Lesson Plans

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All lessons are structured to meet with the requirement of the Driving Standards Agency. (DVSA) These are the people who examine you and give you your licence.


There will be a short number of briefings over the course which include the following:

  • Learn how to manage stress and anxiety
  • Cockpit Drill – adjustments to seat and mirrors for safety and comfort
  • Controls – learning about the foot pedals, gears, steering wheel and handbrake etc
  • Moving Away and Stopping
  • Emerging from a Minor into a Major Road
  • Approaching and Turning from a Major into a Minor Road
  • Emergency Stop
  • Meeting Approaching Traffic and Adequate Clearance
  • Hill Starts and full Clutch Control (coasting explanation)
  • Approaching and Leaving Roundabouts
  • Pedestrian Crossings and Signalling in a Clear and Unmistakable Manner (including some hand signals) Use of Mirrors (MSM and MSPSL
  • Crossroads
  • Turn in the Road
  • Left Reverse
  • Reverse Park (parallel park)
  • Bay Park
  • Right Reverse
  • Road Safety and Hazard Awareness
  • Road Positioning, Lane Markings and Use of Signs
  • Basic Car Maintenance which includes; checking the tyre pressures and refuelling
  • Urban Driving
  • Rural Driving
  • Dual Carriageways and Overtaking
  • Advanced Road Safety Awareness and Driving Techniques
  • Mock Test using the DVSA test sheet.

Visual aids are also incorporated to assist with teaching and to explain objectives required for the exercises.