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Learn to drive the RSA way and you'll not only pass the test faster, you'll pay less doing it...
and for those that are still not happy we offer a 100% money back guarantee.

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Join Stephanie Roche and Georgia Penna (Salpa) and the thousands of other students who have achieved driving test success with RSA School of Motoring

What you get when you pick us

As a student of RSA School of Motoring you get more. Why? Glad you asked...

Munster's best instructors

Only instructors that meet our high standards work with us. Each one is vetted through a intensive interview and training process

Comprehensive curriculum

Lessons with us don't just start and finish in the car. Work through our 16 module support email course based around the EDT and driving test.

100% money back guarantee

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If you're not happy then we definitely aren't happy. If you're not satisfied after your first lesson we'll give you your money back*

Secure online payments

Quick easy online payments help you book lessons fast. And if you're looking for a personalised gift voucher, order from us and you'll have it in seconds.

Automatic or Manual

With us you can learn in automatic or manual and switch at anytime. Choose which transmission you want to use when you order and we'll handle the rest.

We come to you

We understand that our students often need their lessons to work around hectic schedules. That's why you can start your lesson from home, work or college.

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Driving Lessons Monkstown

About MonkstownA Driving 

School Cork Trusts

Monkstown is a village in County Cork, Ireland, in the old barony of Kerrycurrihy. It lies 14 kilometres southeast of Cork city on the estuary of the River Lee, facing Great Island and looking onto Monkstown Bay. find out more about Monkstown

Driving Lessons Monkstown People Love

When you start your driving lessons you need a nurturing environment. There most definitely should be no yelling involved. It's our responsibility to make sure you are comfortable behind the wheel. Which is why our instructors get that little bit extra training above the standard you'll usually see out there. Our instructors are passionate about teaching people to drive and work hard to give you the ultimate driving lesson experience. In the end that is what being a driving instructor is all about. You, your needs and affordable quality driving lessons in Monkstown.

Pass your test in Monkstown

Here is why customers call us the top driving school in Monkstown

Our instructors have been trained to quickly recognise what level you are at, where your bad habits are and what remedial measures should be taken to guarantee you make the most progress possible from each lesson with us.

Taking one or two driving lessons a week in Monkstown is often not enough for some students. To help our students with this we have built our own training course to study between lessons to help reinforce what you learn in the car.

No other Monkstown Driving Schools offer free material like ours. With our free home study support material you'll be prepared for every lesson and develop faster as a driver than with any other driving school. Covering vital driving skills like driving at night, road positioning and traffic progression this training is like having your own driving instructor with you 24/7.

A Driving School in Monkstown you can rely on

We all remember the exciting engaging teacher in school that made learning easy and fun. And then we had the opposite, those teachers that had no place in the classroom. Not all teachers are made equal and that is certainly no less real with approved driving instructors. It's not as straightforward as Googling 'Driving Lessons Monkstown' and picking the first driving school you stumble upon. Who can you have faith in to give you that enjoyable and engaging experience?

Knowledge and professionalism is what you need from a driving instructor. A place where learners are regularly passing their driving test first time.

RSA School of Motoring Review

xue wu

Congratulations xue wu who chose us for their pretest driving lessons

Had a brilliant experience with RSA. My instructor was courteous, mannerly and punctual. Passed and definiately recommend to all my friends. SUNNY.....

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Jonathan Mitchell

Congratulations Jonathan Mitchell who chose us for their pretest driving lessons

Life changing.... Would recommend to you all, life long tips and superb instructing. BRILLIANT...

RSA School of Motoring have the precise track record of student success we have been talking about and we have the verified testimonials to show it. So if you need driving instruction you would be getting a head start choosing us. Read on to find out why.

Most of our students fall under one of the following. You have an imminent driving test coming up or you want to start preparing for one before you book. Or you have never driven before and need to get your Essential Driver Training started.

Let us start there.

What exactly is Essential Driver Training?

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You may not know but many years ago Ireland had one of the worst road accident records in Europe. The Road Safety Authority had to do something so they designed a new training syllabus that all new drivers had to complete. The Essential Driver Training or EDT.

