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Coach/Bus Driving Lessons in Kerry, Cork and Limerick

When you book with South West School of Motoring, we offer you the following:

* Initial Assessment to allow us to tailor the coach driving lessons to your ability
* Structured lesson plan
* Quality one to one tuition with qualified driving instructors
* We cover all possible test routes for your test
* Pre-tests are included in the package to increase your chances of passing first time
* Hire of Bus to sit your driving test

To commence lessons you need to sit and pass your theory test to obtain your learner's permit. Once you are in possession of this permit, you can begin preparing for the practical driving test and also complete the CPC Driver Theory Test. If you intend to drive a bus, minibus or coach (Category D1, ED1, D and ED license) you will need to go through a two stage Theory Test process before you can apply to sit a Bus Driving Practical Test:

Stage 1- Category D Learner Permit:

You must pass the Category D (Bus) Driver Theory Test before you can apply to a National Driver Licence Service (NDLS for a Category D Learner Permit. To pass this test, click on www.ndls.ie for more information.

Stage 2 – CPC Test:

From 10th September 2008, all new professional Bus drivers must pass the Driver CPC theory test before applying for a Driving and Practical test. You must pass the Driver CPC Theory Test, before you can apply to the Road Safety Authority for a Bus Driving Practical Test www.theorytest.ie.


€150 -2 hours
€80 per hour
Pre test and hire for test €200
Including cpc on the day €250
Pay in advance special 5x2 hour lessons Hire of bus for test €950
Hire of bus for cpc test €80
Pay in advance special: 10 hours and hire of bus for test

Bus Lessons