Driving Theory

Course information sheet

Fees: Standard £ 76 Conc £31 Full £160 * Enrol online for standard fee payers only

Day Time Weeks Centre Start End Code Enroll
Wednesday 10:00 - 12:00 5 MAC 30/10/2019 27/11/2019 MV1095

What will the course cover?

This course will cover all of the topics related to passing the theory test such as: Alertness, Attitude, Road Safety and Rules of the road. We will be using computers, iPads or a mixture of both.

Who is the course for?

This course is for people who wish to pass the Driving Theory test, and would benefit from some guided learning and the opportunity to ask questions and discuss topics.

What skills, knowledge or experience do I need to start this course?

Good literacy/numeracy skills, be reasonably comfortable using computers and preferably be taking driving lessons.

What should I be able to do by the end of the course?

You should feel able to pass the Theory Test or feel better prepared to apply for a test date.

How is the course organised?

Explanations, tasks, demonstrations, group discussions, and hands on practise of past test material.

What extra study or practice is expected outside of the class?

To gain the maximum benefit, you should read recommended books and websites, and practice the topics covered during the class each week – the more you practice, the faster your skills will improve. Computer access is available at Study Support sessions at Macbeth centre, or at your local library.

How will my progress be assessed?

Ongoing informal feedback but tasks will help you decide what else you need to learn or practise. The tutor may provide homework or specific tasks to assess your progress. There will be regular opportunities to review your progress through the class.

What can I expect to go on to after this course?

Having completed the course, students may consider either a Car Maintenance course to help them keep their vehicle road worthy, or move on to an accredited course to take their learning further. Ask your tutor for further details, or look out for the information on our website. On successfully passing the Theory Test you can then apply for a Driving Test date.

Are there any other costs and what do I need to bring?

A pen and notebook. You may also benefit from investing in a book to accompany the course which should also increase your learning. The official DVSA theory test for car drivers (DVSA 978-0115534652) Driving Test Success All Tests - 2017 Edition (Focus Multiumedia 1843266164) If you are comfortable using the Internet, there are some helpful online sites: www.safedrivingforlife.info toptests.co.uk

What support is available?

You may wish to get additional help and guidance offered through the free Study Support Sessions at the Macbeth Centre. At these sessions you can access the internet, work on and print homework and assignments for your course, research, access a range of software, improve your typing and practice/review what you have covered in class. You will need to book a place on these sessions – ask your tutor how. Help with literacy or numeracy is available through the basic education programme and the ESOL programme offers help for speakers of other languages. Additional support can be provided for students with learning difficulties and/or disabilities. If you have a disability and feel you need support to get the best from your course you can contact Sean Buckley (sean.buckley@lbhf.gov.uk) to have a confidential discussion on how best we can support your learning. The Learner Support Fund is a discretionary scheme, funded by the Skills Funding Agency, to assist learners who may be experiencing difficulties in paying for essential equipment/materials, travel costs, childcare, registration fees and other necessary expenses. These funds are only available to learners studying towards an approved qualification and who are on a low household income of under £20,000. Parental income will not be taken into consideration but the income of any spouse or partner will. Proof of low income will be required. Please discuss this with your tutor at interview or enquire at reception for full details of these funds. Details of all available support can be found on our website (hfals.co.uk), in the Guide and the Student handbook, or from teaching or reception staff.