Driving Programs

VicRoads Intensive Drink and Drug Driving Behaviour Change Program

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Helping you get your licence and your life back
Losing your driver’s licence can be a stressful and upsetting experience. We’re here to help you get your licence back and get back on the road safely and successfully. Our driver education courses are supportive, non-judgmental and designed to help you get your licence back and keep it.

 

Register for the VicRoads Intensive Drink & Drug Driver Behaviour Change Program here

 

We’re here to help
Caraniche is a supportive team of Alcohol and Drug professionals who specialise in helping adults and youths with alcohol and other drug concerns, and assist people who have lost their license by providing successful Intensive Drink and Drug Driver Programs.

With over 25 years of experience, we are a leading provider of a range of alcohol, drug and behaviour change support including VicRoads Driving Programs, and these combined areas of experience mean we can not only help you get your licence back, but also help you keep it for good.

 

How we help you get back on the road

  • Caraniche is one of the leading providers of VicRoads Driving Programs, and approved to deliver every VicRoads Driving Program.
  • We specialise in alcohol and drug support, ensuring we know how to provide the specific assistance you need, resulting in more successful outcomes for you.
  • We offer a supportive, non-judgemental, enjoyable and comfortable environment for completing your required VicRoads Driving Program.
  • Our experienced and supportive facilitators are experts at delivering engaging and successful Intensive Drink and Drug Driver Programs, helping you to get back on the road and stay there.

 

How to complete the program and get back to driving

  1. Register for the VicRoads Intensive Drink and Drug Driver Program by clicking here.
  2. Complete the VicRoads Intensive Drink and Drug Driver Program at Caraniche to receive your VicRoads Intensive Drink and Drug Driver Program Completion Certificate.
  3. Follow the ‘Getting your driver’s licence reissued’ steps on the VicRoads Combined drink & drug-driving offences website page located here 

 

Only VicRoads-approved providers such as Caraniche can issue a VicRoads Intensive Drink and Drug Driver Program Completion Certificate to help you get back on the road.

 

Register for the VicRoads Intensive Drink and Drug Driver Program Here 

 

 

How long is the Intensive Drink and Drug Driving Program?

The program is held over four sessions. There will be three 3.5 hour sessions (includes a break/s) and a one on one counselling session with the facilitator prior to the third group session.

 

Where is the Intensive Drink and Drug Driving Program located?

The program runs at the two locations below. The location for your program will be provided when you register via Eventrbite. 

Caraniche Level 1/260 Hoddle Street, Abbotsford, VIC 2067 

Caraniche 763 High St, Epping, VIC, 3076

Transport options: Multiple public transport and parking options are available at both locations.

 

What are the VicRoads Intensive Drink and Drug Driving Program Costs?

Standard

  • $650 Training cost
  • $67 VicRoads fee (Caraniche collects and forwards on to VicRoads)

Total Cost: $717 (incl. GST)

Concession

  • $650 Training cost
  • $34 VicRoads fee (Caraniche collects and forwards on to VicRoads)

Total Cost: $684 (incl. GST)

Please Note: To access concession rates you must bring a valid concession card to the first session.

 

All bookings must be completed via Trybooking using a credit card. We are no longer accepting cash payments or issuing invoices.

 

Register for the VicRoads Intensive Drink and Drug Driving Program here

 

About the VicRoads Intensive Drink and Drug Driving Program

This is the program you will need to compete if:

  • it was your second or subsequent drink or drug-driving offence
  • your BAC was .15 or more
  • you had both alcohol and drugs in your system
  • you were charged with a refusal offence for alcohol and or other drugs testing
  • you were charged with driving while impaired (DWI)
  • you were charged with driving under the influence (DUI)
  • you were charged with a serious motor vehicle offence involving alcohol and/or other drugs e.g. culpable driving.

If you’ve committed a drink-driving offence and you’re a participant in the Intensive Drink and Drug Driver Program, you’ll also need to complete a 2-hour Pre-Interlock Removal Program before you can have your alcohol interlock removed.

 

For more general information about the VicRoads Intensive Drink and Drug Drive Behaviour Change Program, visit the VicRoads website here.

 

Bring identification on the day

You will need to bring evidence of your identity with you to attend the program and receive your Program Completion Certificate.

One the day of the program you will need to bring:

  • One Category A evidence document (e.g. Passport, driver’s license or full Australian birth certificate)
  • One Category B evidence document (e.g. Medicare or bank card)

For further examples of acceptable identity documents please click here.

 

What to expect on the day

  • It is a VicRoads requirement that participants attend the entire program.
  • If you arrive more than 15 minutes late or you need to leave early, or return late from a scheduled break, you will need to rebook the course and attend on another day.
  • Please arrive at least 15 minutes before the start of the program for a final registration check, and to fill out a questionnaire prior to starting the session.
  • It is essential that participants are present for the entire program to ensure all content is covered and so that you can be approved as having completed the course and receive your Completion Certificate.

Participants that have any special requirements e.g. travelling extended distances should contact Caraniche.

 

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Caraniche has a strict policy regarding cancellations and refunds. As places in all programs are in high demand, we require notice 5 business days prior to your program date for any cancellation or transfer to another program. A $50 administration fee, plus $67 Vic Roads Recovery fee applies to all cancellations. Cancellations or changes requested with less than 5 business days’ notice of the program commencement will NOT be accepted and a refund will NOT be provided.

If insufficient participants are enrolled in a program, Caraniche reserves the right to cancel the program. In this case, participant registrations will be transferred to another program.