A1+ Sanctuary Cove Driving School

has independent owner/operators deliver driver training to suit each student’s individual needs. All structured lessons are focused on enforcing the ROAD RULES and the Queensland Q-Safe driving principles which form the basis for Queensland practical tests

Driving Schools in Sanctuary Cove

You can simply book directly to instructors calendar in 3 easy steps:
1st Choose Option (lesson or Reserve vehicle), Instructor (+ any Extras – Additional Hours) then CONTINUE
2nd Choose available date & time slot then CONTINUE
3rd Complete Calendar form and you are done

Are you looking for the best Driving School in Sanctuary Cove on the Gold Coast?

At A1+ Driving School, you will have access to our local owner operator instructors who have been part of teaching in Sanctuary Cove on the Gold Coast students since 2008. The owner operated instructors are able to deal with everything from beginners with your first driving lesson to passing your driving test. Our instructors happily provide door to door pick up and return to home, school or work within our designated areas for your driving lesson convenience.

Can I book driving lessons online?

Yes, you can book online! Our system allows you to book individual driving lessons online 24 hours per day, 7 days a week. You just need to select a vehicle (Auto or Manual) and instructor of your choice (Minimum 1hr – Extra time 1½hr or 2hr). Then pick a date and time. Complete form and you are done. This saves you time and allows you to manage your choices when bookings online. Please note cancellation policy

Looking for cheap driving lessons?

Our discounted packages are designed to give you the best value for your lessons at competitive prices. Click here to view packages.

When comparing prices, remember you get what you pay for and cheap driving lessons are not always the answer. All our owner operators are fully accredited driving instructors with their own businesses and have their reputation and lively hood to consider with correctly insured vehicles, current blue cards and liability insurance. This allows you to book with confidence knowing you are being taught properly, and allow instructors to focus on what they do best – teaching you to drive!

You want the BEST driving school?

We think the best driving school is one that has professional instructors who care about your long-term safety as a driver. Our owner operated instructors are dedicated to making you a safe driver and will work with you to gain the skills so that you can be become a safe, confident and independent driver.
A1+ Driving School’s owner operated instructors realise each student is different and teach you at your pace. Each lesson is monitored by means of an assessment sheet to keep track of your progress. The reason is to enforce road rules and instil habits for safe driving, for life.
Having the convenience of an online booking system for driving lessons means you can book driving lessons any time and don’t have to wait to book during office hours

Can I talk to a person when booking a driving lesson?

Yes. You can contact our booking office during office hours. They are able to book in a driving lesson, reserve a vehicle for practical driving test or to answer your questions, and assist with purchases. For help you can call 0404390127
We think we have the best of both worlds with our online system and booking office.

Do you want to book a driving test?

This is the exciting part of your journey – getting your licence! When you are ready to book your test there are a number of steps that we need to work through. You will need to complete your Hazard Perception Test, lodge your log book / APP for approval and coordinate a time with QLD Transport and your instructor for the test. We can assist with this process just give us a call. Alternatively, you can book directly with Qld Transport and then call us or book online to reserve a vehicle. Booking Reference Number (BRN) required) to confirm actual test date & time

What are your best instructors or do you have any feedback on your instructors?

You can be assured that all the owner operator instructors’ have their reputations to uphold, and feedback can be seen under reviews on the web under a1+ Driving School.

Are you looking for the cheapest driving lessons in Sanctuary Cove?

Cheapest driving lessons at lowest price are not necessarily the best value driving lessons. We often have received from driving instructors that students learn more in one driving lesson with them due to the passion of the individual owner operator driving instructors. Rest assured that at A1+ Driving School, all of our owner operated instructors have their own business (ABN), Name and reputation to look after and it is in their best interest to ensure current Blue Card Accreditation, Professional Indemnity insurance, Public Liability Insurance and comprehensively insured vehicles. To assist with any concerns, call our booking office. So don’t ask yourself “What is the cheapest driving lessons” ask yourself “What driving lessons are the best value” and set yourself up for a lifetime of safe driving. We maintain competitive pricing while not cutting corners on safety or security for students.

