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Intensive Driving Courses In Merthyr Tydfil

One to Two Week Driving Courses With LPOD Academy

Getting on the road sooner can be possible. Book a fast pass driving course in Merthyr Tydfil today. We will help you become a safe and independent driver in the quickest possible time.


If you want to know more about the courses, call us today on 0800 112 3515 and our friendly staff will help you get to know more.








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    Choosing The Right Course For You in Merthyr Tydfil...

    LPOD Academy guides choosing the right course for you so you can have the best chances of passing your test. All courses are curated to help different types of learners. Kindly read these 3 descriptions below to give you a brief understanding of which course is suitable for you. If you want to know more about the courses we offer, give us a call on 0800 112 3515 or visit our course recommender quiz to recommend the best package for you!


    BeginnerIf you have no driving experience, then you will need to look at our Gold / Platinum range of courses. These courses are suitable for beginners who are keen to start off on the right path of driving. These courses are designed to help you pass your driving test quicker than conventional weekly driving lessons. Usually, these courses can take up to 2 – 3 weeks depending on a few circumstances that require you to book time off or be available for a good portion of the day.


    IntermediateFor learners who are confident enough and who have had approximately 20 hours of driving experience, our Silver courses are suited for you. This course will help close the gap between where you’re currently at with your driving progress to becoming test standard.


    ExperiencedIf you need to transfer to a UK licence or need to pass your driving test, then you just found the right answer. LPOD Academy will help you with everything you need. Our Bronze courses are curated to make all learner drivers test standard before they go to test. We can book in the hours around your schedule and book your practical test for the end of your course too.

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    Areas Around Merthyr Tydfil

    Merthyr Tydfil is based on the CF47, CF48 postcode, and all of the other surrounding villages. Around Merthyr Tydfil are other places/settlements such as Abercanaid-Troedyrhiw, Cwmbach, Aberdare, Rhymney, Tredegar, New Tredegar, Treharris-Nelson, Ferndale, Mountain Ash-Abercynon & Ebbw Vale. If you’re based in these areas too, home pick up could be possible, enquire to know more about your area!


    Not From Merthyr Tydfil?

    We do intensive driving courses in other areas too! We provide driving courses in Aberdare, situated north of the town. We also do fast pass driving courses in Bargoed & slightly further out in Newport too.

    More Information About Merthyr Tydfil...

    Merthyr Tydfil is the main town in Merthyr Tydfil County Borough. It lies north of Cardiff and has a population of almost 44,000 residents in the town. Historically, Merthyr Tydfil is known for its amateur and professional boxers such as Johnny Owen, Howard Winstone, and Eddie Thomas with a series of bronze sculptures in the town commemorating their achievements.


    The town was famous for its local rugby union club, Merthyr RFC, which is known as ‘the Ironmen’.that competes in the Principality Premiership and plays home games at The Wern.

    Merthyr Tydfil Factfile

    A quick overview of Merthyr Tydfil:

    County: Mid Glamorgan

    Recognised For: Known for its amateur and professional boxers such as Johnny Owen, Howard Winstone, and Eddie Thomas with a series of bronze sculptures in the town commemorating their achievements.

    Local Council: Merthyr Tydfil 

    Important Roads:

    1. A4102 (Heading towards Pen-y-Darren)
    2. A4060 (Heading towards Pentrebach)
    3. A470 (Heading north towards the A465)

    Transport website: Merthyr Tydfil bus timetable

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    2. Weather in Merthyr Tydfil
    3. Merthyr Tydfil history

    Practical Test Centres Near Merthyr Tydfil

    How you do your test will define whether you pass your test or not. So you need to have a reliable expert instructor to help you pass your test. Merthyr Tydfil has no local test centre itself. So taking your driving test will require you to travel to other places/towns. You can travel to Cardiff or Swansea test centres to take your test.


    Our main goal is to help you become a pro driver and have confidence whenever you’re on wheels! For more information on different test centres, please consider browsing through our practical test centres index page.

    Theory Test Centres Near Merthyr Tydfil

    Merthyr Tydfil does not have its own theory test centre, this will require travel to the nearby test centre that would be situated in Cardiff. To book your practical test, it is very important to pass first your theory. We will help you pass your theory before booking your intensive. We like to take on learners who have not got their theory as we believe it’s just as important as the practical test.


    For driving courses above 20 hours, we will feature a free retest for learners who don’t pass their driving the first time.

    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 book your test!

    Frequently Asked Questions...

    I don't have experience driving a car before. How many hours will I need?

    We advise 40 - 45 hours of training is needed by most students. You can visit our course section to see which course would be best for you.

    Can you help me with my test? I am nervous.

    Our pleasure. We help all kinds of learner drivers with nerves, anxiety. Please call 0800 112 3515 to see how we can help you today.

    Do you cover my areas in a rural location?

    We cover 99% of the UK. We will work with you to get the best instructor. On some occasions, we may need to arrange your course in your local big town or city.

    How do the courses run?

    Typically we start on a Monday and run through towards the test day. Each course is designed to cater to flexibility and unique to each individual. Training sessions can be between 3-6 hours daily!

    What happens if I fail my driving test?

    If you failed your test, the first thing we will do is rebook you a test. We will book you another test asap depending on your booking. Your driving instructor will assess how many extra lessons you will need prior to taking your next test.