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In addition to 'New Driver' training courses, I also provide the following:

Refresher/Confidence sessions

There can be many reasons why undertaking a course of refresher/confidence sessions may be of great benefit to you.

Some of these reasons can include:

  • You strive to get behind the wheel again following a long period of driving inactivity;
  • You have little or no experience of driving on a Motorway;
  • You feel that you need to build or boost your confidence following an incident or road traffic accident in which you were involved;
  • You feel that you need to update & modernise your driving skills;
  • You feel uncomfortable when dealing with, or presented with a particular situation;
  • When further training is a mandatory requirement following a driving offence;

If you can relate to any of the above, Chris Chambers School of Motoring are able to provide you with tailored, step-by-step remedial sessions to suit your individual needs.

Due to the individual needs and general circumstances of those looking to undertake these types of session, the number of sessions required will vary from person to person. Also, sessions of this nature, particularly those concerning anxiety, need to be planned very carefully; therefore your progress and performance will be carefully assessed and discussed with you on a session by session basis.

Pass Plus scheme

This is an official DVSA created course and may be taken at any time, but is primarily aimed at newly qualified drivers. Its purpose is to add to and improve upon your existing skill set, and to expand your driving experience whilst being accompanied by an approved professional.

In addition to assisting you in becoming a better, more confident driver, you may, on completion of the course, be able to claim a generous reduction on your car insurance (newly qualified drivers within 12 months from course completion date) from participating insurance providers.

Pass Plus consists of six modules that focus on the different driving conditions found:

  • In town;
  • In all weathers;
  • On rural roads;
  • At night;
  • On dual carriageways;
  • On motorways;

The course takes a minimum of 6 hours and is of a practical, in car nature. On occasion, depending upon factors such as weather conditions/geographical location, a theory based session will be given in place of a practical one.

It's possible to complete all modules in a single day; however, I find that completing the course over two, or possibly even three sessions can prove more productive as fatigue can set in. There is no test involved; I assess each module and the course will be deemed complete when learning has taken place and the required standard is met.

Driving Test Preparation

Aimed at those who are nearing test standard and who feel that they just need a short series of structured sessions prior to taking the test, or perhaps for those who have previously attempted the driving test, but haven’t driven since. Driving test preparation generally consists of two initial 2-hour assessment sessions. These assessment sessions provide sufficient time for me to observe your level of ability in a variety of situations. Following this, provided that these sessions have not highlighted any major issues with your driving, then a further 10 hours of in-car preparation is required, along with a further 2 hours for attending the driving test (generally 16 hours in total).

Should the assessment sessions highlight any major issues with your driving, we would then need to discuss the best way to remedy these. Please note that depending upon the nature and seriousness of any issue highlighted, the in-car driving test preparation time required may exceed the 16 hours stated above.

Driving Test Rescue

If you've ever been unfortunate enough to experience the disappointment of an unsuccessful driving test, you may agree that it can be difficult to find the motivation to go through it all again. Sadly, many people from all over the country, every year, find themselves in this situation and decide to give up on their driving dream.

If you find happen to yourself in a similar situation, please don't give up on your dream of driving success. Simply contact me at your convenience as I'm able to work alongside you to both remedy any problem areas within your driving, and support you in overcoming any doubts or concerns you may have for the future.

BTEC Level 1 & 2 Awards

Coming soon in 2019, Chris Chambers School of Motoring will be delighted to offer customers the opportunity to undertake BTEC (Business and Technology Education Council) awards in the following:

  • BTEC Level 1 Award - Safe Road Skills & Attitudes;
  • BTEC Level 2 Award - Demonstrate Safe Driving (Car Driver);
  • Further information on these awards will become available in due course.

    Factual information contained within this page is, to date of posting, correct to the best of my knowledge.  No liability is accepted for errors or omissions.

    *Please note that in the interests of both safety and law, I am unable to answer calls or respond to messages whilst conducting driver training sessions. Should your enquiry not be answered swiftly, please leave your name and a brief message (for private numbers, please leave a contact number within your voice message also) and I will contact you at my earliest possible opportunity; your enquiry is extremely important to me. Calling or texting is generally the preferred method of contact as I am able to respond to your enquiry more quickly and efficiently.

    An answer phone messaging service is available at all times (24-hours’).

Other services include:

· Motorway Tuition

· Mock Test Assessment

· Manoeuvre Improvement

· Night Time Driving

· Adverse Weather Driving (*Subject to weather)

· UK familiarisation training

· Eco-Safe Driving

· Individual Pass Plus modules

· Automatic to Manual Licence conversion

· COMPLIMENTARY online theory training

· BTEC Level 1 & 2 Awards [Coming Soon in 2019!]

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