Intensive Driving Courses in South Shields

If you’ve been looking around for a driving school here in South Shields, you’ve probably come across plenty of companies making bold claims, from a 5 day wait for a licence through to a guaranteed pass. Here at PassMeFast, though, we focus on quality, not gimmicks. That’s why thousands of learners have already passed with us—and why you could too, in just a few weeks. Read on for full details on our crash courses in South Shields.

Booking Intensive Driving Lessons in South Shields

We’ve been in the driving biz for a while here at PassMeFast, and over time, we’ve come to realise that there are a few thoughts every learner driver has had at some time or another. One of the key worries, though, is that learning to drive can often be a long experience. From dragged-out weekly lessons through to lengthy waits for tests, it’s not always easy out there for a learner!

Thankfully, PassMeFast is different. When you book onto any of our courses (which you can check out on our prices page), you’ll see just how speedy we can be. That’s because we specialise in intensive courses, which can help you to pass within as little as a few days. Don’t worry if that sounds a bit too fast for you, though—if you’ve got a busy schedule, or simply don’t fancy quite such a quick pace, you’re free to spread your lessons out to fit your lifestyle.

Interested in automatic intensive driving lessons in South Shields?

If you’ve taken a look at automatic and manual cars and decided that auto is the way to go, then PassMeFast can help. You can book any of our courses in an automatic car simply by selecting this as your preferred transmission. We’ll then assign an instructor to take you for lessons in an automatic car here in South Shields.

We work exclusively with DVSA-approved driving instructors. This means that, when you’re out on the road, you can rest assured that you’re being taught by a consummate pro with a near-encyclopaedic knowledge of the local area. Meanwhile, our office team will be on hand to sort out the admin, as well as securing you an early test date via our unique fast-tracking system. All part of the service for our PassMeFast customers!

Want to pass fast? Don’t put off learning to drive—call us today on 0333 123 4949 to chat about your driving. On the other hand, if you’d rather skip straight to the good bit, book your driving course online. It takes just a few minutes, and you’ll soon be starting your driving journey for real.

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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 South Shields

Though we all know that pass rates vary at different test centres, it always makes the most sense to learn to drive in your local area. So, what are the options available to learners looking to take their practical in this part of Tyne and Wear? Well, South Shields driving test centre is the obvious choice. If you’d rather cast your net a little wider, though, then you may also wish to try out Sunderland and Gosforth.

Theory Test Centres in South Shields

Still at the start of your learning journey? Before you can even think about the practical, you’ve got one little obstacle to overcome first: the theory test. If you live in this part of Tyneside, then your closest theory test centres will be Newcastle and Sunderland.

Haven't taken your theory test yet?

We recommend that all of our students pass their theory test well in advance of their preferred practical test date. This way, you won’t face any unexpected delays should you trip up. If you’d like us to schedule your theory test for you, simply add it onto your booking.

Driving Around South Shields

During your lessons in South Shields, your instructor will start you off by building your skills up on local roads. They’ll also introduce you to some of the trickier road features you may need to tackle during your test itself. This will help you to feel more confident when it comes to factors such as getting into the right lane on time, allowing you to concentrate on developing hazards on the road.

Map showing South Shields within Tyne and Wear

If you’re not familiar with the South Shields test centre, you may not realise that it isn’t found in the middle of town. In fact, you’ll need to head out to the Bede Industrial Estate on the outskirts of Jarrow. Your test itself will take in a real mix of roads, from 70-mph dual carriageways to bustling residential streets.

South Shields Fact File

Famous for Catherine Cookson novels
Population 75,337
County Tyne and Wear
Local council South Tyneside
Major local roads A1018 to Seaham
A183 to Chester-le-Street
A194 to Washington
Tyne and Wear Metro station South Shields station
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Places near South Shields


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  • Hebburn has a history dating back to Saxon times, and passed between various wealthy families during the Middle Ages
  • Coal began to be mined here in the seventeenth century, which continued until the 1930s
  • In response to the closure of the colliery, and to the Jarrow March, the Monkton Coke Works was built here in 1936
  • A BBC series called Hebburn, set in the town, was broadcast from 2012 to 2013


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  • Jarrow is known for the Anglo-Saxon monastery Monkwearmouth–Jarrow Abbey, which was home to Bede
  • The town was known for shipbuilding, and was dominated at one point by Palmer’s, which employed up to 80% of the population
  • It was the starting point of the Jarrow March, where workers marched to London to protest unemployment
  • One of the town’s most famous locals is runner and TV presenter Steve Cram

Which Areas Does PassMeFast Cover?

As well as offering our courses here in South Tyneside, PassMeFast is proud to cover all of Tyne and Wear. Take a look at the links below for detailed local information.

Can’t wait to pass? Visit our course recommender to discover which of our options suits you best. When you’ve found your perfect package, give us a call on 0333 123 4949 to chat to a team member about your driving lessons. You can also book your driving course online—it takes just a few minutes, and you can start simply by clicking the button below.

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