• Verified Working with Children Check
  • Driving Instructor's Licence
  • Member of Australia Driver Trainers Association (NSW & QLD)
  • Instructed for 10.9 years
  • Accredited for the 'Keys2Drive' program
  • Spoken language(s) English
Instructor bio

I have been a driving instructor for the past 7 years and have obtained a great deal of job satisfaction tailoring lessons to my students’ individual needs, teaching them to be good, safe drivers and teaching them what they need to know to be able to pass their driving test first time. My life before driving instructing was, and still is, as a Graphic Artist for over 30 years, 20 of which was in my office in Manly with up to 9 staff, and the remaining 10 years working from home. I have a wife and 2 daughters that all have busy careers of their own. Working from home I found the need for a new challenge in my life and the need for more interaction with people. So I become a qualified Driving Instructor, working for a well-known company for 3 years before deciding to start my own Driving School. Just to add a bit more fun and competition to my life, I have been a member of Seaforth Lawn Bowling Club for the last 17 years. My additional qualifications include: • Module 2 safer driving course instructor


Steve is a very good instructor and has a methodical approach to his driving lessons. Albeit, the challenge is that the location of lessons for me. Steve is from Northern beaches area. Travelling from Lower North shore to Northern beaches is a challenge and spending probably 10-20 minutes up and down, depending on the traffic conditions, is not a good idea. When the lessons are for 2 hours and Steve adding 15-20 more minutes to the session helps but if i want to book a 1 hour session, it is certainly not a win-win option for either of us. I cannot travel to Northern beaches by bus or train for each driving session. I wish there was a better option, but have to look for someone closer so i can get maximum time on the wheel. EzLicence should not be stretching the instructors area of coverage too wide. It is a bad strategy and leaves many dejected customers i think.

Prasad babu

I highly recommend Steve as a driving instructor - he is an extremely motivating, reassuring and positive instructor and ensured that I was confident when I was sitting my test. I had a number of lessons and also booked a test package with him, and each lesson was very informative and helpful. I have had lessons with other driving schools/instructors and Steve was by far the most professional, genuine and knowledgeable.


After 10 years of lessons with 6 different driving teachers I can say that Steve was the best driving instructor by far. He was very professional, honest, explained everything very simply and was able to help me regain the confidence I had lost from an accident and previous instructors. With his help I passed the drive test first time. I would highly recommend him to anyone looking for an exceptional driving teacher.


Steve is an excellent instructor, making you feel comfortable from the very first time you get in the car. Steve is patient and creates a relaxed and positive environment to learn in which quickly builds confidence in your own driving. His car is great to learn in and always clean and Steve is always on time and accomodating. Couldn’t recommend a better instructor, thank you!


Steve was great!!! He was straight to the point. His instructions were clear. He was very friendly and easy to communicate. You can tell that he loves his job and good at it. Being a driving instructor myself in another country, I learnt some new things from Steve. I highly recommend him!

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Mazda 3 2015 (Auto)
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  • 5-star ANCAP rating
  • Steve services 32 suburbs View full list
    Allambie Heights 2100 Balgowlah 2093 Balgowlah Heights 2093 Beacon Hill 2100 Belrose 2085 Brookvale 2100 Collaroy 2097 Collaroy Plateau 2097 Cromer 2099 Curl Curl 2096 Davidson 2085 Dee Why 2099 Elanora Heights 2101 Fairlight 2094 Forestville 2087 Frenchs Forest 2086 Freshwater 2096 Killarney Heights 2087 Manly 2095 Manly Vale 2093 Mona Vale 2103 Narrabeen 2101 Narraweena 2099 North Balgowlah 2093 North Curl Curl 2099 North Manly 2100 North Narrabeen 2101 Oxford Falls 2100 Queenscliff 2096 Seaforth 2092 Warriewood 2102 Wheeler Heights 2097
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