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Copyright Gr8Pass Driver Training 2014 - Alex Forrest 19 Leithen Mills Innerleithen EH44 6JJ

 

 

Beth Dalgliesh - Nr Biggar

 

"Passing my test will transform my life, find a great instructor and put 100% effort in and you will pass, many thanks Alex"

Amy Questiaux - Walkerburn

 

"Alex is an excellent instructor; clear in his instructions and provides constant and useful feedback. He is patient and put me at ease throughout our lessons and helped ensure I passed first time"

Corrie Erskine - The Glen

 

"Excellent tuition and a genuinley nice guy, no matter what your starting level Alex will get you through"

Cameron Jardine - Peebles

 

Craig Balmbra - Peebles

 

" Alex is an excellent Instructor, he took his time to explain everything and made sure I understood it and practiced until i got it right, I passed first time"

David Graham - Peebles

 

"Alex is an excellent instructor, he explained everything very clearly. My confidence improved so that I was able to pass my test first time"

Beth Ritchie - Peebles

 

" Alex was always very positive and explained everything very thoroughly with patience, which gave me a lot of confidence. I would recommend him to anyone considering driving lessons"

Olly Eaton - Peebles

"Alex is an excellent instructor, he makes you feel at ease and explains everything nice and clear and I passed first time, ten out of ten"

Christine Wilson - Edinburgh

"I have had several instructors over the past five years and Alex was the first to give me the confidence I needed to pass - first time. He was relaxed and accommodating at every turn, giving all the information needed. I cannot say enough good things and would highly recommend him to any learner"

Stuart Gillies - Skirling

 

"Thank you Alex, I will definitely recommend you as you got me through my test within two weeks of my 17th birthday"

 Jason Dodds - Peebles

"Alex is a very patient and understanding instructor, I would recommend him to anyone. So if you are thinking of taking driving lessons get in touch with Alex Forrest, simply the best"

Henni Roppenen - Cardrona

" Thanks to Alex I managed to pass my test first time, in a short period. He is always calm, encouraging and keen to improve your driving skills. He understands you, even if you're not a native English speaker. Without doubt, i'd recommend him to anybody"

Stacy Birrell - Peebles

"Alex is an excellent instructor. He explained everything thoroughly and made me feel at ease. He gave me the confidence I needed to pass. I would highly recommend him"

Maria Garrues - Innerleithen

"I couldn't have had a better instructor. Alex is patient, friendly and enthusiastic. He helped me overcome my fear of driving. He always fitted my lessons around my busy schedule. I highly recommend Alex, he has excellent communication with non native English speakers"

Caroline Jardine - Peebles

"As a terrified, nervous learner who dosent know left from right Alex calmly and confidently with great patience guided me to pass my test first time. I would recommend him to anyone wanting to learn"

Cameron Weller - Peebles

"Gr8Pass helped me through all stages of the process from my first lesson to the day of my test. Passing my test first time was a great achievement and I thank Alex for his patience, help and flexibility"

Calum Gray - West Linton

"Alex is quite simply a great choice of driving instructor. He is a real confidence giver and makes you feel at ease right from the start. I am 100% sure that no one will regret choosing him as an instructor and highly recommend him for any one who is about to undertake any form of driving instruction"

Naomi Symonds - Peebles

" Thank you for all the help and guidance over the last few months. Great instructor, couldn't have done it without you"

Roman Petrik - Peebles

"Alex delivered everything needed to pass the test to such a tight deadline, and gave me the utmost confidence throughout. I wouldn't have chosen anyone else, and would recommend him to anyone and everyone"

Josh Holmes - Innerleithen

"I can't thank Alex enough for helping me throught the test. I honestly couldn't have done it without him, he is patient, knowledgable, personable and vastly experienced. Alex helped me get through the test after years of trying, and i would gladly recommend him to anyone. I only hope he's still teaching when my daughters are old enough to learn to drive, Alex will be the first call i make"

Henry Pullen - Innerleithen

"Alex is a great instructor who always explained everything very clearly and helped me pass first time"

