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 will be replaced

Please note: This course will change in the near future and alterations to the structure will occur. All new students will be enrolled into the new course.

Course Details


Intake Dates & Course Length

You can enrol in this course throughout the year, with start dates including February, March, April, May, June, July and August  

Part time: 17 weeks (the time taken to complete this course can be less and this 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 independent driving evaluation to determine your suitability for the course (bookings made on completion of your application form and before you have paid) (this comes at an 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 and "Microsoft Teams"
  • 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 with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments.

Government Subsidised StandardFull FeeGovernment Subsidised Concession or Job Trainer
Tuition Fee$1,936$5,307$387
Service Fee$166$166$166
Core Skills Support Fee$83$83$83
Material Fee$348$348$348
Retain Course Items$0$0$0
Total Course Estimate$2,533$5,904$984
Payable Estimate (at commencement)$2,533$5,904$984

Retain Course Items are purchased once by the student prior to commencing. Those items then become the property of the student. Fees listed are at 2022 rates and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. The student tuition fees listed are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.

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