Rawdon Driving Lessons

Find the best local driving schools and learn to drive with a Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) approved and registered instructor

High Quality Instruction

Learn to drive with one of our fully qualified driving instructors who have years of experience.

Manual or Automatic

Our instructors can teach you to drive both a manual and an automatic car.

Discount For Block Booking

Block booking your driving lessons will save you money. You'll get a discount price which allows you to learn how to drive for less.

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Book your first driving lesson in Rawdon today if you want to learn how to drive.

Driving lessons are provided by our experienced instructors in Rawdon for all levels of drivers. It doesn’t matter if it is your first driving lesson, you are returning after a break or if you have been qualified for a while but want to refresh your skills, our instructors will make you feel comfortable and confident.

Eagle (DA) Limited provides driving lessons in Rawdon and across West Yorkshire including Henshaw, Westfield, Yeadon, Beechwood, Calverley.

Call 07872 568913 or simply fill out the “Request A Callback” form and one of our driving instructors will contact you to answer your questions.

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Call our team today or simply fill out the “Request A Quote” form and one of our team will contact you to answer your questions and book you a free quotation.

Our local driving instructors are waiting for your call and are ready to answer any questions you may have about your first Rawdon driving lesson

manual driving lessons Rawdon another student passed their driving testDriving is a valuable skill. It can lead to independence and freedom. You could be taking driving lessons as you have to commute to work, to pick up your children at school or to simply make it easier to get to where you need to be. Our professional driving instructors are friendly and can assist you. Your instructor will conduct an introductory chat with you to discover your driving experience and current driving abilities. Don’t worry if you have not had driving lessons before as most people haven’t They will then check your provisional driver’s license, perform an eye-check, and then discuss the basics of the car you will be learning in. Local Rawdon driving instructors know the area better than anyone. Your driving lesson will be held in quiet surroundings away from any traffic so that you can slowly improve your confidence with driving. First, you will learn how to use the pedals, steering, clutch control, moving away and stopping. You’ll face new challenges as you improve your driving skills. Your driving instructor will carefully plan every lesson of you so that you will drive through various junctions, roundabouts, and pedestrian crossings in a familiar setting. You must learn to drive safely right from the start. Bad habits can be difficult to break. Driving instructors have been specially trained to help you pass your driving test and be safe on the roads. You will benefit from their extensive knowledge and experience in driving and become a safe, confident driver. Your driving instructor will create a written record of how you are driving. Your progress record will include all the topics that you must master in order to drive safely throughout your driving career. These include techniques like parallel parking and turning in the street (3-point turns), reversing around corners, and emergency stops. It will give you an overview of where you are at and the amount you still have to learn.
intensive driving course Rawdon student passed first timeIf you’re looking for a quick way to pass your driving test in order to obtain your licence, intensive driving lessons might be the right choice. We offer outstanding intensive driving courses all over Rawdon and have many instructors that have the expertise, knowledge and customised crash courses to get you passing your driving test quickly. An intensive driving course is great if are just starting your driving lessons and learning to drive from scratch, or if you are wanting to refresh your skills before taking your driving test. We can offer intensive lessons from two hours a day to several days of back-to-back lessons. We can also be flexible to meet your needs.

Why book an intensive driving course?

Although intensive driving courses in Rawdon are often very demanding, they can help you pass your test more quickly. The can be the quickest and most cost-effective method to pass your driving test. With intensive driving courses, the length of the driving lessons is longer than your standard hourly lessons, between 2 hrs to 6 hrs long. And they are usually spread over several days or weeks rather than being spread over many months. A two-day intensive driving class will provide 10 hours of instruction instead of the usual 1 hour per week. People with no driving experience can take longer intensive courses to make sure that you get enough tuition. The DSA recommends that every driving student should take at least 40 hours of professional driving instruction before sitting for the driving test. Another option is to book weekly driving lessons. It is possible to choose this route. However, if you book a 2 hour weekly lesson, it will take between 4 and 6 months to pass your driving test. For 1-hour lessons each week, it will take approximately 8 to 12 months before you pass. Due to the lessons being so spaced out it is possible that you will spend most of your lesson time recapping the lessons from the previous week.

Our local driving instructors are waiting for your call and are ready to answer any questions you may have about your first Rawdon driving lesson

automatic driving lessons Rawdon another student passedAlthough learning to drive in an automatic car can be easier than driving a manual car, it all depends on your specific difficulties. Learning in an automatic car won’t help you if your problem is observation It is possible to learn to drive an automatic car if gear changes or clutch control are difficult for you. When you learn to drive in an urban environment with lots of traffic, there is less to worry about. You will need to constantly change your gear because of the stop-start nature involved in driving in densely populated areas. This can be difficult for both experienced drivers and learner drivers. Taking your driving test in an automatic car is easier than driving in a manual car as you do not have the risk of stalling the car and any struggles you have with clutch control. You might have difficulty managing the gears of a manual car. If this is the case, it might be easier to learn to drive in an automatic car.

Are There Downsides to Driving an Automatic Car?

