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Skidpan Car Control Courses

Learn to control a car at it's limit safely - Book Now by clicking here

Our half day Skidpan course is not only educational, but full of fun for individuals, groups or even a corporate day out! Learn the skills required to control your vehicle in various situations in a safe, controlled environment. At the end of the course you will walk away having the most fun you can have on 4 wheels, as well as a new skill-set ensured to help you become a safer driver on the roads.

Who can attend a Skidpan Car Control Course?

LIcenced drivers with registered vehicles (including P-Plate drivers) are invited to making a booking.

Where are Skidpan Car Control Courses held?

The courses are held at the Driver Training Centre on Sutton Road near Queanbeyan. Sutton Road is about six kilometers from Canberra airport, or a few kilometers from the heart of Queanbeyan. The venue is a purpose built training facility, which includes manoeuvring, skidpan and circuit areas. Only the skidpan is utilised for this course.

What is a Skidpan?

It is a slippery surface that is kept wet by an inbuilt sprinkler system. Skidpans are designed so drivers can develop cornering skills and learn skid control.

How long is the course?

The course is conducted over half a day from 8:30am – 12:30pm, or 12.30pm – 4pm.

How many people attend?

Usually 10 people will attend each course.

When are Skidpan Courses Held?

The Skidpan courses are held regularly, please see proposed dates below.

 

2017

Morning course 8:30am - 12:30pm

Saturday 17th of June
Sunday 9th of July
Sunday 13th of August
Saturday 2nd of September
Saturday 7th of October
Saturday 11th of November
Saturday 2nd of December

 

What is the cost and how can I pay?

The cost of the Skidpan Car Control Course is $176 – including GST. This includes morning tea. All participants will receive a certificate on the completion of the course. Our preferred methods of payment are Cash/PayPal/Cheque/Money Order or we can organise for you to direct deposit into our account or you can pay online by clicking here.

How do I get onto a Skidpan Car Control Course? Book Now by clicking here

You can either phone or email to reserve your place. An enrolment form is also available on our website which can be sent with payment. Confirmation of your booking will occur upon payment. More details on the course will then be forwarded to you closer to the actual date.

Or if you prefer you can phone 0412 480 339 to reserve your place.

An enrolment form is also available on our website which can be sent with payment.

Confirmation of your booking will occur upon payment.

More details on the course will then be forwarded to you closer to the actual date.

 

DEFENSIVE DRIVING

People who want to update their skills, people adapting to a new car, P-Plate drivers and senior citizens wanting to refresh their driving skills... For drivers of all ages!

SKID PAN TRAINING

Drive your own vehicle on our Skidpan course, Skidpans are designed so drivers can develop cornering skills and learn skid control.

ABOUT RICK

For more than a decade, Rick has assisted companies such as Lexus, Toyota and Mazda in the launch of many of their key models, including Camry and Hilux.

VEHICLE RELEASES

Rick’s skills as a precision driver have been utilised by many car manufacturers over the years, to include over 120 TV commercials.

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