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Automatic Driving Lessons in Smalley, Derbyshire

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Enhance Your Skills With my BTEC Level 4 Coaching

Hello, I’m Steve, a fully qualified ADI offering automatic driving lessons in Smalley, Derbyshire.

With accreditation as a Pearson-accredited BTEC Level 4 Professional Award Holder in Coaching for Driver Development, my passion lies in ensuring a safe and enjoyable learning journey for every student.

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

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Aimee Hempshall, from Smalley, Derbyshire,
Aimee Hempshall, from Smalley, Derbyshire, successfully passed her driving test on 30/09/2014 at Watnall.
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"a big thank you to Steve for believing in me which gave me confidence to pass first time. Steve is patient and easy to get on with. I've already recommended Steve to a friend & I will continue to do so!"

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 strongly believe in three core principles that underpin exceptional ADI service provision. Firstly, safety remains paramount. I prioritise risk management to ensure the safety of my students and fellow road users.

Secondly, I cultivate a positive and engaging learning environment, enabling my students to thrive and achieve their driving goals.

Lastly, I am committed to delivering excellent value for money, ensuring my students receive the maximum benefit from their lessons.

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.

Joe Leatherland, from Heanor,
Joe Leatherland, from Heanor, successfully passed his driving test on 13/03/2020 at Watnall.
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"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 calms you down in certain situations. Thanks Steve"