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Intensive Driving Course in Ilkeston (Derbyshire)

If you’re looking into learning to drive in Ilkeston (Derbyshire), you’ve probably got a few things you want out of your driving school. You’ll want comprehensive tuition that doesn’t merely get you up to test standard, but helps you to adopt good driving habits that last. You’ll also want something more efficient than traditional hourly lessons—without being forced into taking everything in a rigid (and often ineffective) 5-day crash course. And you’ll want a team behind you that gets the admin sorted, leaving you to focus on the driving. At IntensiveLessons we have experienced instructors that cover not just Ilkeston but the whole of Derbyshire.


Booking driving lessons in Ilkeston (Derbyshire)

Whether you're looking to learn in intensive or semi-intensive pace we have a range of courses available. We also a fast-tracked test booking service.

Our courses range from beginner to experienced refresher courses if you're looking to pass your driving test fast.


Driving Test Centres for Ilkeston (Derbyshire)

Why choose IntensiveLessons?

  • Local Instructors in Ilkeston
  • Manual & Automatic Transmission available
  • Fully Qualified & Experienced Instructors
  • Pick Up at home or anywhere in Ilkeston
Driving courses

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Just a bit about Ilkeston Derbyshire

Population 38640 (2011)
County Derbyshire
Country England

Intensive Driving Course Prices in Ilkeston

£348 Only £175 deposit required
5
Hours

Refresher Course

Are you test ready or just recently failed and need a retest? If so our shortest course is perfect you. It will focus on familiarising yourself with the new car and carry out an assessment to check you're test ready.

  • Manual Car

Experience level:

You’ve either failed a test recently or have been told by an instructor that you’re test ready

Duration:

1-2 Days

£619 Only £175 deposit required
10
Hours

Refresher Course

Driven confidently with family or friends? Recently been for a test? If you failed with only 1 or 2 serious faults this may be the course for you. The focus will be to work in 1 or 2 areas of weakness and build your confidence in the new car.

  • Manual Car

Experience level:

You’re a confident driver who needs a quick refresh

Duration:

4-6 Days

£882 Only £175 deposit required
15
Hours

Refresher Course

Unsure if you're fully prepared for your driving test? Our course is designed to address and improve the areas where you may need additional assistance. Let us help you refine your skills and give you the confidence to pass with flying colors!

  • Manual Car

Experience level:

Fairly experienced driver - improve some key skills

Duration:

1-3 Weeks

£1114 Only £175 deposit required
20
Hours

Intermediate Course

Had 20 hours previously with a driving instructor? Or driven with family and friends but not done manoeuvres or worked on your Mirror, Signal Manoeuvre? if you have good control of the car but need help with roundabouts/complicated traffic systems or manoeuvres this is the course for you.

  • Manual Car

Experience level:

Roughly halfway there

Duration:

2-3 Weeks

£1354 Only £175 deposit required
25
Hours

Intermediate Course

Struggling to make progress after taking a break from driving lessons? Our intensive course will help you regain confidence and build upon your previous experience. Our focus will be on bringing you up to speed in areas you've covered and teaching new skills to help you pass your test with ease.

  • Manual Car

Experience level:

Roughly halfway there

Duration:

2-4 Weeks

£1579 Only £175 deposit required
30
Hours

Intermediate Course

Had around 10 lessons with an instructor? Want to pass quickly? This course will teach you the majority of the skills you'll need to pass your test including a refresh of all the manoeuvres.

  • Manual Car

Experience level:

Roughly halfway there

Duration:

2-5 Weeks

£1842 Only £175 deposit required
35
Hours

Beginner Course

This beginner driving course is ideal for individuals who have a passion for driving and cars, and have basic knowledge of vehicle controls, including hands-on experience through short drives with a parent or moving the car on a driveway. It is also suitable for confident beginners.

  • Manual Car

Experience level:

Little bit of driving experience

Duration:

3-5 Weeks

£2106 Only £175 deposit required
40
Hours

Beginner Course

Accelerate your driving journey with our beginner course designed for confident and efficient learners. Choose between an intensive program or a more relaxed pace over a longer period. Learn all necessary skills to pass your test, tailored to your personal pace

  • Manual Car

Experience level:

Little bit of driving experience

Duration:

4-5 Weeks

£2229 Only £175 deposit required
45
Hours

Beginner Course

Experience the most efficient way to earn your driver's license with an intensive driving course. The DVSA recommends 45 hours of tuition, and our program can help you go from a beginner to a confident driver in just a few weeks. Customisable to suit your individual pace, let us help you reach your goal today.

