Pass Plus is a practical training course that takes at least 6 hours to complete. Anyone can take the Pass Plus course but it is most useful to new drivers shortly after they have passed their driving test. Once successfully completed, it can also help you get a discount on your car insurance.
What does it cover?
Pass Plus training takes at minimum of 6 hours training covering 6 modules:
- Town driving
- All-weather driving
- Out of town driving & rural roads
- Night driving
- Dual carriageway
All modules should be practical sessions, although local and weather conditions may mean some are theory based. However, you’ll normally spend at least 5.5 hours driving.
How are you assessed?
You do not have to take another test but you will be assessed throughout the course. To pass you’ll have to reach the required standard in all modules.
You’ll be sent a Pass Plus certificate after you have successfully finished your training.
Once you’ve completed Pass Plus you may be able to get a car insurance discount. You’ll need your Pass Plus certificate.
The following insurance companies support the Pass Plus scheme and offer a discount on their comprehensive and third part, fire and theft policies when insuring your own car after passing:
- AA Insurance
- Churchill Insurance
- Co-operative Insurance
- Direct Line
- And more…
*Every effort has been made to keep the above list update but companies may update their policies.
Check with insurers that you can still get a discount if you passed your practical driving test more than a year ago.
The amount of discount depends on the insurance company. Not all insurers offer Pass Plus discounts.