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Learner Driver Programs

Learner Driver Programs

The Wingecarribee Shire Council Road Safety Officer coordinates a number of free activities designed to assist learner drivers to become safer drivers, including parent workshops and hands-on driving events.

WSC Road Safety Officer Adam Lawrence


Learn Safe Workshop


Join us for our first ever online Learn Safe Workshop scheduled for Monday 29th June at 6:00pm. 


It’s a FREE 2 hour Workshop held by Wingecarribee Shire Council's Road Safety Officer to give you practical advice and to help you guide your learner to become a safer driver.


Research suggests that a reduction in crashes in the first few years of driving can be achieved if learner drivers have a large amount of supervised on-road driving experience. The Workshop should increase your:


  • Confidence in supervising learner driver;
  • Understanding the importance of on-road driving experience;
  • Understanding of the learner driver log book;
  • Understanding how to encourage safe driving behaviour in the learner driver; and
  • Understanding of the licencing conditions for learner and provisional licence holders.


Below is some important information about the Workshop:


1. Complete the registration form. Registrations close Monday 22nd June 2020.
2. A Learn Safe Workshop Resource (you will need this to participate in the Workshop) will be posted to your home during the week beginning 22nd June 2020.
3. During this same week you will receive an email with a link and instructions to help you get onto Teams to participate in the online Workshop.
4. The Learn Safe Teams Workshop is scheduled for Monday 29th June at 6:00pm from the comfort and safety of your own home.
5. Complete a short survey post Workshop (this will be emailed to you) to be in the draw to win a $50 fuel voucher.


If you have any questions, please contact Adam Lawrence on 0438 303 384.


Click here to register in the learn safe workshop


GLS Parent Workshops for Supervisors and Learner Drivers


Council's Road Safety Officer, with support from the Roads and Maritime Service (RMS), offers GLS Parent Workshops for Supervisors and Learner Drivers four times a year to provide practical advice about the role of supervising a learner driver. 


This workshop reinforces the role of the supervising driver and the importance of the 'stepped approach' to allow learner drivers to get their initial driving experience under conditions involving lower risk, and then gradually present them with more complex situations. It also highlights the importance of teaching 'low risk driving' techniques to learner drivers and the important role of parents in establishing parameters and support for provisional licence holders.


The two-hour workshop is for parents, other supervisors of learner drivers and the learner driver. The workshop seeks to provide practical advice on supervision, completing the Log Book and current licence conditions. 


Click here to view next Parent/ Supervisor workshops.



Log Book Run for Learner Drivers & Their Supervisor


The Log Book Run is a great opportunity for you and your supervisor:


  • To put what you have learnt at the workshop into practice, and for 
  • Learner drivers to cover some of the many topics included in the Learner Driver Log Book while clocking up some driving experience hours.


The Log Book Run starts with a short workshop for learner drivers and their supervisors followed by a drive on a set route that includes a wide range of road conditions and tasks such as random breath tests, roundabouts, traffic lights, narrow bridges and windy roads.


Click here to view next log-book run workshops. 



Graduated Licencing Scheme (GLS) L's, P1, P2


To find out more about the learner driver experience follow the below links:



The following resources will help you to progress  through the Graduated Licencing Scheme:


 linkA Guide to the Driving Test - NSW


 linkRoad User's Handbook - NSW



Further Information


For further information about any of our courses for learner drivers, please contact:


Road Safety Officer

Telephone: 02 4868 0888

Email: mail@wsc.nsw.gov.au 


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Last Updated: May 27th, 2020
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