Automatic Driving Lessons in ashby

Mark Jordan Driving

10 Years As A Local Business
5 Star Guarantee
5 Star Google Rating
300+ Satisfied Pupils
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Welcome To Mark Jordan Driving

Our Automatic Pricing

Our Automatic Pricing is  Simple – Pay in Blocks for our best offer.

Automatic lessons are currently only available in the Coalville & Ashby areas

10 hour automatic driving lessons

Our instructors are so confident you will pass your test 1st time that should you fail your first driving test your instructor will pay for your 2nd one.


6 hour driving lessons block

Our 6 Hour Deal is ideal for those pupils on a monthly budget. But don’t forget with the 10 hour package you get our Pass Or We Pay Guarantee!


2 hour weekly driving lessons

You can Pay As You Go weekly. But you get a better deal by block booking. And with our 10 hour package you get our Pass Or We Pay Guarantee!


Pupils Reviews

We are very proud of the positive reviews past pupils have left us. We'll let you read why pupils choose Mark Jordan Driving

Mia Passed 1st Time

driving instructors in Ashby - Mia passed first time

Read Mia's Review
I would recommend Mark Jordan’s Driving School to anyone. After choosing them based on their excellent reviews and knowing friends that had passed first time with them I knew I was in good hands and I passed today first time. Mark, my instructor, made that possible! He was kind, patient and helped lower my anxiety so much until it was non-existent.
This was achieved by allowing me to work on each subject at my own pace and giving me time to work on controlling my anxiety, which at the start was off the scale.
We only tackled something new when I was fully ready and prepared to do so, and if I didn’t feel comfortable when we did tackle it, he was happy for me to hold off and come back to it when I felt ready.
He sent me my notes every week that we had discussed at the end of each lesson, this allowed me to practice in my own car on the areas that I knew needed improving. It was a pleasure to learn with Mark Jordan Driving School and I have already said I would recommend them to anyone.

Mia – Ashby – Google Review

Ethan Passed 1st Time

driving Instructors in Swadlincote- Ethan passes driving test.

Read Ethan's Review

I have recently just passed my driving test i couldn’t have done it without the help of Mark Jordan driving school.

Before i started to even think about taking lessons i had heard many good things about Mark Jordan and all his great instructors. I had read all the excellent reviews and had been told first hand by my friends and family. I then decided it was time to start my driving lessons so i instantly thought of Mark Jordan and they fit me in straight away.

At first i was quite nervous about driving, but as soon as i got in the car with my instructor Richard, he made me feel at ease right away. Even though i heard all the great reviews i was still a bit on edge about who my instructor was going to be. Luckily i had Richard, I couldn’t have asked for a better instructor, he would give me different ways of remembering and understanding things if i didn’t quite get the topic.

Richard made learning to a drive an absolute breeze, i expected learning to be difficult and a long process but with Richards teaching it made it fun and interesting to learn, as soon as my lesson was over i couldn’t wait for the next one to come around. My lessons were for 2 hours and they felt like 20 minutes.

As well as making sure i understood the topic, Richard would put me at ease by making jokes and just having good conversations in general which made me enjoy my lessons even more. It felt like Richard really cared about me and my driving and this is another thing i was worried about prior to learning, because i didn’t want an instructor who didn’t care a lot.

I would definitely recommend Mark Jordan Driving School to anyone who is considering to start their driving lessons. I have already told my friends and family that when they do start their lessons to go straight to Mark Jordan.

Ethan – Ashby – Google Review

Read Over 100 More Reviews Here

What We offer

You can rest assured that all pupils will recieve the same service from all of our driving instructors

2 Hour Driving Lessons

With 2 hour driving lessons pupils learn and retain more information, practicing each subject longer giving you better understanding. Getting you to test standard in a fraction of the time.

A Fixed Time Slot Every Week

All our pupils will benefit from a fixed weekly 2 hour slot. This helps you plan your free time knowing your driving lesson will be at the same time and on the same day every week.

Our Guarantee

We are so confident that you will love both the service and tuition we provide, we will back it up with a Money Back Guarantee should you not be delighted with our service or tuition.


Here you will find links to extra training and training videos that will help you not only during your lessons but for years after.

Am I Ready?

Am I Ready to take my driving test

Read and watch videos that will show you the standard you need be at to pass your driving test. Including the Show Me Tell Me Questions.

Practice Your Theory

Theory Test Training

All pupils that join Mark Jordan Driving will have full FREE access to Theory Test Pro. You can sign up here to practice the Hazard Perception and Questions.

Useful Links

Booking Your Driving Test

Here you will find links to book your Theory and Practical test along with videos for dealing with Blue Light scenarios and HGV Blind Spots.

Frequently Asked Questions
Will I Drive on My First Lesson?

You will definitley drive on your first lesson. Your driving instructor will drive you to a quiet and safe area to start and go over some basic training that you will need to perform each time you get in the car, we call this the 'Cockpit Drill'.

Once you are familiar with this they will then give you a full briefing about driving the car and get you to have a go whilst they talk you through every step of the way.

You can download our FREE PDF that will go into more detail about your first lesson.

Your first driving lesson is the start of our 'Accelerated Learning System' to help you to test in the shortest time, saving you money and frustration along the way.

How Many Driving Lessons Will I Need?

It's really hard to know until you start your lessons .

The average pupil according to the DVSA requires approx 45 hours professional tuition plus 22 hours private practice with friends or family to reach test standard. This can of course sometimes be more and other times could be less.

We strongly recommend having 2 hour lessons once a week.

