• Verified Working with Children Check
  • Driving Instructor's Licence
  • Member of Australian Driver Trainers Association (Victoria) Inc
  • Instructed for 17.8 years
  • Spoken language(s) English
Instructor bio

Hi, my name is Michael and I have been a driving instructor since 2004. In addition to this, I was previously an Independent Assessor for the Victoria Taxi Department, this means that I used to test students when they apply for their taxi license using the same test criteria used by VicRoads. With my experience comes extensive knowledge of the requirements to pass your driving test and also the skills required to remain safe on our roads. I have a strong focus on creating a positive learning environment, keeping calm, encouraging my learners and developing confidence. I draw on many of these skills often . I provide guidance, tips and tricks for being a safe and capable driver that will last a lifetime. I believe that being a driving instructor is the most satisfying job. I love getting new students, helping them to gain confidence and to drive without making mistakes. It is also very rewarding when they successfully passes their driving test. My qualifications include: Certificate IV in Transport and Logistics, Certificate IV in Training and Assessment and I have been Working With Children Checked.


Manual driving has always felt like a really scary skill to learn for me, but with Michael, I felt like I was in safe hands. At the start of the lesson, I learned his top tips and tricks so that we didn't stall the car. Even when I inevitably did, he was calm and continued to encourage me as we drove through residential streets and main roads. His car is also easy to drive and beginner-friendly. I learned so much more than I thought I would in my first lesson! I'm looking forward to the next ones. For anyone who's hesitating, I say jump right in and go for it. Cheers Michael :)


A good friend of mine recommended Michael to me, and I started my very first driving lesson with him. Michael has been an amazing driving instructor. He’s great at explaining driving techniques and traffic rules with his sense of humour. I dare to say that I will remember his teachings for a lifetime because of his vivid explanations. I would like to say thank you to Michael, as I passed my driving test on 20/12/2019 in one go, with his car. I could not do it without his guidance. For those who are looking for a driving instructor, 10/10 would recommend Michael!


I am entirely grateful and thankful for Michael. He has completely molded me into a more confident driver. I was a nervous reck and was too scared to touch a car, however I now enjoying driving around and I thank Michael for his patience and genuine willingness to take me under his arms and ensure that I reach my goal with excellent results. I highly recommend him and I guarantee that you will not be disappointed.


Michael is a highly experienced teacher with many different teaching methods to get you the pass result you need. Friendly, caring, prompt and efficient. Felt like being taught by a friend, lessons were a joy and very insightful and educative. Highly recommend for new learners to those needing refreshing or international conversion. Outstanding


An exceptional teacher who aided me in my last steps before my full license test, could not recommend him more highly to any one looking for someone to give them confidence and reassuring when behind the wheel. Extremely friendly and supportive gentlemen who only wants the best from his students.

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Honda Civic 2012 (Manual)

Toyota Corolla 2014 (Auto)
  • Michael services 33 suburbs View full list
    Beaconsfield 3807 Berwick 3806 Botanic Ridge 3977 Clyde 3978 Clyde North 3978 Cranbourne 3977 Cranbourne East 3977 Cranbourne North 3977 Cranbourne South 3977 Cranbourne West 3977 Dandenong 3175 Dandenong North 3175 Dandenong South 3175 Dingley Village 3172 Doveton 3177 Endeavour Hills 3802 Eumemmerring 3177 Hallam 3803 Hampton Park 3976 Junction Village 3977 Keysborough 3173 Lynbrook 3975 Lyndhurst 3975 Mulgrave 3170 Narre Warren 3805 Narre Warren North 3804 Narre Warren South 3805 Noble Park 3174 Noble Park North 3174 Rowville 3178 Springvale 3171 Springvale South 3172 Wheelers Hill 3150
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