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Steve Chaplin Driving School

Your shortcut to passing your driving test the first time!

Good Morning!

My name is Steve Chaplin, and I deliver great lessons that give value for money, ensuring learning takes place, using essential coaching skills, and encouraging independent learning through goal setting.

So, if you live in Ilkeston and nearby areas continue reading the website, or pick up the phone and give me a call, or text on 07917 100 632 to find out how I can help you. Alternatively, complete and submit the Online Contact Form.

Which course is right for you?

Below are details about each of the driving courses available, and a small selection of some of the comments I have received. Click on the image to find out more about what that client had to say about their training with me.

Beginner Driving Lessons

You are on the verge of changing your life forever by getting your driving licence, and the most important lessons are not at the end near the driving test, it is right NOW! I will help you to create good driving habits and it is these habits which are going to help you become a natural driver making your test much easier.

On your first driving lesson you will be driving...

What my clients say...

Harry Towers
When I started to learn to drive I had problems with confidence and nerves behind the wheel, but after a few lessons with Steve I developed the confidence to really develop as a driver. The website was very useful, with easy ways to measure progress and..."


Harry Towers from Ilkeston

Confidence Building

Feeling anxious when it comes to learning how to drive can be somewhat depressing, but did you know that many learners go through the same as you? What I am going to support you with is getting to feel comfortable and taking back control of your life and driving...

What my clients say...

Joe Leatherland
Steve is very kind and friendly and helped me get through a previous bad experience and he helped me gain my confidence to be able to drive on the roads with ease. I would recommend anyone to learn with Steve because he makes everything so easy and..."


Joe Leatherland from Heanor

Part Trained Lessons

So you have already started to learn to drive and you are thinking of passing your driving test. My special course for people like you who have already developed skills will help you save time and money because I will NOT put you on a beginners course, in fact I will use the knowledge you have as a platform for passing your driving test...

What my clients say...

Ronan Woolley
I chose Steve on his past reviews and it was the best decision I made. I cant sing his praises enough. Hes so patient and really adapts to help you learn the way that suits you. So professional and encouraging I would recommend him to anyone of any age..."


Dave Sumner from Langley Mill

Driving Test Rescue

I know exactly why you have been failing your driving test and actually it probably is not your fault. People who fail their test and want to change instructor do so because they feel they have not been trained fully and believe they are not 100% confident. All I want you to do is give me a call and tell me your story, I will then start to plan for your success...

What my clients say...

Helen Clapp
After a break of over 20 years and four failed tests I decided, age 47 to give it one last go. Steve is an amazing instructor. He made me believe in myself. Taught me the skills to be a safe driver. Encouraged me every step of the way. Completely different..."


Helen Clapp from Ilkeston

FREE Theory Practice
Get FREE access to Theory Test Pro. It contains the entire question bank, hazard perception videos and more.
A Bit about Me (and you)
I believe in giving you the best quality, value for money, training there is. That way, you learn quicker, and save money.
I hold BTEC level 3 & 4 coaching qualifications.
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Frustrated with a lack of progress in your driving lessons? My structured, personalised approach will ensure that you get the maximum benefit from every lesson.
Learner Driver Insurance
Collingwood offer two types of Learner Driver Insurance to suit your needs. Short-term (7 days - 24 weeks) when learning to drive in your own or someone else´s car as well as Annual policies.

20 hour package 👉 Save £40 on 20 hours

FREE Money Back Guarantee - 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐡 £𝟔𝟒

FREE Pass Promise - 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐡 £𝟔𝟐

FREE Driving Lesson Warranty - 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐡 £𝟏𝟐𝟖

FREE Theory Training - 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐡 £𝟐𝟑

FREE Drivers Record - 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐡 £𝟑𝟐

FREE Reflective Logs - 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐡 £𝟑𝟐

FREE Test Routes - 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐡 £𝟔𝟐
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2 Hours Lesson
Encouraging you to set the goals for the session

Structuring the lesson so that the learning process remains with you

Managing the risk whilst still enabling you to learn for yourself

Adapting the way I teach to suit the way you learn most effectively

Hourly rate £32
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Discounted Lessons
Breaking down the barriers to learning

10 hour package 👉 Save £10 on 10 hours of lessons

The offer is valid on the purchase of 10 hours of driving lessons, when paid for in one payment

Hourly rate £31

20 hour package also available
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Discounted Lessons
Creating an atmosphere and environment that is built on mutual trust and respect

20 hour package 👉 Save £40 on 20 hours of lessons

The offer is valid on the purchase of 20 hours of driving lessons, when paid for in one payment

Hourly rate £30

10 hour package also available
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Collingwood Learner Driver Insurance

Steve Chaplin Driving School
Call Steve on 07917 100 632
Normal hours
9am - 5pm
9am - 5pm
9am - 5pm
9am - 5pm
9am - 5pm
Bank hols

Phone: 07917 100 632

Delivering great lessons consistently with a lesson plan that has structure, and also input from the customer
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