Official partner of the Expat Centre Maastricht region
Are you in a hurry? Do you want to drive as quickly as possible? We provide accelerated courses within a few days or weeks at Driving School Heerlen.
Our driving instructors are experienced and provide courses for international students. If you want to know if your language is supported, please don’t hesitate to ask.
We take driving lessons very seriously and the best way to learn is through gog coaching. We adjust our lessons and tutoring to fit everyone’s needs.
At our Driving School in Heerlen, we strike a perfect balance between good prices and quality courses. If you choose one of our course packages, admission is free!
At our driving school in Heerlen, wo offer both manual and automatic driving lessons. You can choose which suits you needs best!
While on your journey to learn how to drive, you’ll need to develop a lot of different skills. To develop these skills effectively you need a coach you can rely on. When you choose driving school Heerlen for driving lessons, we’ll make sure you don’t get stuck.
If you’re just starting the journey, it’s good to understand the whole process so you can make smart choices. To help you decide if Driving School Heerlen is a smart choice for you, we will give away a free intake lesson if you send us an email or call us.
Driving School Heerlen is initiated by Driving school Cordewener, who’s been coaching and instructing students for more than 50 years in Heerlen and the surrounding areas in achieving their driving license.
After the intake lesson, you will have a consultation to answer all your questions such as how many driving lessons you will need and an indication of the total cost of your driving license.
We have various package deals to offer you the lessons you need at the best price, only at driving school Heerlen.
At Driving School Heerlen, a driving lesson lasts 60 minutes and is possible from Monday through Saturday. We recommend taking 1,5 lessons (90 minutes) at a time, as it is more efficient and effective.
Watch out for the offers of our competitors.
Often they make you an offer for driving 50 minutes per lesson instead of 60 minutes. This seems cheaper but it isn’t !!!!
For (internationals) students and expats who wants to learn how to drive or increase their driving skills (refresher lessons),
Driving School Heerlen offers English language lessons at various locations in Heerlen, Sittard, Maastricht and surrounding areas.
Our international Driving School has one of the highest passing rates for practical exams in in the Netherlands. Each year the school has approximately 500 students from all over the world and 80-90% of these are English-speaking.
If you are eligible for the 30% ruling for expats you may be able to exchange your driving license for a Dutch driving license.
We can coach you improving your driving skills and gaining confidence with driving in a new country. Refresher lessons are available in automatic or manual-transmission cars. The school’s coaches are experienced, professional and each have at least 10 years of experience training drivers in English and Dutch.
Don’t mind asking us if you have any questions about this.
Find out and contact us.
The Expat Centre Maastricht Region is about expert advice, services and guidance for expats and international organizations. Questions about driving licenses you better ask us: Driving School Heerlen. We are specialized in these issues.
CBR is the official Dutch institute responsible for the practical driving and theory exams. Apart from the existing exams in Dutch, CBR also administers theory exam in Englisch. In addition, an individual oral exam is possible with the assistance of an interpreter. We will help you with the whole process of signing up for the official exams. More information is available on their website.
We have both male and female instructors.
Some student drivers prefer a male coach, others prefer a female coach.
We understand your needs, and therefore at Driving School Heerlen both is possible.
For more information about Driving School Heerlen and the way we coach student drivers, you can watch our video.
In the end there are also some testemonials from a few of our students.
Practical driving lessons in either a gear shift or automatic car starts with an initial and free intake lesson (assessment) with one of our professional coaches.
Be aware: the intake lesson is only for free when students continue their driving course.
After this intake lesson you will receive feedback about your driving skills. and be given an advise of how many driving lessons you probably will need (a package offer). You can easily plan your next lessons in consultation with your own coach.
Driving Lessons – our unique “step-by-step-method”
We offer to you a practice manual about “How you learn to drive” in English.
A unique “step-by-step-method” improving your driving skills towards your driving license.
“How you learn to drive” in English
Many of our student drivers saved a lot of money due to this book because they needed less practical lessons.
You can order this book for only €27.50!
Before you can take your practical exam, you must first pass your theory exam at the CBR (the official governmental exam institute in Holland)
We can support you through a theory course, or books and/or exam exercises (so-called credits)
The theory course is given via webinar or classroom, 4 evenings from 16:00 to 18:00.
Cost including book : € 110,00.
You can sign up via the registration form or by email email@example.com
We offer this course only to our customers.
We provide a variety of different package deals with the best price to suit your needs.
But it is also possible to book single lessons for € 45,- per lesson.
Or book extra lessons for only € 435,- per 10 lessons.
We’re happy to talk, just send us a message.
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What are the costs of a driving lesson?
For one 60-minute lesson, prices start at € 45,-.
If you take 10 hours of training the price is of course less (€ 435,-).
How long is one driving lesson?
Our driving lessons are 50 or 60 minutes each. This is the most efficient, as it means you will need to adjust the seat, seatbelt and mirrors only once rather than twice. The same goes for the evaluation that takes place after the lesson ends.
Where will I be picked up?
If you live in the municipality of Heerlen or in the surrounding area, you will be picked up at home. If you live outside of this region, the lessons could start elsewhere. We need to talk about this in individual cases.
Will I have the same coach each time?
As much as possible we try to connect you to the same coach. Sometimes it is inevitable to switch to another coach in case of vacation, illness etc.
How does the instructor monitor my progress?
instructor will monitor your progress using a paper, tablet or smartphone.
How many lessons will I need to take?
If you take lessons regularly you will require an average of about 25 lessons at our school (= 37,5 hours) to be able to pass the driving exam. But be aware, this is very individual. It also depends on your talent and ambition.
The national average is 40 to 45 hours.
Is it possible to cancel a driving lesson?
Cancellations can be made up until 24 hours prior to your scheduled lesson (Saturdays, Sundays and holidays do not count as workdays!). You can do so by phone or e-mail during office hours only.
How do I make my payment?
You can pay by bank. It is also possible to pay for your package in installments.
Can I get a refund if I end up with lessons that I paid for but do not need?
If you purchased a lesson package and have lessons to spare at the end of your training, you will be not reimbursed for them. If you require additional lessons you can purchase these by one or by ten.
Can I take a trial lesson?
You can take a trial lesson (assessment) at our school. This lesson is for free if you are willing to continue your driving training at our driving school.
Can I score free lessons?
Yes you can: for each new student you bring in, you will receive a free lesson.
How do I apply for the theory exam?
You can sign up your theory exam yourself, at www.mijn.cbr.nl.
If you would like us to arrange it for you on payment of an administration fee instead, e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Can I take theory lessons at Driving School Heerlen?
Yes: our school offers theory books, trial exam questions and an online theory course.
Can I take an trial exam/test?
If you did not opt for one of the lesson packages, you can also purchase a separate interim test.
The number of our driving school needed for siging up at the CBR website?
The number of our driving school is: 9021 G 5
Is smoking permitted in the lesson vehicles?
No: we have smoke-free cars. This also means no smoking takes place in the car outside of teaching hours!
We are happy to help you and answer your questions.
Feel free to call us or send an email, you can also come by and visit us.