Defensive driving courses
Get your full licence 6 months earlier
Attend the NZTA-approved AA Defensive Driving Course to fast track you to your full licence more quickly, increase your chances of passing your driving test first time around and become a safer driver.
NOTE: You can only redeem DDC vouchers at 'AA course providers' not 'AA licensed course providers'
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Whether you’re on your learner or restricted licence, you can reduce the time it takes to get your full licence by six months when you complete an NZTA approved AA Defensive Driving Course. This means you could apply for your full licence as early as 17½ years old.
The AA Defensive Driving Course will give you the skills, knowledge and confidence to be a smarter and safer driver. You’ll learn important defensive driving skills, such as assessing and identifying hazards, so you can reduce the risk of being in a crash.
The course takes 9 hours to complete and includes:
- 4 classroom sessions
- 1 in-car session
- Access to the online driver training system