LEARN TO DRIVE WITH Sapphire driving academy

At Sapphire Driving Academy, we offer professional, reliable and affordable driving lessons to help you achieve your goal.

Our award winning Ex DVSA Examiner can help you whether you are a biginner or want to refresh your skills, we can help you pass with confidence.

Begin your journey WITH


    By Clicking on the 'SUBMIT NOW' button, You agree to our TERMS & CONDITIONS & PRIVACY POLICY.

    Some facts about the Driving Test.

    UK average for passing the practical driving exams is 44%.

    Pass rate for theory test is 57%.

    Your Journey to the Driving Test

    Our instructors are trained to the highest standards, go through frequent background checks and drive vehicles maintained to the highest standards

    • Get your Provisionl License. It costs £34 online to get your provisional license.
    • Book Your Lessons. We can help you practice and pass your test.
    • Pass Your Theory Test. Study your Theory Test and pass it before your Practical Test.
    • Pass Your Practical Test. Pass your Practical Test and enjoy your Freedom.

    Our students take fewer lessons to pass than national DVSA average.

    The driving test comprises of 2 parts; a Theory Test and a 40 minutes long Practical Test with a test instructor.


    Do you want to become a Driving Instructor? Or are you looking for Driving Lessons? Look no further Sapphire Driving Academy is your place.

    I’m Nadia, your ADI Specialist Trainer and I have worked for DVSA as a Driving Examiner for just over 7 years. And in the last 6 years I worked as an SC Examiner in West London covering majority of the local test centres testing part 2’s, part 3’s, and standard checks. I left DVSA 7 months ago to help driving instructors complete their dream goal and to qualify and pass their tests and achieve a career as a qualified driving instructor.

    I also hold the Gold Award from ROSPA — the highest civilian Advanced Driver qualification with an comprehensive DBS checks.

    To date, 56 instructors have qualified under my training and are now earning a very successful amount per month. Out of the 56 instructors that qualified, 87% passed first time . I know I have a vast amount of knowledge and experience to get you through my training programme so that you can successfully earn a good living. Subsequently if you are looking for driving lessons, our instructors are highly experienced and knowledgeable and will help you get through your driving test. Equally our instructors who work for Sapphire Driving Academy aim to pass their pupils first time.

    If you are interested in either becoming a driving instructor or passing your driving test then get in touch or visit our website where you will see all the picture and success stories.


    1 - How old do I need to be to start driving lessons?

    You need to be 17 years of age to learn to drive a car, however if you have a disability then the age is 16. For more information click here

    2 - How many lessons do I need to take before I take my driving test?

    It takes about 45 hours of supervised driving to be able to learn to drive, for younger students, however, this number can be smaller, but it varies from person to person.

    3 - Can I supervise a learner driver without being an instructor?

    You can supervise a family member or friend who is learning to drive if:

    • You’re at least 21 years old
    • You’re qualified to drive the type of vehicle they’re driving - for example, you must have a manual car licence if you’re supervising someone in a manual car
    • You’ve had a full driving licence for at least 3 years (from the UK, the EU, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland or Liechtenstein)
    • You are not currently banned from driving.

    *Failure to comply can accrue a fine of £1000 and 6 penalty point on your provisional licence if you drive without the right supervision.

    It’s illegal for:

    • Your friend or family member to use a mobile phone while supervising you.
    • You to drive on the motorway when practising with family or friends.

    4 - Can I practice my driving outside of my lessons?

    Yes, it is generally beneficial to practice more in order to master coordination between observations, gear control and manoeuvring.

    5 - Can I book a 'crash course'?

    Yes, you can, contact us to discuss the options in detail.

    6 - What is the average cost of driving lessons?

    The average rate per hour with the driving instructor is £35. Contact us in detail for more options available.

    We can help you pass your driving test