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Driving Instructor Directory

Meet our Driving Instructors dedicated to helping you pass first time

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Our highly experienced team of driving instructors are dedicated to getting you through your driving test in the soonest possible time according to your skills and driving abilities using proven teaching techniques and a calm, relaxed approach.

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Kieron Cook

(Manual)

Kieron is one of the partners behind Pass 1st school of motoring, originally trained by BSM.  He’s a very experienced driving instructor who is extremely patient and has a calming influence on his pupils, putting them at ease.

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Seat Arona

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Folkestone

Pass 1st Instructor - Tom Scotland

Tom Scotland

(Manual)

Tom is the other partner behind Pass 1st school of motoring.  He’s an experienced instructor with a calm approach to teaching and very well liked by all his pupils.

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Citroen C3

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Folkestone, Dover, Hawkinge, Sandgate, Hythe and surrounding areas

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Tim Glanville

(Manual)

Tim has been with Pass 1st for over 8 years.  He’s very patient and makes sure each lesson is especially suited to his student’s driving ability.

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Citroen C3

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Hawkinge, Folkestone, Hythe & surrounds

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Dan Potts

(Manual)

Dan has been driving for over 23 years and has been an instructor with Pass 1st for over 6.  Dan is very laid back and calm but professional and this has a fantastic effect on his pupils, making them feel comfortable and ready to learn.

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Citroen C3

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Folkestone, Dover, Hythe, Hawkinge

Pass 1st Instructor - Andy Brown

Andy Brown

(Manual)

Andy has been a driving instructor for over 15 years and has been with Pass 1st for over 5 of those.  He’s a keen Orchid grower.  He likes Bruce Willis films and is a big fan of Steve Davis in snooker.  He’s very professional and patient.  He is able to assist with all aspects of driving and is especially good with driving theory.

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Citroen C3

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Folkestone, Dover, Hawkinge, Hythe, Ashford

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Geoff Richardson

(Auto)

Geoff has been with Pass 1st for over 5 years and teaches in an automatic car.  He has over 40 years driving experience and has been an instructor for over 10 years, previously working with Surepass.  When Geoff isn’t working, he enjoys strategic board games and supports Spurs football club.  He’s married with 3 children and has the patience of an angel!

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Nissan Leaf

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Folkestone, Dover, Hythe & surrounds

Pass 1st instructor - Len Button

Len Button

(Manual)

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Ford Fiesta

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Folkestone, Dover, Hawkinge, Sandgate, Hythe, Ashford

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Matty Benn

(Manual)

Matty has been with Pass 1st for over 3 years and has over 14 years driving experience.  He specialises in intensive driving courses.  Formerly a PE Teacher and Sports Scientist in Kent.  Matty is extremely patient and hard working, always putting his student’s individual needs before anything else.

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Citroen C3

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Folkestone, Dover, Hythe, Hawkinge

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Andy Boorman

(Manual)

Andy offers over 35 years car driving experience across the UK and abroad in a wide range of environments. He has been trained to Advanced  standard as a car driver as well as a motorcyclist. He is a member of the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM). In addition Andy has extensive experience as a HGV driver.

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Citroen DS3

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Folkestone, Dover, Hythe, Hawkinge

Pass 1st Instructor - Tony Coombes

Tony Coombes

(Manual)

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Citroen C3

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Folkestone, Dover, Hawkinge, Hythe, Sandgate

Pass 1st Instructor - Mike Fletcher

Mike Fletcher

(Auto)

Mike has been driving since 1992.  After a career in publishing and retail management, Mike turned his hobby of driving into a career and became a driving instructor and he loves each and everyday!  When he is not the car he is enjoying time with his wife and children or playing on the water in his kayak.

Mike also does Instructor training from part 1 to part 3 and standard check training.

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Citroen C3

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Folkestone, Dover, Sandgate, Hythe, Hawkinge, Ashford.

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Richard Saunders

(Manual)

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Seat Ibiza

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Folkestone, Hythe, Hawkinge Dover, Deal.

Pass 1st Instructor - Toni Brown

Toni Brown

(Manual)

Toni now also teaches instructor training from part 1 to part 3.

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VW Polo

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Dover, Deal, Folkestone, Hawkinge, Sandgate, Hythe

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Troy Russell

(Manual)

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Citroen DS3

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Canterbury, Herne Bay, Folkestone, Hawkinge

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Eleanor Jay

(Manual)

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Mini One

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Canterbury, Folkestone, Dover

Jim Sloan

(Manual)

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Mazda CX3

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Ashford, Folkestone, Canterbury, Dover, Hawkinge

Jason Garvey

(Manual)

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Vauxhall Corsa

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Folkestone, Hythe, Hawkinge, Dover

Rhiannon Bambridge

(Manual)

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Ford Fiesta

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Folkestone, Dover, Hythe, and surrounding areas.

Claire Bowley

(Manual)

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Ford Fiesta

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Folkestone, Dover, Hythe, Hawkinge

Dan Porter

(Manual)

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Renault Captur

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Folkestone, Hythe, Hawkinge, Dover.

Tony Whale

(Auto)

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Vauxhall Corsa

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Hythe, Folkestone, Hawkinge, Canterbury

Brian Croucher

(Manual)

Brian specialises in intensive courses, plus Adi part 2 & part 3 training.

 

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Citroen DS3

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Folkestone, Hythe, Hawkinge, Dover, Ashford.

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