Driving Lessons in swadlincote

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 Pricing

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

driving instructors in swadlincote

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


6 hour block booking

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 We Pay Guarantee!


2 hour weekly driving lessons

You can Pay As You Go on a weekly basis. But you get a better deal by block booking. And with our 10 hour package you get our Pass 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

Sam Passed 1st Time

Driving Instructors in Swadlincote - Mark Jordan Driving

Read Sam's Review

I’ve always loved the idea of driving so when I was looking for a driving instructor I was advised to read reviews first.
I looked at 𝐌𝐚𝐫𝐤 𝐉𝐨𝐫𝐝𝐚𝐧 𝐃𝐫𝐢𝐯𝐢𝐧𝐠 and their reviews really stood out to me, everyone saying exactly what I wanted in an instructor.
On contacting them the communication via email was great, letting me know exactly what to expect on my first lesson, and who my instructor was.
My instructor was Mark and he was great at getting me ready to tackle the roads of Burton and Swadlincote, he was always calm and patient right from the start and
right up until the final lesson before my test.
Mark’s teaching methods were great, he would use his Ipad to explain tricky roundabouts and junctions and also act out scenarios, for those situations that may never actually happen whilst on a lesson.
We would make notes at the end of each lesson and go over what I believed I needed more practice on, but also the areas that I thought I had really improved on from the previous week.
These notes were then emailed to me so I could go over them before the next lesson, this helped me focus on the lesson at hand.
I would highly recommend 𝐌𝐚𝐫𝐤 𝐉𝐨𝐫𝐝𝐚𝐧 𝐃𝐫𝐢𝐯𝐢𝐧𝐠 school to anyone looking for a calm and patient instructor, they will go out of their way to help you succeed and make that 1st time pass like mine a reality.
Thanks Mark you have kept my love of driving alive throughout my lessons and even more so now I have passed.

Sam – SwadlincoteGoogle Review

Stuart Passed 1st Time

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Read Stuarts's Review

𝐌𝐚𝐫𝐤 𝐉𝐨𝐫𝐝𝐚𝐧 𝐃𝐫𝐢𝐯𝐢𝐧𝐠 School is possibly the easiest recommendation I have ever and will ever make.
My instructor, Richard Wall, took onboard my issues, strengths and weaknesses. Understood them and we collectively worked out a plan to get me passed.
Having memory issues and other ‘hidden disabilities’ were always a worry. But easily overcome with having someone like Richard as a coach.
He was always calm, always on point and a real joy to learn from which made getting along a real breeze. He’s very knowledgeable and the kind of guy you look forward to having a chat with. The structure of the lessons are personalised and easy to understand, yet detailed enough to know what you need to work on.
Richard will speak to you before, during and after in terms of your ability and will always give you the opportunity to express your view on strengths and weaknesses.
This plays a vital role in truly understanding your competence and natural talents.
Having someone to evaluate and confer over your aptitude is a gift. He never once got frustrated and inherently imparts assurance and the right level of self-confidence with every lesson.
My 2 hour lessons comprised of beginning with a short drive to a suitable place to practice manoeuvres, followed by independent driving utilising signage or SATNAV, latterly refining dual-carriageway proficiency. Sometimes in alternating patterns to avoid monotony. All whilst learning how to drive safely, negating a wide variety of dangers and grasping the pedantry of traffic and roadwork avoidance, making use of alternate …..
Read my full review by following the link below..

Stuart – SwadlincoteGoogle Review

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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 Swadlincote.
    • Manual and Automatic teachers providing affordable packages, block bookings and refresher lessons.
    • 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 reviews?
    • It’s often a big mistake to choose driving schools 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.

Since 2012, Mark Jordan Driving School has been providing driving lessons in Swadlincote, earning a reputation as the go-to local, friendly, and patient driving school for new drivers in the area.

Driving Lessons Near Me.

While many customers search for “driving lessons near me,” our service stands out as we offer pick-up and drop-off in the local area. This commitment contributes to our impressive customer service.

Safety is a Priority. Our fully qualified driving instructors in Swadlincote operate in the local Swadlincote area, including Woodville, Hartshorne, and surrounding villages.

They have undergone DBS checks and are registered on the approved driving instructors (ADI) register, ensuring your safety. We provide a choice of both male and female driving instructors, as well as options for manual and automatic cars, all at affordable rates.

Variety of Packages.

Our offerings include bundles, block bookings, and special deals. Additionally, we provide refresher sessions for fully qualified license holders looking to enhance their driving skills.

Client-Centered Approach.

Our driving tuition is client-centered, allowing you to discuss and plan lessons based on your comfort level. Whether you’re a nervous learner or want to revisit specific topics, our instructors tailor the lessons to your needs.

Quality Over Price.

Contrary to the misconception that all driving schools are the same, choosing lessons solely based on price is a practice we discourage. In today’s landscape, people rely on customer reviews to find top-rated tutors. We emphasise customer success rather than competing on price, aiming to make you a safe and confident driver.

Avoiding the “Cheap” Trap. We advise seeking instructors with top ratings and reviews.

Our focus is on ensuring your success, not just providing cheap lessons. Our goal aligns with yours: passing your driving test the first time.

Just Do It … Learn To Drive

Get in touch today.

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 Swadlincote, Midway Road, Swadlincote, , Derbyshire DE11 7PG - Phone: 01283 342192

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