Practical driving lesson plans

Practical Driving Lesson Plans for L plate car. The purpose of the lesson plan is to help both the learners and driving instructors to monitor learning and to ensure all the main subjects are covered. Recommendation of the DVSA.

  • One 2 One in-car training – only one student at any time
  • DSA lesson plans
  • Logbook
  • Full hour or period (1.5 hour – day courses)
  • Personal lesson plans
  • Constructive on road learning activities
  • In-car theory and hazard perception training
  • Assessment throughout the course
  • 1st Mock Test
  • Final Mock Test
  • Car for use on the test day if required and eligible. Please call for further info

Stage 1

  • Cockpit drill
  • Move off safely
  • Stop normally
  • Change gear 1-2-3-4-5-6 – Reverse
  • Use clutch control
  • Move off at an angle
  • Approach junctions to turn left and right
  • Approach junctions to emerge left and right
  • Move off on a hill – down
  • Stop in an emergency
  • Approach crossroads

Stage 2

  • Use of mirrors and signals effectively
  • Reverse in a straight line on the left also the right side of the road
  • Parking – Reverse into the Bay parking and drive out
  • Parking – Forward Bay parking and reverse out
  • Parallel parking on the left side of the road
  • Approach mini and main roundabouts
  • Keep pace from ¬†traffic and with traffic
  • Overtaking stationary vehicle and moving vehicle
  • Meet traffic
  • Cross-traffic
  • Dual-carriageways
  • Anticipate other traffic

Stage 3

  • Satnav
  • Drive on direction only
  • Drive independently
  • Assess risk accurately
  • Use visual search skills
  • Motorway driving
  • Show me tell – car maintenance check

Stage 4

  • Mock test
  • Final mock test