Professional driver training with expert instructor Ian Cook.
Driving Lessons and training from Plimmerton & Whitby to Wellington City
Ian is a specialist in creating safe, confident drivers. See what others are saying
- 20+ Years Experience
- Modern Vehicle
- Free Pick Up & Drop Off
- Fitted Safety Camera
Ian has instructed with a wide range of drivers and pilots for more than 20 years. From heavy vehicle drivers to charter pilots and developing youth, his knowledge, experience and patience make for a effective, safe and calm learning environment.
A member of the New Zealand Institute of driver educators (NZIDE), Ian is a qualified class 1 to 6 and “P” endorsed driver trainer. Coming from the rigorous standards of the heavy road transport and fuel industries, he has a profound understanding of safe driving. Ian has thirteen years experience as a commercial pilot, has owned and operated his own rental car business, and now resides in Plimmerton, Wellington.
Training is carried out in an easy to drive, late model Suzuki Swift with modern technology such as safety camera, Advanced Forward Detection Systems and satellite navigation. You'll learn about basic car care and dealing with breakdowns to give you a comprehensive and rounded driving education.
What people are saying...
"As someone who put off driving for 30 years, I wouldn't hesitate recommending Ian to anyone who wants to improve their driving skills. Ian is very experienced, friendly, patient and gives clear and easy to understand guidance. Most importantly, you know you are in safe hands when you're driving with him by your side. I now look forward to my lessons. Thanks Ian!"
"As a mature anxious driver I enlisted the help of Ian to help me become a more confident and competent driver. If you suffer from nerves or you are an anxious person then Ian is the perfect choice. Ian exudes calmness and makes you feel relaxed."
"I would highly recommend Ian. He was always very professional and he really helped me with my driving confidence. I really enjoyed my driving lesson with Ian as he was always very patient and relaxed. Thanks for all of your help Ian :)"
Pre Test Assessment & Car Hire
Take a final drive before sitting your driving test to get into the zone and calm the nerves, then immediately go and sit your driving test. Let's go for a drive, and get you comfortable enough to make sitting your restricted or full driving test feel like just another lesson. This is a 2 hour service subject to availabilty. Students must have completed 5 lessons with Ian to use this service. Get in touch.
Lessons from Plimmerton to Wellington City
Ian is based in Plimmerton and lessons include free pick up and drop off from Plimmerton & Whitby through to Wellington City (excludes Hutt Valley). Alternatively you can meet in one of the designated locations throughout the Wellington region.