Costs of Cert IV in Driving Instruction

Course Fees

TLI41210 Certificate IV in Transport and Logistics (Road Transport Car Driving Instruction)

Our course fees are designed to provide flexible options to participants and also recognise that each student has different needs.

Course Cost

The course fee structure is as follows:

  1. Theory $750
  2. Practical $75 per hour
  3. Full Assessments $200 each and Partial re-assessments $100 each

The average student will require 30 hours of practical tuition to develop the required skills and confidence in teaching a learner driver. Some students may require more practical tuition in order to achieve the required levels. Some can complete the course in as little as 20 hours and some it may take 50 hours or more.

At the conclusion of the practical training, there is a Practical Assessment. This is conducted by an appointed Assessor. The successful completion of this assessments qualifies you for a Driving Instructors licence. There is no further testing with the TMR. If re-assessment is required; a full re-assessment is $200, a partial re-assessment is $100

The average student will expect to pay approximately $3,200 based on 30 hours of practical training.

BONUS: Any student joining Rightway Driving School after successful completion of the course will be entitled to an additional 10 hours practical training for no cost! Save $750

Payment of fees

Course fees are broken up into instalments, with the initial registration fee being non-refundable.

The initial registration fee of $750 covers registration, enrolment, initial course materials, correspondence information manuals and assignment booklets. It is non-refundable when course materials have been provided. In exceptional circumstances, at the discretion of the Director, the initial registration fee may be refunded, in part or in full, when all course material provided have been returned (at the expense of the trainee).

The 2nd instalment of $750 must be paid prior to commencing practical training. It allows for 10 hours of on-road training to commence. Once any applicant begins practical training, the instalment is non-refundable.

The 3rd instalment of $750 must be paid following completion of the first 10 hours face to face training. It allows for commencement of  20 hours of practical training. Once any applicant begins the practical training, the instalment is non-refundable.

The 4th instalment (Final payment) of $950 must be paid following completion of the second 20 hours of practical training. It allows for completion of the total 30 hours on the road training, plus the final assessment). Once any applicant begins the instalment is non-refundable. The Final Payment must be paid prior to issue of the Certificate any balance due must be paid.

The above course fees are based on Brisbane training. There may be additional costs incurred for interstate or non-Brisbane residents such as travel and accommodation.

We do offer one on one training at any location in Queensland, however additional fees apply for trainer travel and accommodation. Contact our office on 07 5353 7178  for a quotation.


Course fees have been structured in accordance with ASQA Standard 22.3 for NVR Registered Training Organisations 2011:

22.3 Where the NVR registered training organisation collects student fees in advance it must ensure it complies with one of the following acceptable options:

(c) (Option 3) the NVR registered training organisation may accept payment of no more than $1000 from each individual student prior to the commencement of the course. Following course commencement, the NVR registered training organisation may require payment of additional fees in advance from the student but only such that at any given time, the total amount required to be paid which is attributable to tuition or other services yet to be delivered to the student does not exceed $1,500