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Enhance Your Skills With my BTEC Level 4 Coaching

My name is Steve, and I am a qualified driving instructor providing automatic driving lessons in Cossall.

I hold the Pearson-accredited BTEC Level 4 Professional Award in Coaching for Driver Development, which means 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

Learn to drive in an electric car with Steve Chaplin Driving School Ilkeston
Darcie Chadwick, from Ilkeston,
Darcie Chadwick, from Ilkeston,successfully passed her driving test on 31/08/2022 at Watnall.

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“I highly recommend Steve to everyone. He's calm, thoughtful, aware of different learning styles people have and let me guide my own learning. When I had wobbles, he helped me to feel better. I genuinely enjoyed driving lessons because of Steve. Thank you so much” 🙏

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

I believe that giving a great service as an ADI is all about managing the risk and keeping everyone safe, while creating an environment where learning can take place. 
Whether you are a complete beginner or looking to improve your driving skills, I am committed to providing you with the best possible learning experience, tailored to your individual needs.
To witness the tangible results of my approach first-hand, explore my Success Stories page. Here you’ll find the latest achievements and reviews from my recent successful learners.
Ashley Davis, from Ilkeston,
Ashley Davis, from Ilkeston,successfully passed his driving test on 04/07/2022 at Chilwell.

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Steve is excellent he puts your feelings first making you feel at ease and giving you confidence along the way. Can´t ask for a better teacher!