Intensive Driving Courses in Kent

Two of the 1st Gear driving instructorsWe are pleased to announce that we are now part of Kent Intensive Driving School! You can still contact us directly and book using our site.

We started driving tuition in Maidstone in 1990 and have expanded throughout most of Kent. Specialising in Intensive driving courses, we offer a range of courses to suit most individuals' needs, we provide courses for the complete novice to someone who might need further tuition after failing a test. All of our Instructors are fully qualified, registered approved Driving Instructors and have all had a Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) check. We have male and female instructors and provide manual and automatic courses, just let us know when contacting us what sort of course you are interested in. Our intensive driving courses are in the following areas: Maidstone, Medway, Canterbury, Gravesend, Sittingbourne, Isle of Sheppey, Ashford, Sevenoaks, Tonbridge, Sevenoaks, West Malling, Staplehurst, Lenham, Headcorn, Biddenden, Cranbrook and the whole of Kent, we specialise in intensive driving courses.

When choosing a course please make sure you have enough time to get to test standard without putting pressure on you or the Instructor. If you are not sure then why not take advantage of our assessment lesson?

We hope you find the following pages helpful.

If you find you require more information please do not hesitate to contact us.

After having my baby boy, I realised how essential having a driving license would be, to get around. I never really wanted to learn prior to now, so I literally had to start with the very basics. I didn’t even know how to turn on the ignition! Andy is amazing: he is so patient, polite, professional, caring. Did I mention patient? I am up to date his toughest student so far, I am certain of it!! But he didn’t give up and kept positive even when I didnt. I passed my test today after a couple of attempts (I am a slow learner hehe) but I now finally feel competent and confident. I cannot recommend him enough! thank you thank you thank you!!! Grazie Mille Andy, sei il migliore!


I came to 1st gear driving after be messed around by previous driving instructors but sean was an amazing instructor and I would highly recommend him to anyone. I am such a difficult and anxious learner but he calmed me and got me through it first time with only 2 minors ur be mad not to go with this man. Thanks very much for all ur hard work sean. Will be passing ur number on. 🙂


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How our intensive driving courses work

Contact us - would you like an assessment lesson or introductory lesson?
Have you passed your theory test?...
Choose your driving course dates (confirm with us) and book a test... (easy)
Take your chosen course with test.
Pass plus if required or, if you were unlucky, re-book test and have any further lessons as required.