Advanced Driver Course

Increase your confidence and on the road knowledge by becoming an Advanced Driver – and be recognised for your skills.

Benefits of this Course


Improved skills and knowledge


DVSA Quality Assured


Possible cheaper insurance


Boost your confidence


Greater awareness of other road users


Increased anticipation of hazards


Opportunities to make better progress in your journey

Course Overview

Do you want to join a driving elite and be one of the most skilled drivers on Britain’s roads?

In the 60 years since IAM was founded, half a million people have qualified as advanced drivers on our flagship Advanced Driver course – Quality Assured by the DVSA. With a commitment of three to six months to complete the comprehensive course and some practice, you could add your name to the list, and enhance your driving skills.

So what can you expect from our advanced driver course? Sign up and you’ll receive a welcome pack and course manual, followed by an introduction to your nearest local IAM RoadSmart group of volunteers. Our skilled experts, all Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) qualified, will take you through a number of observed drives in your own car.

What Happens Next?

Buy your advanced driving course online

You’ll be sent a welcome pack and a course manual

Meet with the BRAM advanced driving group

Join the BRAM group at a convenient time and place

Demonstrate your skills to a trained expert

You’ll be observed in a series of drives


Receive verbal & written personal feedback

At each stage you’ll get detailed feedback and guidance

Begin your journey today. Grow with confidence.

The Bury and Rochdale Advanced Motorists Group (BRAM) are one of about 180 groups across the country, run as independent charities, affiliated to The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM RoadSmart). We provide advice & guidance for Bikers & Drivers to take and pass the Advanced Rider & Driver Courses.

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