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Intensive Driving Courses In Porthcawl

One to Two Week Driving Courses With LPOD Academy

If you are thinking about how to get on the road sooner and want to obtain your licence as quickly as you can, then look no further! LPOD Academy can help you!  We will arrange your intensive driving lessons starting from the basics. 


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 Porthcawl...

    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 Porthcawl

    Porthcawl is based on the CF36 postcode and all of the other surrounding villages. Around Porthcawl are other places/settlements such as Bridgend, Aberkenfig-Bryncoch, Pont Rhyd-y-cyff, Port Talbot, Maesteg, Pencoed, Pontycymer, Llantwit Major, Cwmavon-Pontrhydyfen & Ogmore Vale. If you’re based in these areas too, home pick up could be possible, enquire to know more about your area!


    Not From Porthcawl?

    We do intensive driving courses in other areas too! We provide intensive driving courses in Pyle. If you’re based slightly nearer, we also do crash driving courses in Bridgend & slightly further out in Pencoed¬†too.

    More Information About Porthcawl...

    Porthcawl is a town in the county borough of Bridgend. It lies west of the capital city, Cardiff, and southeast of Swansea and has a population of 16,000+ residents in the town. Historically, Porthcawl was the first centre for the export of agricultural and industrial products and one of the premier holiday destinations in South Wales.

    Porthcawl Factfile

    A quick overview of Porthcawl:

    County: Mid Glamorgan

    Recognised For: The first centre for the export of agricultural and industrial products and one of the premier holiday destinations in South Wales.

    Local Council: Bridgend

    Important Roads:

    1. A4106 (Heading towards Nottage)
    2. A4229 (Heading towards South Cornelly)
    3. A4229 (Heading east towards the A48)

    Transport website: Porthcawl train website

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    Practical Test Centres Near Porthcawl

    Porthcawl does not have a local test centre. Taking a driving test will require traveling to other towns or settlements such as Bridgend and Swansea. Although this centre is far from your hometown of Porthcawl, all our courses will include instructors to take you anywhere from Porthcawl 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 Porthcawl

    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 Porthcawl include a theory test. This will help you pass it before you start your intensive courses.


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

    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...

    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 many 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.

    ’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.