By having a 2 hour lesson you will learn far more on each driving lesson as you will have time to reflect on each subject and be test ready in half the time.

using our unique Accelerated Learning System and taking a regular 2 hour lesson once a week will give you more time to practice the subject you are currently learning, you retain the information better and as mentioned you will be test ready sooner.

If you book with us your chosen lesson slot will be the same time and day every week so you can plan your free time knowing your driving lesson will always be the same.

Can I Block Book Driving Lessons?


We strongly recommend booking in blocks of 10 hours. This will give you a discount of £20 based on our pay weekly price. If you have paid for 10 hours and decide you need to stop for whatever reason we will happily refund any credit you have remaining. Plus if you pay in 10 hour Blocks you get the added benefit of our 'PASS  OR  WE PAY'

What Are Your Instructors 1st Time Pass Rate?

We are very proud of our 1st time pass rate and our driving instructors deserve a lot of credit for their hard work.

Its impossible to give the exact % as we have tests almost every day so it will continually change.

You only have to read our reviews here on our site and also on Google to see how happy our pupils have been with both our service and their lessons.

We want you to choose the right driving school for your tuition and not to become one of the 30% of local pupils who change their instructor half way through their tuition.

How Do I Start My Driving Lessons?

First you must apply and receive a provisional Driving Licence, this can be applied for via the .GOV site, Apply for your first provisional driving licence.

Once received you can start looking for your driving instructor, some driving instructors work independently others will be members of a driving school where there maybe 3 or 4 that work in your area.

You can look for a driving instructor either on Google or via the .Gov site Find driving schools, lessons and instructors.

Once you feel you have found the right one give them a call or drop them an email explaining you wish to start driving lessons, they will probably ask you a few questions, like what is your availability? some will want a deposit for the slot you have booked others will take payment on the day of pick up.

If you have any queries your chosen instructor should be able to help or point you in the right direction.

Do You Pick Me Up Or Do I Meet You?

All our instructors will pick up and drop off locally. We can pick up after college or work and drop you back at home. Pick up from home and drop off at work or college.

As long as it is local we will even drop you off for your dentist or hair appointment in town.

As long as you let your instructor know at the beginning of the lesson or text them the day before they will be happy to help.

Why Choose Mark Jordan Driving

    • Fully qualified instructors offering the best rated, trusted and recommended tuition and driving lessons in Ashby.
    • Manual and Automatic teachers providing affordable packages and bundles from driving lessons for beginners to refresher sessions.
    • Many students search driving lessons near me. But we pick up and drop off in the local area so we don’t have to be the nearest.
    • Which tutor do you choose, when some instructors are cheap and lack driving instructor reviews?
    • It’s often a big mistake to choose driving instructors in Swadlincote who are the cheapest and buy on price alone. It may cost more to learn in the long run.
    • We are nearby for new drivers and highly rated by our customers which is great news.

If you find yourself in the Ashby de la Zouch area and haven’t yet discovered the excellence of Mark Jordan Driving School, it’s time to step out from under that rock. As the top-rated local driving school since our establishment in 2012, we’ve dedicated nine years to providing exceptional driver education. Offering a choice of three skilled instructors, along with diverse course pathways, including package deals and discounts, we present a wide array of options for your driving tuition needs.

In the realm of driving education, quality takes precedence. While some may prioritise cost and convenience, it’s crucial to recognise that the distance and price of a driving school aren’t the sole deciding factors.


Now, considering the benefits of learning to drive in a car that is automatic — we’ve got you covered. Our fleet includes automatic vehicles, providing learners with an additional layer of convenience and ease. With an automatic,  you can focus more on developing essential driving skills without the added complexity of manual gear changing. This ensures a smoother and more stress-free learning experience, making it an ideal choice for many individuals.


Driving Lessons Near Me?

Proximity is a non-issue with us; we offer convenient ‘pickups’ and ‘drop-offs’ from your home. What truly matters is the coverage of your area, not the exact miles between the driving school and your residence. Tempting as it may be, extremely low prices elsewhere may compromise the quality of your tuition, potentially leading to additional expenses in the long run.

Mark Jordan Driving School strikes the perfect balance — reasonable prices coupled with guaranteed quality. Our fully-qualified and registered instructors, who are also CRB-checked, meet the standards on the Register of Approved Driving Instructors, providing peace of mind for our students.



For those who may be nervous about driving, our client-directed syllabus at Mark Jordan Driving School offers comfort. Our driving instructors adapt to your pace, revisiting foundations and exercises to enhance your confidence. Recognising that the prospect of driving can induce anxiety, especially for new, young drivers, at our Driving School, setting students up for success means prioritising their comfort and confidence, leading to positive reviews and word-of-mouth recommendations.

Here at Mark Jordan Driving School, you’ll receive some of the most advanced and intensive driving lessons available in the Ashby area. Our goal is to guide you through the intricacies of our busy streets until driving becomes a natural and enjoyable experience for you.



Everyone has fears and strengths, and together, we’ll discover and overcome them. Download our free PDF, ‘Your First Driving Lesson,’ to understand what to expect on that initial session. At Mark Jordan Driving, we aim to bring out your driving talents for the ultimate driving experience. Our lessons are outstanding, engaging, informative, and tailored for success, making us the preferred choice for learners of all ages and backgrounds.

Our students quickly master the art of driving and, more importantly, the rules of the road, ensuring they become safe and responsible drivers for years of enjoyable driving. Unlike those focusing on cheap lessons, we prioritise customer success. Your goal is to pass the first time, and it’s our goal too.

Best regards,

Mark Jordan

Just Do It … Learn To Drive

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Satisfaction guaranteed

Office Hours

Monday9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Sunday9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Mark Jordan Driving Ashby, Flora Grove, Ashby de la Zouch LE65 1FG - Phone: 01530 542541

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