Hornsby Driving School

NRMA Driving School Hornsby Learner Lessons

Earn 20 log book hours,
complete a Safer Drivers

NRMA driver training in Hornsby is tailored for the local needs of residents living in Sydney’s Inner North. Our Hornsby driving school offers driving lessons to residents of all ages and driving abilities, whether you’re driving for the first time or simply want to update your skills. Students will learn how to become safer drivers. 

Our driving instructors take a relaxed approach to the lessons and want you to maximise your driving potential so you’re comfortable on the roads.

You can choose the duration of your NRMA driver training, with lesson times ranging from 60 minutes to 3 hours.

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) - $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 how to drive with the NRMA

Greg Piannikov

Greg's calm nature allows him to remove the stress out of learning to drive. He loves teaching young people and particularly enjoys helping them overcome obstacles and assisting them achieve their goals. Being able to influence the attitudes of young drivers and having them realise the importance of their decisions whilst behind the wheel is Greg's main motivation for being a driving instructor.

Steve Mitchell

Steve found his passion for driver training whilst serving in the defence forces. After exiting the army he took his experience and knowledge and built himself a career within the driver training industry where he's had several years training both truck and car drivers.

Maria Kotevski

Maria's enthusiasm and passion to make a difference with young drivers is contagious. The different approaches she utilises to create an individual training program for her students ensures they receive the best possible lesson suited to their needs. Maria also ensures each lesson is filled with encouragement and enjoyment which is critical to the learning process.

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