Chesterfield - Mansfield - Worksop


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Welcome! 

Here at Purple Driving Academy, we strive to provide excellence in driver training and to achieve that requires investment into the best continued professional development available.

I am a firm believer that any driving school is only as good as the team behind it and that is why we develop people who are passionate about road safety to become experts in the driver training profession!

Samantha Taylor ADI

Company Director & Training Manager

Driving Coach & Instructor Trainer

"I believe that learning should be fun and interactive, which is why I always provide a variety of choices on how you want to learn depending on your own preferred styles. 

I involve you in every decision so that you can take a very active role in your learning to develop your critical thinking skills that are so important in ensuring that the end result is safe driving for life for our learner drivers and full licence holders who wish to develop their skills further.

My passion for our company and the reputation of our instructors is paramount and so I commit to investing in myself and delivering the very latest in driver training to through continued professional development. including the BTEC level 4 in coaching, train the trainer, presentation skills and, which means that it's not just a job to me or anyone working for Purple.

I am proud to be a registered trainer with the Tri-Coaching Partnership and deliver the TCIT instructor training package.


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Gemma Palmer ADI

Company Director & Business Manager

Coaching drivers in Chesterfield, Mansfield and Worksop.

"Coming from a nurturing background with a Degree in nursing for over the last decade, people are my passion: how they work, what their needs are and just what it is that makes them tick.

Mentoring/coaching others in becoming the best they can be is my focus and happy place.

I am currently enrolled on the BTEC4 in coaching and driver development as my CPD amongst continually evaluating and developing skills to help you achieve success.

Boosting others confidence, providing a safe space for learning to take place is my ongoing goal and promise to you, along with having many giggles along the way.

I consider myself relaxed in nature so putting that together with a client centred approach to learning will allow to you be at ease and in control of your future making you a safer driver for life.

I can’t wait to hear from you and get you on the road.

I drive a 5 door Kia Ceed - Manual Petrol Car."


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