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The body that control learning to drive and the driving test, the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA), lay down very strict regulations concerning the teaching of new drivers.
A1 Road Skills attend several seminars and conferences every year to ensure that our training is to the very highest standard and always completely up to date with industry expectations.
By pooling a vast and varied array of current driver training qualifications and experience into one company, A1 Road Skills are able to offer learner drivers a better way to learn.
By structuring our lessons to suit the exact needs of each individual, our learner drivers develop much quicker into becoming full licence holders and remain safer drivers long after passing their driving test. Our learners remain part of the A1 Road Skills family long after they pass their driving test and can come back to us for advice, or further training, at any time they want.
We fully support the Pass Plus scheme which has been developed by the DVSA to further enhance the newly qualified drivers skills. Many driving schools will charge £100 or more for this course and maybe not give you the full programme. At A1 Road Skills we fully back the subsidised Pass Plus course which has been supported by the Welsh Assembly Government. Giving new drivers the same full DVSA course and certificate - which comes with insurance discounts - the Pass Plus Cymru scheme is all-inclusive for only £20.
Amazingly, for this you get an informative three hour theory session in the company of other newly qualified drivers followed by a 1:1 six hour practical session (or a nine hour 2:1 session if you would prefer to do the course with a friend) taking your driving up to the next level. Typically this training will include driving on dual-carriageways, including crossing the central reservations to join or leave the carriageway motorway driving giving you the confidence and knowledge to join and leave the motorway safely - busy urban driving which will incorporate busy city centre driving, giving you all the skills and confidence you will need to drive anywhere. In other words, giving you the Skills for Life.
What you won't get from A1 Road Skills
What you will get from A1 Road Skills
In fact, we even have a pledge to learners -
The A1 Road Skills pledge for your Driving Lessons:
A1 Road Skills Ltd is committed to providing you with the highest standard of driving instruction at reasonable and affordable prices so you can start your driving life confidently and fully qualified.
We also think it's important that you enjoy learning to drive with us. Our promise will help you know what to expect from our instructors.
Your A1 Road Skills instructor will -
Design a course of lessons to match your specific driving and learning needs from your first lesson right through to your practical test.
Give you relevant feedback during your lesson and record your development on your Pupil Record Sheet at the end of each lesson.
Monitor your progress, advise and recommend what is, in their opinion, the appropriate time to apply for your practical driving test. If required, they will advise whether it should be subsequently rescheduled.
Honour the full time booked for each lesson, which should include an introduction, practical training and a debrief at the end of your lesson.
Conduct themselves in a professional manner.
They do reserve the right to cancel a lesson or finish a lesson early on the grounds of road safety, e.g., adverse weather conditions.
They will not discriminate against any learner and they will always abide by the law.
Have the highest standards of personal conduct during the lesson, including: being courteous and considerate to you.
Avoid any physical contact, except in an emergency.
Provide a presentable, modern, properly maintained and dual controlled car for each lesson.
Always endeavour to be on time at the agreed meeting point and be available for the full duration of the lesson booking, subject to any unforeseen circumstances beyond their control.
Endeavour to give you two working days' notice (excluding weekends and bank holidays) should a lesson need to be rescheduled.
Respond professionally to any worries or issues that you may have and try to resolve them to your satisfaction.
We promise you -
Guaranteed driving on your first lesson with A1 Road Skills.
Local instructors with excellent knowledge of your area.
Excellent knowledge of practical test routes with fully qualified instructors.
Dual controlled vehicles kept in excellent condition.
1:1 lessons with patient, friendly instructors.
Collect you on time for your lessons from home, work, college, etc.
Provide excellent customer care and lessons.
ALL OUR INSTRUCTORS ARE SIGNED UP TO THE DSA CODE OF CONDUCT
Call A1 Road Skills on 0800 881 8021 to book your driving lessons with one of our fully qualified DVSA approved instructors.