Eccleshill Affordable Driving Instructor Training

Book a Driving Instructor Training course with driving instructors approved by and registered with the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA)

Are you looking for a new challenge or to be your own boss? Then perhaps you might be interested in becoming a driving instructor in Eccleshill.

There is currently a huge backlog of people who want to learn how to drive. This makes it a great time to become a driving instructor. It doesn’t matter if you do not have any previous driving instructor experience. You only need to be at least 21 and have had a driving licence for a minimum of 3 years, not had more than five penalty points in the last four years, and want to work in a job that allows you to have control of your life and earn a better living.

Before becoming a driving instructor, you should read through the official DVSA guidelines. The average time it takes to become a qualified driving instructor is 12 months. It will take a minimum of 6 months to complete your driving instructor training, that is if you pass everything on your first attempt, which is highly unlikely.

As A Qualified Driving Instructor What Are Your Opportunities

You have many options as a driving instructor. You can fire your old boss. You can start your own driving school business, teach learners in your spare time or work at a local Driving School.

As a qualified driving instructor you can start your own driving school in your own location and work from your home.

It is important to be able make time for your family and other activities outside of work. Driving instructors can set their own hours and have the flexibility to balance work and personal life.

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What Must You Do To Become A DVSA Approved Driving Instructor

driving instructor training Eccleshill student passesThe DVSA set the driving instructor certification requirements and there are three tests that you need to pass. These tests are difficult to ensure that people who pass the test are ready to teach others how to drive. As with all adult learning courses, driving instructors must be dedicated and work hard to achieve their qualifications. If you have the right attitude to succeed as a driving instructor, there’s no reason why your test scores will not be passes.

Part 1: Theory and Hazard Perception

There are two tests and you need to pass them both. First, you’ll need to complete 100 multiple choice questions in 1.5 hours. Next, you’ll have half an hour to watch 14 videos and identify the emerging hazards as soon as possible.

The theory test will assess your knowledge about the Highway Code, driving techniques, general road safety, first aid knowledge, and theory of instructing pupils. The test is 90 minutes long and you must get both, an overall score of at least 85 out of 100 and at least 20 out of 25 in each of the 4 categories.

You must score at least 57 out of the 75 points to pass the hazard perception test. To pass Part 1 requires that you pass both tests.

Part 2: Advanced Driving Test

You will be taken on an advanced practical driving test that will test your driving skills and knowledge of the Highway Code. The driving test lasts one hour and includes five parts: vehicle safety, eyesight check, general driving ability, manoeuvres and independent driving.

You must not make more than six driving errors and no serious or dangerous faults in order to pass the Part 2 Driving Ability Test.

After passing your driving test, you will receive your Part Qualified Instructor (PQI) license. This allows you to teach actual lessons prior to your final Instructional Ability exam.

You can now earn a living as a driving instructor. Your PQI certificate is only valid for six months.

Part 3: Instructional Ability Test

One of your customers will receive a 1 hour driving lesson while a DVSA examiner monitors you. A learner driver or a full license holder can be your student. The examiner will be looking for evidence that you meet the national standard in driver and rider training in the 17 areas. The 17 areas are divided into 3 categories: teaching and learning strategies, risk management and lesson planning.

At the end of the test the examiner will review your performance and give you your Part 3 report. You must get either a grade A or B to pass.

You can apply to join the DVSA Register of Approved Driving Instructors and receive your first ADI badge if you pass the Part 3 exam. If you fail the Part 3 exam, you can retake it within 2 years of passing your Part 1 exam.

The third test must be taken again within six months of qualifying. Every 2 to 4 years, you will need to take the standards check (the 3rd exam).

Only three attempts are allowed for the part 2 or part 3 tests. Therefore, it is crucial to select the right driving school when you decide to become a driving instructor. If you fail a third time then you must wait for 2 years after passing yourpart 1.

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Driving Instructor Training Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to become a driving instructor in the UK?

You have to pay a fee to join the ADI register, get a trainee licence and renew your registration every 4 years....ADI registration and licence fees.

How long does it take to become a driving instructor UK?

It will take most people at least six months to complete their ADI qualification to become fully qualified driving instructors. Nonetheless, before you can sit the ADI tests you need to have held a full, clean driving licence for three or more years.

Is it worth becoming a driving instructor?

The good of being a driving instructor Teaching them to drive means they can take their family out, get a new job or just be more independent. You run your own business. It's a great feeling to be self-sufficient and know that you have your own company. The money can be great.

Is it hard becoming a driving instructor?

It really isn't tough to become a driving instructor, provided that your driving skills are amazing. You obviously should be able to drive really well, keeping all traffic rules and regulations in mind.

Our driving instructor trainers in Eccleshill are waiting for your call and are ready to answer any questions you may have about becoming an approved driving instructor