As you can see, automatic cars are more expensive to own, maintain and run. Automatic driving lessons can also be more costly than manual lessons because of this. You should also remember that learning to drive and passing your test in an automatic does not allow you to drive a manual vehicle. If you pass your driving test in a manual car, your license will permit you to drive both. Passing your driving test in an automatic vehicle may restrict your choices when it comes to renting or buying a car or van in the future. If you decide that you want to drive a manual vehicle, you will need to take the test again In general, automatic cars have lower pass rates than manual cars. Don’t let it discourage you! Every year, thousands of learners pass driving tests in automatic car.

Are you looking for a new challenge or the opportunity to be your own boss. Then becoming a Rawdon driving instructor might just be exactly what you are looking for.

driving instructor training Rawdon driving manoeuvres testThere is an enormous backlog of people looking to learn how to drive, so now is the best time to become a driving instructor. There is no need to have any prior driving instructor experience. You only need to be at least 21 and have had a driving licence for a minimum of 3 years, not had more than five penalty points in the last four years, and want to work in a job that allows you to have control of your life and earn a better living.

Before you make a start to becoming a driving instructor it is a good idea that you read through the official DVSA guidelines. Your training to become a qualified driving instructor will usually take around 12 months. The minimum time it will take to complete your driving instructor training is 6 months, assuming that you complete and pass everything in your first attempt, which is extremely unlikely.

You must pass three DVSA driving instructor tests to be approved by the DVSA. They are demanding to make sure those who pass are prepared to assume the responsibility of driving instructors. You must be committed and willing to work hard in order to become a certified driving instructor. If you have the right attitude to succeed as a driving instructor, there’s no reason why your test scores will not be passes.

Our local driving instructors are waiting for your call and are ready to answer any questions you may have about your first Rawdon driving lesson

Other Driving Lessons We Provide

Our local driving instructors are waiting for your call and are ready to answer any questions you may have about your first Rawdon driving lesson

Driving Lessons Frequently Asked Questions

How many driving lessons do I need to pass my driving test

The number of driving lessons necessary to pass your driving test will vary from person to person. However, research has shown that most learners will need to complete between 40-50 hours of driving tuition before they can pass their driving test.

To learn to drive, do I need a driving instructor?

It is crucial that you learn how to drive safely right from the beginning of your driver training. Bad habits are hard to break and can lead to you failing your driving test. A driving instructor is specifically trained to teach you everything you need to know in order to feel safe and confident on the road, and be able pass your test.

What items should I bring to the driving lessons?

Your instructor will have given you a written record of your progress. This record will list all topics you need to know in order to pass your driving test and drive safely for the rest your life. You will need to be able to turn in the road (3-point turns), reverse around corners, parallel park and emergency stop. The record will show where you are at the moment, what you need to do next, and any weaknesses.

Is a crash course worth it?

An intensive course can save you time and money as you might need fewer hours' training. However, it won't prepare you for driving in the real world as much as conventional lessons will. You might not experience different weather conditions or drive in the dark, for example.

What is crash course driving?

An intensive driving course or 'crash course' is a series of driving lessons taken over a short period, typically a week or two. A driving school can't guarantee a pass, but some may offer free lessons and a re-test if you fail.

Can I pass my driving test in 2 weeks?

Yes, you can pass your driving test within a week, however, some people may require more time behind the wheel before taking their test.

Are automatic lessons more expensive?

Automatic driving lessons are more expensive as the costs of insuring automatic cars is around 43% higher than manual cars of the same class – this is because automatic cars generally cost more to repair.

Should you put automatic in neutral when stopped?

Never put your vehicle in neutral at traffic lights You will be shifting gears every time to meet a stop light, subjecting them to unnecessary wear. You may have to replace them sooner than you thought. Avoid all this by letting the brakes do their job: leave the engine in drive and step on the brakes at the stoplight

How long does it take to pass automatic?

However, there's less to get to grips with when you take automatic driving lessons. This means many learners are able to pass after just 20 hours of lessons, as long as they also get some private practice.

Is it worth getting an automatic license?

Learning to drive in an automatic might help you take fewer driving lessons in order to reach test standard. What's more, if you've been really struggling with a manual then going for an automatic could mean the difference between you getting your licence and not getting your licence.

Are driving instructors self employed?

Most driving instructors are self-employed workers or sole traders. This means that the more time instructors put in, and the more clients they have, the more they can earn.

What you like about being a driving instructor?

If you love time behind the wheel, interacting with people and being your own boss, then this career is for you! Being a driving instructor is extremely rewarding. You are able to play a part in making someone's life better because through driving, they gain independence and the opportunity to expand their horizons.

How hard is it to become an ADI?

However, ADIs must get a higher score to pass. Learners need only get 44/75. ADIs are required to get at least 57/75 to move on to the ADI Part 2 test.

How many approved driving instructors in the UK?

According to data from the Department of Transport, the amount of UK driving instructors has fallen by 12% over the past seven years - falling from 44,569 in 2013 to 39,521 at the start of 2020 - and this is predicted to fall even further in the coming years.

Why is there a shortage of driving instructors?

Covid-19 has affected all of us, including driving instructors! For many months, due to government restrictions our driving instructors were unable to teach new learners how to pass their test.

Our local driving instructors are waiting for your call and are ready to answer any questions you may have about your first Rawdon driving lesson