FCD is an established driver training school in the Southwest of England. Based in Exeter, Devon, FCD now provides Driver Training to all parts of the UK. Established in 1991, FCD has grown to become one of the leading driver training schools in the UK. FCD's consistently high 1st time pass rate and driver training programmes is second to none. FCD prides itself on the fact that we as Driver Trainers are continually updating our Driver Training knowledge with newly acquired skills and constantly striving to update skills from days gone by. We believe there's always more to learn and are passionate about doing so.

Our friendly relaxed learning environment, creates an excellent atmosphere in which to learn. All trainees are catered for on an individual basis and are able to learn at a comfortable that suits there needs. We have learnt to understand the needs of every pupil and trainee as an individual and as such can personalize a training schedule to suit you as an individual.

We leave no stone unturned when it comes to our advanced driver training techniques and our priority is always to provide the highest possible service from the first time you phone us to passing your test. Our ethos has always been about passion, and enthusiasm and ultimately creating a unique driving experience, that will benefit you for your entire driving career.

Highlights, Specialties & Features

  • Expert Intructors
  • Professional Driver Training
  • Consistently High 1st Time Pass Rate

Professional Associations & Certifications

  • DSA ADI
  • IAM

Serviced Areas

  • Exeter, Barnstaple, Taunton, Crediton, Tiverton, Honiton, Wellington, Cornwall, Plymouth, Newton

Payment Options

  • Credit Card Payments by Phone, Credit Card Online, Cash, Cheque, Money Transfers, Corporate Accounts - Invoice

Contact Details

  Website
  City Exeter
  Postcode EX2 8BJ
  Address 2 Iris Avenue
  Phone Number 013 9242 3222

From Our Website

An experienced Exeter driving school, synonymous with the world's most prestigious driver trainers. Few driving schools emote the same sense of enthusiasm and passion among their pupils and followers, or fear among the uninitiated. Take a leap and a couple of hours in the driver's seat will transform your life. The truth is known immediately, there is much more to driving schools then meets the eye, and the preceding infamy implies. FCD's esteemed performance and results, combined with efficiency and flair, take driving tuition to a new level of instruction.


FCD was established in 1991 by J R Ford. From modest beginnings J R Ford has become one of the most highly sort after ADI's in the industry. His notoriety and work in the UK, Australia, Europe and the USA has led to his high demand for instructing at all levels of driving and more recently flying as well. J R Ford's instructional techniques are second to none FCD under his guidance has grown into the successful company you see today. FCD is dedicated to achieving the highest possible standard of driving and flying instruction possible.


FCD provides PASS PLUS training in an advanced driving environment. The road safety initiative was created to keep new road users safe and informed in a practical sense. FCD's PASS PLUS course follows all the guidelines set out by the DSA, with the added bonus of taking driving to the next level. FCD PASS PLUS candidates will achieve a wealth of knowledge in which some drives take a lifetime of driving to aquire.


FCD's focus on control and balance combined with advanced observation and expert technical skills, will provide you with years of knowledge and experience in a personally tailored course to suit all standards and level of rider. FCD provides courses from your CBT right through to your Direct Access in a one to one environment or group, always focussing on the individual's needs to train them in an effective and efficient manner. FCD prides itself on training to the individual requirements of each pupil, that's why our courses have maximum flexibility.


FCD Learners follow one of the most extensive driver training programmes offered today. We teach you driving skills to last a lifetime. Our tailor made driving courses for each individual will be designed to suit your personal needs, what ever you require. At FCD you will be provided with the highest level of instruction, appropriate to your individual needs on a one to one basis. Whether you're an absolute beginner, intermediate or an experienced driver, FCD are here to help you. FCD's 24/7 access to staff and resources is second to none.


FCD provides a way to become a fully qualified ADI (Approved Driving Instructor), in a professional experienced atmosphere. FCD will take you right through your training from Part one to Part three, providing a structured comprehensive course supporting and encouraging you through all stages. FCD will leave no stone unturned when it comes to PDI (Potential Driving Instructor) training. FCD's experience and understanding of the skills required to attain this highly sought after qualification are essential in succeeding to becoming an ADI.


FCD has over 17 years experience, driving and instructing HGV vehicles at the highest standard possible. Whether it's a 44 tonne Articulated Lorry (C+E) or a 7.5 tonne Box (C1), FCD will provide expert tuition to acquire the professional skills required to attain this vocational licence category. FCD's training techniques and skills are designed to meet all requirements. Our flexible courses are tailor made to meet the demands of large companies, groups or individuals.


FCD provides an online purchasing facility for ease of bookings. Please remember to contact the office if you have any queries regarding your choice. Minimum online purchases are 10 or more hours.