Lessons available: Mon – Sat 9.00am, Sat 9.00am – 6.00pm (Contact note book lessons)

Driving assessment
Intensive driving course
Weekly driving course
Refresher Course
All courses can be customised to suit the individual requirements.


Before you start learning to drive the following apply:

Sit a Driver theory Test. Book by phone on Lo Call 1890 606 106 for English language and 1890 606 806 for Irish language. You will normally receive a test within 10 days. Theory Test Website:
Theory test book and CD Rom is available at all good bookshops.

Complete Eyesight Report Form D 502 which can be obtained from any Motor Tax Office and have an eye examination with an optician or medical doctor. This form can be obtained from or downloaded from the following website:

Get you learner permit from your local Motor Tax Office

You can now start driving and must be accompanied by a driving instructor or a person who has held a full driving licence for two years or more.

When you have taken sufficient training and advised to apply for your test, complete the driving test application form, enclose the correct fee and send to RSA or alternatively you can download the application form from and apply on line.

Topics: The Theory Test can be taken at 15 years of age as a pass certificate lasts for two years. Questions include – road safety, Rules of the Road, identifying hazards, pedestrians and basic technical aspects of the vehicle.

Restrictions: ‘L’ drivers must be accompanied by the holder of a full driving licence who has held it for at least two years. They are not allowed to drive on motorways. ‘L’ plates must be displayed on their vehicle and they must hold a learner permit for at least six months before taking their driving test.

Whether you are beginning to drive or are already driving we will teach you not only to pass your driving test but also to acquire the knowledge, skill and attitude necessary to become a good, safe, confident and competent driver.

HDT has 40 years experience of giving the best service to everyone from teenagers to OAPs. We offer a tried and tested system of learning to drive, where the training is carefully planned, structured and expertly delivered. We are amongst the best trained instructors in Ireland and the UK and coupled with our vast experience, adult teaching and motivational methods will ensure that your training is not only effective but enjoyable. Our driving and training standards exceed those currently required by the RSA Register of Instructors.

We will always go that extra mile to ensure customer satisfaction. We are one of the few ‘elite’ driver training establishments providing a comprehensive range of services covering all of Kerry and surrounding counties.

Our instructors are registered and licensed by the RSA. Our training cars are new, fully insured, taxed and fitted with dual-controls and have the use of power steering.


Schools – Young Driver Awareness Course
Advanced / Defensive Driving
In Vehicle Assessment Car & LGV
Corporate & Fleet Training
Driving for Work (own vehicles)
Speed Awareness Course
Drink/Drugs Driver Education Course
Driving Instructor Training
Special Course – Attitude & Vehicle Dynamics