Heather Bland - Peebles

"Alex is without doubt the best instructor in the borders. He is funny and friendly and has massive amounts of patience, he fills you with confidence and is thoroughly supportive throughout. He makes learning to drive easy and enjoyable"

Valerie Marshall - Innerleithen

"Alex is a great driving instructor who gave me all the knowledge and skills to pass my test. I wouldn't have been able to do it without him"

Charlie McCann - Innerleithen

"I would strongly recommend Alex to anyone wanting to learn to drive. He is calm and patient and helped me to pass first time. I had to have a lot of lessons in a short space of time and Alex was phenominal and flexible in the support he gave me"

Rosie McCann - Innerleithen

"I couldn't have asked for a better instructor. Alex does not only practice what he preaches by being cool, calm and collected, but is also very understanding and has incredible patience. He has every faith in his students which makes it that much easier to believe that a pass is more than possible. The way he teaches is is also very easy to grasp, giving the skills needed to have confidence after your test"

Sally Rae - Peebles

"Thanks Alex, I'm really proud of myself for managing to pass in such a short space of time! You were a great teacher who never rushed or panicked me at all, I would highly recommend you to anyone wanting to learn"

Chris Redfern - Peebles

"Alex is a very patient and understanding instructor who calmly helped me to pass. He explained everything in a clear consise approachable manner. It was a pleasure to have him as an instructor.

Tom Court - Peebles

"Alex is a great guy and a fantastic driving instructor. He is always calm and patient, and made learning to drive an amazing experience"

Martin Walker - Peebles

"Alex is a great instructor who helped me pass first time. He was patient and gave very clear and easy to understand instructions and would always help you if you had a question"

Anne McCubbin - Innerleithen

"Alex is calm, patient and good at helping steady any nerves. He explains things clearly and simply and I'd definately recommend him to others. I was delighted to pass my test with only three faults"

Stephen Taylor - Peebles

"Alex is a great instructor who was able to help me in passing my test. He has a vast knowledge of driving and a great attitude towards it. He is patient and funny which made lessons more enjoyable. In other words if you want to pass then go for Alex"

Callum Ramsay - Innerleithen

"Alex was very patient and always put you at ease. I always looked forward to my lessons and couldn't have had a better instructor to teach me"

Brian Robb - Walkerburn

"I would highly recommend Alex as a driving instructor. He is very calm and patient and explains any questions clearly and simply. Without him I would never have been able to pass first time with only two faults"

Kirsty Laming - Peebles

"After years of putting off learning to drive, I was very lucky to find such a great instructor who gave me the skills and confidence to pass my test. I highly recommend Alex to anyone wanting to learn"

Dana Thomson - Eddleston

" So happy I passed! Very greatful to Alex for all the help and support he gave me. I have already recommended him to my friends and family. I am going to take the PassPlus course with Alex aswell"

Sarah Durbin - Innerleithen

"Alex is a great instructor with amazing patience. He explains everything simply and is happy to go over things again. I'd recommend him to anyone, he gave me the confidence to pass first time"

Shaunagh Fraser - Peebles

"A massive thank you to Alex, I nearly gave up but he believed in me and I couldn't have done it without him. Thank you!

Nathan McDonald - Peebles

"Alex was great, he helped me gain confidence and build my driving skills to a high standard.Thank you"

Kirsteen Taylor - West LInton

"Im very glad to have had Alex as my instructor as he was really patient and gave me a lot of confidence. His instruction helped me to pass first time.

I have recommended him to others wanting to learn"

Alex Greene - Innerleithen

"Alex is a brilliant instructor, he was patient and encouraged me when I made mistakes and praised me when I got it right. He is really fantastic at his job and and would always be keen to answer any questions I had"

Stewart Philip - Innerleithen

"I wouldn't recommend anyone other than Alex to learn to drive with. He boosted my confidence and made me feel at ease, thanks very much Alex"

Kris Linton - Innerleithen

"Couldn't have asked for a better guy to teach me. Such a gentleman! Professional affordable and friendly, I will be recommending Alex to everyone. Absotute legend!"

