10. Momentum Driving School
Block booking options
Intensive driving courses
Fully qualified instructors
Assessment lesson for £10
Why learn with Momentum Driving School?
Momentum Driving School is a nationwide school that provides lessons in most areas of England, Scotland and Wales.
Momentum Driving School has helped over 2,700 pupils pass their driving test, and it has years of experience. It offers intensive driving courses, crash courses and weekly driving lessons, with a focus on helping learners to pass as quickly and cost-effectively as possible. Many of the school’s pupils pass their driving test in just one week.
Learners can book an assessment lesson for £10. The school sees this as an opportunity for learners to find out whether Momentum Driving School is right for them, and to meet their instructor before committing to a course.
Stats according to Momentum Driving School
Momentum Driving School doesn’t publish its pass rates.
Momentum Driving School locations
Momentum Driving School offers lessons in England, Scotland and Wales. A few of the locations covered include St Albans, Birmingham, Glasgow, Hereford, London and Swansea. If the school is unable to cover your postcode, it will inform you after you have applied to make a booking.
Momentum Driving School has a waiting time of around one week for an assessment lesson. Following this, if you’d like to book a course be aware that at most test centres there is a wait of around six to eight weeks for a practical driving test.
The dual control vehicle that you learn in will depend on your driving instructor.
Momentum Driving School driving instructors
Momentum Driving School only uses fully qualified ADIs (Approved Driving Instructors), rather than PDIs (Potential Driving Instructors) who are still in training.
Although Momentum Driving School’s main focus is its intensive courses, it also offers weekly and refresher lessons. These can be booked in blocks of six or ten hours, costing £174 and £285 respectively for manual lessons, or £186 and £305 for automatic lessons.
It’s worth noting that each individual lesson with Momentum Driving School lasts a minimum of two hours, so these block booking options will cover three or five lessons, depending on which option you choose.
Momentum Driving School’s intensive courses usually run on consecutive days in three or four-hour sessions. There are a number of courses available:
5-day course: suitable for learners with around 30 hours’ previous experience with a qualified instructor. This costs £622 for manual or £662 for automatic.
7-day course: suitable for learners with around 20 hours’ previous experience with a qualified instructor. This costs £846 for manual and £902 for automatic.
10-day course: suitable for learners without previous experience. This costs £1,182 for manual and £1,262 for automatic.
12-day course: suitable for learners without previous experience. This costs £1,406 for manual and £1,502 for automatic.
All courses require a £100 deposit, while the rest of the course fees are to be paid two weeks before the start of the course.
Momentum Driving School’s intensive courses include the cost of the practical test, although there is an extra charge for weekend or extended driving tests.
Offers and promos
Momentum Driving School doesn’t tend to offer any special offers or promotions.
Cancellations and refunds
You can cancel any part of your order within 7 working days after receiving confirmation of the booking. If your course or test isn’t rearranged then you will be entitled to a full refund.
If you would like to cancel a course or test outside of this period, you’ll need to do so at least 14 days before the course or test, in order to receive back your deposit. Any courses or tests that are cancelled after this time could result in you losing your £100 deposit and any additional charges incurred by the school.
If your instructor cancels the course or part of it, Momentum Driving School will do its best to liaise with the instructor to ensure that you receive your money back as soon as possible. However, the driving instructors are franchisees, so the school doesn’t accept liability for cancellations by instructors.
It’s possible to contact Momentum Driving School on 0345 8620505 Monday to Friday, 09.00 to 17.00. Alternatively, you can fill out an enquiry form online or email [email protected] The school is also contactable on Facebook or Twitter. Momentum Driving School typically responds within a day.