There are 4 Steps to Become a Driving Instructor

Let’s take a look at the 4 steps:

Step 1 - Why do you want to be a Driving Instructor?

Even before you begin, you need to ask yourself the question:

Why do I want to be a Driving Instructor?

You may already know the answer; to run your own business or work more flexibly. To earn more money or be more secure in your work.

If you are not sure why, please take a look around our site to learn more all about this industry and the Job.
If you have any questions, please call us on 0800 09 88 321 and we will do our best to help you.
The training and tests are not difficult and most people will actually enjoy training, but you will need to work hard.

Step 2 - Legal Process


This is in 3 steps and can be done as you study:

  1. Legal Check List
  2. Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) check.
  3. DVSA Registration


Step 3 - DVSA Tests

The DVSA ADI Examination process to become a Driving Instructor, is in 3 parts:

  1. A Theory and Hazard Perception Test
  2. A Driving Ability Test
  3. A Test of Instructional Ability


Step 4 - Training for the Tests

You can train to become a Driving Instructor with many different companies.

But all companies such as The AA, RED, BSM, LDC etc.. and us, must cover certain subjects to prepare you for the examination process.

We will go into what is required for each part of the training.
If you would like to talk about any of the above, please call us on 0800 09 88 321

If you are thinking of becoming a driving instructor then I can't rate SmartDriving highly enough.

The training system is excellent the virtual classrooms are enjoyable and very informative and Andrew and the team are always available to answer any queries, not matter how trivial.

Top Team who assisted me greatly in obtaining my ADI Licence.

Richard Hart

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