The Bus Driver Authority course is designed to provide students with the qualifications to drive a public passenger vehicle.
The Bus Driver Authority training course covers 5 areas:
Our fee is $385 per person. Ask us about discounts for group bookings, and costs for on-site courses.
The course is for anybody required to drive a public passenger vehicle, as well as motorcycle and 4-wheel driver tour vehicles.
Our regularly scheduled courses are conducted at our Mayfield (MAP) premises. Typically we try to run a course every month.
Participants will receive appropriate training to drive public passenger vehicles.
To obtain a Bus Driver Authority, you must establish whether you meet the required criteria as set out in the revised Passenger Transport Regulation 2007.
This criterion requires an applicant to:
Satisfy that he or she:
You will have to pass a medical, be subject to a police check, have your driving history reviewed and demonstrate that you can communicate in English. If you have an issue with any of the above you should lodge your application with Transport for NSW before booking your Bus Driver Authority course and paying for your training materials.
Once you have established that you meet the required criteria, you are then able to complete the Bus Driver Authority training course. If successfully completed you will receive a “Proficiency” certificate. This certificate, must be lodged to TNSW (Transport for New South Wales) or RMS (Road and Maritime Services) along with these other documents:
The Ministry of Transport then processes the application and either:
For more information visit the RMS website.
Maximum class size is limited to 10 people.
If successful, students will receive a NSW "Driver Authority for drivers of public passenger". A Driver Authority is valid for a period of three years after which time the Authority must be renewed.
We are more than happy to arrange to do on-site courses. Call or email for details on price structure, and available dates.
The Bus Driver Authority training takes approximately 4 hours depending on class size and individuals prior knowledge and experience.
$385 per person discount available if you complete/ heave completed a Heavy Vehicle Licence Course with us.