Ben Brown - Peebles

"Alex is a great guy and a great instructor. He explained everything very clearly and made me feel at ease and confident behind the wheel. I would definitely recommend him to any learner who wants to drive to a high standard"

Kath Warren - Peebles

" Alex is a really great instructor and a fun person to learn with! He was always patient and explained things really clearly and I never felt under pressure. I really recommend him to anyone who's learning to drive"

" I was nervous about learning to drive but Alex quickly put me at ease behind the wheel. Throughout my course of lessons Alex offered constructive advice and guidance, helping me to identify areas I was struggling with and to quickly address them. Thanks to Alex I passed first time, and I would whole-heartedly recommend him to anyone learning to drive"

 

    Holly Taylor - Peebles

Andy Paul - Walkerburn

"Alex is a great instructor, he is friendly, focused and reliable. I feel lucky to have learnt with him"

Kay McCallister - Peebles

"Alex is a wonderful insrtuctor. He is very patient, calm and makes everything easy to understand. I have had a great time learning to drive with him and I am very greatful for all that he has done. I would strongly recommend him!"

Lauren Smith  - Peebles

"Alex is a great instructor, aswell as being extremely friendly, affordable and reliable. He explains everything very clearly, and is very patient, making me feel very much at ease behind the wheel. Not only a very encouraging person, but very funny aswell, making lessons much more enjoyable.

David Campbell - Innerleithen

" Alex is a great teacher. He is very patient and explains everything clearly. He is also a fun guy making the learning experience much more enjoyable"

William Wilson  - Peebles

"Alex is a great instructor and I couldn't have asked for anyone better to teach me how to drive. It is thanks to Alex's great knowledge and expertise in driving which has helped me to pass my driving test first time, and at a level where I feel more than confident to drive solo now that I have my licence. I would recommend Alex to anyone who wants to learn to drive as he teaches you at your own pace which really helps you to become not only a good driver, but a safe driver as well"

Douglas Couchman - Innerleithen

"Alex is an excellent teacher aswell as a friendly character, his experience helps to make learning to drive a fun and relaxing experience"

Ellen Jardine - Peebles

"Alex is a brilliant driving instructor because he took his time teaching me how to be a good safe driver and I really enjoyed the lessons because I felt comfortable behind the wheel because he had taught me everything so well"

Jamie McGill - Peebles

" I can't thank Alex enough for all the help and support he has given me during my lessons. The experience he has, definitely made learning to drive more enjoyable. Thanks again for everything"

Craig Hall - Peebles

"Thank you Alex, you made learning to drive so much fun and made it easy to pass. I would recommend you to anyone"

Jacob Adkin - Peebles

FIRST TIME PASS - ZERO DRIVING ERRORS

"Alex is a fantastic driving instructor. his instruction is always clear and helpful, making driving very enjoyable. As a result of his great knowledge and enthusiasm, I now feel confident that I have the necessary skills to be a safe driver for the future. I would highly recommend Alex to anyone wishing to learn to drive"

Hannah Buchan - Peebles

"Alex is an amazing driving instructor, from my first lesson lesson with him he helped me regain my confidence, made me feel at ease and taught me new things. He is a great guy to learn with, so chose Alex"

William Walters - Carlops

"Alex is a great instructor. He explains everything clearly and is very patient. He has difinitely made me feel much more confident in my driving and I highly recommend him"

Paige Morley - Innerleithen

" Alex is a very good instructor, I had a great experience learning to drive. He has a great pass rate and I highly recommend him"

Annie Patterson - Cardrona

" Alex is a great instructor and made learning to drive a fun and comfortable experience. He is very patient, easily understood and very flexible with his lesson times. He always has confidence and faith in you"

Amanda Lindley - Peebles

"Alex was very patient which made learning to drive an enjoyable experience and really helped me gain confidence with driving"

Michael Steventon - Eddleston

"Thanks to Alex I was able to pass first time confidently and with no problems. He is patient and I feel confident thanks to his calm style of teaching. My learning experience was difinitely an enjoyable one. Thanks for everything Alex"

