NRMA Driving School Sydney Inner North

Sydney Inner North Driving School

Earn 20 log book
hours by completing
a Safer Drivers Course

The NRMA driving school in Sydney's inner north focuses on low risk driving techniques to assist students 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 driving ability.

Why NRMA driver training?

Expert driving instructors
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Skills to drive confidently

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) - $121.00

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.

60-120 minute lesson

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.
60 min - $83 | 90 min - $121 | 120 min - $160

150 minute licence test - $199.00

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

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 min - $83 | 90 min - $121

60 minute older driver assessment - $89.00

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 - $121.00

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 driving school

Adrian Ryan

Adrian is a valued member of our driver training team, with over 10 years of industry experience. This helps him provide a professional, fun and relaxed learning experience for all his students. Known for his patience and placid nature, he’s able to adapt his training to suit every student’s needs and ensures a comfortable environment for any nervous beginner or learners ready to go for their test. Adrian’s focussed on delivering the best driving outcomes for his students in a timely manner, and being able to clearly communicate with his students, parents and supervising drivers helps put everyone at ease. You’ll leave your training with Adrian a safe, skilled and independent licenced driver.

Carol Eccleston  

With many years of experience working in team environments and in one on one roles for senior management, Carol is a skillful and clear communicator at all levels. She is professional and a highly organised individual who takes pride in her work. Her aim is always to deliver the best possible result. Carol is friendly, caring and approachable. She is able to adapt her teaching to suit every individual.
Ben Romdaine

Ben became an NRMA driver training instructor in January 2009. His focus is on developing independence amongst his students and has obtained great satisfaction over the years seeing his student's progress to become safe, independent drivers.

Patrick O'Connor    

Patrick has been a driving instructor for 6 years and in keeping with his personality, has developed a relaxed and friendly style of teaching.
Patrick's main aim is that his students feel comfortable, safe and relaxed not only during the learning to drive journey but also when they have their licence. Patrick structures each lesson according to the needs of the individual student.
Karen Poynton     

Karen has been a driving instructor for 5 years. She prides herself in always maintaining strong relationship with her customers who return to her as an instructor time and time again. 

Karen says: "I see myself as a practical, natural teacher with great patience. I always like to make sure the students understand. I am always inventing different ways to explain even the simplest concepts. I find I learn lots from my students as well and I love the end result, seeing a confident, skilled and safe driver obtaining their licence." 

Jackie Dadlani    

As an NRMA-trained driving instructor, Jackie finds it extremely satisfying to teach his students how to become safe and competent drivers.

Jackie enjoys sharing his knowledge and understanding of low risk driving techniques and communicating the importance of safe driving to his students. He has a relaxed and patient manner which creates a calm learning environment which assists in achieving good driving outcomes.

Suburbs covered by our Inner North driving school are:
Artarmon Asquith Berowra Berowra Creek
Berowra Heights Berowra Waters Blenheim Road Boronia Park
Castle Cove Castlecrag Chatswood Chatswood PO Boxes
Chatswood West Cowan East Killara East Lindfield
East Ryde Gladesville Gordon Henley
Hornsby Hornsby Heights Huters Hill Huntleys Cove
Huntleys Point Killara Lane Cove Lane Cove North
Lane Cove West Lindfield Lindfield West Linley Point
Longueville Macquarie Centre Macquarie Park Macquarie University
Middle Cove Monash Park Mount Colah Mount Kuring Gai
Normanhurst North Ryde North Turramurra North Wahroonga
North Willoughby Northbridge Northwood Pennant Hills
Pymble Riverview Roseville Roseville Chase
South Turramurra St Ives St Ives Chase Tennyson Point
Thornleigh Turrmurra Wahroonga Waitara
Warrawee West Pymble Westleigh Willoughby
Willoughby East Willoughby East
Willoughby North

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

K Richmond