Driving School

Our Team at Elite Driving School Hobart Tasmania

Shannon Boyd

Qualifications: Instructors Licence. Certificate IV in Driving Instruction. Accredited L2 Licence Assessor.

Biography: Shannon has been licenced since 2005. He is very patient and supportive of students. Shannon is the third generation to work in this family owned business.

Vehicle: Automatic 2013 Mazda 3 Sedan.

Personal Statement: I believe that education is the key to improving road safety and saving lives on Australian roads. I am passionate about teaching students not only how to drive but of road safety and the responsibility that all drivers have when they are using our roads.

Qualifications: Instructors Licence. Certificate IV in Driving Instruction. Road Safety Certificate. Accredited L2 Licence Assessor.

Biography: Les has been licenced since 1979. He has shared his experience and knowledge with son Shannon.

Vehicle: Automatic 2014 Toyota Corolla Sedan.

Personal Statement: I find teaching students to drive a very rewarding career. I am passionate about passing on my knowledge to students and increasing their driving skills and confidence. It is very satisfying when a student attains their provisional licence.

Les Boyd

Qualifications: Instructors Licence. Certificate IV in Driving Instruction. Road Safety Certificate.

Biography: Christine has been working for Elite Driving School since 1967 and has been running the business since 1984. As Office Manager Christine accepts bookings, books licence tests and coordinates instructor’s schedules. Christine received the Certificate of Recognition from the Australian Driver Trainers Association (ADTA) for her valuable contributions to Driver Training

Personal Statement: I enjoy talking with students and arranging lessons for them. I often receive calls from students after their provisional test and am delighted when they tell me they passed.

Christine Boyd

Biography:Linda joined the Elite team in 2011 as a casual office assistant. Linda has extensive customer service experience which was recognised in 2002 with the state customer service award.


Biography:Larry is the newest member of the Elite team. Larry specialises in manual driving instruction, Larry holds the certificate 1V in driving instruction and has a medium rigid driving licence. Larry has had in excess of 40 years driving experience, 30 years have been in a professional capacity including Taxi driving and bus driving, Larry has also had many years driving experience travelling most of south east Australia as a sales professional. “I have always loved driving and especially enjoy long distance road trips”. Larry very much enjoys teaching his students to learn to drive, “I get enormous satisfaction of seeing my students progress with their driving skills and successfully achieve their goal of obtaining there licence”. Larry aims to make each student as comfortable as possible from the outset as he understands that beginners are often very nervous.

Larry Gold