Performance Driving Australia has a range of driver training programs to keep you safe on and off the road in Tasmania.

Our experienced team design and deliver driver training programs for corporate, government and mining industry groups Australia wide.

Programs run regularly at our Tasmanian facilities including – Symmons Plains Raceway (Launceston), Baskerville Raceway (Hobart) and regional facilities at Smithton, Burnie and Queenstown Airports.

Our friendly team of trainers are available for training on site and can travel state wide.

Performance Driving Australia is a national operation with training in every state and territory of Australia. National clients can receive the same training in all states with a central point for bookings, accounts and record keeping.

Nationally recognised training is available on selected programs via our partnership with RTO Global 4WD.


Defensive Driver Training

Performance Driving Australia (PDA) deliver defensive driving courses for large organisations, government departments and community groups.

Defensive driver training courses are available Australia wide including our Tasmanian venues.

Programs can include practical driving sessions on sealed roads, gravel roads or even snow/ice.

The standard program includes a mixture of theory and practical sessions. Theory is delivered in a discussion format encouraging drivers to share stories and experiences.

Practical components focus on ‘what if’ situations. Drivers learn about the effect of speed on reaction times and braking distances. Drivers will experience Anti Lock Brakes (ABS) and learn how to best manage the car in an emergency.

Performance Driving Australia also provide a trailer towing program for drivers who have to tow boats or trailers for work or recreation.

Advanced Driver Training

Performance Driving Australia (PDA) Advanced Driving Programs allow drivers to achieve the highest standards of driving in safe, controlled and supervised environments.

Programs specifically for security/high-risk environments are available. Training can include high speed evasive training, convoy driving, surveillance and VIP/Protective driving techniques.

Our programs have been delivered to private organisations and government departments involved with law enforcement and military operations.

If you need to sharpen your track day skills or improve your race craft we can assist you with a custom designed program. We have a pool of experienced trainers with experience including Supercars, Porsche Cup, Formula Ford and both gravel and tarmac rally driving.

If you have a unique requirement for training – we are ready to assist you.

4WD and Side by Side Training

Performance Driving Australia (PDA) four wheel drive courses are perfect for large organisations, government departments and community groups with drivers who operate on unsealed road or tracks.

Training can include the safe operation of these vehicles over a variety of terrain. Side by Side vehicles can now be included in our training programs.

Maintenance and safe recovery techniques using a range of equipment including snatch straps, winches, max tracks and more is also included with most programs.

PDA programs maximise the ‘seat’ time so that drivers gain the most experience possible during a course.

Performance Driving Australia often use real forestry 4wd areas to train in and have a variety of options available in Tasmania.

Nationally recognised units can be included with our 4wd training programs.


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