Our Instructors

At PassMeFast, we have a fleet of over 520 friendly and reliable local instructors, hand-picked to ensure that they meet the very highest standards.

All of our instructors are DVSA-approved and boast excellent pass rates. They’ll provide you with the skills and experience you need to be able to drive safely for life—all in just a few days!

We offer both automatic and manual courses across a range of different vehicle types. Whether you’re a first time learner or a day away from passing, we have a course for you. There is no such thing as “too inexperienced”; our instructors are patient and prepared to get you passed!

Get a flavour of the team—and some of their top driving tips— with our instructor profiles below.


Adam

Bitstrip of Adam, Driving Instructor in Atherton, Blackburn With Darwen, Blackpool, Bolton, Bredbury, Bury, Chadderton, Cheadle, Cheetham Hill, Chorley, Heysham, Hyde, Middleton, Nelson, Oldham, Pr
eston, Rochdale, Sale, Salford, West Didsbury
Car type: Renault Clio
Transmission: Manual

Top learner tip:

"Make sure you check your eyesight before your first lesson! You don't want a trip to the Opticians to slow you down!"

Alan

Bitstrip of Alan, Driving Instructor in Huddersfield, Pontefract, Wakefield.
Car type: Mini Cooper
Transmission: Manual

Top learner tip:

"Practicing test routes with a Sat-Nav device can be very helpful to mimic the real thing!"

Alena

Bitstrip of Alena, Driving Instructor in Atherton, Bolton.
Car type: Hyundai i20
Transmission: Manual

Top learner tip:

"If you stall the car, don't panic! Stay confident, restart the engine, check for any other hazards and then pull off again if it's safe."

Alison

Bitstrip of Alison, Driving Instructor in Atherton, St Helens, Warrington
Car type: Vauxhall Mokka
Transmission: Manual

Top learner tip:

"Practice makes perfect, as they say. If you can, supplement your instructor lessons with driving sessions accompanied by a friend or family member. This can really speed up your rate of progress towards becoming test-ready."

Andy

Bitstrip of Andy, Driving Instructor in Hayes (London), Pinner (London), Uxbridge (London)
Car type: Suzuki Swift
Transmission: Manual

Top learner tip:

"Remember to revise for the theory test—it's a lot harder than people think!"

Andy

Bitstrip of Andy, Driving Instructor in Colwick, Watnall
Car type: Renault Clio
Transmission: Manual

Top learner tip:

"The car's horn should only be used to alert others to your presence when necessary—don't use it in an aggressive way!"

Ann

Bitstrip of Ann, Driving Instructor in Atherton, Bolton, Wigan
Car type: Ford Fiesta
Transmission: Manual

Top learner tip:

"Never forget the saying ‘look once, look twice, think bike’. Never take your eyes off the road."

Anne

Bitstrip of Anne, Driving Instructor in Bromley Court, Croydon (London), Mitcham (London), West Wickham (London)
Car type: Ford Focus
Transmission: Automatic

Top learner tip:

"Before setting off anywhere, make sure you adjust your seat so that you're comfortable and can reach all controls with ease."

Anthony

Bitstrip of Anthony, Driving Instructor in Birmingham (Sutton Coldfield), Lichfield, Lower Gornal, Wednesbury
Car type: BMW 1 Series / Audi Q3
Transmission: Manual and Automatic

Top learner tip:

"During your test, focus on the driving and not on the examiner!"

Arshad

Bitstrip of Arshad, Driving Instructor in Bolton, Bredbury, Bury, Cheetham Hill, Failsworth, Hyde, Middleton, Rochdale
Car type: Volkswagen Golf
Transmission: Manual

Top learner tip:

"Leave yourself plenty of space from the car in front. This will give you more time to see what’s ahead and prepare for anything that might happen."

Barry

Bitstrip of Barry, Driving Instructor in Doncaster
Car type: Renault Clio
Transmission: Manual

Top learner tip:

"Wear appropriate shoes during your driving lessons—flip flops are no good!"

Ben

Bitstrip of Ben, Driving Instructor in Pontefract, Wakefield.
Car type: Citroen DS3
Transmission: Manual

Top learner tip:

"Wearing the wrong footwear while driving can not only make it harder, but it can also be dangerous"

Brian

Bitstrip of Brian, Driving Instructor in Atherton, Bolton, Bury, Cheetham Hill, Failsworth, Hyde, Rochdale, Sale.
Car type: Ford KA
Transmission: Manual

Top learner tip:

"My tip is short and sweet: left is best!"

