Intensive Driving Courses

Why take an Intensive Driving Course?

With an Intensive Driving Course (sometimes known as a crash driving course!) you can fit in the lessons in one block to suit you. Many of our customers fit the course around work, college or holidays. Some people find the idea of ‘getting it all over with in one go’ appealing; others need to learn quickly.

What does ‘Intensive Driving Lessons’ actually mean?

It has been proved that driving lessons up to a maximum of 6 hours a day, without regular breaks become ineffective as the pupil reaches a learning plateau and stops assimilating information.

At Britannia Driving School, we know that the best results are achieved when the pupil has a chance to digest the information and then put into practise what they have learnt. Therefore, we allow time for breaks on the crash driving course timetable

How do you decide how much practice I need?

Britannia offers a course tailor-made for you with the best possible results. You can decide which course suits your needs by using our intensive driving course guide by clicking on the link at the bottom of the page.

Do I have to pay more for an Intensive Driving Course?

Yes! But Intensive driving course can be more cost-effective even though they are slightly more expensive than ordinary driving lessons. Many people have taken a seemingly endless stream of driving lessons with no driving test date in view. Our course helps you budget more realistically.

What if I want to drive as soon as I’m 17?

We do get enquiries from 16 year olds. Unfortunately, you can’t take the Theory Test until your 17th birthday. From then there is likely to be a 2 week wait for a test date, perhaps longer, depending on the test centre. You can’t put in for a test anyway until you have passed your Driving Theory Test.

Our advice is: take a 6 week Intensive driving course, starting off with one lesson a week. When you have passed your Theory Test, you can increase and intensify the number of lessons running up to your Driving Test. The first-time pass rate is extremely high with this strategy and you will soon be able to take to the open road as if you have been driving for years.

Are there any disadvantages with an Intensive Driving Course?

While not exactly a disadvantage, it must be said that this course does require commitment and a real willingness to pass. If you have an awkward lesson, you get back out on the road the next day – there is not time to ponder on what went wrong during, say, a week’s gap. However, many people find this helpful – rather like getting back on a horse. Our Intensive Courses are designed to be intensive, but not overwhelming. We have found at Britannia Driving School that this method of learning yields excellent results.

“I failed my driving test with another driving school after taking 40 hours of driving lessons over several months. After a short break from lessons, I decided to do a 15 hour intensive driving course with Britannia Driving School. The short sharp push from their excellent programme was enough to get me through a driving test in 5 days”.
Mr P Evans


The intensive driving courses we offer take 6 days with a quick driving test date to culminate with the end of the course.

Manual Car
15 Hours£554.25
21 Hours£775.95
27 Hours£997.65
39 Hours£1,441.05
Automatic Car:
15 Hours£554.25
21 Hours£775.95
27 Hours£997.65
39 Hours£1,441.05

For more information or to book an assessment fill out the Intensive Driving Course Form or Freephone on 0800 252 692