Payment will be made securely online with your debit or credit card via our online store here: https://drivinginstructor.ie/prices/
There will no surcharge for payments by credit or debit card. Payments are powered by Stripe.
There are 3 ways to pay for for your driving instructor course:
- Pay in full – Full payment made and scheduled in for your training
- Pay as you go – Deposit of €500 and €120 for 2 hour 1 to 1 training lessons
- Instalments – 3 Instalments of €750
Training Location and Duration
All training sessions will take place in North and South Dublin. We do offer training in other counties across Ireland. Please contact us if you are looking for locations outside Dublin, Meath, Kildare, Wexford, Wicklow.
Training sessions will be delivered in 2 hour and sometimes 3-hour blocks.
Terms and Conditions
COVID -19 Protocols
Safe resumption of driver training requires all customers to comply with the following driver training customer information.
Customers with COVID-19 symptoms must not attend a training session.
If the answer is “yes” to any of the questions below, customers must not attend a training session:
- Do you have symptoms of cough, fever, high temperature, sore throat, runny nose, breathlessness, or flu like symptoms now or in the past 14 days?
- Have you been diagnosed with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 infection in the last 14 days?
- Are you a close contact of a person who is a confirmed or suspected case of COVID-19 in the past 14 days (i.e. less than 2m for more than 15 minutes accumulative in 1 day)?
- Have you been advised by a doctor to self-isolate at this time?
- Have you been advised by a doctor to cocoon at this time?
Prepare Your Car
Customers who are using their own vehicle for training should ensure that their it is clean and free from any tissues or personal items and that where possible windows on passenger and driver side are left partially open.
The ‘recirculated air’ option for the car’s ventilation should be set to ‘off’ to ensure as much fresh air as possible is circulating in the vehicle.
Customers must sanitise their hands before the training commences.
Please wear a face covering during your training session.
Contact protocols will comply with Public Health Authority guidelines in place.
If requested by Public Health Authorities, your contact information, (name and contact number), may be shared by us with the National COVID-19 Contact Tracing Programme.
Sessions cancelled by the customer, at short notice or missed for whatever reason (within 7 days of start time) will require payment in full.
If your driving instructor cancels a session with less than 7 days’ notice, a new appointment will be arranged free of charge in lieu.
Your instructor reserves the right to cancel a session at short notice where he feels that safety may be compromised. e.g. due to adverse weather conditions.
In this case a new appointment will be arranged as a replacement lesson at the earliest possible time to suit both customer and instructor.
It is your responsibility to check times and dates of sessions. Reminder texts/emails will be sent to you by your instructor within 48 hours of start time.
Payment is required for all individual sessions and courses at time of booking.
Payment will be made securely online with your debit or credit card via the relevant page on this website or via a dedicated payment link.
There will no surcharge for payments by debit or credit card. Payments are powered by Stripe. No card information is stored on this server.
All customers must have a valid Irish Learner Permit or Full Irish Driving Licence on their person when undertaking lessons or courses. Full driving licences from other countries will be allowed on the basis that these licences comply with Irish legislative rules.
Penalty points incurred by customers during lessons will be the full responsibility of the customer i.e. the person driving the car notwithstanding the fact that the person may be under instruction.
Customer vehicles must satisfy all legal requirements. They must be roadworthy, taxed and insured as appropriate with valid discs displayed as per current legislation.
A valid NCT disc (if applicable) must also be displayed as per current legislation. L Plates/N Plates must be displayed as appropriate. Customers must be insured to drive the vehicle used for their lessons.
Your instructor will carry out vehicle checks prior to commencement of lessons to ensure legal compliance. Lack of legal compliance will result is cancellation of the lesson with full costs to customer.
Drugs and Alcohol
Your instructor reserves the right to cancel sessions if he has reason to believe that the customer is unfit to drive. If this situation occurs, the customer will be liable for full payment of session(s).
It is a requirement that customers who are taking prescription or illegal drugs must declare this at the commencement of the session(s).
Please bring any complaints that you may have to your instructor’s notice and he will endeavour to address the situation. If you are not satisfied, you may then make reference to the regulator of Approved Driving Instructors in Ireland (The RSA) who will consider the matter and advise accordingly.
Refunds for prepaid services that have not been delivered may be made in exceptional circumstances and will be at the discretion of Head of Training Kevin Horgan. If services have already been rendered, a partial refund may be made.
In this case, a deduction will be made for the hours of training already delivered. The amount of the deduction will be determined by the prevailing hourly charge rate at time of refund.
Requests for refunds will need to be made in writing (See “Contacting Us” section below). Refunds will not be made for ADI Study Packs or for any other books, written works or aids purchased.
Driving Instructor Training
All Terms and Conditions listed above are applicable.
All driving instructor training sessions will take place in North and South Dublin if instructed otherwise.
All Driving Instructor Training customers must have a valid Full Irish Driving Licence on their person when undertaking sessions.
If you have any questions about this policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us at:
Head of Training Kevin Horgan 01 485 1588 / firstname.lastname@example.org
This document was last updated on September 26th, Jan, 2022.