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C1 School of Motoring

C1 School of Motoring provides professional C1 driving instruction to learners in Limerick, Clare, Tipperary, Cork and Kerry. As a specialised C1 driving school we are able to provide an unrivalled level of experience which is reflected in our high pass rate as well as our exemplary customer satisfaction. All C1 driving lessons are delivered by our fully qualified, RSA approved and ADI registered instructor, Mike Shyne.

C1 School of Motoring is a sister company to graduate school of motoring where my sister Irene and father Bill conduct jeep and trailer lessons.

In order to be eligible to receive a C1 learner permit, you must hold a full car license, pass a medical with your doctor and complete the truck specific driver theory test. You are then ready to take lessons with us.

Our school truck is ideally suited to learners, and lessons can be taken at times to suit you. We believe first and foremost in promoting road safety and work to ensure all of our students are equipped with the safest driving methods and skills.

For anyone driving camper vans that needs a c1 licence, contact us today to enquire about lessons

To book a C1 driving lessons in Limerick, Clare, Tipperary, Cork & Kerry, get in contact with us.

Ambulance / Paramedic Driver Training

In order to operate an ambulance you must first have earned your C1 licence. C1 School of Motoring can provide all the necessary tuition to ensure you have the relevant skills to safely operate an ambulance. We have helped learners in Clare, Limerick, Tipperary, Cork and Kerry successfully pass their C1 Licence test. 

Our vehicle is the same size and shape as the HSE Ambulance and caters for anyone looking for a C1 Driving License. We also provide E.M.T driving lessons. To book a lesson, get in contact with us.

C1 Light Truck Lessons

Our C1 light truck driving lessons can be designed to suit your specific needs and are performed in our own school truck which has been purpose built to aid learners. We cover all aspects of the C1 driving test and aim to ensure each of our learners is equipped with the necessary skills to safely operate a light truck on the road.

C1E (Trailer) Lessons

In addition to our C1 light truck driving lessons, we also provide tuition for those seeking to obtain their C1E licence. Category C1E licences allow you to operate a category C1 vehicle with an attached trailer where the MAM1 of the trailer is greater than 750 kg and where the MAM1 of the drawing vehicle and trailer combined does not exceed 12,000 kg.

Jeep And Trailor Lessons

C1 School of Motoring is your ultimate destination for Jeep and Trailer lessons. Whether you're a beginner looking to explore the world of off-road driving or an experienced driver wanting to enhance your skills, we have the expertise to guide you on your journey.


We believe in empowering our students with the knowledge, techniques, and confidence needed to tackle any terrain. Our team of experienced instructors is dedicated to providing comprehensive training that covers both Jeep driving and trailer towing.

With our tailored lessons, you'll learn off-road driving, mastering techniques to navigate challenging terrains easily. We'll teach you the intricacies of handling a Jeep, understanding its 4x4 systems, and maximising its capabilities.


At C1 School of Motoring, we also provide tuition for those seeking to acquire a Category ‘BE’ (Car & Trailer) driving licence. This licence allows you to tow a trailer. In all cases, the Maximum Authorised Mass (MAM) of the vehicle and trailer combination is greater than 3500kg but less than 7000kg.

All aspects of the BE driving test are covered to ensure our students are fully equipped with all the necessary driving skills before taking their exam.


C1 School of Motoring offers learner drivers the highest standard car driving lessons. Our suite of services includes all Essential Driver Training lessons. These lessons cover all aspects of driving on Irish roads and are a requirement for anyone seeking to sit a driver’s test.


We also offer our clients pre-test lessons. These lessons cover the most common driver test routes, ensuring our learners are as prepared as possible for their driver’s test.

To book a car driving lesson, please contact us today.


" Mike was a fantastic tutor, he made me feel really relaxed and explained everything clearly. I definitely wouldn’t have been able to pass without his help! "

Leonard Crowley

" Thanks to C1 School of Motoring I was able to pass my C1 drivers test on my first attempt. "

Bill Mulcahy

" I found Mike to be a great tutor and the truck we used for practicing was perfect for getting me ready to take my test. I highly recommend C1 School of Motoring. "

Christina Mullins

" Wouldn’t have been able to pass my test without C1 School of Motoring. Thanks for everything! "

Liz Mulcahy

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