About the course

About the course

Equip yourself with the skills to train others to drive a motor vehicle.  In our road transport and logistics course you will acquire the best methods to design, construct and deliver lesson plans. You will learn in a very positive learning environment, which includes a variety of class time, online learning and extensive on-road training.  You will also gain skills to run your own business, customer service, basic bookkeeping, marketing and safety procedures. 

With our road transport and logistics course, you will receive the guidance of highly skilled and respected instructors.

You will study:  

  • the art of car control through verbal instruction
  • how to safely use the dual control systems in driving school vehicles
  • how to physically take control of the situation during an emergency

Course Details


Intake Dates & Course Length

Part time (weekend) course start dates for 2020:

  • 15 February - June
  • 25 July - November

Please note that start dates are subject to change.

Part time: 17 weeks (the time taken to complete this course will vary depending on your input)

For information regarding dates such as enrolment, orientation and study breaks please visit the Academic Calendars page

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Career Outcomes

You will be qualified to teach and prepare clients in obtaining a Victorian drivers licence (in vehicles under 4.5 tonne) for your own business or registered driving schools.

Work in this field can be challenging as well as flexible enabling you to determine your own working hours.

Ideal also for people with school aged children, retirees, return to work adults and work transition.      

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Entry Requirements

You must:

  • hold a current full Victorian or Australian driver’s licence
  • complete a 30 minute driving assessment to determine your suitability for the course (bookings essential at additional cost)
  • complete a diagnostic assessment at Box Hill Institute to a satisfactory entry level
  • be proficient in written and spoken English
  • have basic computer skills and access to the internet
  • apply for a Unique Student Identifier Number

It is the Commercial Passenger Vehicles Victoria (CPVV) requirement when you apply for your Driver's Instructor Authority (DIA) on completion of this course, you must have a:

  • current Working with Children Check
  • National Police Record Check
  • medical check


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Pathways & Accreditation

You may wish to study further modules and gain your Certificate IV in Training and Assessment,  which will enable you to train others. Taking extra modules in other courses will allow you to teach truck drivers or motorcyclists.

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 4

Fees & Finance Options

This training is provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments

Tuition Fee Type Estimated Fee
Gov. Subsidised - Standard $1,762.00
Gov. Subsidised - Concession $352.00
Full Tuition Fee $5,024.00
Service Fees Estimated Annual Fees
Service & Amenities*$155.00
Core Skills Support**$75.00
Annual Material FeesNo materials fee applies
Retain Course Items***No fee applies
* Does not apply to VETDSS or Short course students.

** Does not apply to VETDSS, International students, Short Courses, Graduate Degrees , or re-enrolling students who re-enrol in the same course.

***Retained Course Items are purchased by the student once prior to commencing. The course items bought by the student become the property of the student. Such items retain a generic application for other purposes outside the student's course of study (e.g. textbooks).

Annual student tuition & material fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees listed are for 2019 and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. Advertised start dates and delivery locations are subject to viable student numbers. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.
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