Under 17 Driving Academy

We offer under 17 Driving lessons at Bishop Auckland College. This is a great way to get a head start on driving in a fun and safe environment.

Next event is Saturday 6th July 2024. It’s £50 for the hour session. For availability get in touch ASAP.

We have both male and female instructors and we offer both manual and automatic cars.

Please call 07900807197 or email info@the-driving-academy.co.uk  ASAP to reserve your slot.

Who should attend?
14-17 year olds. Our experienced instructors will tailor content to be appropriate to age and experience, so whether you are about to turn 17 year old and take to the roads or a 14 year old who has never driven before, you are sure to learn some safe driving skills!

Activities include:
Moving and stopping
Steering exercise
Junctions turning left and right
Reversing exercise
Turn in the road
Parallel park
Bay parking
Reversing around a corner
Hill starts
Emergency stop

On-site toilet facilities available


All the cars we use are fitted with dual controls.

Many pupils have gone on to do normal driving lessons when they turn 17 and the progress they make by doing these under 17 sessions is amazing.
Please contact us for future dates and availability.

*All payments must be made at time of booking and 14 days should be given if you need to cancel or swap the booking. Refunds will only be given if full 14 days notice is given.

FREE Gift cards available

Check out the video of one of our Under 17 sessions