Driving Lessons

The Union has partnered with a number of driving schools to offer discounted driving lessons.                                                                                                                            

Learning to drive with one of these qualified driving instructors for one hour gives you a credit of three hours in your driving log book. By taking advantage of the three-hour credit scheme, you will not only increase your driving hours, but will be taught by a qualified instructor and also get a discount!

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Trent Driving School 

All Areas

Learning to drive can be daunting. You have to gain 120 logbook hours, master all the skills and pass the driving test. Trent Driving School offers driving lessons and also the Safer Driving Course to students in Newcastle, The Lower hunter, Lake Macquarie and on the Central Coast. SDA members will receive a 10% discount on any full priced lesson.*

* offer only available to students that are new to Trent Driving School. Not valid with any other offer.

Phone: (02) 8748 4500

Website: www.ltrent.com.au



Central Coast Area


SDA members receive $25 off the standard rate for five lessons! ABC Central Coast provides logbook guidance, test preparation, aged test and training, and can also offer a discount on heavy-vehicle training.

More ABC students have passed their licence test first-time than any other driving school in Australia. ABC is Australian-owned and operated.

Phone: (02) 4351 6477

Website: www.abcdrivingschool.com.au





Maitland, Cessnock, Singleton, Kurri Kurri, Rutherford and surrounding areas

(not Newcastle or Central Coast)

CP Driver Training

SDA members receive a $5 discount on driving lessons!

We at CPDT believe that obtaining a licence is a privilege not a right. This is why we want to teach skills which will stay with you for life, not just to pass your driving test!

  • Fully licenced
  • Friendly, professional and patient male or female instructors
  • Manual or automatic dual-control vehicles
  • Member of ADTA
  • Locally owned and operated
  • School pick up and drop off available
  • Lessons available 6 days a week (Mon-Sat) from 7am
  • Night lessons available on request.

The areas we cover are: Maitland, East Maitland, Cessnock, Branxton, Greta, Lochinvar, Singleton, Kurri Kurri, Thornton, Beresfield, Ashtonfield, Tenambit, Rutherford, Aberglasslyn, Gilliston Heights, and surrounding areas. (Not Newcastle and Central Coast).

Phone: 0408 517 417

Website: www.cpdrivertraining.com.au

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