Cath

Bitstrip of Cath, Driving Instructor in Bolton, Bury, Chadderton, Cheetham Hill, Failsworth, Hyde, Middleton, Rochdale, Sale, Salford.
Car type: Ford Fiesta
Transmission: Manual

Top learner tip:

"Don’t just follow the driver in front of you. Make your own decisions and be aware of your surroundings."

Chris

Bitstrip of Chris, Driving Instructor in Chilwell, Colwick, Derby (Alvaston), Watnall
Car type: Ford Fiesta / Nissan Note
Transmission: Manual and Automatic

Top learner tip:

"Most people fail on observations—don't focus so much on what you're meant to be doing in the car, that you forget to keep an eye on what's happening outside of the car!"

Colin

Bitstrip of Colin, Driving Instructor in Cheadle, Sale, West Didsbury
Car type: Nissan Pulsar
Transmission: Manual

Top learner tip:

"When there is a delay in pulling away, always do another right shoulder check before moving."

Dave

Bitstrip of Dave, Driving Instructor in Derby (Alvaston), Nottingham (Chilwell), Burton On Trent
Car type: Ford Fiesta
Transmission: Manual

Top learner tip:

"Always remember to keep a safe distance between you and the vehicles around you. In adverse weather conditions leave even more space to account for longer stopping distances."

David

Bitstrip of David, Driving Instructor in Chesterfield, Rotherham, Sheffield, Worksop.
Car type: Ford Fiesta
Transmission: Manual

Top learner tip:

"Eat and sleep well before your test!"

David

Bitstrip of David, Driving Instructor in Barking (Tanner Street), Barnet (London), Chingford (London), Enfield (Innova Business Park), Goodmayes (London), Hendon (London), Mill Hill (London), Tottenham, Wanstead (London), Wood Green (London)
Car type: Mini One
Transmission: Manual

Top learner tip:

"Always be ready for other drivers to do something unexpected—not everyone on the road is a good driver!"

Debbie

Bitstrip of Debbie, Driving Instructor in Blackpool, Chorley, Heysham, Preston, Southport
Car type: Audi A3
Transmission: Manual and Automatic

Top learner tip:

"Keep working on the manoeuvres until you feel super confident performing them!"

Dennis

Bitstrip of Dennis, Driving Instructor in Croydon (London), Mitcham (London), Morden (London), West Wickham (London)
Car type: Renault Captur
Transmission: Manual

Top learner tip:

"Learning takes time, so be patient with yourself and don't get annoyed if you struggle to get to grips with something first time around."

Elaine

Bitstrip of Elaine, Driving Instructor in Atherton, Sale, St Helens, Warrington
Car type: Kia Venga
Transmission: Manual

Top learner tip:

"The best way to conquer your fears is to face up to them. The more you drive, the more you will become used to it."

Foz

Bitstrip of Foz, Driving Instructor in Bolton, Bredbury, Buxton, Cheadle, Cheetham Hill, Crewe, Hyde, Macclesfield, Northwich, Sale, Salford, West Didsbury, Whitchurch.
Car type: Toyota Yaris
Transmission: Automatic

Top learner tip:

"Safe observations are an essential part of learning how to drive a car. LADA: Look, Assess, Decide and Act"

Frank

Bitstrip of Frank, Driving Instructor in Ashton, Hyde, Oldham, Rochdale
Car type: Peugeot 208
Transmission: Manual

Top learner tip:

"Your pre-driving cockpit drill is crucial. Always remember the DSSSM routine: doors, seat, steering, seatbelt, and mirror."

Frank B

Bitstrip of Frank B, Driving Instructor in Sheffield (Middlewood Road), Sheffield (Handsworth).
Car type: Mini Cooper
Transmission: Manual

Top learner tip:

"Listen to your instructor’s coaching, and practice until you understand what you’re learning. There are no silly questions."

Ged

Bitstrip of Ged, Driving Instructor in Atherton, Bolton, Cheetham Hill, Salford
Car type: Citroen DS3
Transmission: Manual

Top learner tip:

"In normal driving, always keep over to the left."

Graham

Bitstrip of Graham, Driving Instructor in Doncaster
Car type: Audi A3
Transmission: Manual

Top learner tip:

"Try to get in as much time behind the wheel as you can. The more you drive, the more confident you will feel!"

