Starter Session for new drivers

The AA Driver's Seat Starter Session is a driving lesson for new drivers with less than 5 hours of driving experience. It is for learner drivers aiming for their restricted driver licence.

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Pricing: AA Members $35 / Standard price $85 


Booking information

When you are ready to book, what’s next? Create a profile in the name of the person taking the lesson. To receive the AA Membership discounts the person taking the lesson must have a valid AA Membership of their own (not a parent / family member).

AA Members

Use your MyAA login username and password when logging in to make a booking.

Non Members

You can become an AA Member, then connect your Membership number on the sign up process to book lessons at the discounted price. Non Members can also create an account and book lessons without an AA Membership.

About the Starter Session

This one hour one-off session with a qualified AA Driving Instructor is comprised of three parts:

Briefing (10 min)

    • Introduction to the AA Driver’s Seat training programme
    • Plan to get your restricted driving licence with training from AA

Skills assessment (30 min)

    • In vehicle skills assessment covering steering, guiding, indicating, shoulder checks,
    • Basic slow speed manoeuvres and tips for supervisors

Planning debrief (20 min)

    • Open ended, student centred feedback from instructor and supervisor
    • Areas to work on, plans for practice, and  planning your lesson programme as you work towards your restricted licence 

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How to book a driving lesson with us


Starter Session (1 hr)




Driving Lesson (1hr)

Practice Restricted Test (1hr)

Practice Full Test (1hr)

Senior Driver Coaching Session 65+ (1hr)




5 Lesson Package (5 x 1 hr sessions)






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Save up to $125* on driving lessons – become an AA Member today! 

If you’re 19 and under, an AA Youth Membership only costs $50 per annum and you’ll receive $50 off your AA Driver’s Seat Starter Session!

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New AA Members enjoy six free AA Roadside callouts per year – our national AA Service Response Centre operates 24/7 and we’re usually by your side within the hour.

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*Terms & Conditions apply. $125 discount applies to 5 lesson package only. $15 discount applies to individual lessons up to a maximum of 10 lessons. AA Members save $50 on AA Driver’s Seat Starter Sessions. Discounts are not transferrable.

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