Frequently asked questions
Here are some frequently asked questions that pupils ask before starting driving lessons and information about the practical driving test
Can I take the practical Driving Test first?
No. You have to pass your theory test before you can book a practical test.
What do I need to start taking lessons?
A valid licence in most cases that will be a UK provisional licence or a valid International licence, or in some cases a foreign licence which entitles the holder to 12 months permitted driving in the UK.
Do I need to have passed my theory test before I have a lesson?
No, it is not essential for your practical driving lessons. However, you will need to have passed the Theory test before you can book your Practical driving test.
Can I be picked up from home / work / university?
How long do the driving lessons last?
Standard lessons are 2 hours; intensive courses can be up to 6 hours a day tuition, with small breaks in between.
When do I pay for lessons?
If you are paying as you go (1 lesson at a time) then you should ensure you have the funds to pay me at the start of each lesson. If you are paying for a block booking, or an "intensive" course then payment MUST be made for the whole course 2 weeks prior to the first lesson.
How do I pay for lessons?
I accept Cash, Pay pal or Cheques
If I have had lessons already with another driving school will I be forced to "start again"?
No, I will assess your skills and knowledge during your first lesson and adapt my level of instruction to your needs.