Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How do I know my instructor is fully qualified?
A: A driving instructor must display his or her Approved Driving Instructors badge in the windscreen of the vehicle. A green badge shows that they are fully qualified; a pink badge means that they are still training.
Q: Will I get a full hour of tuition?
A: Yes, your instructor will pick you up at the time you have arranged and you will have a full hour of one-to-one tuition.
Q: Can I book a two-hour lesson?
A: Lessons are booked and tuition costs quoted by the hour, but lessons lasting two hours can be arranged. In many cases two-hour lessons are preferable and recommended.
Q: Do lessons in the evening and at weekends cost the same as in the daytime?
Q: Will I have to share my lesson or pick up the next pupil during my instruction?
A: No, You will receive personal, one-to-one instruction.
Q: Can I get picked up and dropped off at different addresses?
A: Yes, although it is best to make these arrangements with your instructor before your lesson starts depending on distance.
Q: How many lessons will I need?
A: There is no set number. Driving Standards Agency research suggests that about 40 hours of professional training plus additional practice will give you the best chance of passing. Your instructor will monitor your progress and advise you when you're ready to apply for your test.
Q: Do you teach intensive courses?
A: Yes, We can offer a range of courses, Test Booster Course - Semi Intensive Pass Course - Midway Pass Course.
Q: I'm really nervous about learning to drive.
A: Don't worry if you're feeling anxious about learning to drive. Our friendly instructors understand this and will soon put you at ease.
Q: Do you offer refresher lessons?
A: Yes, If you've already passed your test and need to brush up on your skills, we can offer you a refresher course.
Q: Can I learn to drive on an international licence?
A: In certain circumstances you are permitted to drive for one year before having to take the
Q: Will I need to book the practical and theory tests myself?
A: The practical and theory tests are an arrangement between you and the Driving Standards Agency, but most of our instructors will be happy to help and advise when to book your test appointments. Or you can use the links on this site to go direct to the DSA booking page.