Driving: Pass Your Driving Test - Theory & Practical Prep



£49 inc VAT
Study method
Online, self-paced
6 Hours
No formal qualification
Additional info
  • Tutor is available to students
  • Certificate of completion available and is included in the price

47 students purchased this course


This course is full of helpful information and tips for mastering driving theory, as well as step-by-step tutorials that teach you how to safely drive on the road and complete important technical manoeuvres. This course will take you through the theory of driving, the rules of the road and will teach you practical skills along the way, to boost your chances of passing your driving test first time around!

Course media


Course Highlights

  • Over 3 hours of video instruction for you to watch at a comfortable pace for you.
  • Numerous downloadable PDF guides to help cement your knowledge.
  • Learn from a teacher with over 10 years of driving instructing experience.
  • Learn the theory of driving and how to put it into practice.
  • Tutorials that make tricky manoeuvres seem easy!
  • Insight into what driving examiners are looking for in the test – straight from a teacher who trains the instructors themselves!

Instructor Bio

John Farlam has over 10 years of experience in driving instruction, making him an expert in delivering driving courses and training new driving instructors. John has used his expertise and knowledge to create this comprehensive online guide for learning to drive, to help you feel confident in your abilities as a new driver.

Course Curriculum


  • Intro
  • Course Overview

Prepare, Observe & Move

  • Introduction
  • Prepare
  • Observe
  • Move
  • 2016 Prepare, Observe, Move Handouts

Moving Off & Stopping

  • Introduction
  • Stopping
  • Skills Checkpoint
  • Stop & Start in Traffic
  • The Angle Start
  • Stop & Start On The Right
  • Downhill-start
  • Uphill-start
  • Where to stop and park
  • The Driving Test
  • Assessement - Moving Off
  • Assessement - Stopping


  • Introduction
  • Safe, Legal and Convenient
  • Preparing to Start
  • Driving Across the Road
  • Completing the Turn
  • Skills Checkpoint
  • Camber
  • Other Road Users
  • Using Your Skills in Other Places
  • Driving Test
  • Assessement - Turn in the Road

Straight Reverse

  • Preparing to Reverse
  • Looking Out for other Road Users
  • Keeping the Car Straight
  • Skills Checkpoint
  • Assessement - Reversing Straight

Left Reverse

  • Introduction
  • Approaching the Turn
  • Assessing the Side Road
  • Starting to Reverse
  • Turning the Corner
  • Skills Checkpoint
  • Tighter Corners
  • The Driving Test
  • Assessement - Reversing Left

Right Reverse

  • Introduction
  • Approaching the Turn
  • Assessing the Side Road
  • Starting to Reverse
  • Turning the Corner
  • Skills Checkpoint
  • Tighter Corners
  • Assessement - Reversing Right

Bay Parking

  • Introduction
  • Deciding How to Park
  • Reversing into Parking Bays
  • Driving into Parking Bays
  • Skills Checkpoint
  • The Driving Test

Parallel Parking

  • Introduction
  • Starting the Manoeuvre
  • Reversing & Parking
  • Moving off After Parking
  • Skills Checkpoint
  • Car Park Practise Tip
  • The Driving Test
  • Assessement - Parallel Parking
  • Assessment Answers - Please download and complete all of the assessment PDF's before checking this answer sheet

Driving Theory

  • Alertness
  • Handout - Alertness
  • Attitude
  • Handout - Attitude
  • Documentation
  • Handout - Documentation
  • Hazard Awareness
  • Incidents/ Accidents/ Emergencies
  • Handout - Incidents Accidents and Emergencies
  • Motorway Driving
  • Handout - Motorway Driving
  • Other Types of Vehicles
  • Handout - Other Types of Vehicle
  • Road & Traffic Signs
  • Handout - Road and Traffic Signs
  • Rules of the Road
  • Handout - Rules of the Road
  • Safety and Vehicle
  • Handout - Safety and your Vehicle
  • Safety Margin
  • Handout - Safety Margins
  • Road Conditions and Vehicle Handling
  • Handout - Road Conditions and Vehicle Handling
  • Vehicle Loading
  • Handout - Vehicle Loading
  • Vulnerable Road Users
  • Handout - Vulnerable Road Users


  • Part 1
  • Part 2
  • Part 3
  • Part 4
  • Part 5
  • Part 6
  • Part 7
  • Part 8
  • Part 9
  • Part 10
  • Part 11
  • Part 12

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Who is this course for?

  • Complete driving beginners
  • Learners who want to feel comfortable in the practice of driving
  • People who have already had some lessons but want to make sure they are completely confident in their abilities.
  • Anyone who has already passed their driving test but would like to refresh their knowledge.


This course has no prerequisites


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