Graham

Bitstrip of Graham, Driving Instructor in Atherton, Bolton, Bury, Cheetham Hill, Hyde
Car type: Toyota Yaris
Transmission: Automatic

Top learner tip:

"When performing a low-speed manoeuvre, be like an OWL and Observe Without Limits!"

Gwen

Bitstrip of Gwen, Driving Instructor in Burton on Trent, Derby (Alvaston)
Car type: Citroen DS3
Transmission: Manual

Top learner tip:

"Don't get frustrated if you struggle to master certain skills straight away—learning to drive can be a bit overwhelming at first, so be patient with yourself."

James

Bitstrip of James, Driving Instructor in Garston (Liverpool), Garston (Speke)
Car type: Vauxhall Corsa
Transmission: Manual

Top learner tip:

"Many of the rules in the Highway Code are legal requirements. Being familiar with the legal requirements of any road situation will help you avoid serious faults."

James

Bitstrip of James, Driving Instructor in Chorley, Norris Green (Liverpool), Southport, Speke (Liverpool), Widnes
Car type: Nissan Leaf / Kia Picanto
Transmission: Manual and Automatic

Top learner tip:

"Keep your hands on the wheel and your eyes on the road!"

Janine

Bitstrip of Janine, Driving Instructor in
Car type: VW Polo
Transmission: Manual

Top learner tip:

"Don't forget the theory test! Get your friends or family to start testing your knowledge."

Janis

Bitstrip of Janis, Driving Instructor in
Car type: Toyota Yaris
Transmission: Automatic

Top learner tip:

"Before you can get in the driver's seat, you need a provisional driving licence. You can't use this until you're 17, but you can apply for it up to three months before your 17th birthday."

Jay

Bitstrip of Jay, Driving Instructor in Norris Green (Liverpool)
Car type: Kia Picanto
Transmission: Manual

Top learner tip:

"Don't feel bad if you struggle to pick up a skill straight away—practice makes perfect!"

Jeremy

Bitstrip of Jeremy, Driving Instructor in South Manchester
Car type: Vauxhall Corsa
Transmission: Manual

Top learner tip:

"Try and talk things through in your head so that it becomes second nature."

John

Bitstrip of John, Driving Instructor in Knaresborougn, Malton, Northallerton, Scarborough, York
Car type: Toyota Auris
Transmission: Manual

Top learner tip:

"Don't let other drivers pressure you into speeding up or rushing through manoeuvres. As long as you're sticking to the speed limit, that's all that matters."

Kam

Bitstrip of Kam, Driving Instructor in
Car type: Toyota Yaris
Transmission: Manual

Top learner tip:

"If you don't understand something, don't be afraid to tell your instructor and ask as many questions as you need to."

Kaniz

Bitstrip of Kaniz, Driving Instructor in Cheetham Hill, Failsworth and Hyde.
Car type: Toyota Yaris
Transmission: Manual

Top learner tip:

"Eat before your test! A common human element of panic is to not eat. By not eating you just magnify your stress levels and push the panic levels through the roof. You may feel calm, but those around you can smell it a mile off!"

Kevin

Bitstrip of Kevin, Driving Instructor in Garston (Liverpool), Garston (Speke), Norris Green, St Helens, Widnes
Car type: Toyota Yaris
Transmission: Manual

Top learner tip:

"Get the most out of every single minute with your instructor and ask them all those niggling little questions. Guaranteed you will not be the first person to have asked."

Louise

Bitstrip of Louise, Driving Instructor in Chesterfield, Sheffield (Handsworth), Sheffield (Middlewood Road)
Car type: Citroen C3
Transmission: Manual

Top learner tip:

"Driving too slowly can be just as dangerous as driving too quickly! Always adhere to speed limits and maintain a steady speed where possible."

Malcolm

Bitstrip of Malcolm, Driving Instructor in
Car type: Ford Fiesta
Transmission: Manual

Top learner tip:

"Learn to drive in different conditions.You can’t be 100% certain that road conditions will be dry when it comes to your test."

Manual

Bitstrip of Manual, Driving Instructor in Chilwell, Derby (Alvaston), Watnall.
Car type: Volkswagen Golf
Transmission: Manual

Top learner tip:

"Don't rush anything. Take everything one step at a time so that you can be confident going into your test. We make mistakes when we rush."

