Intensive Driving Courses In Barnes

One to Two Week Driving Courses With LPOD Academy

Learning to drive can be stressful! Do you panic about not passing your test? Do you have a nagging boss asking you for your licence? Whatever your circumstance, we understand!


Our intensive driving courses in Barnes offers weekly driving lessons, semi-intensive courses, and refresher lessons to help you go through everything you need from the very start of your driving journey up to the end. Give us a call on 0800 112 3515 for more information!








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    Choosing The Right Course For You in Barnes...

    Our intensive driving courses in Barnes have been designed to help our students pass the first time. Before booking a course, you will need to work out first where you’re at with your driving to make sure you can get the best course for you. Below are some descriptions labelled as beginner, intermediate & experienced. Whether you need a beginner or refresher course, we got you covered! Call us on 0800 112 3515 or use our course recommender quiz if you need us to recommend a course for you.


    BeginnerIf you have very little driving practice or you have never driven before, our Gold / Platinum courses are ideal for you. These courses are designed to make you confident and help you with preparing for the driving test as it helps you go over all of the driving topics there. We recommend you book early as it will give you more access to better start dates and timings.


    IntermediateIf you have some practice or had lessons a while ago, then you are almost there & ready to take a test. But a medium-sized course will help close the gap between where you’re currently at to becoming test standard.


    ExperiencedOur Bronze courses are best for experienced drivers. If you have failed a driving test and need a quick refresher course, then this is right for you. If you have lots of training and have not had much test training either, these courses are good to overview your driving and go over any bad habits. These courses will help you have confidence again in diving.

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    Areas Around Barnes

    Barnes is based on the SW13 postcode and all of the other surrounding villages. Around Barnes are other places/settlements such as Richmond Upon Thames, Kensington, Earls Court, Kingston Upon Thames, Chelsea, Fulham, Battersea, Westminster, Clapham & Streatham. If you’re based in these areas too, home pick-up could be possible, inquire to know more about your area!


    Not From Barnes?

    We do intensive driving courses in other areas too! We provide intensive driving lessons in Fulham. If you’re based slightly nearer, we also do crash-driving courses in Wandsworth.

    More Information About Barnes...

    Barnes is a district in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames. It lies west-south-west of Charing Cross and has a population of more than 21,000 residents in the town. Historically, Barnes is home to one of London’s most famous music studios: The Olympic Sound Studios.


    Barnes is also popular with many high-profile broadcasters, politicians and actors.

    Barnes Factfile

    A quick overview of Barnes:

    County: Surrey

    Recognised For: Home to one of London’s most famous music studios: The Olympic Sound Studios.

    Local Council: Richmond

    Important Roads:

    1. A205 (Heading towards Putney)
    2. A217 (Heading towards Wandsworth)
    3. A214 (Heading east towards the A3220)

    Transport website: Barnes train website

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    Practical Test Centres Near Barnes

    Passing your driving test will solely be down to how you do on your test. No course is guaranteed but throughout your course, you will gradually become better and better.


    Barnes has no local test centre itself. Taking your driving test will require travel to other nearby test centres that would be situated in Croydon & Uxbridge. Your driving instructor will take you to these centres prior to taking your test.


    Throughout your course, you will receive training in the town where your test is booked for and be prepared. If you need more information on different test centres, please browse through the practical test centres index page.

    Theory Test Centres Near Barnes

    Passing your theory test is very important as you cannot book a practical without it. That’s why we put lots of emphasis on it too. LPOD Academy includes an online course that will help you understand and pass your theory test successfully.


    So as part of all our intensive driving courses in Barnes, learners like yourself will be able to access our free theory course included with all bookings. It’s a video-based theory course to help you become more confident with the theory test! Throughout your course, you will receive training in the town where your test is booked for and be prepared.


    As Barnes does not have a test centre itself, taking your test will require you to travel to the nearest test centres situated in Croydon.

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    We can help guide you through the booking process. We will discuss everything from your driving background to book your test!

    Frequently Asked Questions...

    How do you find earlier test appointments?

    We use a cancellation checker service to search the DVSA's website constantly for earlier appointments!

    Can I do private practice alongside my course?

    We encourage all course candidates to some form of private practice wherever they can! This will greatly improve your road skills as you are getting more time on the road!

    Do you allow breaks in the training?

    Your driving instructor will keep an eye on your progress at all times. Fortunately, breaks are part of the training too!

    I work full time, can I still book an intensive course?

    Intensive courses do require some flexibility to be successful. However, you can get in touch with us and we can go through all the options to see how we can plan a driving course around your needs.

    How long do courses take?

    Typically, courses can be done in 1 - 2 weeks. Courses can vary in time but our goal is to complete your course as soon as possible.

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