Driver Skills International are leaders in advanced, defensive and 4WD training for individuals, corporate fleets, government departments and the mining industry.

Defensive Driving

DSI defensive driving courses are Australia wide and equip new drivers & corporate customers with nationally recognised qualifications.

Advanced Driving

DSI advanced driving courses are available for prearranged groups to develop driving skills that can be applied both on the road and on the track.

4WD Training

DSI recreational & worksite 4WD training is available anywhere in Australia and includes all recognised NRT courses related to off road driving.

About Us

Driver Skills International (DSI) are leaders in advanced, defensive and four wheel drive training.


Why you should contact Driver Skills International –

  • 16 years experience delivering corporate and public driver training in Australia.
  • Over 20 qualified trainers based Australia wide allowing delivery of training in short time frames.
  • Trainers with overseas experience. Train the trainer packages available.
  • On-Site training of all courses available.
  • Preferred training provider to many large government departments, mining, oil and gas companies.
  • Nationally recognised training available on most courses.
  • Access to quality training venues in each state of Australia.
  • One stop shop for all training requirements – consistent delivery of training across any number of states.

Driver Training Courses Available –

  • Regular Defensive Driving courses in NSW, VIC, WA, QLD, SA, ACT and TAS (NT available on request)
  • Mining / Oil and Gas Industry – 4WD Training – On site and at DSI venues nationally
  • On site and 1:1 driver coaching
  • Road Safety Presentations
  • 4WD Tag-a-long Tours
  • Trailer towing courses
  • Recreational 4WD training
  • Workplace road safety program design
  • Train the trainer programs available for large projects

Please contact us for more information.

Following is some generic information on our most popular courses.


Defensive Driver Training Course – (RIIVEH201B)

  • Learn how to avoid most common crashes
  • Learn about ABS/ESP and vehicle safety features
  • Practice emergency braking in a safe environment
  • Experienced and friendly trainers
  • Regular courses Australia wide
  • On-site training available
  • Corporate bookings available for government / mining and large groups

The Driver Skills International defensive driving course will give you the skills and knowledge to help make your driving safer and more enjoyable.

Our friendly trainers will provide you with a mix of theory and practical exercises on the day that will challenge you and leave you with the knowledge and skills to become a safer driver. The best part is that all training is done in your own car – no simulators.

The experience and knowledge you gain from this course will change the way you drive for ever.

Suitable for fleet, government, mining and the general public.

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Available at the following venues

(please note at some venues minimum booking numbers do apply)

  • VIC – Calder Park, Sandown Park, Phillip Island
  • NSW – Sydney Dragway, St Ives, Newcastle, Armidale, Coffs Harbour
  • QLD – Mt Cotton, Townsville, Cairns, Mackay, Chinchilla, Roma, Gladstone, Rockhampton
  • WA – Midvale, Kwinana, Kalgoorlie
  • TAS – Burnie, Launceston, Hobart
  • SA – Adelaide, Tailem Bend
  • ACT – Canberra
  • NT – Hidden Valley, Katherine

Please contact us for more information.


4WD Training

DSI are the leaders in delivering 4WD and Gravel Driver Training in Australia. Your drivers are in safe hands with our experienced team of  trainers.

DSI offer flexible training packages designed specifically for the Mining, Oil and Gas industry. Recreational and tag-a-long courses are also available in selected areas.

Training can be delivered on site or at one of our training venues.

4WD Courses can include – 

RIIVEH201B – Operate Light Vehicle.
RIIVEH305A – Operate and Maintain a Four Wheel Drive Vehicle.
PMASUP236B – Operate Vehicles In The Field

DSI Customers include:

  • Australian Defence Force
  • BHP Billiton
  • Nickel West
  • Rio Tinto
  • Thiess
  • Oz Minerals
  • Boart Longyear
  • Barrick
  • Nacap
  • Paddington Gold
  • Sandfire Resources
  • MIE

Please contact us for more information.


Low Risk Driving Programs / Road Safety Presentations

A low risk driving program is normally delivered at your office and includes some on road 1:1 coaching with each driver. These services are tailored to suit each clients driving environment and can be delivered to individuals or groups.

This training is ideal for drivers who have completed a defensive driving course as it allows the trainer to work with the driver on applying the techniques learnt.

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Tag along – 4WD Recreational Training

Pack up the kids and head bush with one of our experienced trainers for a day/weekend of fun and 4WD action.

  • The ultimate way to learn about your vehicle safely.
  • Low key and relaxed way to gain the skills required to tackle a range of real world off road obstacles.
  • Only available in NSW/QLD and WA. Please contact us for more information.

Tag A Long Tour Information

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International Training

Driver Skills International have delivered training in Mongolia, Egypt and Bangladesh. Our team of experienced trainers have worked in a number of countries and can develop training suited to your exact requirements. From harsh dry deserts to the snow and ice – DSI can assist.

For more information on your overseas training requirements please contact the office.


Road Safety / Training Video Production

Driver Skills International can create road safety training videos for your workplace. These are a great way to educate drivers and is a perfect tool for inductions and as part of a comprehensive road safety management plan.

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Advanced Driving

Want to learn how to get the most of your car or do you have a corporate group looking for something a bit more spark!

Challenge your work mates or friends with a range of driving tests guaranteed to get your heart racing. Skid pan days, track days and even rally car rides available.

Motorsport driver coaching also available on a 1:1 basis with some of Australia’s most experienced drivers.

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