The minimum required lessons for an experienced driver are 10 hours prepaid lessons and 15 prepaid hours for a novice/beginner. If you fail the test you are are refunded your test fee or you are given 4 hours of free driving lessons, until you pass. This will go on until you pass. Additional lessons are charged at a rate of €30 per hour.
If you are an experienced driver and deemed not to be up to standard for this course after 6 hours of tuition, you will receive a refund of €228 and can continue your lessons at the intensive driving lessons rates until your test.
If you are a novice you will be assessed after 10 hours. If you do not come up to standard you will be refunded €315 and can continue your lessons at the novice rate of €30 per hour until your test.
The information in this article was current at 02 Dec 2011