Chris Gardiner

Hi, I'm Chris and I give all my lessons in a brand NEW MINI Cooper Countryman automatic - so you will have FUN! My style is patient, hands-on coaching with focus on the goals for YOU, with safety first.

i have a very high pass rate for PASS FIRST GO! 100%

Typical comments from students who passed first go:

"Very thorough" ; "reliable progress every lesson"; " lovely teacher and humorous"; "felt at ease in lessons and in the test"; " built my confidence every lesson and had fun;" "friends at my school love learning in the MINI".

I have many years as a professional Trainer and Driving Instructor licensed and accredited by RMS, Safer Driver Course Coach; ADTA member. I am available for lessons weekdays and weekends and responsible for Lower North Shore, Upper North Shore, Inner West, Sydney CBD, Eastern Suburbs and Northern Beaches.


8 years


  • RMS Licenced Driving Instructor
  • Cert IV in Driving Instructor
  • Safer Drivers Course Coach - Accredited by Transport NSW
  • ADTA Member
  • NDIS Accredited Driving Instructor
  • Accredited and Trained by Rehab On Road for Driver Assessment and Rehabilitation in the following areas: 

Physical, vision and cognitive defects and implications for driving, mental illness, anxiety and ageing and implications for driving; vehicle modifications for disabilities; on-road assessment, teaching methods and remediation for specific modifications, disabilities and medical conditions; vehicle ergonomics, licensing policies and procedures; medico-legal and ethical issues. 

Other languages:

  • German




5-star ANCAP Rated   New  MINI Cooper Countryman 



Reviews 5 Star Rating


I had Chris as my driving instructor and I was very thankful for how dedicated he was to his students. He was always very flexible with finding times to fit in lessons and was a very passionate teacher. I would defiantly recommend!


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