Shonagh Drummond - Peebles

"Alex is a great instructor who helped me to pass my test first time. I would highly recommend Alex who goes above and beyond the call of duty in his helpfulness throughout the learning experience"

Josh Lamb - Peebles

"A big thanks to Alex for helping me to pass first time. He is patient and explains everything very well. I would highly recommend Alex to anybody wanting to learn"

Blair Laurie - Innerleithen

"A huge thank you to Alex for helping me to get through my test on my first attempt. Alex is very easy to work with and also to get on well with. He thoroughly explains everything you need to know. I highly recommend Alex to anyone wanting to learn"

James Scott - Peebles

"Alex is a very understanding, patient and supportive teacher. He thoroughly explained everything so nothing was too daunting. I couldn't have done it without him"

Emma Hunter - Peebles

"Alex is a great instructor who is very patient and friendly. I loved learning with him and I was rarely nervous due to him making the learning experience a relaxing and enjoyable one. I highly recommend Alex as he helped me gain a very good first time pass"

Harry Anderson - Peebles

"Alex is a great instructor who guided me to a first time pass, I am looking forward to taking the passplus course with him"

Milly Dixon - Innerleithen

ZERO DRIVING ERRORS

"I'm really happy to have passed my test. Thank you for all your great help, advice and encouragement"

Tami glass - Peebles

"I cant wait to explore my new found freedom! So grateful to Alex, I honestly

could not have dreamed of a better instructor. BIG THANKS!"

Jamie Samson - Peebles

"Alex is a very relaxed and patient instructor who always went through every aspect of driving, no matter how many times it was needed. Learning with Alex was a great experience and I would recommend him to anyone wanting to learn to drive"

Max Dixson - Innerleithen

"Alex is a great instructor who is always calm and clear. He is very patient and understanding when you make mistakes"

Chris Scott - Cardrona

"I highly recommend Alex. His expertise and knowledge combined with the confidence he gives you means that learning to drive is a comfortable and enjoyable experience allowing me to get a good first time pass"

Lucas Cheskin - Cardrona

"I was so happy to pass my driving test first time. Alex is a great instructor, he gave me a lot of confidence and helped me to develop my driving skills"

Tommy Smallshaw - Innerleithen

"Just want to say thanks to Alex for helping me get my licence in a short period of time"

Sophie Cameron - Carnwath

"I would highly recommend Alex to anybody. He is a very patient, understanding and friendly instructor. I couldn't have wished for anyone better. He made everything seem simple and easy, and I can't thank him enough for all his help"

Louis Evans - Innerleithen

"Very happy with Gr8Pass, Alex makes it an easy and fun environment in which to learn to drive.  

Heather Wild - Peebles

"Alex is very patient and calm, extremely easy to approach and friendly. He is very accommodating with lesson availability. All round a brilliant instructor"

Tamsyn Green - Innerleithen

"Alex gave me confidence in my ability to drive. He's patient, calm, reassuring and explains everything without bombarding you with unnecessary information. A pleasure to learn from"

Ross Mitchell - Peebles

"With Alex my driving steadily improved. He was patient in teaching and tailored each lesson to my needs. The result - a gr8pass first time"

Fiona McDairmid - Peebles

"Alex is a great driving instructor. He is very patient and explains everything clearly, which makes learning to drive relaxed and enjoyable. I would highly recommend him"

Jack McGarvie - Peebles

ZERO DRIVING ERRORS

"Alex is a fantastic instructor, and makes the process of learning to drive a simple and enjoyable experience. He focuses on what is important, places faith in your ability and communicates with clarity and patience. I would not hesitate to recommend Alex to all learner drivers, and anyone who wants to improve their driving. I really couldn't have asked for a better instructor than Alex, the proof being that I passed first time with zero errors"

Lewis Grandison - Peebles

"Alex is a great instructor, he really gave me the support I needed when learning to drive. I was always really nervous before lessons but he gave me the encouragement I needed to see it through. He went out of his way to find time slots for lessons that were suitable and convenient for me. He thoroughly covered everything you need for passing your test and anything I didn't understand completely he was happy to go over until I was confident. I passed my test first time and in large part put that down to Alex's great teaching and would highly recommend him to anyone who wants to learn to drive"

