Terms and Conditions

Intensive Driving School (IDS)

  1. IDS may not always undertake courses in their own right, but may search for fully qualified and Approved Driving Instructors to carry out the training and charge a small fee to cover their costs.
  2. IDS suggests that pupils examine any terms and conditions peculiar to the Instructor/Driving Schools allocated for any variation to those made known when booked.
  3. IDS has issued all instructor/Driving School suppliers with a voluntary code of conduct to include aspects covering flexibility, professionalism and general standards of service and dress but Instructors/Driving Schools may also have their own Terms and Conditions which must be referred to.
  4. A pupil may unless otherwise agreed, be required to pass their theory test prior to booking a driving course
  5. Once the pupil has passed their theory test and subject to the above, a driving course may be booked and a deposit of £137 paid at the time of booking on-line via the website. IDS do not charge a fee for booking the driving test.
  6. Pupils must pay the agreed balance of their driving course to IDS at least 21 days prior to the course start date via Bank Transfer or Go Cardless -the arrangements for which will be set in motion by IDS and confirmed in writing.
  7. Whilst some Instructors may run the courses under their own or their driving schools Terms and Conditions, IDS as agents undertakes the following activities:
    1. Advertising and marketing through its website www.intensivedrivingschool.co.uk
    1. Answering booking enquiries, dealing with special needs, taking bookings, searching for available Instructors/Driving Schools, Driving Tests and confirming details in writing to both the pupil and Instructor/Driving School
    1. Ensuring the Instructor/driving school contacts the pupil to confirm the arrangements made and agree the schedule of lessons
    1. Booking the Driving Test, accommodation and travel where requested by the individual but is not responsible for any complaints relating to the accommodation.
    1. Responsibility for collecting course fees which may be payable direct to the Instructor or the Driving School subject to whatever exception(s) is agreed at the time of booking.
    1. Dealing with all correspondence and communications
  8. IDS require a non-refundable deposit of £137 to cover Driving Test Fees and Instructor/Driving School booking fee payable at the time of booking on the website, which will secure the booking with the balance of course fees collected as mentioned in 5 and 6 above.
  9. Pupil cancellations will be accepted at any time up to 14 days prior to the course start date but any deposit paid will be non-refundable. Courses or part courses cancelled less than 14 days before the start date will not be refunded except at the discretion of the Driving Instructor. Pupils should also refer to the individual Instructors Terms & Conditions for any variation in these arrangements.
  10. IDS or the Instructor may cancel a course at any time and, where alternative arrangements cannot be made, the full cost of the course will be refunded subject to items 16 and 18 below.
  11. Any pupil disagreements about the advice given or the level of service provided by the Instructor should be discussed directly with the Instructor/Driving School and IDS accepts no responsibility for the Instructors actions/decisions.
  12. Additional tuition over and above the agreed amount may be purchased individually from the Instructor at the agreed rate and in accordance with the Instructors/Driving Schools Terms and Conditions.
  13. Courses cannot normally be split and must be taken over consecutive days unless otherwise specially agreed.
  14. IDS accepts no responsibility for cancellations or re-arrangements outside its control but every effort will be made to reschedule courses if at all possible subject also to 9. above
  15. There are no Test Pass Guarantees either provided by IDS or the instructor unless otherwise agreed with specific instructors and the appropriate additional course fees paid
  16. IDS or the Instructor reserves the right to make a surcharge or other penalty where the conduct of that course is affected due to unreasonable delay by the pupil subject also to 9 above.
  17. All correspondence will be by email unless specifically agreed with the pupil, Driving Instructor or Driving School. IDS accepts no responsibility for ensuring that the information/activity is carried out by the pupil including use of any tools provided for the enhancement of knowledge.
  18. Any unnecessarily aggressive , unreasonable or confrontational behaviour towards the Instructor or IDS will not be tolerated and the Instructor or IDS reserves the right to cancel courses without refund of any part of the course fees.
  19. Pupils will be required to wear appropriate protective equipment and hand sanitize before getting into the car.
  20. Reasonable 5 minute breaks during course sessions will be taken as required by either pupil or Driving Instructor. This time will not be added at the end.