Terms of Business

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Your driving instructor will ask that you sign a copy of the Terms & Conditions form. 

Signing the Terms & Conditions shows agreement and understanding of the terms and conditions entailed in taking driving lessons with your Skill4life Driver Training Instructor. 

The pupil certifies that a valid suitable licence is held to drive the tuition vehicle. Pupils must inform their instructor immediately if they receive any endorsements on their licence during the period they are receiving tuition.

In the event of mechanical breakdown or other difficulty outside the control of the instructor, the instructor reserves the right to rearrange lessons at short notice.

A minimum of 24 hours notice is required to be given to the instructor by the Pupil to cancel a lesson and should the Pupil fail to give such notice, the Pupil may be liable to pay the full tuition fee.

A lesson, is of no less than one hour duration. If for any reason outside the Instructors control, it is not possible to give a full hours instruction, then any lost time will be added to a later lesson. It is the responsibility of the Pupil to ensure that this is noted.

The fee charged by the DVSA for the Driving Test, does not include transportation to and from the test centre, nor does it include the use of the tuition vehicle for the purpose of the test, or any last minute practice prior to test commencement. Therefore, current rates will apply.

Acceptable methods of payment for services rendered, are Cash, Debit Card, Credit Card, or payment via PAYM or Pingit. Cheques are accepted, with a guarantee card that covers the transaction amount.

Payment for each hour of instruction should be made prior to the lesson. Skill4life Driver Training, reserves the right to change the hourly rate with reasonable notification to the Pupil. 

All lessons taken after any introductory offer redeemed are charged at ยฃ26.00 per hour (Manual Tuition Vehicle). 


The pupil should be aware that the instructors primary objective is to promote road safety and in doing so, he/she may take control of the vehicle. The instructor will make every effort to instruct the Pupil to the highest standard but can in no way be held liable for any errors that the Pupil may make whilst driving and not accompanied by the instructor either before or after a test pass.

The instructor will endeavour to teach the Pupil the correct driving skills according to the recommended syllabus issued by the DVSA within the minimum number of lessons required.

Driving Tests may only be arranged with the prior agreement of both the instructor and the Pupil.

Any complaints are to be dealt with in accordance with the ADI Code of Practice

The instructor is at liberty at his/her absolute discretion to refuse to proceed with a lesson if he or she has reason to believe that the Pupil is in any way under the influence or drink or drugs at the time of the lesson

The instructor will accept no liability for accidents, injury or damage to any third part caused by the Pupil's recklessness or negligence during a lesson

The instructor reserves the right to withold the use of his/her vehicle for a driving test.