Driving Instructor in Guildford, Farnborough and Woking

Gareth teaches in a Manual car providing Driving lessons in Guildford, Farnborough, Woking and surrounding areas.

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Age: 30’s

Car: Ford Fiesta-Black

Experience: 20+ years driving

Hobbies: Visiting new places, travelling, driving, gym and swimming.

Languages: English + Hungarian

Qualities: Patient, helpful and I enjoy teaching. Good communicator and a good time-keeper

Personal Profile: Happy with a good a sense of humour, very calm, approachable. Nervous pupils are very welcome.







Driving lessons DaytimeOur daytime rates cover lessons starting before 5pm (1700) on weekdays. Evening & WeekendOur Evening/Weekend rates apply to any lessons starting at 5pm (or later) and at any times on weekends or Bank Holidays.
1st Lesson 10
4 60 60
10 Lessons
6 Week course An Ideal beginners course - 2/3 lessons per week over a period of 6-9 weeks (depending on the test lead times in your area).
We book your theory test for you at the start so that you are studying alongside taking driving lessons. This course can be designed as a beginners course but we do recommend booking an assessment lesson first to get an accurate idea of how many lessons you will actually need.
The course cost includes:
- Your theory test
- Your Practical Driving Test for a weekday test
- 16 one hour lessons - booked daytime or evening
- Your pre-test lesson & use of our car on test
The advantage of this course is that we have the time for other lessons if needed before your test.
Pass Plus courseHighlight the Pass Plus Logo for full details
Intensive courses Intensive/ Crash courses - normally 5 hours per day & can be run over 2, 3, or 5 days.
The 5 day course is one week long start Monday finish Friday & we book your test for the following week, 2 & 3 day courses are similar where we try to book your test on the day following the course.
These courses are ideal for anyone that needs to pass quickly.
DaytimeOur daytime rates cover lessons starting before 5pm (1700) on weekdays. Evening & WeekendOur Evening/Weekend rates apply to any lessons starting at 5pm (or later) and at any times on weekends or Bank Holidays.
5 hour£213.99 £233.50
10 hour£305.50 £336.00
15 hour£398.00 £438.50
20 hour£409.50 £541.00
25 hour£583.00 £643.50
30 hour£675.50 £746.00
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Sarah with Driving test pass certificateSarah: ” I passed my test with Gareth first time and no faults!! He is a really good instructer and is very patient. All of my lessons were fun and enjoyable and were organised to suit me. He taught me everything i needed to know to high standards to make sure i passed. I would reccomend gareth as a great instructor.....Thanks again Gareth!! ”

Kirsten with Driving test pass certificateKirsten: ”After only 6 months learning with Gareth I passed my test first time! He is a very patient, friendly and professional instructor who works hard and is always on time. I would certainly recommend him to anyone, specially to nervous and impatient pupils. Thank you so much! ”

Natalie with Driving test pass certificateNatalie: ”Just a quick text now all me nerves etc have calmed down to say thanks again for getting me to driving to where I am now & for getting me through my test 1st time. I'm still gobsmacked on passing but shows you've done a good job getting me there etc. Oh & ive got a good mate booked up to start having lessons with you as her original instructor has retired now & I recommended you. Anyway, thanks again for everything you've done to get me through everything to pass today.”

Stephanie Lovell: ”I have just passed my test, first time and with only 4 minors. Gareth was an excellent instructor, very patient and really helped build my confidence. I would highly recommend him, especially if you are a nervous driver. I can't thank him enough for getting me through my test!”

Rebecca Johnson: ”Gareth has been a fantastic instructor. I've had several refresher lessons with him, as I will soon be driving again after many years and have been out of practice. He made me feel at ease and developed my confidence with driving again. I highly recommend Gareth and the 1st Class Driving School. ”

Faizan with Driving test pass certificateFaizan Khan: ”'The experience with 1st class driving school has been great. My instructor Gareth is very friendly and very patient. He is always on time and very eager to teach and guide. Due to his good guidance and instructions I cleared the test in first attempt, its very great achievement for me. I really thanks Gareth for making me able to pass my test in first chance....Really recommend it ...Cheers. ”

Senthu: ”Hi I found Gareth through the net. Gareth is an honest person and his teaching skills are excellent. He also does have lots of patience and the willingness to teach. I passed my driving test in the first attempt with only 2 minor mistakes. Thanks Gareth”

John with Driving test pass certificateJohn Slater: ”I found Gareth an excellent teacher. full of pride in his driving and the job he does. keeps calm in all situation and has good knowledge on all levels. would fully recommend him to anyone. And shall recommend him to many Friends. thanks for all the help and support Gareth and for getting me through my test. ”

James Finn: ”Coming up for my 3rd driving lesson tomorrow and one thing is I have definitely learned a lot so far. Gareth is a really good instructor and I definitely recommend him to any one who wants to learn how to drive and the price per lesson is reasonable”

Baraki with Driving test pass certificateMr Baraki: ”I really enjoyed my driving lessons which were well structured and tailored to suit me. I would like to thank Gareth as he was very patient and supportive. He is very passionate about teaching to drive and very encouraging. He pushed me to master all the manoeuvres very quickly and in a very relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Going to my test I was very confident and calm knowing that I was fully prepared for it, and being assured by Gareth that I had a very high chance of passing. I'll be driving with him soon again as I'll be doing the Pass plus course.”

Chaz: “ Gareth is patient, helpful and kind. I feel I have greatly improved since taking lessons with him.”

Vasil with Driving test pass certificatePass for Vasil with Gareth

Tristen with Driving test pass certificate1st time pass for Tristen with Gareth.

Sameer with Driving test pass certificateMr Sameer passed with 10 minors.

Georgina with Driving test pass certificatePass for George with Gareth

Daniel with Driving test pass certificatePass for Daniel with only 1 minor

Salman with Driving test pass certificateSalman passed for first time with 8 minors

Michael with Driving test pass certificateFirst time pass for Michael with Gareth

Abinhav with Driving test pass certificatePass for Abinhav with Gareth

Ayesha with Driving test pass certificateAyesha passed with only 2 minors with Gareth