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Essential Driver Training offer

Welcome to Approved Driving School of Motoring for North County Dublin, covering the RSA Driving Test Centres in Finglas and Raheny

Michael Whelan is an approved professional driving instructor with over 25 years driving experience. Holding a current licence as an Approved Driving Instructor (ADI) RSA-Adi number F35509 with the Road Safety Authority (RSA) qualified with Driving Instructor Register of Ireland (DIR), and is a member of the Irish Driving Instructors Association (IDIA) and the (DIAI) Driving Instructors Association of Ireland.

Michael´s patience, friendly support and encouragement will put even the most apprehensive student at ease during their driving lessons. When taking his last legally required refresher test for qualified driving instructors he got a distiction for ´Driving Instruction Skills´. His coaching methods will build up knowledge and confidence during the lessons.

RSA Approved Driving School of Motoring Swords is committed to teaching safe and controlled driving skills. All driving lessons are carefully planned and structured to meet the needs of every individual student.

Driving lessons are available from total beginners to pre-test and beyond for those who want to improve their driving skills further e.g. night time driving, motorway driving and many more (you must have a full driving licence to carry out driving lessons on a motorway).

Students can either use the school´s vehicle for driving lessons, a brand new 2012 registered Ford Fiesta, with dual controls and all mod cons such as air-conditioning, power steering etc or choose to drive in your own car for your driving lessons.

Comments from students:

Sophie in Donabate North Dublin: "Michael gave me the confidence to pass my test. Thank you!"

Deidre in Santry Dublin 9: "I took 5 lessons and now my mum allows me to drive her car :-)"

Jane in Coolock Dublin 17: "I did my 12 EDT lessons with Michael from approved driving and found him really nice and helpful, my sister is now doing hers with him too"

Mary in Raheny: "I am now driving on my own after passing my driving test in Raheny, time to get my new car, Thanks Michael"

Tomasz in Swords: "Michael explained everything to me before my driving test in raheny. I could understand him very well."

Artur in Rush Dublin: "I passed my driving test last week in Finglas, with help from Michael from approved driving, he really help me to understand what I needed to do to pass my driving test "

Ronan in Finglas Dublin 11: "Cool dude, learned a lot and passed my driving test in finglas."

Aine in Swords Manor: "I did a pre-test before my driving test in raheny with Approved Driving. Michael's feed back helped me to pass the driving test. Would highly recommend him."

Rajit in Boroimhe Swords: "Michael is an excellent driving teacher and helped me a lot to pass my driving test in finglas."

Barry in Seatown Malahide: "Thanks Michael. Passed my test in Raheny, great driving instructor."

Michael Whelan, driving instructor

When you complete 10 driving lessons with Approved Driving you will receive a stamped certificate from First Ireland Risk Management LTD. signed by me which entitles you to a full 1 YEAR NO CLAIMS DISCOUNT = 20% off the cost of your first insurance premium.

Areas covered for driving lessons with Approved Driving include: Applewood Swords Dublin, Artane Dublin, Ashtown Dublin, Baldoyle Dublin, Balbriggan Dublin, Ballymun Dublin, Balmayne Dublin, Bayside Dublin, Beaumont Dublin, Blanchardstown Dublin, Boroimhe Swords Dublin, Castaheany Dublin, Castleknock Dublin, Clarehall Dublin, Clonee Dublin, Clontarf Dublin, Clonshaugh Dublin, Clonsilla Dublin, Coolock Dublin, Dollymount Dublin, Donabate Dublin, Donaghmede Dublin, Donnycarney Dublin, Dublin 9, Dublin 11, Dublin 13, Dublin 15, Dublin 17, East Finglas Dublin, Edenmore Dublin, Fairview Dublin, Finglas Dublin, Fortlawn Dublin, Glasnevin Dublin, Harmonstown Dublin, Hollystown Dublin, Hollywell Swords Dublin, Howth Dublin, Kilbarrack Dublin, Kilester Dublin, Kinsealy Dublin, Lissenhall Swords Dublin, Lusk Dublin, Malahide Dublin, Mulhuddart Dublin, Northwood Santry Dublin, Onger Dublin, Poppintree Dublin, Portmarnock Dublin, Portraine Dublin, Raheny Dublin, Ridgewood Swords Dublin, Rivervalley Swords Dublin, Rolestown Dublin, Rush Dublin, Robswall Malahide Dublin, Santry Dublin, Seabury Malahide Dublin, Seatown Swords Dublin, Skerries Dublin, South Finglas Dublin, Sutton Dublin, Swords Dublin, Swords Manor Dublin, Tyrrelstown Dublin, Waterside Dublin, Whitehall Dublin, West Finglas Dublin,

created by Claudia Whelan,