Port Phillip Drive School

About Our Driving School In Melbourne

Building a foundation for a lifetime of safe driving.

Looking for the best driving school in Melbourne?

You’ve found us.

Welcome to our website & congratulations, you have just found one of the most experienced Road Safety Educators in the drive school industry.  Val has a unique background in the industry and some of his qualifications and achievements are;

-          Val has served in Victoria Police for over 20 years and was a Sergeant in Victoria Police for over 10 years. Twenty years of driving emergency vehicles without a single collision.

-           Former instructor in the Victoria Police Advanced Driving School

-          Investigator of numerous fatal and serious collisions whilst with Victoria Police. (He knows what causes serious crashes and how to avoid them).

-          Extensive knowledge of the road laws and excellent communication skills.

-          Whilst with Victoria Police he was a mentor and coach to 100’s of young police drivers in emergency situations

-         He can coach and mentor you to become a safe driver.

-         Member of the Australasian College of Road Safety.

-         Nationally accredited to deliver the keys2drive lessons. (Book a lesson with us online and receive additional       15 minutes FREE ).

-          Whilst with the biggest drive school in Victoria, specialising in roadside assistance, Val quickly rose to become the most praised and complimented instructor in that business.  In 2009, 2010 and part of 2011, out of 130 instructors, Val was by far the most praised and complimented . A big thank you to all his former students for voting him No 1.

-       So, why go to the rest when you can now learn with one of the best. Call Val on

-         0409426499 or Port Phillip Drive School on 1300123 374 (that’s 1300 123 DRIVE). 7.00 am – 9.00 pm Mon – Sun.

Take a bit of time to read some of the praises and compliments from his former students and parents of students and you will pick up that Val has coached students who have failed numerous times with other driving schools. After lessons with Val they have passed with a perfect score.

At Port Phillip Drive School, Melbourne we provide exceptional customer service. Operated by a husband and wife team, we have male and female driving educators providing individually tailored lessons in both automatic and manual vehicles. At Port Phillip Drive School, you can expect and receive the best driver training available.

We are patient and professional with excellent communication skills. We speak clear English.

“You have patience of a saint.” Comment by a mother of one of Val’s students on a keys2drive lesson.

We incorporate defensive driving skills into all our lessons.

To book a lesson with Val or Fiona, call us on 1300 123 374. That’s (1300 123 DRIVE). Lessons available 7.00 am – 9.00 pm Mon-Sun.

Getting your licence with us, and learning to drive safely is as easy as 123.

And unlike some of the biggest schools in Victoria, including the biggest, who claim that their pass rate is not a ‘Key Performance Indicator’ of their instructors skill, knowledge, and professionalism,  we pride ourselves on having one of the highest pass rates in the industry, and can therefore give you a ‘First time pass Guarantee.’ Spend 10 hours learning with us and we will unconditionally guarantee that you will pass the first time. Your re test will be free of all Driving school charges.

We have extensive knowledge of all testing areas in the metropolitan areas and beyond. If you have booked a test a long way from home, call us to discuss your needs.

We take pride in our teaching and in the quality of vehicle we teach in. The vehicle depicted on our website are the vehicles you will learn in. All our vehicles are less than 4 years old, 5* NCAP rated, equipped with climate control for your ultimate comfort.  Our latest acquisition to the fleet is a current model VW Golf TDI . A vehicle so advanced in safety features it won the ‘World Car of the Year Award’ on its launch. It not only meets but far exceeds the 5 star NCAP rating. We maintain our vehicles to the highest standards. The vehicles are also fitted with dual controls and we are fully insured.

We provide male and female instructors in automatic and manual vehicles.  We pick up or drop off at home school, university or workplace. At Port Phillip Drive School you can expect and receive the very best driver training available. Feeling unhappy with your current instructor? Call us today.

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