Terms and conditions - Students / clients
The Students / Clients are requested to provide and carry their Learner Permit / Overseas Licence (Original) / Learner Permit Result Sheet (Original) while learning to drive.
The student must produce the appropriate Learner permit or other licenses before the commencement of every driving lesson and must always be in the student’s possession during the learning/teaching process.
The students/clients should provide their full address, contact mobile number and their email id for records purpose to the booking office or Instructors.
The lesson time starts once the student/client sits inside the car.
It is students responsibility to advise the school or the instructor in case he/she is having any (prescribed or not) medication that might affect the driving. All mobile phones should be turned off during the driving lesson or should be in silent mode.
Students must advise as early as possible if there is anything, which may impair their ability to learn in order that steps may be taken to overcome them. This could include difficulties in reading/writing or understanding English, colour blindness, sight or hearing impairment.
Skills will be assessed in a variety of ways, depending on the experience level and depth of learning. They are explained by the instructor and will be valid, reliable, fair and flexible. Assessments will be done through observation, question, and answer and through assignments which will be helpful for identifying areas of strength and areas of improvement.
Students will be assessed by also making them nervous in order to make them confident in their driving skills and attempt the driving test successfully.
The Driving School / Instructor accepts payments by cash, cheque, bank transfer, Credit/Debit Card or Gift Vouchers from Darshan Driving School. Payments should be made prior to the commencement of the driving lesson or driving test.
It is student’s responsibility to keep ready the exact money. If the student decides to pay by using any automated teller machine, similar device during the lesson time or after the lesson or going to another place to obtain cash the time will be deducted from the lesson or if not possible from the next lesson.
For the Driving test, the student must pay $ 50 in advance to confirm his booking. This advance amount will be deducted from the testing fee. In case the student cancels the test, the respective advance amount will not be reimbursed.
It is students responsibility to provide the required documents to the VicRoads before the test, if the test is not conducted for any reason due to student’s mistake or other reason, the driving instructors driving test charges are not refundable. If the student has not paid the amount he has to pay the driving instructor charges in full.
While our instructor coming for the driving test and if the delay happens for any reason the instructor will wait for additional one hour. If more than that the delay happens then the student should pay the instructor on an hourly basis for the wait time. The hourly basis is charged as per the driving lesson charges.
Bookings and Cancellation
The lessons should be booked in advance through booking office, Online or with Instructor respectively.
The Driving School / Instructor reserves the rights to reschedule or cancel the driving lessons due to any reason. Anyway, the student will be informed at least 30 minutes prior to the lesson. Darshan Driving School / Instructor can also refuse to accept bookings or further appointments from students demonstrating anti-social behaviour before or during the lesson. Should in the opinion of the instructor, the learner displays signs that are likely to be a hindrance and danger, the instructor reserves the right to terminate the session immediately. Some of the signs may include drowsiness, the state of agitation, signs of intoxication or substance usage, diminished alertness, aggressive, annoying or using abusive language, lack of judgement, loss of coordination. Should termination of the session be necessary any fees paid will be lost
If the Student decides to cancel the driving lesson they should inform the booking office or Instructor before 24 hours of the driving lesson. If the notice is given within 24 hours, A Cancellation fees of 50% on that particular driving lesson will be deducted or charged. If the cancellation notice is less than 4 hours 100% of that particular driving lesson will be deducted or charged. The only acceptable reason to cancel the driving Lesson or driving test is a medical reason confirmed by a General Practitioner.
Any package money paid for the lessons are not refundable or transferable if the students have taken at least one lesson from the package. Packages are valid for 3 months.
Terms and Conditions of the “First Time pass Guaranteed”
“First Time pass Guarantee” is conditional on your driving instructor’s approval stating that your driving skill level is at a reasonable level to the Licence Drive Test standard after the assessment by the driving instructor.
Darshan Driving School guarantees that if you do not pass your “on-road drive test“ (Except immediate termination) on the first attempt, your driving instructor will attend a second “drive test” free of instructor charge.
Please note that the retest guarantee is limited to one month from your first license test attempt. For exemptions please consult with your driving instructor or driving school. Gift Vouchers are valid for 3 Months.