A speed awareness course may be offered to you but you would need to meet certain eligibility.
Police forces around the UK have their own criteria for which to assess your eligibility however you cannot be offered a speed awareness course if you have completed one within the last 3 years.
As a guidance the following may be applied.
Guidance to speed awareness course eligibility.
30mph – max speed upto 38mph
40mph – max speed upto 49mph
50mph – max speed upto 60mph
60mph – max speed upto 71mph
70mph – max speed upto 83mph
If you are invited to attend such a course we would recommend to attend. The costs for a speed aware course are similar to the fine, however you will not receive the penalty points on your driving licence.
It is important that you are punctual and attend the course offered.