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Frequently Asked Questions

Below is a list of frequently asked questions DSM has recieved over the past while.

How much are lessons?

Lessons are quoted on a competitive hourly rate.

Is there a discount scheme?

Yes. Discount are available for six or the 12 EDT pre-paid lessons

Are lessons door to door?

Yes lessons are door to door and are each an hour long.

What do I need in order to take a lesson?

You need a current Irish Learner Permit for a car.

Can the school car be used for the test?


Do you do pre-tests?

Yes. You would be shown local test routes and any "bad habits" you might have would be pointed out.

How many lessons do I need before doing the test?

Depends on the aptitude of the pupil, but as a guide about 50 hours driving experience. This equates to the 12 hours EDT tuition in both school car and pupils car. Balance made up with pupils own practice. Without the availability of ones own car, then 20 to 30 hours tuition, depending, as said, on the aptitude of the pupil.