One of the official partners of The Expat Centre
We think the best way to learn is through coaching. that is why we make sure that our lessons are personalised for each students needs.
At our Driving School we offer manual and automatic driving lessons in Sittard. This way you can follow lessons depending on your preference
Do you want to get on the road as fast as possible? We also offer speed courses in which you will be able to get your license within a few weeks.
Our Instructors have a lot of experience in coaching in teaching international students. If you want to know if we speak your preferred language do not hesitate to contact us.
At our driving school in Sittard we offer qualitative lessons all while offering you the best prive possible, If you choose for one of our packages the admission costs are free!
The first lesson is free of charge. After this we will make a plan of action for you. We will tell you how many lessons we think you are going to have to take. With these expectation, we’re able to make an assumption of the total costs.
Here at driving school Sittard we have many packages you can choose from. High quality lessons with competitive pricing. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions.
On the road to getting your drivers license you will need to learn many new skills. To learn these skills effectively you will need a instructor you can trust. When you choose driving school sittard for your driving lessons, we will make sure that you will be properly coached.
To see if we are a right match for you we offer a free intake lesson. this way you can decide for yourself if we are the right driving school for you. To claim your free intake lesson you can email or call us. Beware though, the intake lesson is only free if you devide to continue your driving lessons in Sittard with us.
Driving School Sittard is a initiative by Driving school Cordewener.
Expat Centre region gives advice on any problem’s expats might encounter. If you have any questions concerning drivers’ licences and transferring your foreign drivers license you better contact us: Driving school Sittard. We are specialized in those issues and will be able to give you advice.
One driving lessons take around 60 minutes. Are you unable to take lessons during the workweek? We are also available on saturday. Taking 1,5 driving lessons for each session is recommended by us. This way we have more time for you.
The driving lessons we offer have a duration of 60 minutes. We offer lessons from Monday to Saturday. We reccomend that each driving session you take one and a half lesson (90 minutes) at a time, its more efficient and lets you practive for longer each time.
Watch out! Certain driving schools offer lessons which seem cheaper, that is because they are only 50 minutes per lesson and not 60.
Driving school Sittard offers refresher courses for international students or expats who want to learn how to drive in the Netherlands or who just want to increase their driving skills. Driving school Sittard offers lessons in english throughout Sittard.
Expats who fall under the 30% rule are able to exchange their foreign license for a Dutch driver’s license.
We offer refresher courses for people who want to be more confident while driving and improve their driving skills, especially when driving in a new country. Our refresher courses are available in automatic and manual cars. The instructors at driving school Sittard are experienced and have at least 10 years of experience in both coaching Dutch and English Students.
If you have any questions don’t hesitate to contact us.
Some students might feel more comfortable with a make or female instructor, here at Driving school Sittard we put importance that our students feel safe and confident during their lessons. That is why we offer the choice to our students to pick whatever instructor they prefer.
The CBR is the official institute that regulates the Theory and practical driving exams. Besides offering the theory exam in Dutch its also possible to take an English theory exam. On top of that they offer a service where you can take an oral exam with the assistance of a translator. Driving school Sittard will assist you during the process of signing up for the official exams. For more information go to the website of the CBR.
If you follow practical driving lessons at Driving School Sittard you are able to choose from Automatic or Manual transmission cars. When you first register you will get a free intake lesson with one of our professional coaches who will assess your driving skills
Beware, this intake lesson is only free if you decide to continue your lessons with Driving School Sittard.
After the intake lesson we will give you an estimate, based on your driving performance, of how many lessons you will need and what package we recommend. Once you have made a decision you can directly plan your upcoming lessons.
If you want more information about Driving School Sittard and how we teach our students, watch the video on the right.
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If you are a qualified driving instructor and speak English than we might be looking for you!
We are specialized in expats and (international) students in Sittard and surrounding areas. We offer a competitive salary, great working conditions and super colleagues.
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This is a manual about driving in The Netherlands, written in English.
This book helps u to get your driver’s license.
Book: learn to drive – written in English
A lot of our driving students use this book to improve their skills. Driving in different countries is different everywhere. This book is helpfull to learn how to drive in The Nederlands for only 27,50 euros.
To take the practical exam you will need to first pass the theory exam administered by the CBR (the official governmental exam institute in the Netherlands)
To help you prepare for the theory exam we offer, a theory course, books and/or exam exercises.
The theory course can be followed in classroom or through webinar. The course takes 4 sessions each from 16:00 till 18:00.
Cost including book : € 165,00.
You can sign up via the registration form or by email firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are a student at another driving school you are still able to join our online webinars in English. Want more information? Call us or contact us through the form below.
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 € 49,50 per lesson.
Or book extra lessons for only € 480,- per 10 lessons.
Our experience is that it is difficult to give good advice after an intake driving lesson of 60 minutes. That is why we are now introducing the Introduction Package. With this package you get to know our driving school, your instructor and the car. After this package you can discuss with your instructor which package or number of lessons suits you best.
Internations is the largest international community for people who live and work abroad. Also in Sittard and surrounding areas InterNations offers global networking opportunities, local events, and expat-relevant information.
The Expat Centre Maastricht region provides expats with advice and guidance. For questions regarding driver licenses however we can also offer our guidance.
Kaleido is an international student community situated in Maastricht. Kaleido is a spot for internationally-minded people to meet – a space where everyone feels welcome and is free to express themselves creatively.
The CBR is the ruling governing body when it comes to the driving theory and practical exams. If you need help in applying and preparing for these exams contact us.
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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 Sittard 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 email@example.com
Can I take theory lessons at Driving School Sittard?
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.