Startline 1st Gear (S/1st) - Price from £150.00

1st Gear: Getting to know the car. You will learn about basic car maintenance and your legal responsibilities. How to prepare yourself to drive the car and the basic skills of moving off, stopping, turning left, right and controlling the car in normal driving. A detailed assessment will help you understand your skill level and also enable you to record how your skills develop.

This stage will take approximately 6 hours with the time split into 2 hours of theory based sessions (spread throughout the day) and 4 hours in car experience with an Advanced Driving Instructor.


Duration - Each stage will last for approximately 6 hours

Numbers - A maximum number of 40 places will be available for each stage, ensuring an effective ratio of 1 trainer to 2 drivers

Restrictions - Aimed at 13 to 17 year olds who are able to reach the controls of the vehicle and have full vision through the windows of the vehicle

Clothing Required - Some time will be spent in the open and we recommend you bring a jacket. Sensible footwear is also strongly recommended

Spectator Information - Involvement from parents is a vital part of the learning, for both parties. You are welcome to view progress and even get into the car with your child

Meal Arrangements - Refreshments and a light lunch will be available for those signed on-to the course. For those spectating café facilities are available on-site

Weather Restrictions - Although we like to complain about the British climate, many years of operating at the site has meant only a very few days have been lost due to weather

Other Information - Castle Combe prides itself on its safety record but there will be a paramedic available at all events

Price from - £150.00


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