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Intensive Driving Courses Bishop Auckland

One Week Driving Courses With LPOD Academy

Are you tired of waiting for the bus to arrive? Are you looking to get yourself driving before your new job? No matter your reason on getting on the road, we know frustrating it is taking one lesson a week for months on end! This is where intensive driving courses in Bishop Auckland comes in!


You can expect to train and get up to test standard within 1 or 2 weeks of starting your course and you will walk from your local driving test centre with the biggest smile on your face when your examiner says “you have passed your driving test”. To get started, you can call us on 0800 112 3515 today!








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

    Driving On The Roads In Bishop Auckland

    Bishop Auckland is a market town and a civil parish in the County Durham in the northeast of England. Bishop Auckland is a town of many historical and aesthetic landmarks such as Auckland’s Castle, the residence of Bishop of Durham, the Binchester Roman Fort, Town Hall etc. The overall population of the town is around 25,455 however due to the beautiful sights, there is often a lot of tourism and the streets can become crowded and congested.


    Towards the northwest, Bishop Auckland connects to other towns such as Newton Aycliffe, Durham and Crook, you will be travelling to these towns as well for better driving experience and road exposure. Driving to the nearby villages is also beneficial when you are learning to drive, such as Binchester, Bishop Middleham, Cotherstone, Eggleston, Etherley, Frosterley etc.


    If you are brand new to driving, your instructor will set your course in quiet residential streets and build up your confidence by slowly introducing new topics and skills for your driver education.

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    Driving Courses In Bishop Auckland With LPOD Academy

    Crash driving courses in Bishop Auckland is a new concept. Most learners are more familiar with weekly driving lessons spread over months & months. But the demands of Millenials and modern life has created the demand for something quicker. With many shops and retailers now delivering to customers houses the next day, we ultimately believe that the learning to drive market should follow suit with ever-changing expectations!


    When it comes to finding which course will benefit you and make you pass your driving test the first time, it’s important to find out how many hours you will need in order to become sufficient enough to pass the driving test! Whether you are completely new to driving or failed a test a few years ago, and recently decided to come back into driving, we have a course that suits all!


    We offer courses ranging from Gold, Silver & Bronze.

    • Gold courses are better suited for new learner drivers
    • Silver courses are suited for drivers with 10 – 20 hours of previous experience
    • Bronze courses are suited to experienced learners who have recently taken a test or have had over 30+ hours of professional lessons with an instructor.

    How do we know how many hours a learner needs? The DVSA advises that the average learner will need 47 hours of professional tuition from an instructor in order to become test standard.

    Take The Next Step & Discuss Your Requirements With A Team Member...

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

    Taking A Driving Test In Bishop Auckland

    When it comes to preparing for your driving test, it is really important that you feel confident & your driving instructor will be able to gauge how effective you would be at taking a test. If they deem you won’t be ready by the end of your course, you may need to add on some additional lessons.


    When it comes to taking a driving test, you will have to travel to other towns such as Durham where there is a local test centre. When you take your driving test there, you will have some lessons around Durham to become familiar with the area.

    Nearest Driving Test Centre:

    Driving Standards Agency

    1st Floor Enna House
    Whitfield Court Industrial Estate, St Johns Rd
    DH7 8XL


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    Frequently Asked Questions...

    How do I find out when I can book a course for?

    You can browse our website by siting our booking page straight on our website. If you prefer to speak to someone you can call us on 0800 112 3515 and they will also advise on your next availability.

    Is the practical test booked for the end of my course?

    yes, we will always aim to book your practical driving test for the end of your course. No school can promise a test date, but we use cancellation checker software to help us look for earlier test appointments 24/7.

    Will I be picked up or would I need to go somewhere else?

    You will be picked up to do your course! if you live outside of the service area of Bishop Auckland, please visit our 'areas' we cover' page on our site to see more!

    Operating Hours

    Monday 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
    Tuesday 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
    Wednesday 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
    Thursday 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
    Friday 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
    Saturday 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
    Sunday Closed