Intensive Driving Courses in Swale

Interested in getting on the road in the Swale area? You’re sure to have plenty of driving schools to choose between—but PassMeFast offers something different to the rest. With our fast but flexible driving courses, your full UK driving licence could be just weeks away, even if you’re a complete beginner. To learn more about a crash course with us in Sittingbourne, Faversham, the Isle of Sheppey and beyond, read on.

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Booking Intensive Driving Lessons in Swale

PassMeFast specialises in intensive driving courses for all learners. This doesn’t mean that we’ll make you take one week’s holiday to do the same 5-day course as every other learner—other driving schools may be okay with that, but it’s not our style. Instead, we have no fewer than nine courses on offer, ranging from five hours up to forty-eight.

When you book in, we’ll typically start things off by arranging a fast-track practical test for you, giving you a date to work towards and ensuring that all of the driving knowledge you gain over the course of your lessons is fresh in your mind by the time your test date comes around.

Interested in automatic intensive driving lessons in Swale?

All PassMeFast courses are available in both manual and automatic cars. This means that the choice is yours! Please note that course prices may vary by transmission.

With your test date secured, we’ll then go about assigning you one of our DVSA-approved driving instructors. Together, you’ll plan a course structure that works for you and around your schedule. Then, it’s time to hit the road for your lessons—and, before you know it, you’ll be ready to head in for your driving test, with your pink licence just around the corner.

We’ve already helped thousands of learners from across the UK to get on the road. To become the latest happy member of the PassMeFast alumni, give us a ring on 0333 123 4949, or click the button below to book online.

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Why choose PassMeFast for your intensive driving course?

  • Courses to suit all drivers
  • Flexible driving lessons to fit any schedule
  • Learn with experienced instructors
  • Home and workplace pickups
  • Pass in as little as one week

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Practical Driving Test Centres in Swale

While there may be eight practical test centres in Kent, the bad news is that none of these are to be found in the Swale area. This means that you’ll be heading to another part of Kent to take your test, with the closest test centres including Gillingham, Herne Bay and Canterbury. Wondering about your chances of passing? Check out our guide to the best and worst test centre pass rates of 2017/18!

Theory Test Centres in Swale

The pattern we saw regarding practical test centres unfortunately holds true here, too, as there are no theory test centres in Swale itself. However, this is an obstacle you’ll still need to overcome if you want to get your hands on that pink licence, so you’ll need to make plans to head to a nearby theory test centre instead. Thankfully, you won’t need to go too far. If you’re in the Faversham area, your best bet will be to go to the Canterbury theory test centre, while those in Sittingbourne may be better served by the Chatham test centre.

Haven't taken your theory test yet?

If you’ve heard any common theory test myths, you might think it’s possible to do your theory and practical test on the same day. In reality, however, you need to do your theory test ahead of your practical—the DVSA regulations say so, and there’s no getting around it. To ensure things run smoothly, add a theory test onto your course when booking in with PassMeFast. We’ll arrange everything for you, and can even secure you an earlier test date!

Driving Around Swale

When heading in for your practical test, the last thing you want is to have your confidence derailed by test day nerves. The best way to fend off this possibility is to ensure you have a solid knowledge of not only how to drive, but also of the roads in the area where you’ll be taking the test. This won’t necessarily mean a guaranteed pass, but it does mean you won’t be caught out by any unfamiliar road features, and will be feeling that little bit calmer and more prepared.

Map of Swale within Kent

What does all of this mean, then, for you as a learner? Well, since there are no test centres in Swale itself, it means that you’ll need to spend some of your driving lessons getting used to the roads in the areas where you are taking your test. For more detailed information on the picture at your test centre of choice, check out our full list of practical test centres in Kent.

Swale Fact File

Famous for... Fruit orchards
Population 146,700
County Kent
Local council Swale
Major local roads A2 to Dover and London
A49 to Maidstone
A299 to Ramsgate
Railway stations Faversham train station
Sittingbourne train station
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Places in Swale


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  • Faversham Abbey was established here by King Stephen, and lasted until the Dissolution of the Monasteries in 1538
  • In the sixteenth century, Britain’s first gunpowder plant was established here, with Faversham being the home of the British explosives industry
  • Shepherd Neame Brewery was founded here in 1698, and claims to be Britain’s oldest brewer
  • One of the town’s major landmarks is Maison Dieu, a former royal lodge commissioned by Henry II


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  • Queenborough Castle was built here in the mid-twelfth century and stood for almost three hundred years
  • Edward III, who built the castle, also renamed it Queenborough after Philippa of Hainault
  • The first copperas factory in England was established here in 1579
  • Chris Driver, a member of the Official Monster Raving Loony Party, became mayor of Queenborough in 2002


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  • With a population of around 12,000, Sheerness is the largest town on the Isle of Sheppey
  • Sheerness Dockyard was established here in 1665 and was in use by the Royal Navy until the 1960s
  • Today, the former dockyard is a commercial port operated by Peel Ports as London Medway
  • The town was home to Richard Beeching, whose report led to the closure of thousands of railway stations in the UK


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  • Sittingbourne first became prominent after the murder of Thomas Becket, when pilgrims to Canterbury stopped here en route
  • As a result, the town is mentioned in Geoffrey Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales
  • The town was subject to a number of German zeppelin raids during the First World War
  • The Sittingbourne and Kemsley Light Railway operated here for much of the twentieth century, then reopened in 2012

Which Areas Does PassMeFast Cover?

There’s good news for learners from across the county, as PassMeFast covers not only Swale, but the whole of Kent! Want to know more about another area? Check out the links in the list below for details on our courses in nearby towns.

So, whether you’re in Sittingbourne, Faversham, the Isle of Sheppey, or anywhere in Kent, PassMeFast is ready to help you get on the road. All you have to do to get the ball rolling is to give us a call on 0333 123 4949 or click the button below, and you could be on the road within weeks!

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