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Advanced Driver Training Programs

Performance Driving Australia (PDA) Advanced Driving Programs allow drivers to achieve the highest standards of driving in safe, controlled and supervised environments.

Programs specifically for security/high-risk environments are available. Training can include high speed evasive training, convoy driving, surveillance and VIP/Protective driving techniques.

If you need to sharpen your track day skills or improve your race craft we can assist you with a custom designed program. We have a pool of experienced trainers with experience that includes V8 Supercar, Porsche Cup, Formula Ford and both gravel and tarmac Rally driving backgrounds.

If you have a unique requirement for training – we are ready to assist you.

Information on our track events can be found here.

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Our customers are focused on creating safe drivers and include the follow organisations –
  • Australian Defence Force
  • Alcoa Wheel Products
  • Aquatec
  • BHP
  • BMTQS
  • Brandon Engineering
  • British American Tobacco
  • Chubb
  • Cradle Coast Authority
  • CSIRO
  • Department of Justice
  • Exxon/Esso
  • Ford Australia
  • Frontier Services
  • GeoTest
  • GHD
  • Harley-Davidson Australia
  • Hydramet
  • Incitec Pivot
  • Jel Com
  • John Holland Group
  • Lend Lease
  • Leighton Contractors
  • LG Super
  • Maritime NSW
  • Mirvac
  • Mobil / Exxon
  • MPA Engineering
  • NACAP
  • National Rugby League
  • Nufarm
  • Office of National Rail Safety
  • Parmalat
  • Peracto
  • Red Cross Australia
  • Rio Tinto
  • Roberts Rural
  • Rural Solutions Victoria
  • Salvation Army
  • Saipem Australia
  • Schweppes Australia
  • SMEC
  • Spinifex Health
  • Tas Racing
  • Tas Rail
  • TasWater
  • Tasmanian Alkaloids
  • Tas Irrigation
  • Tree Top Tower Hire
  • Trility
  • University of Tasmania
  • VEMCO
  • Vic Roads
  • Vision Australia
  • Vision Stream
  • Worley Parsons
  • Workcover SA
  • Worksafe TAS

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