Mark

Bitstrip of Mark, Driving Instructor in Chesterfield, Doncaster, Mansfield, Rotherham, Sheffield (Handsworth), Sheffield (Middlewood Road), Worksop
Car type: Peugeot 208
Transmission: Manual

Top learner tip:

"Don’t plan on driving just for the test, plan on driving for life!"

Mark Shane

Bitstrip of Mark Shane, Driving Instructor in Birmingham (Cocks Moors Woods), Birmingham (Garretts Green), Birmingham (Kings Heath), Birmingham (Shirley), Birmingham (South Yardley), Lower Gornal
Car type: Ford Fiesta 1.0 Ecoboost
Transmission: Manual

Top learner tip:

"Get your instructor to carry out mock driving tests with you—it's a great way to prepare for the big day!"

Matthew

Bitstrip of Matthew, Driving Instructor in Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham, Sheffield (Handsworth), Sheffield (Middlewood Road)
Car type: Seat Toledo
Transmission: Manual

Top learner tip:

"Make sure you eat and drink something before your driving test."

Michelle

Bitstrip of Michelle, Driving Instructor in Doncaster
Car type: Toyota Yaris
Transmission: Automatic

Top learner tip:

"Be positive: focus on passing your test rather than worrying about failing it."

Mike

Bitstrip of Mike, Driving Instructor in Cheetham Hill, Failsworth, Middleton
Car type: Ford Fiesta
Transmission: Manual

Top learner tip:

"Learning takes time and practice, the more you do the better it gets"

Nahida

Bitstrip of Nahida, Driving Instructor in Bredbury, Cheetham Hill, Sale, West Didsbury
Car type: Toyota Yaris
Transmission: Manual

Top learner tip:

"Everyone makes mistakes; the key is not to dwell on them. Always concentrate on what’s ahead of you, not what’s already happened"

Naseem

Bitstrip of Naseem, Driving Instructor in Sale, West Didsbury
Car type: Mercedes A Class
Transmission: Manual

Top learner tip:

"Take as many opportunities as possible to look, see and act on what's happening ahead and around you."

Noel

Bitstrip of Noel, Driving Instructor in Across Manchester
Car type: Renault Clio
Transmission: Manual

Top learner tip:

"Remember the fundamental driving rule: Mirror - Signal - Manoeuvre (Position, Speed and Look!)"

Norman

Bitstrip of Norman, Driving Instructor in Atherton, Garston (Liverpool), Garston (Speke), Norris Green, St Helens, Warrington
Car type: Peugeot 308
Transmission: Automatic

Top learner tip:

"You’re Going To Get Tailgated A Lot, Just Ignore It!"

Paul

Bitstrip of Paul, Driving Instructor in Doncaster, Pontefract, Rotherham, Sheffield (Handsworth), Sheffield (Middlewood Road), Wakefield
Car type: Skoda Fabia
Transmission: Manual

Top learner tip:

"Try not to let nerves get the best of you! Relax, take a deep breath and believe in your own abilities."

Paul

Bitstrip of Paul, Driving Instructor in Atherton, St Helens, Warrington, Widnes
Car type: 208 Peugeot
Transmission: Manual

Top learner tip:

"Always fasten your seat belt and check your mirrors before setting off!"

Paul

Bitstrip of Paul, Driving Instructor in Warrington, Widnes
Car type: Ford Fiesta
Transmission: Manual

Top learner tip:

"When performing manoeuvres for the first time, take them slowly so that you have plenty of time to make adjustments if you go wrong."

Peter

Bitstrip of Peter, Driving Instructor in Crewe, Northwich, Warrington, Widnes
Car type: Peugeot 208
Transmission: Manual

Top learner tip:

"Take the theory test seriously! Plenty of learners don't bother revising for it and end up having to take it multiple times."

Phil

Bitstrip of Phil, Driving Instructor in Bredbury & Hyde
Car type: Ford Fiesta
Transmission: Automatic

Top learner tip:

"Less Space = Less Speed. This is particularly important when travelling through highly congested areas."

Phil Y

Bitstrip of Phil Y, Driving Instructor in Atherton, Bolton, Cheetham Hill, Sale, Salford
Car type: Toyota Yaris
Transmission: Automatic

Top learner tip:

"Look, Assess, Decide, Act. LADA."