This EDT requires that all learners must complete a minimum of 12 hours of essential driver training by an RSA approved driving instructor.

These 12 lessons were created with the intention of filling in the vital driving skill gaps that young drivers had which were leading to the high level of road accidents occurring each year.

Want to know more about how the EDT works?

Ready to book your EDT Driving Lessons in Cork? Then call 021 235 55 58

Getting ready for the Driving Test in Monkstown

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Training to pass the driving test is completely different from learning to drive. You should already have the vital driving skills and road safety knowledge before applying for the test. Our Monkstown pretest driving lessons are designed to show you how to beat the test by understanding the conditions you will be placed under.

If you have to prepare for the driving test then your head is probably a wash with different emotions. We naturally fear what we don't understand and the unknown. But with RSA School of Motoring you don't have to be afraid.

Most driving instructors will keep giving you lessons until they ‘think’ you are ready. Often they will send you to do the test not really knowing if you will pass or not. That is because of a total lack of understanding on how the tester thinks and marks you during the test. This is not how we do things. All our instructors have been trained by ex-testers so they fully understand the driving tester and what they are looking for from you on test day.

Complete your pretest training with is and not only will you understand all four stages of the driving test, you'll know the potential test routes you may be brought on and you'll know precisely how the tester will speak to you and what they specifically want you to demonstrate.

Find our more about our pretest lessons in Monkstown here... or Call 021 235 55 58 now to book your pretest package.

Cork Test Centres

Cork City Test Centre

  • Doughcloyne Ind Estate, (Near Wilton Funeral Home), Sarsfield Road- Wilton
  • 1890406040
  • 9 weeks
Cork City Test Centre Average Pass Rate: 51.38%
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Ballincollig Test Centre

  • C/O Ballincollig Rugby Club, Tanner Park (Westvillage), Ballincollig
  • 1890406040
  • 9 weeks
Ballincollig Test Centre Average Pass Rate: 50.08%
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Mallow Test Centre

  • County Council Offices, Annabella, Mallow
  • 1890406040
  • 11 weeks
Mallow Test Centre Average Pass Rate: 57.08%
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Skibbereen Test Centre

  • Skibbereen Rugby Club, Mill Road, Skibbereen
  • 1890406040
  • 8 weeks
Skibbereen Test Centre Average Pass Rate: 56.00%
Got a driving test at Skibbereen Test Centre coming up? Beat the average pass rate. Book Pretest Driving Lessons in Skibbereen Now
View Our Affordable Cork Pretest Packages

Test your knowledge

Pop Quiz: Driving test questions

Should you beckon pedestrians across a crossing?

You should not beckon pedestrians or other road users, as another vehicles may be approaching, they must make the decision for themselves.

To keep you vehicle in legal condition, what should you pay particular attention to?

brakes; lights; tyres; steering; indicators; wipers; speedometer; horn; silencer.

What is the national speed limit?

100kph (120kph on a motorway)

What lights should you have on in fog?

Dipped headlights & fog lights on rear if fitted.

Our Driving School Services

Do you offer Driving Lesson Gift Vouchers in Cork?

The idea of freedom that comes with learning to drive is high on the priority list of any young adult. It opens up huge opportunities personally, socially and professionally. Which is precisely why it is the perfect gift idea. Give some the gift of driving and change their life forever.

Learning to drive in an automatic

What self respecting driving school doesn't offer automatic driving lessons in Monkstown? We can offer all our students driving lessons in automatic or manual dual controlled vehicles anywhere in Cork. Book your automatic driving lessons in Monkstown now.

Female Driving Instructors

You’re in luck. Our female driving instructors are ready and waiting to teach you to drive. Don’t believe the myth about female drivers. Our female driving instructors are some of the best instructors in not just Monkstown but Ireland. Book your lessons now.

Can you collect me for my lesson?

Certainly. We aspire to make your driving lesson experience as convenient and easy as it can be. Which means we will come to your home or place of work* to start each driving lesson.

Got anymore questions for us? Our Monkstown driving instructors would be proud to teach you to drive so call us today. We look forward to hearing from you.

And remember choose RSA School of Motoring Monkstown and you will pass the test