Intensive Driving Courses In Sandown

One to Two Week Driving Courses With LPOD Academy

Being able to drive yourself anywhere can be a dream come true. Whether you’re in school or employed, we understand the desire to get driving is massive. By doing an intensive driving course in Sandown, we can take you from a beginner to passing in as little as 1 week.


Start your driving journey today by booking with us and we’ll help you get your driver’s licence!








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    Choosing The Right Course For You in Sandown...

    Are you unsure what course to take when deciding to do an intensive course? When deciding to do an intensive course, it is important to find out which course is best for you. You will need to the first workout where you’re at with your driving if you’re unsure of what course is best for you. Below are some descriptions labeled as beginner, intermediate & experienced. Contact us and we will be more than happy to advise on our course packages. Check our course recommender quiz or give us a call on0800 112 3515!


    BeginnerIf you’re turing 17 soon and you have very little driving practice or have never driven a car before, you may look at our Gold / Platinum range of courses. Beginner courses are suitable for the new candidate who is keen to start off on the right path of driving. If you need to book time off or have limited time for these courses, then booking in advance is better as you can secure more preferable dates!


    IntermediateAre you frustrated because you’ve been driving on and off lately? Our Silver intensive courses may be best for you. These courses are designed to help you catch up to where you are currently at and help you continue your driving journey to the very end. We will help you go over the all-important driving test sheets to have a better chance of passing your test.


    ExperiencedHave you driven abroad and need to transfer to a UK licence or do you need to pass your driving test as you have one booked? No matter what your situation is, we can help. 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 Sandown

    Sandown is based on the PO36 postcode and all of the other surrounding villages. Around Sandown are other places/settlements such as Danville, Hampstead, Chester, Atkinson, Kingston, Raymond, Derry, Plaistow, Newton & Epping. If you’re based in these areas too, home pick up could be possible, enquire to know more about your area!


    Not From Sandown?

    We do intensive driving courses in other areas too! We provide intensive driving lessons in St Helens. If you’re based slightly nearer, we also do driving courses in Shanklin & slightly further out in Newport too.

    More Information About Sandown...

    Sandown is a seaside resort on the south-east coast of the Isle of Wight. It has a population of 21,374 residents in the town. Historically, Sandown sits on the Southern coast of the Isle of Wight. It is famous for its beautiful bay, long stretches of golden sandy beach and the traditional British seafront and pier.

    Sandown Factfile

    A quick overview of Sandown:

    County: Isle of Wight

    Recognised For: Sandown sits on the Southern coast of the Isle of Wight. It is famous for its beautiful bay, long stretches of golden sandy beach and the traditional British seafront and pier.

    Local Council: Isle of Wight

    Important Roads:

    1. A3056 (Heading towards Arreton)
    2. A3020 (Heading towards Godshill)
    3. A3056 (Heading south towards the B3327)

    Transport website: Sandown train website

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    Practical Test Centres Near Sandown

    When taking your driving test, Sandown has no test centre so when you take your test, it will require you to travel to the nearby test centres such as Portsmouth and Southampton. Although they are quite far from Sandown, your instructor will take you to these places when it comes to your test.


    When doing your intensive course, the goal isn’t about the test, the goal is to make you a safe and confident driver and the test is there to only test your ability. If you need more information on different test centres, please also consider looking at our practical test centres index page.

    Theory Test Centres Near Sandown

    You will receive training in the town where your test is booked for and be prepared throughout your course. Sandown does not have a test centre so you will need to travel to the nearby centre that would be situated in Portsmouth.


    Passing your theory test is important as you cannot book a practical without it. We include an online course that will help you understand and pass the theory test successfully. These will help you pass the theory test easily. Passing the theory test is vital when organising an intensive so we put lots of emphases too.


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

    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...

    Do you advise booking early?

    Yes. The earlier, the better. When you book early, you can choose better dates that work for you. It also gives us better chances of finding you the ideal test date.

    Are there any breaks in the training?

    Breaks are part of the training too! Your driving instructor will keep an eye on your progress at all times.

    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.

    Once I have completed my course, is my deposit refundable?

    The deposit is part of the whole course cost. We will be able to arrange if you wanted to cancel outside of the course cancellation conditions.

    What happens if my course is affected by a pandemic or something similar?

    This will depend on the nature of what’s affecting your course. If such things were to happen, we will always have material on our website that will explain the process.