MOTORING experts have revealed how to pass a driving test in just two weeks.
Bill Plant Driving School said intensive courses are a great way to cut the learner experience down from the average.
Pros include passing quickly, saving money in the long run and a focused schedule with high commitment from learners and instructors.
Cons include a high upfront cost, long daily sessions which can affect concentration and learning intake, and it is difficult to experience a wide range of driving scenarios such as different weather conditions.
The experts have answered the eight most asked questions about intensive driving courses.
They include what the courses are, who should take them and the pros and cons.
What is an intensive driving course?
An intensive driving course is similar to standard driving lessons, with the critical difference being the sessions are completed in a much shorter time frame.
What do I need to do in an intensive driving course?
You will need to be at least 17 years old and hold a valid provisional UK driving licence. Depending on the course that you sign up for, some may require you to have had at least a handful of lessons beforehand.
How long is an intensive driving course?
The average intensive driving course can range from between one to two weeks, all the way through to one month to fully complete. They typically range from 4 hours to 10 hours of daily tuition.
How long does it take to pass an intensive driving course?
As intensive driving courses are designed to help you pass your driving test quicker. For example, if you choose a one to two-week Intensive course, you could be passed shortly afterwards once you’ve booked your test.
Am I guaranteed to pass an intensive driving course?
The reality is, no, you aren’t.. No driving instructor, even one conducting an intensive course, can guarantee you a pass.
How much is an intensive driving course?
Depending on the intensive driving course you enrol in, prices can range from between £1,000-£2000.
Can I do an automatic intensive driving course?
Intensive driving courses are available in both manual and automatic transmissions.
Who should take an intensive driving course?
Some learners may naturally feel exhausted after just a few hours of driving and then realise this type of course structure just doesn’t work for them.