Intensive Driving Courses In Whickham

One to Two Week Driving Courses With LPOD Academy

Getting bored to a long process of training? Book a crash driving course at Whickham to help you pass a lot quicker than usual. Learning to drive can never be this easy and quick. 


Book a course with LPOD Academy’s intensive course specialists and get yourself driving sooner than later!








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    Choosing The Right Course For You in Whickham...

    We know that taking a driving course requires the right decision so you will get the best course that will suit where you’re at with your driving. We have plenty of course packages that range from beginner to experienced levels to help you get to know which course would be best for you. Below, is a brief description of which level you may be at. Read these descriptions will give you an idea of which course is best for you. If you’re still unsure, kindly phone one of our friendly team members on 0800 112 3515 or you may look at our course recommender quiz here.


    BeginnerIf you have no experience in driving a car or have a little practice before, our Platinum / Gold courses are best for you. These courses are designed to help you cover all of the driving topics and help you become a test standard. Typically, these courses will be done within 2 or more weeks. Book in advance to secure more preferable dates!


    IntermediateFor learners who have had some practice or lessons a while ago and want to continue where you’re at with your driving journey, our Silver courses are suited for you. These intermediate courses are designed to help learners like yourself to pick up where you left off so you can continue your driving journey. 


    ExperiencedFor experienced drivers, our Bronze courses are best for you. If you have failed a driving test and need a quick refresher course, then this course is right for you. If you have lots of training and not had much test training either, these courses are good to overview your driving and go over any bad habits. These courses will help you have the confidence again in diving.

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    Areas Around Whickham

    Whickham is based on the NE16 postcode and all of the other surrounding villages. Around Whickham are other places/settlements such as Kenton, Felling, Gosforth, Annfield Plain, Sunniside, Marley Hill, Byermoor, Burnopfield, Lintzford & Pickering Nook. If you’re based in these areas too, home pick up could be possible, enquire to know more about your area!


    Not From Whickham?

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

    More Information About Whickham...

    Whickham is a town in the Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead in Tyne and Wear. It lies south of the county and has a population of 16,652 residents in the town. Historically, Whickham was known for its farming and coal mining shaped until 1950.


    The most noticeable part of the town is its parks & nature attractions such as Beamish, the Living Museum of the North, and the Watergate Forest Park.

    Whickham Factfile

    A quick overview of Whickham:

    County:  Tyne and Wear

    Recognised For: Whickham was known for its farming and coal mining shaped until 1950.

    Local Council: Gateshead

    Important Roads:

    1. A692 (Heading towards Hobson)
    2. A694 (Heading towards Lintzford)
    3. A692 (Heading northeast towards the A1)

    Transport website: Whickham train website

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    2. Weather in Whickham
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    Practical Test Centres Near Whickham

    How you perform your test and training will be the basis if you are going to pass your driving test.


    Whickham has no local test centre itself. So taking your test will require you to travel to the nearby towns. Sunderland is the nearest town which you can take your test. Your driving instructor will take you there prior to taking a test.


    You may try to consider looking at our practical test centres index page if you need more information on different test centres.

    Theory Test Centres Near Whickham

    Whickham does not have a theory test centre itself. You can travel to Newcastle upon Tyne if you are going to take your driving test.


    You can book a practical test if you have passed your theory test. So taking your theory test is important as the practical. To help you understand and pass the theory test successfully, we have included an online course. This will give you better chances of passing your theory test easily.

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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...

    Do you offer theory training courses?

    Yes. We have our own online theory training course which will help you pass the first time. This is FREE to all course candidates or can be purchased separately for a small fee.

    How much do intensive driving courses cost?

    Our courses vary in price. There are many factors to consider when it comes to our courses. Your location, the course in question, and if you need automatic or manual. If you go to our booking page you will be able to get an instant quote and check all prices.

    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.

    Do I need to pass my theory test before I book a course?

    No. We can help you book a course and pass your theory test whilst you wait to start your course.

    Can you help me pass my theory with you?

    Absolutely! If you need to include & do your theory as part of your intensive course, then we can add this to your booking.