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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!


Call one of our team members today and they will be happy 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 today!








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    Choosing The Right Course For You in Harrogate...

    Establishing which course you need is vital to ensure you have the best chances of passing your test. If you’re unsure about which course is best for you, then here is a brief guide on what to look for, depending on your current circumstance. Below is a brief description of 3 levels and one of these will apply to you depending on your current driving background. If you’re still unsure what course to take, then we recommend you looking at our course recommender quiz or you can call us on 0800 112 3515!


    BeginnerIf you’re turning 17 soon or have never driven a car before then our Gold / Platinum courses are ideal for you. New driving courses are designed to help you go over all of the driving topics there, help you to have confidence on the road, and help you prepare for your driving test. These courses can be 2 weeks long typically, and you will need to be available most part of the day to ensure we can accommodate your diary.


    Intermediate – If you have some practice or had lessons a while ago, then you are almost there & ready to take a test. These intermediate courses will help close the gap between from where you’re currently at to becoming test standard.


    ExperiencedIf you’re in dire need to pass quickly and have not been successful in passing your driving test in the past, then our Bronze courses will be suitable for you. Booking for a short course is easy and we can book your test for the end of your course. Most Bronze courses will take 3 – 5 days typically, so they won’t take too much of your time.

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    Areas Around Harrogate

    Harrogate is based on the HG1, HG2, HG3 postcode, and all of the other surrounding villages. Around Harrogate are other places/settlements such as Woodlands, New Park, Oatlands, Burn Bridge, Rowden, Goldsborough, Ferrensby, Farnham, Killinghall & Follifoot. If you’re based in these areas too, home pick up could be possible. Enquire now to know more about your area or give us a call on 0800 112 3515!


    Not From Harrogate?

    We do intensive driving courses in other areas too! We provide Intensive driving lessons Leeds. If you’re based slightly nearer, we also do intensive driving courses in Bradford & slightly further out in Northallerton too.

    More Information About Harrogate...

    Harrogate is a spa town situated in North Yorkshire. It lies north of the county and has a population of 75,070 residents in the town. Historically, Harrogate was once known as ‘The English Spa’ in the Georgian era.


    The most noticeable part of the town is the tourist attractions include spa waters and RHS Harlow Carr gardens.

    Harrogate Factfile

    A quick overview of Harrogate:

    County: North Yorkshire

    Recognised For:  Tourist attractions include its spa waters and RHS Harlow Carr gardens.

    Local Council: Harrogate Borough

    Important Roads:

    1. A658 (Heading towards Calcutt)
    2. A661 (Heading towards Spofforth)
    3. A59 (Heading south towards the A661)

    Transport website: Harrogate bus timetable

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    Practical Test Centres Near Harrogate

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

    Harrogate has no local test centre on its own. This will require youto travel to other nearby test centres that would be situated in Leeds & Northallerton. Your driving instructor will take you there prior to taking a 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, you may look at our practical test centres index page or phone one of our staff members.

    Theory Test Centres Near Harrogate

    Taking a theory test is very important as you cannot book a practical until you’ve passed the theory test.


    Harrogate has its own theory test centre, this will prove convenient if you live here in town. There are other nearby test centres you may look into such as Leeds and Bradford.


    With all our courses, we don’t mind if you have not passed your theory yet. We like to take on learners who have not got their theory as we believe it’s just as important as the practical test. If you don’t pass the first time, all driving courses above 20 hours will feature a free retest.

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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 I Choose The Best Course For Me?

    All our courses are designed around 47 hours being the average a learner would need. We take into consideration your previous driving experience and then recommend the difference. Of course, there are many factors that contribute to each recommendation.

    Do you provide home pickup?

    Yes, home pickup is provided with all courses. If you're based in a rural area, it's best to give us a call or drop us an email to see if home pickup is possible!

    Should I book early?

    Booking early is always better. It will help you have more choices of dates. The earlier you book, the more time you'll have to pass your theory & for us to secure you a good practical test date!

    Can I pass my theory with you?

    Absolutely! If you need to include & do your theory as part of your intensive course, then we can add this to your booking.

    Is taking breaks allowed in the courses?

    Yes, breaks will be given roughly at the halfway point of training sessions. If you prefer to not have any breaks, then we can make a note of this upon your booking with us!

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