What Is Pass Plus ?
PASS PLUS is a training scheme
for new drivers. It is much more than just a few extra
Pass Plus will build upon your existing skills and
knowledge, it will teach you how to anticipate, plan for and
deal with all kinds of hazards, and can help you to become
more confident & safer driver on the roads.
This specially designed course by the Driving Standards
Agency (DSA), with the help of insurers and the driving
instruction industry, helps you to:
Gain valuable driving experience
You will be taught how to deal with a wide range of road and
traffic situations, many of which you probably won't have
Build on your existing skills and
It can take years to become a skilled driver. PASS PLUS
helps get you there by speeding up the learning process
under expert tuition from a qualified pass plus instructor.
Reduce your risk of being in a road
The course will help boost your awareness of all kinds of
hazards and help you learn how to anticipate, plan for and
deal with them safely.
Save money on car insurance
When you have successfully completed the course, you are
advised to check available discounts offered by the
insurance companies taking part in the scheme. The amount
you save will depend on the company you choose, you may even
save more than you paid for the course!
Boost your confidence
If you feel nervous driving on your own, the PASS PLUS
training can help you become more confident on the roads and
give peace of mind to your loved ones.
Pass Plus is made up of
six practical modules
Driving in town
Driving in all weathers
Driving on rural roads
Driving at night
Driving on dual carriageways
Driving on motorways
The six practical modules which cover driving in
town, in all weathers, on rural roads, at night, on dual
carriageways and on motorways, can be taken any time within
the first 12 month of passing your test.
Anyone who holds a full UK license is eligible to take part
in the scheme. You will not have to take a test at the end
of the course but you will be continually assessed. You must
successfully complete all the modules in the course to an
achieved or exceeded standard
Successfully reached the standard required for each of the
Exceeded the required standard for each of the competencies.
How much does Pass Plus
Fees for the Pass Plus
course will vary depending on where you live and the
instructor or driving school you choose, as stated above.
You should bear in mind that the course will take a
minimum of six hours, if
more sessions are needed for you to successfully complete
the course, this may add to the cost.
Do not worry if you have not got a car at the moment, you
may be able to defer the discount for up to two years.
Again, check with your insurance company.
If you have passed your test more than a year ago, you
should check that you will still be eligible for the
discounts on offer from your insurance company, before you
take the course.
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