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L1 licence holders can now progress to an L2 licence without completing the L2 Practical Driving Assessment.

This will ensure that L1 licence holders can continue to progress through their learner licence while driving assessment services are suspended due to COVID-19.

View more information on these changes or the requirements for getting, and driving on, an L2 licence.

Assessment

Government Assessment

Non-Government Assessment

Assessment Details

Further Information

P1 Practical Driving Assessment

If you have held an L2 learner licence for at least 9 months and have logged your 50 supervised driving hours in your logbook you will need to undertake the P1 driving assessment before you can commence your solo driving career.

Getting your Ps

Removing Conditions

 

If you have a condition on your licence, for example automatic only, you may need to undertake a driving assessment to have it removed.

The driving assessment will be conducted over four sections and will include:

  • An exercise where you demonstrate your ability to turnaround in the road in a safe and legal manner.
  • A merge or lane change on a road with a minimum 80 km/h speed limit.

In all other cases you will just have to follow the directions of your driving assessor. The driving assessor will be looking at your driving and marking you against the assessment criteria.

Disqualified Assessment

 

If your driver’s licence has been disqualified you may be required to take a driving assessment as part of the process to have it reissued.

Expired Licence > 5 years

 

If your driver’s licence has been expired for 5 years or more you will need to undertake a driving assessment to have it reinstated.

Call-in Assessment

 

The Registrar can require you to undertake a driving assessment to determine that you are safe to continue driving.

International Conversion

 

If you hold a licence from a non-recognised country you will need to undertake a practical driving assessment of your driving skills to transfer your licence to Tasmania.

You will also need to undertake a knowledge test of the Tasmania Road Rules.

If you have to have a driving assessment it will be conducted over 6 sections including two driving exercises, one where you demonstrate your ability to turnaround in a safe and legal manner and park at a predetermined spot, the other is where you will turn and do a reverse parallel park. You will also undertake a merge or a lane change on a road with a minimum 80km/h speed limit.The driving assessor will be looking at your driving and marking you against the assessment criteria.

Occupational Therapy Driving Assessment

 

Occupational therapy driving assessments determine if you have any medical condition(s) and/or disabilities that impact on your fitness to drive.

We’ll get in contact with you if you need to undertake an occupational therapy driving assessment.

Based on the outcome of your medical assessment and or occupational therapy driver assessment you may be required to have your vehicle modified (you must wait until you have been assessed before making changes to your vehicle).

Heavy Vehicle Knowledge Test

 

An online assessment that assess your knowledge of general road rules as well as rules that relate only to heavy vehicles.

Can be completed at Service Tasmania.

Further details of the Driver Knowledge test can be found in the Tasmanian Heavy Vehicle Drivers Handbook.

Heavy Vehicle Competency and Final Competency Assessment

 

An in-vehicle assessment(s) that assess your competency to drive heavy vehicles of a particular class, including demonstration of your ability to perform certain heavy vehicle skills.

Further details of the Competency and Final Competency Assessment can be found in the Tasmanian Heavy Vehicle Drivers Handbook.

Motorcycle Driver Knowledge Test

 

An online test to establish that you have a good understanding of the Tasmanian Road rules that apply to car drivers.

You can practice for your assessment using the Driver Knowledge Practice Test.

Assessment can be completed at Service Tasmania.

Pre-learner Motorcycle Training Course

 

A course delivered over two consecutive days (around 15 hours).

Consists of around 50 activities and includes a permit assessment on range prior to conducting the on-road coaching and mentoring activity. Increased focus on adult learning.

You can book and find more information at AJL’s website.

Motorcycle Check Ride

 

Designed to reinforce safe riding skills and behaviours which you are taught in the two-day pre-learner course

Consists of three and a half hours and includes around 12 activities:
* review of motorcycle permit assessment, skills check (on-range)
* Pre-road briefing then check ride.

You can book and find more information at AJL’s website.

Motorcycle Pre-Provisional Test

 

Designed to ensure motorcycle learners have developed and can demonstrate the safe riding skills, bike controls and behaviours required to obtain a P1 motorcycle licence.

Consists of one hour and 15 minutes in duration. This test includes approximately 10 activities, including skills check on range and the on-road assessment. There is a maximum of one participant per test undertaken.

You can book and find more information at AJL’s website.