South Shields

Intensive Driving Courses In South Shields

One to Two Week Driving Courses With LPOD Academy

Passing your driving test is one of the greatest achievements anyone could achieve. If you’re eager to pass your driving test then look no further! We take care of everything when it comes to arranging your intensive driving lessons.


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








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    Choosing The Right Course For You in South Shields...

    When deciding to do an intensive course, you have to find out which course is best for you. If you’re unsure of what course is best for you, then you will need first to workout where you’re at with your driving journey. Below, are some of the descriptions, that are labeled, beginner, intermediate & experienced. If you’re still not quite sure what course you’ll need, contact us 0800 112 3515 and we will be more than happy to advise on our course packages. You can also visit our course recommender quiz.


    BeginnerIf you have very little experience driving a car, you may need to look at our Platinum / Gold courses. These courses are designed to help you cover all of the driving topics and go from A – Z in the driving syllabus. Courses can be 2 weeks long typically. You will need to be available most part of the day to ensure we can accommodate your diary.


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


    Experienced – Courses for experienced drivers usually need our Bronze courses. If you have failed a driving test and need a quick refresher course to crack on with your test, then this is right for you. 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 South Shields

    South Shields is based on the NE33, NE34 postcode, and all of the other surrounding villages. Around South Shields are other places/settlements such as Willington, Rosehill, Howdon, Harton, Horsley Hill, Marsden, West Harton, Tynemouth, Cleadon & Whitburn. If you’re based in these areas too, home pick-up could be possible. Please enquire to know more about your area or you can call us on 0800 112 3515!


    Not From South Shields?

    We do intensive driving courses in other areas too! We provide fast pass driving courses in Tynemouth. If you’re based slightly nearer, we also do intensive driving lessons in Jarrow & slightly further out in Whitburn too.

    More Information About South Shields...

    South Shields is a coastal town at the mouth of the River Tyne. It lies northeast of the county and has a population of 75,337 residents in the town. Historically, South Shields was famous for being the novelist Catherine Cookson country.


    The most historic part of the town is the quaint and beautiful Westoe village.

    South Shields Factfile

    A quick overview of South Shields:

    County: Tyne and Wear

    Recognised For: The novelist Catherine Cookson country.

    Local Council: South Tyneside

    Important Roads:

    1. A1018 (Heading towards Cleadon)
    2. A184 (Heading towards West Boldon)
    3. A167 (Heading towards the A1058)

    Transport website: South Shields bus timetable

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    1. Find South Shields on a map
    2. Weather in South Shields
    3. South Shields history

    Practical Test Centres Near South Shields

    South Shields has its own theory test centre. So taking a driving test will not require you to travel to other places. If you don’t want to take your test in town, you can travel to Sunderland or Middlesbrough test centres. Although these are far from your home town of South Shields, our driving instructors will take you to your practical test at these centres!


    These courses will help you to become test-standard and have confidence on the road. If you need more information on different test centres, please also consider looking at our practical test centres index page.

    Theory Test Centres Near South Shields

    The first step in everyone’s learning journey is passing the theory test. Taking a practical test is impossible without it. We put as much emphasis on the theory as we do the practical.


    As part of all our intensive courses in South Shields, learners like yourself will be able to access our free theory course included with all bookings. It’s a video-based theory course to help you become more confident with the theory test!


    South Shields does not have a theory test centre itself. So taking your test will require you to travel to other places. The nearest theory test centre would be situated in Sunderland, you can also take your test to Morpeth test centre too.

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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...

    Should I book early?

    The earlier, the better. Booking a course is better because you can choose better dates that work for you. It also helps our chances of finding you the ideal test date sooner!

    Does my driving instructor take me to the test?

    Yes. Our driving instructor will take you to your driving test. You are more than welcome if you wish to take your own car to test.

    Do you advise to take private practice with family and friends?

    Absolutely! The more training you can acquire before starting your intensive course, the better!

    Do you have breaks in the training?

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

    Is automatic tuition available?

    Yes. Automatic tuition is available in some areas. Please get in touch with us or call us on 0800 112 3515 to see if we cover automatic tuition in your town/city.

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