Over 80% of my pupils pass their test first time..
More than double the national average.


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As a parent myself, I take ‘safety’ very seriously.  Unlike any other life skill that our children will learn, learning to drive is a task that involves the whole person i.e. behaviour, thoughts and feelings.  Therefore, from the beginning of their training, I encourage my learners to make responsible choices which prepares them for a lifetime of safe driving rather than just preparing them for their test.

Driving Test:  I sit in on the driving tests regularly.   I do this because I learn what the Examiners are looking for on the driving test, what’s important and what is not important.   I look at how the Examiners mark the sheet and what they think is required from the candidate on test.  This allows me to conduct mock tests with my clients ensuring that they are ready for their big day.  I am very proud to say that more than 80% of my clients pass first time, this is more than double the national average.

Communication: I always treat my pupils as a customer and feel that communication is key.  My pupils have my direct number and can contact me at any time, should they have any questions or concerns.

Confidentiality:  I am professional at all times ensuring that 100% of the time learning will take place.  Any information that is discussed during the training will always remain confidential and will never be communicated with another client.

Efficient Diary Management: I always message the day before a lesson to re-confirm the appointment details.  I always ensure that I am punctual as I appreciate that my clients may sometimes have plans before and after a lesson.

Useful Tools:  When training begins, my clients automatically get ‘exclusive’ access to a training website which allows them to continue learning from the comfort of their own home.  This website has lots of videos showing various driving lessons with a different pupil and a different driving instructor using an in-car video system.    This speeds up the training process and reduces the amount of hours needed to learn in the car which ultimately reduces the overall cost of training.  My clients also receive access to ‘Theory Test Pro’. This is an online website which helps them prepare for their theory test.  Learners using ‘Theory Test Pro’ are twice as likely to pass their Theory Test than the national average. Useful paper handouts are given throughout the training.  All of the above are free.

Progress:  As a parent you may want to know how your son/daughter is progressing. At the end of each lesson, we have a detailed debrief when I write notes and I can feedback to you on a regular basis either in person or by phone whichever is convenient to you.   Alternatively, you are more than welcome to ‘sit in’ on a lesson if this is agreeable with your son/daughter.

Booking the test:  I give clear information on ‘how to book the test’.  I am also more than happy to book the driving test should this be preferable.

Testimonials: If you are thinking “Is this training going to help my son/daughter?”  Please click on my ‘Happy Clients’ section to see how it has helped others.

“I would highly recommend Elaine if you are looking for a friendly, professional, highly skilled, committed, thorough and reliable instructor.  Thank you Elaine!”

Liz Halstead, Timperley

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