Learn to drive

Getting behind the wheel for the first time can be exciting, but there’s a few things you need to know before getting behind the wheel. 

Helping learners get on the road

We’re supporting eligible applicants with five free driving lessons with accredited Keys2Drive instructor, Sue’s driving school.

We’ll help you navigate your way through the learning process through our youth development driver program.

About the program

Both learners and parents will get in the car for five free driving lessons with an accredited driving instructor.

The practical program gives tips and tricks to drivers, driving coaches or parents.

You’ll learn how to reduce risk on the road, increase safety and improve driving.

How to apply

It’s easier than you think…

1. Prepare your documents

You’ll need to have an Australian concession or health care card and learners permit handy.

2. Get a reference

We’ll need a reference from a supporting organisation. This could be your school teacher or chaplain, counsellor or youth worker.

3. Complete the online application

It only takes a few minutes. You can visit our libraries for a hard copy application.

Before you start…

Here’s a few things you need to know

Eligibility criteria

Applicants must:

  • reside within the Shire of Capel
  • hold a valid learners permit
  • participate in a feedback survey
  • hold an Australian health care card or concession card
  • provide a reference from School, Counselor, youth officer, coach, employer or other
  • aged 16 – 25 years.

Things you should know

We’ll award lessons to eligible applicants on a first-come, first-served basis. Applications must be complete before submission and contain all the necessary information. We will not consider incomplete or false applications.

You can apply for the program if you don’t have a concession or health care card. We’ll evaluate these applicants on a case by case basis which may require management approval. We may contact your referee for additional information.

Lessons must be completed by 31 December 2021.

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