Apply for a pass plus subsidy
Pass Plus is a course that you can only take once you have passed your driving test. It consists of at least 6 hours of practical training.
The Pass Plus course covers:
- motorway driving
- town driving
- country driving
- all weather driving
- night driving
By improving your driving skills and hazard awareness, you may reduce the risk of being involved in a serious crash. Some insurance companies offer a discount for young drivers who have completed a Pass Plus course. For more information see: www.gov.uk/pass-plus
We offer a £60 subsidy towards the cost of Pass Plus training.
To qualify for this subsidy, you must:
- be aged between 17-24
- live, study or work in Swindon
- use an approved driving instructor who is registered to deliver Pass Plus
- register with us before starting the Pass Plus course to receive your unique driver reference number Your Instructor will need this number before training.
- understand that you are responsible for paying your Driving Instructor for the balance of the cost of training
How to apply
To apply for the £60 subsidy, please complete the online form below.
We advise you to try and book in with an instructor before completing this form. If you have not booked with an instructor within 3 months of your application, your application will automatically close. You will be asked to create a My Account prior to accessing the form.
When you have completed your training and reached the required standard, your instructor will invoice Swindon Borough Council direct for the £60 subsidy. They will also issue you with a training report which you should send to the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) to obtain your Pass Plus certificate. You will need a certificate if you want a discount on your car insurance.
Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency
The Axis Building
112 Upper Parliament Street