Rahimi

Bitstrip of Rahimi, Driving Instructor in Cheetham Hill, Sale, West Didsbury.
Car type: Nissan Note
Transmission: Automatic

Top learner tip:

"Not only is it illegal to use your phone whilst driving, just the sound of it going off can be distracting. If you keep your phone on silent whilst you’re driving it could stop you from even thinking about it."

Roderic

Bitstrip of Roderic, Driving Instructor in Heckmondwike, Huddersfield, Pontefract, Wakefield
Car type: Peugeot 208
Transmission: Manual

Top learner tip:

"As well as focusing on the road ahead, keep an eye out for pedestrians, cyclists and animals!"

Sean

Bitstrip of Sean, Driving Instructor in Bolton, Bury, Chadderton, Cheetham Hill, Middleton, Salford
Car type: Seat Ibiza
Transmission: Manual

Top learner tip:

"My tip is suitable for every driving situation. Look, Assess, Decide, Act - LADA."

Shamsher

Bitstrip of Shamsher, Driving Instructor in Bradford, Heaton, Horsforth, Manningham,Thornbury
Car type: Peugeot 308
Transmission: Manual

Top learner tip:

"The best thing to focus on is learning to drive, safely. It isn't just about passing the test. Building confidence and learning at your own pace is the key to success."

Shibu

Bitstrip of Shibu, Driving Instructor in Derby (Alvaston)
Car type: Toyota Yaris
Transmission: Manual

Top learner tip:

"Learn your routines, as you are likely to hear lots of terms while you are learning to drive. No one can pick it all up at once so take it at your own pace. Don't plan just to pass your test, plan to drive well for life!"

Steve

Bitstrip of Steve, Driving Instructor in St Helens, Widnes
Car type: BMW 1 Series
Transmission: Manual

Top learner tip:

"Always give yourself plenty of time time to make decisions when approaching junctions and hazards. Space ahead of you is key. Remember, only a fool breaks the two second rule, and if it's wet on the floor increase it to four."

Stuart

Bitstrip of Stuart, Driving Instructor in Chester, Upton, Wallasey
Car type: Vauxhall Corsa
Transmission: Manual

Top learner tip:

"Get enough sleep the night before your driving test and make sure you eat breakfast. Don’t plan anything else for the day - you don’t want to worry about something else you have to get done!"

Susi

Bitstrip of Susi, Driving Instructor in Horsforth, Leeds, Pontefract, Wakefield
Car type: Ford Fiesta
Transmission: Manual

Top learner tip:

"If the examiner asks you to do something and you don't understand what they mean, don't be afraid to ask!"

Terry

Bitstrip of Terry, Driving Instructor in Atherton, Blackburn With Darwen, Bolton, Chorley, Nelson
Car type: Citroen DS3
Transmission: Manual

Top learner tip:

"For most learner drivers, the hardest lesson they have to learn, is to control their nerves. I always say to my pupils, "Once you have learnt to control your nerves, you can then control the car." It makes learning to drive an enjoyable experience; and happy one."

Warren

Bitstrip of Warren, Driving Instructor in Chadderton, Rochdale
Car type: Peugeot 208
Transmission: Manual

Top learner tip:

"It’s easier to control the pedals wearing comfortable shoes. Heavy boots can make it hard to perfect driving techniques and heels will get scuffed and give you less control. Choose thin, narrow shoes to give you the necessary ‘feel’ on the pedals."

Wayne

Bitstrip of Wayne, Driving Instructor in Bredbury, Chadderton, Hyde
Car type: Vauxhall Corsa
Transmission: Manual

Top learner tip:

"Your instructor will most likely suggest this, but if they don’t, ask to use one of your lessons leading up to your test to do a mock/practice driving test. This will get you used to the idea of taking a test and ready you for what to expect on the actual day."

William

Bitstrip of William, Driving Instructor in Cheetham Hill, Sale, Salford, West Didsbury
Car type: Peugeot 208
Transmission: Manual

Top learner tip:

"When stopping behind another vehicle at lights or a junction, make sure you can see their wheels. Say ‘tyres on tarmac’ to help you remember."

All of our lessons are taught on a 1:1 basis, to ensure that you are always at the forefront of your instructor’s attention. Our instructors will always provide honest and constructive feedback, so that any driving issues you may have can be corrected accordingly. At PassMeFast our aim is to turn learners into drivers - our instructors make this happen! With their help and advice, PassMeFast will have you on the road quickly, without compromising teaching quality.