Intensive Driving Courses In Retford

One to Two Week Driving Courses With LPOD Academy

If you are frustrated about thinking about how to get on the road, we’ve got your back! LPOD Academy will arrange your driving courses in Retford.


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








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    Choosing The Right Course For You in Retford...

    To have the best chances of passing your test, you need to make sure the best course for you. 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 to browse through our course recommender quiz or call us on 0800 112 3515!


    BeginnerIf you have very little driving practice or you have never driven before, 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. We recommend you to book early as it will give you more access to better start dates and timings.


    IntermediateIf you have some practice or had lessons a while ago, then our Silver courses may be the best for you. These courses are designed to help you pick up where you left off so you can continue your driving journey. While the course has covered all the driving topics you’ve struggled with, then you will have better chances of passing the test and get 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 not had much test training either, these courses are best for you to overview your driving and go over any bad habits, areas of weakness, prior to your driving test.

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    Areas Around Retford

    Retford is based on the DN22 postcode and all of the other surrounding villages. Around Retford are other places/settlements such as Beckingham, Gate Burton, Bolham, Ordsall, Ranby, Blyth, Darlton, Stokeham, Treswell & Eaton. If you’re based in these areas too, home pick up could be possible, enquire to know more about your area!


    Not From Retford?

    We do intensive driving courses in other areas too! We provide driving courses in Doncaster If you’re based slightly nearer, we also do crash driving courses in Lincoln & slightly further out in Nottingham too.

    More Information About Retford...

    Retford, also known as East Retford, is a market town in Nottinghamshire. It northeast of Nottingham and has a population of 22,000+ residents in the town. Historically, Retford is known as being at the centre of Nonconformism, with the origins of the Pilgrims, Baptists, and Wesleys being in this area.

    Retford Factfile

    A quick overview of Retford:

    County: Nottinghamshire

    Recognised For: Known as being at the centre of Nonconformism, with the origins of the Pilgrims, Baptists, and Wesleys being in this area.

    Local Council: Bassetlaw

    Important Roads:


    1. A631 (Heading towards Beckingham)
    2. A156 (Heading towards Gate Burton)
    3. A57 (Heading east towards the A1)

    Transport website: Retford train website

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    2. Weather in Retford
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    Practical Test Centres Near Retford

    Retford does not have a local test centre. You can still take your driving test if you travel to the nearest test centres in town that would be situated in Doncaster and Scunthorpe. Although this centre is far from your home town of Retford, all our courses will include the instructor taking you to your practical test at these centres!


    We will make sure you will become test standard and are familiar with the area prior to taking your 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 Retford

    Without taking a theory test, booking a practical test is impossible. It is the first step in everyone’s learning journey. That’s why we are putting as much emphasis on the theory as we do the practical.


    All our driving courses in Retford include a theory test to help you pass it before you start your intensive courses.


    Retford does not have a theory test centre itself. The nearest theory test centre would be situated in Doncaster.

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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?

    Your driving instructor will communicate with you to discuss the time frame for the course that works best for you. You will discuss a plan for the training.

    How many hours do courses be taken?

    The course can be taken typically within 1 - 2 weeks. The course 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.

    I’m dyslexic, can you help me with my 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 offer home address pick-ups?

    We do cover pick-ups from a home address in most areas in the UK. Please get in touch with us to make sure we can pick you up.

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