Several Pass Plus driving courses will be open to drivers aged 17-25 in various locations in Gwynedd, including Bangor.

Pass Plus is a practical training course for drivers to improve their skills and drive more safely. It can be taken at any time although it should be most useful to new drivers in the year after passing their test.

The course offers a chance for new drivers to improve their driving skills, which means there is less risk of an accident, whilst potentially lowering the cost of car insurance.

The Pass Plus course covers driving:


  • in town
  • in all weathers
  • on rural roads
  • at night
  • on dual carriageways
  • on motorway

The course will consist of a theory session followed by practical sessions, You’ll normally spend at least 5-6 hours driving, this will be in the instructors car.

You won’t take a test but you’ll be assessed throughout the course. To pass you’ll have to reach the required standard in all modules.

The theory courses will be held in the following locations and the practical sessions arranged at your convenience:

Wednesday 25th of October 2017 – Porthmadog Fire Station

Thursday 26th of October 2017 – Bangor University

Thursday 16th of November 2017 – Bangor University

Monday 20th of November 2017 – Caernarfon Fire Station

Monday 4th of December 2017- Bangor University

Thursday 14th o December 2017 – Pwllheli Fire Station

Wednesday 17th of January 2018 – Porthmadog Fire Station

Thursday 22nd of February 2018 – Caernarfon Fire Station

Thursday 22nd of March 2018 – Pwllheli Fire Station

The course which is usually costs £150, is subsidised by Gwynedd Council will cost just £20.

For more information, contact Shirley Williams on 01286 679414