Intensive Driving Courses In Thurso

One to Two Week Driving Courses With LPOD Academy

Are you tired of depending on someone to take you out? Do you want to travel and drive in your car? Then you just found the right answer. LPOD Academy has all that it takes to help you have your licence in just weeks of training.


Book your crash course in Thurso and start your driving journey today. Call us on 0800 112 3515 and we’ll be happy to help you get on the road confidently!








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    Choosing The Right Course For You in Thurso...

    When booking a driving course, it’s very important to make sure you know what course suits your driving skill. We believe all learners are at different stages in their driving progress. That’s why LPOD Academy will be here to guide choosing the right course for you. To give you more understanding about our courses, here are the 3 descriptions you may want to read, or you can phone us on 0800 112 3515 or browse through our course recommender quiz for more information!


    BeginnerIf you are just about to start with your driving journey, you may look at our Gold / Platinum courses. These courses ranging from 35 – 50 hours are curated especially for learners who have very little driving practice, or even those who have never driven before. We advise you to book in advance to secure more preferable test dates. 


    IntermediateIf you stopped your driving practice before for some reason, and want to continue your driving journey, you may want to book our Silver Courses. These courses will help you discover all the driving techniques and go over that all-important driving test sheet!


    ExperiencedHave you recently failed your test and looking for a course to assess your current driving ability? Then our Bronze courses will suit you best. These courses will help you keep the momentum going especially if you have failed a test. Your driving instructor will help you become the best version of yourself for your test.

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    Areas Around Thurso

    Thurso is based on the KW14 postcode and all of the other surrounding villages. Around Thurso are other places/settlements such as Castletown, Halkirk, Wick, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Belfast, Bergen, Bradford, Leeds & Manchester. If you’re based in these areas too, home pick up could be possible, enquire to know more about your area!


    Not From Thurso?

    We do intensive driving courses in other areas too! We provide intensive driving courses in Elgin. If you’re based slightly nearer, we also do driving courses in Bradford & slightly further out in Leeds too.

    More Information About Thurso...

    Thurso is a town on the north coast of the Highland council area. It lies west of John o’ Groats and northwest of Wick and has a population of 7,610 residents in the town. Historically, Thurso is a well-known spot for surfing and kayaking, several international surfing championship events have regularly been held in the area.

    Thurso Factfile

    A quick overview of Thurso:

    County: Caithness

    Recognised For: A well-known spot for surfing and kayaking, several international surfing championship events have regularly been held in the area.

    Local Council: Highland

    Important Roads:

    1. A9 (Heading towards Shalmstry)
    2. A882 (Heading towards Clayock)
    3. A836 (Heading south towards the A882)

    Transport website: Thurso train website

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    1. Find Thurso on a map
    2. Weather in Thurso
    3. Thurso history

    Practical Test Centres Near Thurso

    Thurso has a test centre itself. It will be more convenient if you live here that you will not need to travel to other towns. You are still welcome to travel to other test centres when taking your test. The nearby test centres would be situated in Lairg and Elgin. Although they are far from Thurso, your instructor will take you to these places when it comes to your test.


    Kindly browse through our practical test centres index page if you need more information about the different test centres.

    Theory Test Centres Near Thurso

    Thurso does not have its own theory test centre, this will require you to travel to the nearest test centre that would be situated in Elgin.


    Booking a practical is impossible without your theory test, that’s why taking the theory test is very important.


    With all our intensive driving courses in Thurso, we don’t mind if you have not passed your theory yet. We like to take on learners who have not got their theory as we believe it’s just as important as the practical test

    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 allow breaks during the training?

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

    Will my driving instructors take me to my test centre?

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

    I am nervous can you help me?

    Yes. We help all kinds of learner drivers with nerves, anxiety. Please call 0800 112 3515 to see how we can help you today.

    When can start the course?

    We advise starting in no less than 4 weeks. On some occasions, we may be able to offer an earlier start date. The shorter the course the earlier we may be able to start. If you have not got your theory we advise a month so we can have enough time to plan everything from passing your theory test so we can source a test date for you.

    I am dyslexic. Can you help me with my theory?

    We have a 12-hour online course that will help you pass your driving theory test. It has been designed for people who prefer to learn by watching videos and who may take the test in audio.