Looking for the FREE DRIVING LESSON?

Some of our instructors are qualified to deliver the Keys2Drive free driving lesson. We suggest that you conduct this lesson after completing between 10 to 20 hours in to your logbook. You can book this lesson via our Booking Office and they will help with Keys2Drive instructor in Auto or Manual. More info is available at www.keys2drive.com.au and register for an ID number which is required when making the booking

What are the options for Driving Tests from Sanctuary Cove, Gold Coast?

From Sanctuary Cove Gold Coast, A1+ Driving School’s instructor can do a “MOCK Practical Driving Test” and score your performance based on the “Q-Safe” manual and assessment sheet prior to test date. This will highlight any areas to be remedied before your actual test. Students will also have the option to reserve the instructor’s vehicle for the practical driving test and meet at the Helensvale test centre. The advantage of this is that they will be familiar with the vehicle so no surprises. We also offer the option for a lesson and test package. This means we will pick you up and do a lesson prior to the test, use vehicle for the test and then we take you home again. For more information, head to https://A1+driving.com.au/Driving-Tests for current package details as these do change from time to time. Please note that the QLD Transport booking fee is not included in these prices and we can pay that on your behalf (added to package) or you can pay directly when you make the booking (BRN) required.

Why take driving lessons near me?

Having driving lessons in your local area is an excellent approach to getting your driving licence. Not only do you get up to 30 hours of logbook credit for the first 10 hours of driving lessons, you also get professional training in the area where you do most of your driving. So looking for driving lessons near me is a great option in the early stages as this is an advantage in the beginning, however once you gain confidence our instructors will encourage you to experience new areas, roads and conditions to broaden your experience.

How much is a driving lesson?

Check out our package deals here for the best value. These are at competitive prices for the budget conscious individual

Are your driving instructors insured?

Yes, all of our independent owner operators have vehicles and carry their own insurance which includes comprehensive car insurance, Public Liability Insurance and Professional Indemnity insurance as required to be a driving school. A1+ Driving School is essentially a booking office and not liable for the individual owner operated businesses

Sanctuary Cove Driving Lessons in MANUAL or AUTO

A1+ Sanctuary Cove Driving School offers manual and auto driving tuition. Our lessons are open to those not only learning to drive for the first time but also those who already with a licence and just want some refresher lessons. A1+ Arundel Driving School also offers lessons to international students (With a valid license) who need to convert their overseas licence to an Australian licence. Let us teach you the Australian road rules and regulations. All our vehicles are modern, comfortable and easy to drive and we make sure they are always roadworthy and serviced regularly. Check out our package deals, you will find them very competitive around on the Gold Coast.


We offer pick-ups and drop-off for school, work, Uni and home. Before and after lessons in the ares we cover


We offer GIFT VOUCHERS for those special occasion. Ideal for Christmas or Birthday gifts


We offer competitive prices to suit your budget. View our packages to find an option that suits your budget


Our instructors are individual owner operators and are a team of friendly, patient and experienced instructors.

When you enrol with A1+ Sanctuary Cove Driving School, you will enjoy a comprehensive driving program as you work towards becoming a confident and safe driver on our Australian roads.

We will teach you: 

  • Vehicle preparation procedures.
  • Your vehicles auxiliary controls and operations.
  • Road safety tips.
  • Vehicle control and steering techniques.
  • Speed management control.
  • Tips on how to drive in the rain safely.
  • Taking off and stopping procedures.
  • Defensive driving techniques.
  • Safe lane changing procedures.
  • Safety margins : Following,stopping and passing distances.
  • Correct use of multi-lane roundabouts.
  • Observation skills and hazard response procedures.
  • Reverse parking ( the easy way), U-turns, 3 point turns, hill starts and reversing in a straight line.
  • Interpreting road markings, signs and signals.
  • Practical driving test simulation and tips.

We only put you forward for a practical test when we are certain you are confident and ready. So rest assured, when we’re confident, you will be too.