Driving 4 Change course

To attend this course you must have received a letter from the police.

This course will raise driver’s awareness of individual driving skills and help drivers address any skills they have problems with.

The course lasts 2 hours 30 minutes. It takes place in a car.

You can attend only one Driving 4 Change course in 3 years. Any further offending will be dealt with by a fixed penalty or prosecution.

The course trainers have professional driver training backgrounds and follow national guidelines. The police do not participate in the course.

You can take the course in other areas in the UK, just search the police DORS website to attend a course outside of Kent.

Further information on this course can be found at National Driver Offender Retraining Scheme website

Before attending the Driving 4 Change course you should:

To book call us on 03000 41 81 81.

You must provide:

  • driving licence number
  • name
  • address
  • contact number
  • any additional needs.

The course costs £85. This is non-refundable. The cost will be increasing nationally to £90 for any course dates on or after 1 September 2017.

You must bring photo identification to prove who you are.

If you do not bring photo identification, you could be refused entry to the course.

Examples of photo identification can be:

  • valid passport
  • valid photographic EU or Swiss national identity card
  • valid photographic driving licence (if you currently have a paper application, you may wish to apply to exchange your paper driver licence to photo driver licence)
  • valid armed forces identity card
  • valid police warrant card/badge
  • valid employees identity pass
  • Citizen Card
  • valid Government-issued identity card
  • SMART card
  • electoral identity card
  • photographic disabled badge
  • NUS card photographic (National Union of Students)
  • photographic university/college ID card
  • company ID card of nationally recognised company (photographic)
  • council issued bus pass (senior citizens only)
  • pension book (the only acceptable form of non-photographic identification)
  • Young Scot card

If you have a photocard licence we can only accept it with a current photograph and if the photograph still identifies you (field 4b on your licence gives the expiry date of the photograph).

Please make sure you arrive on time.

If you are late you will not be allowed to participate. This could lead to a re-booking fee if we can offer a new course date, or your case being returned to the police.

In bad weather, please call us on 03000 41 81 81 for up to date information about closed venues.