About Us

Mike Watson has been helping learner drivers pass their driving test for more than 19 years and has 95% first time driving test success rate across all courses, with a 99% pass rate on intensive courses solely.

Mike’s also operates an Intensive Driving Lessons and Automatic Driving Lessons from his main site Dragon Driver. Friendly, patient and professional he strives to make learning to drive a relaxed and comfortable experience for all his students. The cars used in the business are a Suzuki Ingnis Manual All Grip SX5 2022 and a Suzuki Ingnis CVT SX5 full automatic 2021.

Mike is a fully qualified ADI (Approved Driving Instructor) in Ireland and formerly before December 2023 a UK ADI and is also qualified to teach Advanced Driving Lessons, known in the UK as “Pass Plus”. Mike has adapted this course for use in Ireland where it is called “After the Test”. Mike formerly before December 2023  held a DVSA Fleet Diploma and formerly held the title Fleet Driver Trainer. The Diploma is administered by Excelsior Training Solutions UK.

An Expert Fleet Driver & Trainer

Mike was formerly before December 2023 a qualified DVSA(UK) Fleet Driver Trainer, MORR Consultant and formerly a Consultant Senior Risk Manager with Cardinus Risk Management Ltd (UK)  and offers Duty of Care on driving to either Multi-National Companies or local SME’s. Mike has a good command of the Arabic language, including reading and writing, and can conduct driving lessons through either Arabic or English.

Mike’s background for over 25 years was in International Business Consultancy mainly based in the Middle East. He has managed, restructured, sold on and set up companies from SMEs to Large National enterprises.

He developed his skills through Export Sales and Marketing, Manufacturing and Retail Management. He also holds a post graduate degree in Marketing-The Chartered Institute Diploma in Marketing, Chartered Marketer. He has driven throughout most of Western Europe, Middle East, South Africa and Asia over the past 30 years. He has been driving for over 50 years.

Certification

Mike formerly before Decemebr 2023 was a DVSA(UK) Fleet Driver Trainer, MORR Consultant and formerly a Consultant Senior Risk Manager with Cardinus Risk Management Ltd (UK)  and offers Duty of Care on driving to either Multi-National Companies or local SME’s.. Mike’s background for over 25 years was in International Business Consultancy mainly based in the Middle East. He has managed, restructured, sold on and set up companies from SMEs to Large National enterprises.