You will require this certificate if you intend to be paid to teach a person to drive. You cannot be paid for your services unless you hold this certificate. The certificate will appear as a condition on the back of your Australian drivers licence.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
To be eligible for this certificate, you must:
- Be at least 21 years of age;
- Hold a current Australian driver licence for the class of vehicle in which you want to instruct;
- If intending to instruct in cars, have successfully completed an approved training course;
- Have held an Australian driver licence (other than a learner or provisional) for at least 3 years, and held it for at least one year immediately prior to the date of application;
- Be medically fit and of suitable character;
- Obtain a National History Criminal Check from Tasmania Police;
- Hold appropriate current professional indemnity insurance; and
- Complete the appropriate application form and pay any required fees.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
You must lodge a completed application form along with the following:
- The results of a National Criminal History Check (available from your local police station);
- A medical assessment form that has been completed by your usual medical practitioner;
- Two recent passport-sized photographs of yourself; and
- If applying as a car driving instructor, evidence that you have completed or started an approved training course.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information on these requirements.
Department of State Growth
Transport, Regulatory and Customer Services
Vehicle and Traffic Act 1999 (Tasmania)
Vehicle and Traffic (Driver Licensing and Vehicle Registration) Regulations 2010 (Tasmania)
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