Learn To Drive

At Get Set Driving, we offer driving lessons in Nottingham delivered by friendly, professional driving instructors.

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Our team of driving instructors in Nottingham will provide you with a friendly and professional service with tailored driving lessons designed around your ability and confidence


High First Time Pass Rate


Friendly Professional Instructors


Block Booking Discounts


DVSA Approved


Fast Track Learning Available


Learning to drive can be an exciting and anxious time. With an experienced local driving instructor, you can feel confident that they know the best routes for enjoyable driving lessons. Learning to drive is an important life skill, and for your own safety, you need to have a professional approach. Regular driving lessons with a DVSA qualified instructor are the best way to pass your test first time.


You must have a provisional driving license to book a driving lesson. A provisional license can be applied for online, or you can obtain a D1 application form from your local post office.
To apply for a provisional driving license, you need to:
• Have an identity document, ideally a passport
• Details of the addresses you have lived in the past three years
• Pay the fee, currently £34 (online) £43 (post) (March 2020)
• Be able to read https://www.gov.uk/driving-eyesight-rules a car number plate made after 1 September 2001 from 20 metres

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The best way to prepare for your first driving lesson is to get a copy of the most up to date version of the highway code.

You can start to learn about the rules of the road and the different signs and road markings that you will need to be aware of. For more advanced preparation, read the DVSA official guide to driving.


Driving lessons with a local driving instructor is the most successful way to learn to drive. A professional vehicle with dual controls enables you to learn in a safe and supportive environment.

At Get Set Driving, we personalise your lessons to suit the test pass target you have. We can advise on the best lesson plan and timings so that you can pass with confidence at the first attempt.


We are proud to be one of the regions fastest growing driving schools with one of the best first-time pass rates in Nottingham.

Below you’d find just a small selection of our customer reviews, to read more customer testimonials please click here.

    5 star review  I would definitely recommend GSD, a great, friendly and reliable service. The instructor puts you at ease and gets the job done! Thank you!

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    5 star review  Would definitely recommend Get Set Driving! Had an excellent refresher lesson. I was so nervous driving after so long and my instructor was so friendly and made me feel at ease. Strategically took me to roundabouts and other areas where I was nervous driving, it was a very enjoyable lesson and increased my confidence massively.

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    5 star review  My Driving Instructor (Shad Zahoor) is an excellent Instructor very professional and incredibly supportive. He really helped improve my confidence behind the wheel. Would highly recommend.


    5 star review  Ultimately and wholeheartedly I encourage drivers of all abilities to utilise Get Sets Driving professional and efficient lessons in order to pass their driving tests in a timely manner. Throughout the entire process there was clear and direct instructions portrayed in a methodical fashion which enabled me to achieve a first time pass! The methodical nature facilitates a structured approach to driving encouraging tangible improvements with each and every lesson. In addition to the professional nature of the lessons my appointed driving instructor was also friendly and confident making me feel at ease - further inspiring confidence within my own driving ability. Above all else I would recommend this driving school to any individual wishing to pass in a suitable time frame. Your selection of driving school is of imperative importance as it creates a positive environment which greatly affects your ability to drive confidently and with clarity. Overall this is a 10/10 service and I would highly recommend to any friend, family or soon-to-be learner in Nottinghamshire. -Callum

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Learn To Drive FAQ’s

How Many Driving Lessons Will I Need?

Every learner driver is different, and therefore the number of driving lessons each person will require before they’re ready to take their driving test will vary.

The Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) advises that 44 hours of driving lessons with a qualified driving instructor are needed to pass your driving test.

For further information, please refer to our blog post ‘How Many Driving Lessons Do I Need?

How Often Will Driving Lessons Be?

Our driving instructors would recommend between 2 to 4 hours of professional driving tuition per week. Learning to drive is the same as mastering any new skill; the more often you do it, the quicker you will pick it up. However, we can work at whatever pace you are comfortable with and can provide more frequent or less frequent lessons, depending on your preference.

If you’re keen to pass your driving test quickly, then we offer several options for intensive driving courses. With an intensive driving course, you will typically have daily lessons lasting between 2 and 5 hours.

How Much Do Driving Lessons Cost?

Our standard price for a 2-hour driving lesson is £55.

We also offer special deals and block booking discounts. Please get in touch with our team if you would like more details about our current offers.

Will I Always Have The Same Driving Instructor?

The relationship between the instructor and the student is vitally important. A good driving instructor will create a relaxed environment that is optimal for learning.

If you sign up for lessons with our driving school, you will have the same driving instructor from your first lesson until the day you pass your driving test.

Will You Support Me With My Theory Test?

Yes, your driving instructor will provide support and guidance to help you pass your theory test. You will also have access to our theory test training app, which offers online support.

Are Your Driving Instructors Qualified?

Yes, all our driving instructors are DVSA qualified.

Do You Offer Block Booking Discounts?

We offer several block booking packages to help reduce the cost of driving lessons in Nottingham. Please get in touch with our team for details about our current offers and discounts.

What Area Do You Cover?

Our driving instructors in Nottingham cover most areas of the city and the surrounding towns and villages, including West Bridgford, Ruddington, Gedling, Netherfield and Colwick. To find out if our driving school covers your area, please get in touch.

Driving Lessons in Nottingham - Areas We Cover

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Nottingham City Centre - West Bridgford - Colwick - Wilford - Ruddington - Edwalton - Gamston - Gedling - Compton Acres - Netherfield - Mapperly - Mapperly park - Burton Joyce, The Park and many more

Contact us today to find out if we have a driving instructor in your area

Book Your Driving Lessons Today

If you would like to know more about Get Set Driving or are ready to book a lesson, please contact our team