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Greenock

Inverclyde’s only practical test centre, Greenock, is centrally located and can be found on Union Street. If you’re looking to prepare for your big day, you’re in luck! PassMeFast’s comprehensive test centre guides are designed to give you all of the vital information you could possibly need to know. Keep on reading to find out more!


Address

19a Union Street Greenock Inverclyde PA16 8DD

Tests Offered at Greenock

  • Car

Parking

Toilets

Male toilets are available

Disabled Access

Check the book your driving test service for availability.

How To Get There

Though Greenock test centre is easy enough to find, we understand that it can be difficult to get to if you’re not fully familiar with the local roads just yet. That’s why we’ve got these handy directions! All you have to do is use them with a sat nav and they’ll get you right up to the doorstep of Greenock test centre!

A Bit More About Greenock

Though there are plenty of nice views in Greenock, you won’t get much of a chance to enjoy them whilst behind the wheel. Instead, you’ll be focusing on mastering your skills on the local A78 and the residential roads of Larkfield.

If you’re bored of learning about Greenock’s road features, why not learn more about its local history and the like? Just click on these links to find out more:

Greenock Test Pass Rates

Other than helping learners get their licence, one of our favourite things to do is look at the DVSA’s latest statistics. The minute they’re updated, we start to look at interesting trends and developments. We then get to share our findings with our learners! From how pass rates for manual and automatic vehicles can vary to how age impacts your chances of passing, we’ve looked at it all!

If you don’t have the time to do a deep dive into our interesting findings, you can get a quick peek at Greenock’s pass rates in the table below!

2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20
50.0% 46.2% 43.2% 43.8% 44.1%

What If I Can't Go To Greenock? 

Even if you’re an Inverclyde local, that doesn’t mean that you have to take your practical at Greenock test centre. If you’re willing to head slightly further afield to Renfrewshire, you can take your test at:

What To Expect On The Day

If your instructor hasn’t gotten around to walking you through what happens on a driving test, we’ll give you a quick rundown.

You’ll get to Greenock test centre ten minutes before your test is supposed to start. This will give you time to park the car and meet the examiner. Before you get started on your test, you’ll need to show the examiner your provisional licence (so don’t forget it!) and sign a quick form.

Once that’s out of the way, your driving test will consist of:

  • An eyesight test, where you’ll need to read a number plate from a distance of 20 metres
  • Two “show me, tell me” questions covering vehicle safety and maintenance
  • Twenty minutes of general driving, where you’ll be guided by the examiner, and will also need to perform one of the following manoeuvres:
  • Twenty minutes of independent driving, during which you’ll either follow sat nav directions or sign posts to reach a set destination

Improve Your Chances With PassMeFast

If you don’t fancy spending months, or even years, trying and failing to pick up driving fundamentals in weekly lessons, why not consider a different approach? With PassMeFast, you get to spend two to five hours behind the wheel at a time—depending on whether you’re learning intensively or semi-intensively—which will help your muscle memory and confidence develop in a shorter amount of time.

You’ll collaborate with your local ADI to fit these hours in around your schedule and work towards your test date which we’ll book at a time and date that suits you!

To get the ball rolling, simply check out what’s on offer on our course prices page. You can then give our friendly sales team a call on 0333 123 4949, or book online!

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