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BSM. A faster way to learn

Kick start your driving journey in Ballymena with BSM. With deep, local knowledge and top-notch skills, they’ll be your fast track to test success. Give us a call or book online today.


• Our instructors are all trained and tested to help you pass fast.
• It won’t hurt your wallet - check out the discounts available or contact our team!
• Choose between either female or male instructors

Tired of waiting?

We have one goal: to get you driving soon as possible. So, straight away we’ll get you behind the wheel and driving through Ballymena. Our lessons are tailored to your needs:

• Late evening, early morning and weekends
• Last minute bookings
• Cancel or change times, that’s no problem with 48 hour notice

Intensive Training

Do you need to pass your test lightning fast? Our bespoke intensive driving training courses take place over a series of consecutive days, weeks, months - however you want to learn! Contact our team today to find out more and book your first lessons.

Been let down? Have a test booked already? BSM are always on hand for short notice driving tests.

No better place to learn

Founded in 1910, we have more than a century of experience under our belt. Our driving instructors in Ballymena are vetted, expert and totally focused on your driving success.

• Thanks to our amazing instructors we receive a 9/10 satisfaction score from our students
• 84% of our pupils stick with the same instructor from the first lesson to the final test
• You can make same-day amendments to your schedule, no hard feelings, just let us know
• 1-2-1 lessons that are structured around you, your confidence, and your driving skills
• Female and male driving instructors are available

No unnecessary lessons

Getting unnecessary lessons from your current driving school? Every lesson you get with BSM is tailored to work on your exact learner driver needs to get you driving around in Ballymena. We’re fast and effective with no compromise to the quality of our lessons.

• We beat the average national pass rate by 10%!
• Block bookings offer meaningful savings
• Get any lessons you don’t use refunded after you’ve passed

Did you know?

You can get cracking on your practical driving test training at the same time as learning for your theory test in Ballymena.

• Ask your instructor questions in the run-up to the test
• Build up the confidence you need to pass the first time

Learning to drive with BSM in Ballymena

Manual or automatic?

BSM is the perfect driving school to take your automatic lessons with. Our fleet includes both manual and automatic cars, meaning the choice is always yours when you learn to drive with us.

• Can’t decide which to pick? Choose manual, you can drive both automatic and manual cars after your test

Beginner or pro?

At BSM we offer driving lessons suitable to anyone at any stage of their learning development. Whether you’re totally new or an experienced learner, we have the skill and expertise to assist.

• Learner lessons
• Pass Plus courses
• Motorway only lessons
• Refresher courses

Member benefits

We offer complimentary AA standby membership to all our learner drivers.

You’ll also get access to some nice extras like discounts in your favourite restaurants, theme parks and more...

Test locations near Ballymena

Ballymena's got some challenging sections on the driving exam routes to really test your driving ability.

Parking, narrow streets, roundabouts... your driving test will involve them all!

Our experienced instructors will use their local knowledge and expert training to make sure your prepped and ready for your victory lap.