Driving lessons in Lowestoft for over 25 years...

Well over a decade ago I finished almost exclusively teaching intensive courses for over thirteen years.

Intensive courses somewhat died when the theory test was introduced. This is because if you do some individual lessons until you pass the theory test [which you have to pass before you can book the Practical test] you will probably be more than half way there in terms of reaching test standard.

Not withstanding the above I would also suggest that, before you book anything intensive, you try a Driving Lesson of at least three hours to a): assess what more tuition you will need and b): to see how you find your concentration after three hours.

In the last twenty years or so there have been many additions to the test (Parallel Parking, faster National Speed Limit Roads, show and tell questions, independent driving etc) and where as I used to teach novices in five 6 hour days now they tend to need six or seven days.

The DSA have plans to introduce a declared minimum amount of tuition that Test candidates will have to prove. Their current leaning is towards a required 40 hours...

I have, many times, taken people out on a Monday morning from scratch with 30 hours to go before a booked test and had to suggest that they broke their tuition into smaller more manageable pieces...

Beware. There are many 'intensive' schools who will sell you day courses, have no interest in taking you on test, and happily abandon you afterwards while you pass your theory test after which you will need to spend yet more money on more lessons just to get back to the standard you were at after your intensive course...

I do still teach intensive courses but I also have many individual lesson customers to fit them around so it is advisable to book well ahead. Even if, for this reason, I can't help you I hope this will help your 'Intensive' plans.

If you look at the rest of the site you'll be educated as to what to look for or avoid in driving tuition.

Good luck...

 

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