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Intensive Driving Courses In Pontypool

One to Two Week Driving Courses With LPOD Academy

Establishing which course you need is vital to ensure you’re prepared for your driving test. If you are frustrated about thinking about how to get on the road, we can help you! LPOD Academy will arrange your intensive driving lessons.


Get in touch with us by calling one of our friendly staff on 0800 112 3515 today!








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    Choosing The Right Course For You in Pontypool...

    Establishing which course you need is important 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. Kindly read the descriptions of our courses below so you can fully understand what course to take. If you’re still unsure what course to take, then we recommend you to browse through our course recommender¬†quiz or call us on 0800 112 3515!


    BeginnerIf you have little driving experience 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. The courses are ranging from 35 – 50 hours. We recommend you book early to have more access to better start dates and timings.


    IntermediateIf you have some practice or had lessons before, then our Silver courses are best for you. These courses are designed to help you pick up where you left off so you can continue your driving journey. Ranging from 20 – 30 hours, the course will cover all the driving topics you’ve struggled with, so you will have better chances of passing the test and getting on the road soon.


    ExperiencedAn experienced driver like yourself usually needs our Bronze courses. If you have failed a driving test before and need a quick refresher course to crack on with your test, then this is right for you. If you have lots of training or have not had much test training either, these courses are best for you to overview your driving and go over any bad habits, or areas of weakness, prior to your driving test.

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    Areas Around Pontypool

    Pontypool is based on the NP4 postcode and all of the other surrounding villages. Around Pontypool are other places/settlements such as Cwmbran, Abertillery, Blaenavon, Llangattock, Caerleon, Machen, Raglan, Llanarth, Newport & New Tredegar. If you’re based in these areas too, home pick up could be possible, enquire to know more about your area!


    Not From Pontypool?

    We do intensive driving courses in other areas too! We provide intensive driving courses in Newport. If you’re based slightly nearer, we also do fast pass driving courses in Cwmbran & slightly further out in Merthyr Tydfil¬†too.

    More Information About Pontypool...

    Pontypool is a town and the administrative centre of the county borough of Torfaen. It lies within the historic boundaries of Monmouthshire and has a population of 28,000 residents in the town. Historically, Pontypool famous for its extensive park, the Pontypool Park. It was the historic seat of the Hanbury family, who developed a permanent residence in town.

    Pontypool Factfile

    A quick overview of Pontypool:

    County: Gwent

    Recognised For: Famous for its extensive park, the Pontypool Park. It was the historic seat of the Hanbury family, who developed a permanent residence in town.

    Local Council: Torfaen

    Important Roads:

    1. A4042 (Heading towards Llanover)
    2. A40 (Heading towards Abergavenny)
    3. A465 (Heading west towards the A4o)

    Transport website: Pontypool bus timetable

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    2. Weather in Pontypool
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    Practical Test Centres Near Pontypool

    Pontypool does not have a local test centre. Taking a driving test will require traveling to other towns or settlements such as Newport and Cardiff. Although this centre is far from your hometown of Pontypool, all our courses will include instructors to take you anywhere from Liss to these test centres!


    Our main goal with all our intensive courses is to make sure all our learners will become pro drivers and be familiar with the area prior to taking the test! If you need more information on different test centres, you may consider looking at our practical test centres index page.

    Theory Test Centres Near Pontypool

    A theory test is very important. Booking a practical test is impossible unless you pass your theory test. It is the first step in everyone’s learning journey. This too should be given emphasis.


    All of our intensive driving courses in Pontypool include a theory test. This will help you pass it before you start your intensive courses.


    Pontypool does not have a theory test centre itself. You can still your theory test at the nearest test centres that would be situated in Newport.

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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...

    What is the time of the lessons?

    You and your driving instructor can discuss the time frame for the course that works best for you. Your driving instructor will contact you to discuss a plan for the training.

    How many hours do courses be taken?

    Courses can be taken typically within 1 - 2 weeks. Courses can vary in time but our goal is to complete your course as soon as possible.

    How man attempts do I get?

    All courses that include the theory & practical have 1 attempt each. But, if you book a 20+ hour course, you are entitled to a free retest.

    I’m dyslexic, can I ask for help with the theory?

    Absolutely! There is an online theory course we provide that will help you pass your theory test. We use video & audio training to make it easier for you to understand.

    Do you provide home pick-ups?

    We do provide pick-ups from a home address in most areas in the UK. If you want to make sure we can pick you up, please get in touch with us.