Charlotte Miller - Walkerburn

"Alex makes driving fun and relaxing, he did not make me feel pressured or panicked in any way at all. I would highly recommend him because of his confidence and professionalism"

Hannah Renton - Innerleithen

"I would 100% recommend Alex as an instructor, he is a brilliant teacher, & was so confident with me from start to finish. Smashed my test first time, all thanks to Alex"

Maddie Pullen - Edinburgh

"Learning to drive with Alex was a great experience, you feel comfortable and confident in the car from the very start. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend him to a friend. Thank you."

Carrie Linton - Innerleithen

"Alex is a great instructor, he makes you feel at ease and comfortable. I will definately be recommending him to family and friends. Thanks again!"

Emily Brown - Manor

"Alex believed in me and gave me the confidence I needed to pass first time. Everything he says is clear and easy to understand, I dont think I could have passed first time with anybody else!"

Chloe Strain - Cardrona

"I would recommend Alex to anyone as he helped build my confidence and always made my lessons enjoyable. He is patient and makes everything easy to understand. Thank you for all your help!

Adrian McCowat - Peebles

"I couldn't have asked for a better instructor. Alex inspires confidence and helped me get to test standard in a short space of time"

Erin Nash - Peebles

"I couldn't recommend Alex higher, he is extremely thorough and makes you feel comfortable and confident to drive"

Theo Dixon - Innerleithen

"Alex is a great instructor, patient and enthusiastic he really knows what he's doing"

Sam Barber - Peebles

"Alex is a great instructor, he helped me with everything that I was struggling with. He covered everything very thoroughly so that on my test I was confident and not nervous about it. Highly recommended"

Carrie Thomson - Innerleithen

Alasdair Bennett - Peebles

"Learning to drive with Alex was an enjoyable experience as he made me feel comfortable and confident behind the wheel. He is patient, understanding and his expertise enabled me to pass first time. I would highly recommend Alex to anybody wanting to learn to drive"

Michael Delaney - Peebles

"Alex is a great driving instructor, he helped and encouraged me a great deal when I was struggling and I can't thank him enough for all his effort in helping me through my test"

Connor Mckenna - Innerleithen

"Alex is one of the best instructors. He is very patient and made me feel at ease from the start. His instructions are very clear and he never puts you down if you go wrong. I would highly recommend Alex to anyone wanting to learn"

Emma Driver - Cardrona

"Alex is great, I couldn't have had a better instructor. He made me feel confident in my driving and built my confidence for my test"

Kayla Hardie - Innerleithen

"I couldn't have asked for a better instructor than Alex to help me pass my test. He made me feel confident and ready to pass my test in just four months. which I cannot thank him enough for"

William Thomas -Innerleithen

"Alex provides a very friendly and professional service which encourages confidence towards the leaner driver"

Rachael Hood - Peebles

"Alex is an excellent instructor who put me at ease, I would highly recommend him to anyone who is wanting to learn. Alex made it a lot easier"

Scott Bell- Peebles

"I would highly recommend Alex to any learner driver. His clear and constructive teaching quickly settled me in the driving seat. My confidence grew each lesson allowing me to pass first time. I can't thank you enough"

Georgina Currie

"Alex is a fantastic instructor and I couldn't have passed without him, so glad to be able to now gain more experience driving by myself"

Christopher Smail - Peebles

"Alex is a fantastic instructor: patient, understanding and very knowledgeable. Couldn't have done it without him"

Paisley Newell - Peebles

"I couldn't have asked for a better driving instructor, Alex helped me gain confidence and covered everything in detail which helped me to understand it more easily. I highly recommend Alex"

Jonathan Rennie - Peebles

"I couldn't have imagined getting to test standard without Alex's instruction. he was patient and enthusiastic about my driving, even when I didn't feel that way myself. I couldn't recommend his services more"

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     Ania Wawrzyczny - Peebles

 

" I will remember my learning experience as a perfect mixture of professianalism, knowledge, patience and humour. You really feel that Alex gives you 101% of his support and expertise each lesson making it relaxing and enjoyable at the same time. I couldn't wish for a better instructor than Alex. An excellent teacher and a fantastic person. Thank You!"

