Wollongong Driving School

First Driving Lessons NRMA

Earn 20 log book hours,
complete a Safer Drivers

Learn to drive with NRMA driver training, our Wollongong driving school covers the Illawarra and Shoalhaven region, focusing on low risk driving techniques to assist learner drivers to become safer drivers for life and not to just pass their driving test.

We appoint only the highest quality driving instructors, each chosen not only for their skills as professional educators but for their enormous passion for what they do. Regular re-training programs ensure that all NRMA driving instructors are fully abreast of changes in industry practice and modern education techniques.

We offer driving lessons at any stage of the drivers' license process - any age and any level of ability to increase driver knowledge and confidence.

Why NRMA driver training?

Expert driving instructors
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Skills to drive confidently

Driving lesson pricing

Lesson length varies from 60 minutes to 3 hours depending on individual needs, with a 90 minute ongoing driving lesson highly recommended.

90 minute lesson (initial driving lesson) - $108.00

A requirement for learner drivers who have not previously had a lesson with an NRMA instructor. The 90 minute lesson is designed to allow appropriate time to determine the student's knowledge, current skill and confidence level so a tailored program can be developed to suit their needs.

60-180 minute lesson - $72.00 per hour

For learner drivers who have already had an initial driving lesson with an NRMA instructor. Ongoing lesson duration can vary in length depending on lesson outcome requirements. Longer sessions can also assist in managing busy schedules. Your instructor can best advise on your individual requirements. All lessons regardless of duration are structured and tailored to suit individual needs.

150 minute licence test - $180.00

For learner drivers who are taking their Ps test with TfNSW in an NRMA car this special lesson provides time to calm your nerves with a warm up drive immediately preceding the test. Your instructor will wait while you take the test in the NRMA car and return home with you.

Conditions of booking: If booked without prior consultation with your NRMA instructor you will not be permitted to use the NRMA vehicle. See terms and conditions.

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Safer Drivers Course - $140.00 including GST

Available to NSW learners under the age of 25 who have completed at least 50 hours on-road driving hours in their learner logbook. This course aims to help young learner drivers be safer on the road once they receive their provisional licence.

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60-90 minute refresher - $72.00 per hour

Great for anyone who wants to freshen up their driving skills and update their road rule knowledge at any stage in their driving lifecycle. The refresher can also target specific areas of concern as requested.

60 minute older driver assessment - $93.00

Ideal if you're a little more confident in your driving skills and road rule knowledge. The 60 minutes is a formal driver assessment for drivers 85+ years to retain their unrestricted licence as part of the NSW licencing scheme.

90 minute older driver refresher and assessment - $129.00

Great for refreshing your driving skills, and updating your road rule knowledge. The instructor uses the first 30 minutes to gauge your skills and confidence, and identify areas that may require further improvement prior to the assessment. The remaining 60 minutes is a formal driver assessment for drivers 85+ years to retain their unrestricted licence as part of the NSW licencing scheme.

Conditions of booking: Customers must lodge their medical with TfNSW at least 48 hours prior to their scheduled assessment time or cancellation policy will apply.

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60-90 minute lesson*

These lessons are designed to assist drivers who have a minor physical or cognitive disability. These lessons should only be booked following consultation with an NRMA instructor who has completed a Certificate in Driver Rehabilitation.


Usually conducted with an Occupational Therapist present following an 'off road' assessment.

*Please register your request for these services by phoning: 1300 696 762

Learn to drive with the NRMA

Olivia Crowie

Olivia's passion for her job has derived from years within the education sector. Her career has been built on teaching, training, facilitating and coaching. Now continuing her passion through driving instruction, having a direct impact on teaching learners a practical life long skill. Her aim is to inspire and encourage learner drivers to strive for excellence, recognise their achievements and live to their fullest potential.

Kevin Crowie

Experience, skills, passion and results is what made Kevin become a driving instructor. He is passionate in his desire to teach people how to drive safely. He enjoys sharing his knowledge and is committed to communicating the importance of safe driving to his students.

Wollongong & Surrounding Suburbs

Austinmer Dombarton Mount Keira Thirroul
Balgownie East Corrimal Mount Kembla Towradgi
Bellambi Fairy Meadow Mount Ousley Unanderra
Berkeley Farmborough Heights Mount Pleasant Unanderra DC
Bulli Fernhill Mount Saint Thomas Uni of Wollongong
Clifton Figtree North Wollongong Warrawong
Coalcliff Gwynneville Otford West Wollongong
Coledale Helensburgh Port Kembla Wollongong
Coniston Keiraville Pimbee Wollongong
Cordeaux Kembla Grange Russel Vale Wollongong DC
Cordeaux Heights Kembla Heights Scarborough Wollongong West
Corrimal Lake Heights Spring Hill Wombarra
Corrimal East Lilyvale Stanwell Park Woonona
Cringila Maddens Plains Stanwell Tops Woonona East
Darke's Forest Mangerton Tarrawanna Woronora Dam

Kiama & Surrounding Suburbs

Albion Park Rail Avondale Barrack Heights Barrack Point
Blackbutt Bombo Broughton Village Calderwood
Cleveland Croom Curramore Dapto
Dunmore Flinders Foxground Gerringong
Gerroa Haywards Bay Horsley Huntley
Jamberoo Jerrara Kanahooka Kiama
Koonawarra Lake Illawarra Marshal Mount Minnamurra
Mount Warrigal North Macquarie Oak Flats Penrose
Rose Valley Saddleback Mountain Shell Cove Shellharbour
Tongarra Toolijooa Tullimbar Warilla
Werri Beach Willow Wingdang Wongawilli
Yallah Yellow Rock

Nowra & Surrounding Suburbs

Bangalee Coolangatta Mundamia Numbaa
Berry Far Meadow North Nowra Shoalhaven Heads
Bolong Illaroo Nowra South Nowra
Bomaderry Jaspers Brush Nowra East Terara
Brundee Longreach Nowra Hill West Nowra
Cambewarra Meroo Meadow Nowra North Worrigee
Cambewarra Village

I started my first lesson completely clueless in driving, and I'm now a safe, confident and happy driver!

K Richmond