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Enhance Your Skills With my BTEC Level 4 Coaching

I’m Steve and I provide automatic driving lessons serving Awsworth. 

As a Pearson-accredited BTEC Level 4 Professional Award holder in Coaching for Driver Development, I have the expertise and knowledge to help you become a safe and confident driver.

To learn more about me, visit my page titled Your Coach

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Amy Redfern, from Awsworth,
Amy Redfern, from Awsworth,successfully passed her driving test on 21/09/2016 at Watnall.

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“Couldn't have passed my driving test if it wasn't for Steve. He was such an incredible instructor so patient and always went that extra mile to make sure I comfortable in my driving. He really brought my confidence along and i can't thank him enough for the time and effort he put into our lessons. He really made me believe in myself. Best driving instructor ever!!!!”

Which course is right for you?

Explore below to find your perfect course. Let's drive together!

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

For your first driving lesson you will be driving… Learn More

Feeling anxious when it comes to learning how to drive can be somewhat depressing. However, 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… Learn More

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… Learn More

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 instructors 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’ll then start to plan for your success… Learn More

Don’t let a crash define your driving experience. Join me for my “Post-Crash” training course and take the first step towards building confidence, enhancing your skills, and ensuring a safer journey on the road… Learn More

Despite having professional driving lessons, many overlook the need for ongoing training post-passing their driving test. With rapid technological advancements in cars and increasingly challenging driving conditions, staying updated is essential for maintaining safety and confidence on the road. Ready to enhance your skills and adapt to the changing driving landscape?… Learn More

Driving Success: A Safe, Supportive, and Value-Driven Approach

When it comes to driving lessons, there are 3 key factors that I prioritise. Firstly, safety is paramount. I ensure that every lesson is conducted in a safe and controlled environment, with risk management at the forefront of my approach. 

Secondly, creating an atmosphere where learning can take place is crucial. I believe that a relaxed and positive environment encourages progress and makes learning more enjoyable. 

Finally, I believe in giving value for money, which is why I strive to deliver the best possible service at an affordable price.

To witness the tangible results of my approach firsthand, explore my Success Stories page. Here you’ll find the latest achievements and reviews from my recent successful learners.

Harrison Parker, from Kimberley, Nottinghamshire,
Harrison Parker, from Kimberley, Nottinghamshire,successfully passed his driving test on 13/05/2015 at Watnall.

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"Thanks a lot Steve for helping me pass my test. He's good at taking away your nerves and helping you to learn without any bad habits. Definitely recommend to anyone in the area!!

"Thanks a lot man"