Becoming A Driving Instructor

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Have you thought about becoming a driving instructor?

As a driving instructor you can earn £46k a year delivering just 30 hours of driving lessons a week .

Instructor training Can Take Place Around Your Job

To become a driving instructor you must pass 3 tests. 

These are detailed further down the page

Getting started

To become a driving instructor requires you to meet the criteria set out by the DVSA .

 Then the next step is to start the process by applying for your CRB which costs £6.

Once you have applied for your CRB, you can then start the process

Part 2 Assessment lesson only for 45 Minutes

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£32 per hour

The Process

During the process, you are a PDI or potential driving instructor.

Part 1 – Theory test

We provide you with Theory test Pro for FREE to help with your ADI theory revision.  This is done as distance learning using a PC and you can book this once you have your PRN number from DVSA.

Part 2 – ADI driving test

To pass the ADI Part 2 driving test you must get less than 6 driving faults and the test lasts up to 1 hour.

Why not try a 45 min PDI assesment lesson with one of ADI’s for only £25.

PDI trainee driving instructor badge

After you have passed the part 2 driving test, You can then start your 40 hours training required for a “PINK BADGE”. The pink badge enables you to deliver lessons and receive payment.

Part 3 – Instructional Ability

The part 3 test must be taken within the first 3 months of your trainee instructor badge, before you take your part 3 test you will have received a further 20 hours of training to further prepare you for your part 3 test.

After you have passed your part 3 test, you can then apply for your green ADI badge.

Guaranteed Place In Our School

We have instructors that have never been so busy when at their last Driving School.

What happens after you qualify?

When all 3 parts have been passed you can continue to be a part of the team or go solo.

As a new ADI you will also be required to have a Standards Check around 6 to 18 months after passing your part 3 test.

If you decide to stay at our school you will receive free training to prepare for this test and future standards tests.

A driving school franchise is paying a weekly premium to enable you to use the driving schools name and for them to supply you with new students when you need them.

You will have experience of this with us when you are on your trainee badge to prepare for your part 3 test.

Driving School Franchise Cost

We guarantee you a place at our driving school with the lowest franchise fees and best lesson rates around. Visit Join the Team to find out more, with us you earn a lot more and pay even less!

How much will all this cost?

This depends on how many lessons you require to pass part 2, you MUST do a minimum of 40 hours for trainee badge. 

Training takes place around your current work schedule.

What is not included?

 What is not included in our training is test fees and badge fees.

CRB Check – £6

Part 1 test – £81

Part 2 test – £111

Trainee badge – £140

Part 3 test – £111

Green badge – £300

The Course

Part 2 – 1 to 1 driving lessons with an ADI to prepare for driving test.

40 hours in-car training for trainee badge.

Part 3 test – Further 20 hours in-car training before 1st attempt

Further training if unsuccessful in passing part 3

♠ Our Course Has A 100% First Time Pass Rate For Part 2 & 3
Paying for your training

 £32 per hour pay as you go


£200 Deposit – Then Pay balance when on trainee badge.

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