Pathfinder 2015

"Delivering Young Driver Education Since 2008"

Pathfinder has been built on the methodology developed during over 35 years experience through the Under 17 Car Club, an organisation that has been at the forefront of young driver education for decades.

What people are saying about us and The Under 17 Car Club

More quality time behind the wheel, more instruction, more information, more fun, more than any other young driving scheme offers for much less money!

Dates for 2015


Spring 2015 Course --Now Booking
6th - 10th April Inclusive (5 days).
Throckmorton Airfield - Gloucestershire;
Autumn 2015 Course -- Now Booking
26th - 30th October Inclusive (5 Days)
Throckmorton Airfield - Gloucestershire;
Book now to secure your place 
on the 2015 Courses
Download a booking form to book

 Read what people are saying about us here.

Tackling The Challenge Of Novice Drivers


Novice Driver Challenges

Learn more about the novice driver issues and how the Under 17 Car Club Charitable Trust is positively tackling this major road safety issue today, through their Pathfinder and Under 17 Car Club activities.

See what we get up to below:


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If you are interested in running a course in your area, please contact us in the first instance by email;


Pathfinder and Under 17 Car Club methodology helps deliver effective and safer young drivers on to our roads today through education.  this is supported by verified statistical evidence as shown below.

Survey 2014

If you have attended Pathfinder in 2013 and 2014 you will be sent access details to take part in this survey soon.


Feb 26, 2015

Pathfinder in conjunction with Glos Police run education courses to help to avoid this.

Nov 14, 2014

"Here’s another great way to prepare teenagers for the road".- Steve Cropley Autocar

Aug 14, 2014

The Under 17 Car Club 2013 published accounts available now.


"By Using a structured methodology, the programme develops safe attitudes and behaviours while introducing the technical skills of driving. 

James Plaskitt MP (Labour, Warwick & Leamington 1997 - 2010)

"We believe the trainng and experience these young drivers receive will make them safer and more responsible when the reach 17 and take to the public roads"

Inspector Nick Elton, Operations Manager, Road Policing Unit, Wiltshire Police

“It is not about the physical nature of learning how to drive; ....; it is learning more about the consequences of your actions and responsibilities." -Edmund King - President, the AA and Former Executive Director of the RAC Foundation