Emma Blaik - Peebles

"I would highly recommend Alex to any learner driver, very patient and  he made me feel completely confident in my driving"

Kathryn McDaimid - Peebles

"Alex is a great instructor. He helped me feel more confident driving and was always very understanding and patient if I ever made mistakes. I would highly recommend Alex"

Gino Ventre - Cardrona

Catriona MacDonald - Peebles

"I can't think of anything that hasn't already been said here, Alex is professional, informative and patient. I look forward to doing the passplus course with him"

Caitlin Maini - Biggar

" Alex is a great instructor, supportive and very patient and without him I doubt I would have passed first time"

Rhiannon Western - Innerleithen

Ross Allinson - Peebles

"I would recommend Alex to anyone learning to drive, he is a brilliant instructor who is very patient and excellent at building up confidence on the road"

Nathan Dakin - Peebles

"From the beginning I've felt Alex had confidence in my driving ability and put trust in me throughout my learning experience. This, coupled with his informative mannerisms and clear advice made for a seemingly simple and fun way of learning"

Craig Maclean - Eddleston

"Alex has lots of patience and encourages you greatly. I found his style of practicing by using some lessons as mock tests invaluable preparation for the real thing. I highly recommend Alex as an instructor"

Sarah Turnbull - Peebles

"I sat my first driving test 20 years ago and failed. It completely knocked my confidence and I didn't get behind the wheel of a car again. It took me so long to pluck up the courage to start lessons again and I'm so glad I did. Alex is a very patient and encouraging instructor and I would highly recommend him

Lorna Jerrfey - Blyth Bridge

"Alex is a great driving instructor! He is patient and clam and he made me feel very confident with my driving. I would defininately recommend him!"

Gavin Potter - Heriot

"Alex is an excellent instructor. Friendly, patient and knowledgeable, he's a great teacher and was always very clear in explaining things. 10/10 I would recommend to a friend! Thanks for everything Alex"

Lorraine Harley - Peebles

"Thank you Alex for all your help, guideance and especially your patience! I would without doubt, recommend you to anyone wanting to learn to drive"

 

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Jodie Black - Walkerburn

"I would highly recommend Alex to any learner driver. He is very patient and encouraging during each lesson. With his help, I was able to pass first time after about four months of lessons and I cannot thank him enough"

Anna Miller -  Manor

Adam Mathieson - Peebles

"Alex is a great instructor, he identified and corrected any bad habits I had. He has great patience and I couldn't have asked for a better instructor. I would recommend Alex to anyone wanting to learn to drive"

Callan Erskine - Innerleithen

"I felt Alex really brought the best in me and gave me great confidence in my driving. He was always patient, very helpful, supportive and all in all a fantastic instructor. I could not fault him in any way and I would definitely recommend him to anyone who is looking to learn to drive and be confident in their driving"

Lauren Ross- Herdman - Cardrona

"Alex is an amazing instructor! He is very patient and good at explaining things. Would highly recommend"

Sarah Brown - Peebles

"I was very nervous about learning to drive, but right from my first lesson Alex was patient and gave me the confidence I needed to learn. Alex is a great driving instructor and I would definitely recommend him"

Chloe Downs - Innerleithen

"Alex is an outstanding driving instructor. he always makes you feel at ease behind the wheel. 10/10. Would definitely recommend him to friends"

Ruth Tweedy - Glenbenna

"Alex is fantastic - really calm and clear and I felt that he prepared me really well for my test"

Caitlin Smith - Peebles

ZERO DRIVER ERRORS

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Lynn Harvie - Peebles

Angus Crawley - Peebles

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Katy Brown - Peebles

"Alex is a brilliant instructor!

I always felt at ease and he showed a great deal of patience and understanding. I would definitely recommend him"

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Taiana Costa -

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Calum Grant - Peebles

"I would highly recommend Alex to anyone who is learning, he is very calm, patient and a great instructor"

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