• Verified Working with Children Check
  • Driving Instructor's Licence
  • Instructed for 5.8 years
  • Spoken language(s) Chinese English
Instructor bio

In my previous career, I worked in IT Infrastructure. In 2014, I decided to become a driving instructor to have a better work, life balance and enable me to spend quality time with my family. A lot of my learners and driving lessons revolve around the Carlton and Burwood VicRoads Test locations. I not only conduct lessons for new learners, but also for international conversions and also refresher lessons. Despite being able to drive both automatic and manual vehicles, I currently only teach in an automatic. Being a driving instructor allows me to meet different people from all walks of life. It is such a huge milestone when my students pass the driving test as it is always safety first when comes to driving on the roads. I am always pleased when I received positive feedback from my students. Some of my students become my friends long after the lessons are completed. We still keep in touch at times. I am super proud of my students with 98% passing the driving test the first time. My wife and I have 3 grown-up daughters who are working. Many of my siblings reside in Melbourne while my remaining relatives are in Singapore. We all catch up at least once or twice a year. In addition to speaking English, I am also fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese.

Reviews

Sam’s instructions and teaching methods were phenomenal. Despite never having driven before, I felt a lot more relaxed after Sam guided me through it.

Ahmad

I was able to clear the drive test and obtain my license under guidance from Sam. His training methods are thorough and they helped me transform from a nervous driver to a confident one. His patience, constant encouragement and full commitment to his trainees success is what makes him special. THANK YOU SAM, you are an amazing instructor

Vidya Rajah

Sam is a patient and friendly instructor. His tips are practical, insightful and simple to follow. His feedback is constructive, timely and accurate. I would highly recommend Sam to my family and friends.

Gessie Ng

Sam has been a great driving instructor and I recommend him highly. My partner and I both used him and passed on our first exam in the Carlton area. Very clear instructions, patient teaching and relaxed friendly enviroment. Thanks Sam!

Chris NewMan

I had refresh lesson for build up my confidence. Sam was very informative, flexible with times and has knowledge to teach every levels. It was great lessons! I would definitely recommend Sam if someone is looking for a driving instructor! Thank you Sam!

Myeongshin
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1BT8IW   Auto
Toyota Prius C 2014
  • Sam services 30 suburbs View full list
    Abbotsford 3067 Balwyn North 3104 Box Hill 3128 Box Hill North 3129 Box Hill South 3128 Brunswick East 3057 Bulleen 3105 Burwood 3125 Canterbury 3126 Carlton 3053 Carlton North 3054 Clifton Hill 3068 Collingwood 3066 Cremorne 3121 Docklands 3008 Doncaster 3108 East Melbourne 3002 Fitzroy 3065 Fitzroy North 3068 Ivanhoe 3079 Melbourne 3000 Mont Albert 3127 Mont Albert North 3129 North Melbourne 3051 Parkville 3052 Princes Hill 3054 Southbank 3006 South Melbourne 3205 Templestowe Lower 3107 West Melbourne 3003
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