This training is for those who would like to become Safer Driver Course Coaches and Facilitators. 

Only Facilitators and Coaches engaged by an accredited provider of the NSW Safer Drivers Course are eligible to enrol.

There are only a limited number of providers who are accredited to deliver the Safer Drivers Course to young learner drivers. The Safer Drivers Course consists of two modules including one three-hour facilitated face-to-face group discussion and one two-hour in-vehicle coaching session on public roads with another learner.

All facilitators and coaches are required to undertake a one day module specific Safer Drivers Course training program, which is provided by Academy of Road Safety. 

Only facilitators and coaches engaged by one of the accredited providers are eligible to participate in Facilitator and Coach training delivered by Academy of Road Safety. 

More information about the Safer Drivers Course can be accessed at: Transport for NSW


Step 1. Make sure you meet the requirements

You must be engaged by one of the Safer Driver Course Providers accredited by RMS and you must meet the Facilitator/Coach pre-requisites for training. (see below)

See full list of Providers HERE

Step 2. Enrol in a Training Course Location

Please fill out the requirements form after clicking on your chosen date and location.


Please check the below Training Pre-Requisites for either Facilitator or Coach Safer Drivers Course Training before completing the Expression of Interest (EOI) Form

Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40110 or higher) Find out more about TAE40110 or TAE40116

Minimum 12 months facilitation experience

Completed Working with Children Check Find out more about the Working With Children Check

Current Driving Instructor Licence (not restricted) Find out more about Driving Instructor Licensing

Minimum 12 months driving instructor experience

Completed Working with Children Check Find out more about the Working With Children Check


Please see the Training Course locations and dates above.



1. Acknowledge receipt of EOI form 

2. Verify directly with Providers that each facilitator and coach is engaged by the Provider nominated on the EOI form

3. Issue a tax invoice when engagement by Provider is verified and pre-requisites for training checked. 



All prices include GST

Facilitator Training

Sydney $550
Regional $650


Coach Training

 Sydney    $550
 Regional  $650


Booking Confirmation

Academy of Road Safety will only confirm bookings when the payment has been processed. 


If an applicant can no longer attend the training date they have enrolled in and paid for, we are happy to credit their payment to the next training date.

Academy of Road Safety reserves the right to cancel the Safer Driver Course Training if numbers fall below three. 

Replacement Documents

Replacement Delivery Guides and/ or SDC Certificates will incur an administration fee of $19.95

Regional Areas

Academy of Road Safety is available to run Safer Driver Course Training Courses in regional areas if providers have the necessary numbers. Please contact us for more information and cost. 


No, the RMS requirements are that you have a completed Certificate IV in Training and Assessment or an Australian degree or diploma in education, or its equivalent certified by an Australian Institution if awarded overseas, with teaching experience/ employment. 
We can email you a copy of your certificate free of charge OR post a printed copy for a $19.95 administration fee. Please send your details HERE. Please allow 2 business days to process the request.
Facilitators - RMS requires that you have demonstrated a minimum of twelve months experience in Facilitation or Tertiary teaching experience/ employment. This would be defined as any previous employment where you have regularly, over at least a 12-month period, facilitated a group learner outcome. Coaches - RMS requires that you have demonstrated a minimum of twelve months experience as a licensed driving instructor or be a current Safer Drivers Course coach. You must have had an instructors licence for a minimum of 12 months and have been employed or working as an instructor for a minimum of 12 months. 
No, as described above, you must have 12 months experience according to the requirements of Facilitator and Coach Training.
No, in order to complete your registration into the training, you must have made a payment before the date of your training. 
Yes, provided that the number of people enrolled in the Training is sufficient. 
We are happy to reschedule you into the next available training date if you are unable to make your training due to an emergency or illness.
Please see the full accredited provider list from the RMS HERE

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