  • Manual Car

Experience level:

Beginner driver

Duration:

4-6 Weeks

£309 Only £175 deposit required
6
Hours

Pass Plus

You can take a Pass Plus practical training course to improve your skills and drive more safely. It takes at least 6 hours and it may help you get a car insurance discount.

  • Manual Car

Experience level:

PassPlus: You have already passed your practical and are just looking to do PassPlus course

Duration:

1-2 Days

£143
Practical Test

Practical Test Only

Looking for a fast-tracked practical at a local test centre and will arrange your own instructor.

Duration:

1 Hour

£38
Theory Test

Theory Test Only

Looking for a fast-tracked theory test at a local test centre

Duration:

1 Hour

What is driving like in Ilkeston for a learner driver?

There are several main driving roads in Ilkeston, including:

1. Nottingham Road - the main road running through the town center, with lots of traffic and pedestrian activity.

2. Bath Street - a smaller road, but with many shops and restaurants, which can make it quite busy.

3. Stanton Road - a major road running through the southern part of Ilkeston, with many commercial properties and industrial parks.

4. Awsworth Road - a busy road connecting Ilkeston to the neighboring town of Kimberley.

Driving in Ilkeston can be challenging for a new driver, especially during peak traffic hours. Junctions can be congested, especially Nottingham Road junction with Coronation Street. Some roads, such as Bath Street, require special attention due to the high pedestrian activity.

It is essential for new drivers to be cautious and alert while driving in Ilkeston. They should drive carefully, particularly around pedestrians and cyclists, and adhere to speed limits. Additionally, new drivers should familiarize themselves with the road layout, traffic signs, and traffic rules, and be prepared for sudden traffic changes.

What is the benefit of intensive driving course in Ilkeston instead of normal lessons?

Intensive driving courses offer several benefits over spread out lessons that make them a compelling option for those looking to learn how to drive quickly and efficiently. Here are some of the key arguments in favor of intensive driving courses:

1. More efficient use of time: Intensive driving courses condense the process of learning to drive into a shorter period of time, allowing students to get their license more quickly and without having to wait weeks or months between lessons. This can be especially beneficial for those with busy schedules who may not have the time to commit to regular lessons over an extended period of time.

2. Increased retention: Studies have shown that people tend to retain information better when it is presented to them in a concentrated, focused manner, rather than spread out over time. By condensing the process of learning to drive into a shorter period of time, intensive driving courses allow students to absorb the information more effectively and retain it for a longer period of time.

3. More in-depth instruction: With intensive driving courses, students receive more hours of instruction in a shorter period of time, allowing for a more in-depth and comprehensive learning experience. This can help students to develop their driving skills more quickly and effectively and reduce the amount of time they need to spend practicing on their own.

4. Less stress: For some people, the thought of having to attend multiple lessons over an extended period of time can be stressful and overwhelming. Intensive driving courses allow students to get the majority of their driving instruction out of the way in a short period of time, reducing the stress and anxiety that can come with learning to drive.

5. Cost-effective: While intensive driving courses may cost more upfront than spread out lessons, they can actually be more cost-effective in the long run. By reducing the amount of time required to get a license, intensive driving courses allow students to start driving and save money on transportation costs more quickly.

In conclusion, intensive driving courses offer several compelling benefits over spread out lessons, including increased efficiency, improved retention, more in-depth instruction, reduced stress, and cost-effectiveness. For those looking to learn how to drive quickly and efficiently, intensive driving courses may be the way to go.

Can I take an automatic intensive driving course in Ilkeston?

We have numerous makes of car available for your intensive driving course in Ilkeston, including manual and automatic, with both petrol and diesel available on request. We only use modern cars for our intensive driving courses in Ilkeston, with all the usual safety features of a learner car; such as dual controls.

Where is the nearest practical driving test centre for Ilkeston?

The nearest test centre is located 3.4 miles from the centre at Driving Test Centre Watnall LGV, Watnall, NG16 1JF

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