Intensive Driving Courses in Sunderland

Want to get your licence fast, but don’t fancy being forced into taking all your lessons in a 5 day window? We hear you—so we do intensive courses differently, fitting lessons around your lifestyle and giving you the opportunity to pass fast without sacrificing your schedule. To learn more about the intensive driving courses we offer for learners here in Sunderland, read on.

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Booking Intensive Driving Lessons in Sunderland

Not sure how to choose the right driving school here in Sunderland? In our book, there are a few things that really matter. After all, you need to make sure you’re getting your money’s worth! So, first on your list should be a school with great driving instructors (with the DVSA’s seal of approval, of course). Then, you’ll want to make sure that lesson times fit around your needs. Fantastic customer service should be a given, and early test dates would be the cherry on top.

As it so happens, PassMeFast offers all this (and more!) to Sunderland’s would-be drivers. We’ve got plenty of courses and prices to choose from, with options available for everyone from a beginner to a learner who’s almost test ready. You can also try out our course recommender to see which one would fit your needs best. That’s not the only way we offer you choice, though: you’ll also have control over the timing of your course, with fully intensive and semi-intensive course structures available.

Interested in automatic intensive driving lessons in Sunderland?

At PassMeFast, we know that manual cars are the most popular option, but that doesn’t mean they’re the right choice for everyone. That’s why you can take any of our courses in an automatic car. Choose auto on our booking form, and we’ll sort things out for you.

While every learner is different, the quality of all of our courses remains the same. This means you’re guaranteed to be taking your driving lessons with one of our DVSA-approved driving instructors. You’ll also have a dedicated member of our office team looking after you throughout your course, ensuring everything is going smoothly and, crucially, assigning you a fast-track test. By the end of your course, you’ll have beaten the usual waiting times, built up your skills, and be looking forward to a lifetime of safe driving.

If you like the sound of our super speedy Sunderland courses, then we can’t wait to welcome you behind the wheel. Just call us on 0333 123 4949 to discuss your options, or book your driving course 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 Sunderland

It’s always handy being able to take your test close to home, as it means you can spend your lessons practising on roads you’ll already be familiar with. That’s why we’re pleased to say that Sunderland has its own practical test centre, saving you the hassle of travelling outside of the local area. If you are in need of an alternative, try South Shields or Gateshead.

Theory Test Centres in Sunderland

As with the practical test, those living locally have an obvious choice when it comes to taking the theory test. The Sunderland theory test centre will suit most learners perfectly, but if you need backups, consider heading north-west to Newcastle or south-east to Middlesbrough.

Haven't taken your theory test yet?

Whether you’ve never given it a go before or keep failing it, passing your theory test is a vital part of getting your licence. Not only will it provide the foundation for safe driving, but the DVSA make it impossible (literally!) to book a driving test without a valid theory pass. So, you know what to do: add a theory test onto your PassMeFast course. We’ll then make all the necessary arrangements for you, so all you need to do is pass it!

Driving Around Sunderland

As a learner driver, you’re bound to hear plenty of ‘advice’. Some of it is simply untrue, from the idea that you’ll fail your test if you stall through to people claiming they can get you a guaranteed pass. Other tips, though, are sound. In our book, one of the best hints is that knowing the area where you’re due to take your test can give you a real edge on the big day.

Map showing Sunderland within Tyne and Wear

If you’re taking your test here in Sunderland, you already have an advantage, as you’ll be covering roads you should already know from your lessons. This means that, whether your examiner is asking you to take the third exit on the roundabout to join the A19 or simply to pull over in a residential part of town, you’ll feel comfortable and ready to show off your skills.

Sunderland Fact File

Famous for Shipbuilding and car manufacturing
Population 174,286
County Tyne and Wear
Local council Sunderland
Major local roads A1018 to Seaham and South Shields
A1231 to Washington
A183 to Chester-le-Street and South Shields
A184 to Gateshead
A690 to Crook
Railway station Sunderland train station
Tyne and Wear Metro station Sunderland station
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Places near Sunderland


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  • As with many areas in the vicinity, Hetton-le-Hole has a history of coal mining, which has taken place here since Roman times
  • The local colliery’s railway station was the first railway in the world to operate without animal power
  • Today, the town generates clean energy at the Great Eppleton Wind Farm
  • Hetton-le-Hole has been home to a number of footballers, including Bob Paisley and Allan Ball


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  • Though varying explanations exist for the town’s name, it’s believed that the spring refers to a local stream
  • Houghton was home to the UK’s first female serial killer, Mary Ann Cotton
  • The local parish church, St Michael and All Angels, dates back to the twelfth century
  • Since around the same time, the Houghton Feast has taken place here each October


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  • The first US President, George Washington, had roots in here, with his family owning Washington Old Hall
  • Today, the Old Hall is owned by the National Trust, and is open to the public
  • Washington grew after its designation as a New Town in 1964
  • The town became home to one of the UK’s first hypermarkets when the SavaCentre opened here in 1977

Which Areas Does PassMeFast Cover?

Didn’t know that our courses are available outside of Sunderland, too? It’s true! In fact, we cover all of Tyne and Wear (plus many more counties across the UK!). Take a look at what we offer in just a few nearby areas:

You’re just minutes away from beginning your driving journey. Kick things off by calling us on 0333 123 4949, or by hitting the button below to book your course.

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