Pass Plus is a practical training course that takes at least 6 hours and is for drivers to improve their skills and drive more safely.
It can be taken at any time although it should be most useful to new drivers in the year after passing their test.
You’ll need a Pass Plus registered approved driving instructor () to teach you.
It may help you get a car insurance discount if you successfully complete the course.
You need to book Pass Plus with a Pass Plus registered approved driving instructor ().
You can contact the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency () to check if an instructor is registered with Pass Plus. You’ll need their name and number.
Pass Plus fees depend on where you live, the instructor or driving school and how long your training takes.
Some local councils can offer discounts off the full Pass Plus training costs.
Pass Plus training takes at least 6 hours. It has 6 modules, covering driving:
All modules should be practical sessions, although local conditions may mean some are theory based. You’ll normally spend at least 5.5 hours driving.
You won’t take a test but you’ll be assessed throughout the course. To pass you’ll have to reach the required standard in all modules.
Contact the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency () Pass Plus team for more information.
You must apply for your own Pass Plus certificate if you want one.
You need a certificate if you want a discount on your car insurance.
You’ll get a training report form from your instructor when you’ve reached the required standard in all modules. You and your instructor must sign the form.
Send the signed form to the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (). You’ll be sent a certificate by post.
Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency
The Axis Building
112 Upper Parliament Street