• Verified Working with Children Check
  • Driving Instructor's Licence
  • Instructed for 1.5 years
  • Spoken language(s) English Filipino
Instructor bio

Hi, I am Joaquin (pronounced as wah-keen). I'm a civil engineer, however not practising here in Australia. I have been driving since 1997 overseas, and here in Australia since 2015. I have been a driving instructor since 2019. My engineering background and previous work experience helps me in giving clear, precise, and easy to understand instructions. In my profession as an engineer, I have worked with people from all backgrounds and all walks of life. What I have learned from all that is to be patient and understanding as everyone learns at their own pace and everyone has their own unique circumstances. With my experience with people, I can adapt my teaching style in order to be most effective and to suit the needs of the learner. I take pride in my work and my reward in teaching is to not only see learners pass, but more importantly, to know that I have made a difference even if it's small, in making the roads safer for all the road users, one learner at a time.


After just four lessons with Joaquin, I felt confident and ready to take the driving test. And lo and behold - I passed! Joaquin's an excellent teacher - super patient, had a very calming presence, and had some great tips and tricks that helped me remember the fundamentals of driving and parking. I would definitely recommend him as a teacher to anyone learning to drive. Thank you again for everything Joaquin, I wouldn't have been able to pass without your guidance!

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I have never driven before when I went to Joaquin for lessons. He was very understanding of my anxiety and helped me gain confidence on the road. He knows when to take it easy, and when to push you in order to get better. He gives simple and clear instructions, which makes it easier for a learner like me. Now that I got my P's, I really feel like I'm a safe driver. Joaquin is a good teacher.


Amazing! Joaquin Has really informative yet straight forward driving formulas that are really helpful and easy to remember, ensuring that you will achieve great outcomes for your driving test! Joaquin is also very kind so it takes away the intimidation of you being the learner. Highly recommend!


I passed my exam finally! I failed twice, then went to Joaquin for a few lessons before taking my 3rd exam, and he worked on my weak points over and over until I finally got it. He is so patient and he'll do what it takes for you to learn and pass and be a safe driver. Great instructor.


If you want someone who is professional, punctual and attentive, go to Joaquin. He is very friendly and relaxed, but quietly confident in the knowledge that he can easily control the vehicle to get you out of trouble. He is not afraid to let you drive and experience real life driving situations. I have passed my driving exam the first time. It was a great overall experience. Thanks Joaquin!

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YHQ74Z   Auto
Hyundai Elantra 2017
  • Joaquin services 44 suburbs View full list
    Abbotsford 2046 Annandale 2038 Ashfield 2131 Breakfast Point 2137 Burwood 2134 Cabarita 2137 Canada Bay 2046 Chiswick 2046 Concord 2137 Concord West 2138 Croydon 2132 Drummoyne 2047 Dulwich Hill 2203 East Ryde 2113 Five Dock 2046 Gladesville 2111 Haberfield 2045 Henley 2111 Homebush 2140 Hunters Hill 2110 Huntleys Cove 2111 Huntleys Point 2111 Leichhardt 2040 Lewisham 2049 Liberty Grove 2138 Lilyfield 2040 Marrickville 2204 Meadowbank 2114 Mortlake 2137 North Strathfield 2137 Petersham 2049 Putney 2112 Rhodes 2138 Rodd Point 2046 Rozelle 2039 Russell Lea 2046 Ryde 2112 Stanmore 2048 Strathfield 2135 Summer Hill 2130 Tennyson Point 2111 Wareemba 2046 West Ryde 2114 Woolwich 2110
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