Long Distance Driving Course


From: $450.00
(GST Exempt)


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Is Accredited: Yes

National Code: RIIVEH201E Operate light vehicle

Course Currency Status: Current

Duration: 9 hours (1 day) face to face learning and assessment plus 8-14 hours pre-course e-learning and online assessment.

Mode of Delivery: Mixed delivery including Pre-learning (e-learning including online assessment and face to face training and assessment).

Course Times: 8:15 am meet time for 8:30 am course start time (unless otherwise advised by Getabout Office or allocated trainer/training partner).

Unique Student Identifier (USI) required: Yes, all participants must supply a USI to enrol on the course.

What is a USI?- Find out here.

Outcomes for RIIVEH201E Operate a light vehicle include:

  • Plan long distance driving considering activity, travel duration, passengers, and safety equipment.
  • Select and load equipment and/or ancillary attachments.
  • Identify, address, and negotiate potential hazards and risks.
  • Identify, address, and negotiate environmental issues.
  • Operate a vehicle within recommended speed, engine capability and limitations.
  • Use vehicle lights and indicators in accordance with traffic regulations.
  • Identify and respond appropriately to hazardous and/or emergency driving situations.    
  • Conduct routine visual inspections to identify faults and carrying out minor maintenance and repairs.
  • Identify defective or irregular performance.
  • This course includes gravel roads.

Full course information can be found here .

Further student information, including Terms & Conditions​, is available here.

Courses available in ACT, NSW, QLD, Victoria, SA, TAS, NT & WA                                                                                                Please note: Some regions/venues have a surcharge so the basic course cost may change depending on location.

Courses are facilitated in some states by other training contractors- they ensure that our training is delivered to the same high standards across the country.


This nationally recognised driving course also includes access to the Getabout E-learning platform for access to resources, pre-course work sheets and theory and practical assessments. CB radio are provided for on the day training.

Getabout endeavours to allow you ample time to read and view e-learning resources in preparation before your driver training day. You are required to complete a short-written exercise based on your pre-learning and knowledge in the e-learning platform.

The Getabout e-learning platform is easy to use. You will need either a smart phone, laptop or other device, and your own accessible email address.


We have a maximum instructor-student ratio of 1:6, so you’ll receive personalised training to get the skills you need.

Head out on your travel adventures with confidence: Getabout Training Services has developed a comprehensive one-day course specially designed for Long Distance Driving- develop your fundamental driving skills with the assistance of our qualified and experienced trainers.

The course is recommended for licenced drivers of all ages and experience- particularly if you are planning a long distance trip.  It has been carefully designed to help prepare you for safe long distance driving with special consideration towards hazard perception, awareness, and response to the various issues you may encounter during your travels.