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Rob began his driving instruction career in 2009 and established himself as an excellent manual instructor. In 2011 he decided to turn his hand as an Automatic Instructor in Bournemouth and he has continued his success with YES! Driving School.
In his previous careers Rob spent 10 years working as a stonemason restoring and conserving historic buildings around the UK. Attention to detail was an integral part of his work. This is a skill that he has continued to develop with pupils. He worked his way up the career ladder to become a site manager within the same field where he stayed for a further 4 years. Beyond this Rob worked in IT for 5 years as a systems analyst, monitoring worldwide computer systems for a large bank where once again attention to detail and fault analysis were key skills.
With an excellent pass rate you can be sure of first class training to a very high standard, coupled with the ability to put even the most nervous people at ease. “I tailor my lessons to suit each individual pupil and their specific needs. They could be a complete novice or a qualified driver looking for a refresher course. Or a newly qualified driver wanting to take some motorway training, I’m happy to help!”
Based in Throop, Rob is a fantastic automatic instructor in Bournemouth and all surrounding areas.
Rob has a passion for all things relating to cars and motoring. He may be what you would call a true petrolhead, and is always keen to help people become confident and most importantly safe drivers.
In his free time Rob enjoys a bit of DIY, playing guitar. He also enjoys walks with Jeff the Boxer dog, and growing and eating super hot chilli peppers. He is happy to share if that is to your taste. 🙂
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Rob was the perfect teacher! He had endless amounts of patience for me and always went the extra mile to find a style of teaching that worked best for me. After my lessons with Rob I was able to pass first time with only one driving fault! I would honestly recommend him to anyone wanting to learn.
Rob helped me develop my driving skills, and made learning to drive a really fun experience. He was always patient, and always gave great advice that ultimately helped me pass my test. I would definitely recommend Rob as instructor to any of my friends or family that are looking to learn to drive!!
Rob was a great instructor. Very patient and made me feel I was driving with a friend instead of a driving instructor. I would recommend him to anyone who wants to drive auto 😊
Rob Edwards AMAZING the BEST instructor .i very slow at learning but he’s very helpful, explain things very good for what I don’t understand he will make sure I understand and do things correctly he very patient . I couldn’t past my driving test without him.BIG THANK YOU Rob Edwards you are the best and wonderful instructor. recommend
I passed 1st time with rob what more of a review needs to be said. He is calm, always on time, very good instructor who knows how to help you pass, would recommend to all 1st class instructor.
Highly recommend Rob if you are looking for a calm, patient and professional instructor. Rob always provide easy instruction and clear information when teaching. Thank you so much for being such an amazing and wonderful instructor, could not have ask for better.
Rob is a great teacher! He was always calm and tried hard to find new ways to explain something if I didn't understand. Thanks to Rob I passed first time!
Highly recommend Rob to any learners! He's friendly and easy to talk to. Top class instructor and explain things brilliantly. THANK YOU ROB!!
Rob was a an excellent instructor for me, his calm and confident instruction helped me settle my nerves and prepared me for passing my test first time and for driving on my own afterwards. I'd highly reccommend him to anyone!
Rob was an excellent insructor and i have recommended him to lots of people. Thank you rob for getting me through my text
This is long overdue but I can't miss thanking Rob for teaching me and building my confidence to pass my driving test. His teaching tools range from tennis ball to a tablet and they helped me a lot to learn how to drive safely. You got to book with him to see how brilliant he is.
I have found my lessons with rob fantastic he is very calm and patient and uses lots of different tools and ways to explain things for each individual. I highly recommend him and wish him the best of luck for the future.
Rob has been professional and enthusiastic through out my instruction. He is calm and methodical in his teaching and puts you at ease from the first lesson. I can't recommend Rob enough!
I honestly cannot recommend a better driving instructor than Rob Edwards. He is absolutely excellent and thorough in his teaching and I am so thankful I found such an amazing instructor! Don't even hesitate, book some lessons with him and see for yourself! Rob is honestly the best!!
A massive thank u to rob for helping me pass my driving test! Such a patient and amazing man, highly recommended 5*****, couldn't of done it with out u!
A huge thank you to Rob Edwards for being a professional and being very patient with me. Iâ€™m so glad I had Rob as my instructor, the instructor I had before Rob was very unprofessional which is why Iâ€™m pointing this out, Robs attention to detail might be why he has such a high first time pass rate for his students.
Rob is a brilliant teacher who always made me feel confident while learning. On the day of my test he kept me calm and I passed first time. I can't thank rob enough for all the support getting me through my test. I would highly recommend him as an instructor.
Thank you Rob, for teaching me and being so patient!
Thanks to Rob I was able to pass my driving test confidently on my first attempt. Rob is a fantastic teacher; he is patient, professional and has a straight-forward approach to teaching. Equipped with many an educational tool, Rob has sent me out onto the roads with an arsenal of skills and knowledge which have helped me to become a safe and confident driver. I would definitely recommend Rob to a friend of any age!
Rob is a great teacher! I was very lucky to have him as instructor! I was pregnant when I started the lessons and passed the exam few weeks before having the baby! He was so patient and helped me to learn everything for the exam. Now I am so grateful because the licence is so useful having 2 children, and having to run up and down all day (thank God in a car!) Did I mention that on top of this, I was a nervous driver! So yes, I will recommend Rob to anyone and everyone! Thank you again Rob!
I don't think I would have passed both tests first time and become such a confident driver if it wasn't for Rob. I tell anyone who's looking to learn to contact Rob, because I know he'll get them through like he did with me. Thanks Rob, top instructor and top guy.
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