The Pass Plus scheme is aimed at new drivers to help them become better drivers. To join Pass
Plus you need to find an Approved Driving Instructor (ADI) to train you. Your ADI will help you complete the six training
modules to pass the training course.
About Pass Plus
Pass Plus is an established training
course aimed at new drivers. It was designed by the Driving Standards Agency (DSA) with the help of insurers and the
driving instruction industry.
Statistics show that new drivers are more likely to have an accident in the first two
years after passing their test. This is because of their lack of driving experience.
Pass Plus builds on your skills
and knowledge. It will teach you how to anticipate, plan for and deal with all kinds of hazards, to help you become a more
Who can do Pass Plus training ?
You can take a Pass Plus course at any
time. However, it's mainly aimed at new drivers in the first year after passing their test.
Pass Plus consists of six modules about driving in different conditions:
- in town
all weathers ( Including a Anti Skid Session with Skid Control )
- on rural roads
- at night
- on motorways
The cost of a Pass Plus course
Your Pass Plus
course fees will vary depending on where you live, if we complete the 6 modules in 1 day the fee will be £150,
if we completed each module 1 at a time over a 6 day period, then it will be £28.00 per Hour / module
for Pass Plus and choosing an instructor
To join Pass Plus, you need to choose an Approved Driving Instructor
(ADI) to train you. The ADI must be registered with the DSA as a Pass Plus instructor, and they must also have their ADI 'green
badge', I have all these Qualifications.
You can check whether an ADI is a registered Pass Plus instructor
by telephoning the DSA Pass Plus Section on 0115 936 6504. The DSA will need the instructor's name and ADI number to check
How you'll be instructed
Pass Plus Pupil's Guide
the start of your course, your instructor will give you a copy of the 'Pass Plus Pupil's Guide'. This contains
detailed information about all aspects of Pass Plus.
Pass Plus training will take at least
six hours, though it can take longer if your instructor thinks it's necessary.
The training sessions
Plus is a practical course and all modules should be practical sessions. However, local conditions and time of year may mean
that some modules need to be given as a theory session. A theory session could be given if there is no motorway nearby. Generally
at least five and a half out of six hours should be spent in the car.
You will not have to take a test at the end
of the course but you will be continually assessed during the modules.
will complete a training report form that you'll sign and date when you reach the required standard in each module. To
pass the course you'll need to reach a satisfactory standard in all the course modules. You'll be given a progress
record to help you to keep track of your progress throughout the course.
At the end of your training
successfully completing your training you'll be sent your Pass Plus certificate to claim your discount
on your car insurance policy.
You should also consider working towards your advanced driving test. Passing
this test would take your driving skills to a higher level, and provide you with further financial benefits.