SmartDriving is one of the UK’s largest and most experienced Driving Instructor Training companies.
We are the ONLY company to win 3 prestigious ‘Golden L Plate’ Awards – voted for by Driving Instructors.
Our training courses have been researched, developed and designed based on our experience spanning five decades of Driver Training and delivery of Professional Development courses to ADIs.
Our success is second to none.

Training Hours

Your training will cover over 300+ hours of instructor training, classroom and coaching sessions, structured practise exercises and detailed course work in easy-to-study, ‘bite sized’ modules covered in our exceptional iCoursePro.
You can study the iCoursePro at times to suit you; to fit in with your lifestyle. iCoursePro allows you to study over-and-over again, to ensure you understand the subjects. And as a bonus, we provide you with all references books and materials needed and in addition, once you have completed the iCoursePro work, up to 64 hours* with one of our Specialist Trainers.

Preparing for Part 1

The iCoursePro Theory is broken into easy to follow ‘bite-sized’ sections to help you study, learn and understand. The syllabus of over 100 hours builds a comprehensive knowledge of the DVSA reference material and Driving Theory.
Our expert team is available to provide you with UNLIMITED support as you prepare and study for Part 1.

Preparing for Part 2

The iCoursePro Driving is broken into easy to follow ‘bite-sized’ sections to help you study, learn and understand. The syllabus of over 100 hours is designed so nothing is left to chance. With a step-by-step approach, we develop your knowledge using structured video tutorials and visual training systems all created by our experts.
Using our practical worksheets and structured exercises to guide you, you will build your skills and ability. To help you further, our expert training team provide UNLIMITED tutor support for Part 2 – we are always ready to help you. You can practise at times to suit you, and remember that you can repeat iCoursePro as often as you like – truly unlimited training and support.
Once the iCoursePro work is complete, we will assess your understanding and knowledge with one of our Specialist Trainers with 8 hours* of bonus in-car training.

Preparing for Part 3

The iCoursePro is once again broken into easy to follow ‘bite-sized’ step by step sections.
Using comprehensive video tutorials, structured practise sessions, step by step visual training systems and coaching exercises, in the syllabus of over 100 hours you will cover: communication skills; route planning; pupil observation and assessment; basic coaching skills; the 3 ‘main’ competencies and 17 ‘sub’ competencies; fault identification and analysis; level of instruction; control of lesson; question and answer; feedback and encouragement and the test preparation. Once the iCoursePro course work is complete, to develop and assess your understanding and knowledge, you will have up to 56 bonus hours* with one of our Specialist Trainer team.
You can repeat iCoursePro as often as you like and remember that you can practise at times to suit you too. We are always ready to help you as our expert training team provides UNLIMITED tutor support for Part 3
In the unlikely event that you fail a test, we can provide further training with one of our Specialist Training Team and in the even more unlikely event that you should fail three attempts, we will provide full training at no extra cost to prepare for the process again.

No-one else offers this level of training and support for you.

Course Timeframes

Your iCoursePro is designed to take between 4 and 9 months to complete and can be completed around your commitments.
Our ‘6DAY ADI’ gives you even more flexibility to be completed as quickly as possible.
Call us on 0800 09 88 321 to discuss the best option for you.
In either case, your training contract with us is for 12 months.

iCoursePro - Easy to follow

Follow our 5 step process


The easy to follow ‘bite-sized’ modules help you study, learn and understand. Nothing is left to chance as we develop your knowledge of each topic, step by step using structured video tutorials, step by step visual training systems and UNLIMITED tutor support…

Step 1

Build your skills and expertise as you complete your worksheets following the structured iCoursePro – teaching you how the experts do it. This is where your knowledge really takes huge steps forward: make notes, revise study and repeat.

Step 2

Based on the expert knowledge gained in Step 1, practise your understanding and build your skills and ability in the car using our practical worksheets to guide you.

Step 3

Back to iCoursePro to assess your work. The step-by-step assessment will ensure you are completing each element correctly. Any issues, discuss with our online tutors – after all, you have unlimited support.

Step 4

We deliver seminars online throughout the course, on topics to aid, support and build your knowledge. To allow you to develop an understanding second to none, each seminar has exercises and worksheets to complete.

Step 5

You will have an in-depth understanding and high skill level after completing each stage of the course.

For the final stage of your course, meet your Specialist Trainer where everything you have learnt and studied – all of the practice and coursework – will be put into use and fine tuned.

SmartDriving’s iCoursePro

300+ hours. Up-to 64 bonus hours with a trainer*.

This is the most comprehensive yet most simple way to train as a driving instructor.

What you will need

To be able to complete iCoursePro you will need:

  • Internet connection – 2MBPS wifi or 3G is adequate.
  • The latest version of your device’s Operating System and browser – this should be updated free of charge from your service providers. Check yours here:
  • A PDF reader. Adobe Reader is excellent – and is free. Get the latest version here.
  • A printer – the brilliant HP deskjet range is available from Tesco for £24.99 (you will need a printer for life as an ADI)
  • Paper and ink – Tesco offer the HP ink at just £7-10 and a ream of paper for just £2.50. Setting your printer to ‘draft’ or ‘rough’ will avoid wasting ink.

During your course, you will print approx 500 sheets (one ream of paper – £2.50).
You will be required to submit the iCoursePro work to us. The deskjet printer above has a scanner. To scan and email is free and fairly easy to do. To post your work, will cost approx £10 in postage (using standard second class post which is more than adequate).


We don’t provide printed workbooks for a number of reasons:

  • 1. The Cost – printing and posting workbooks would add another £150 to your course – it is better value to print them yourself. If you have a printer, in total you will spend approx £25 printing and sending work to us (if not it will cost £24.99 for a printer – which you will need as an ADI anyway) – that saves you £100.
  • 2. Content kept up-to-date. Having the work online means we can instantly change or amend – and there are always changes and updates to add. A printed book means as soon as they are printed they are out of date.
  • 3. You can make duplicates of pages for notes are repeat an module over and over.
  • 4. Most importantly, rather than just answer a multiple choice question, you are required to physically write your own notes. This gives a much greater chance of remembering what you have been working on and a greater chance of success in the tests- we want you to pass!

    All the units, sections and modules are in a ‘step-by-step’ format, so as long as you can read, you can complete the course with ease. Just follow the instructions.


Time with our Specialist trainers

*You may have spotted asterisks above. You have purchased our iCoursePro online, digital integrated product and if you meet our course terms and conditions, we will provide up-to 64 hours of face-to-face training with one of our Specialist Trainers at no extra cost.
To maximise your chances of success (and to also validate our course guarantees), we want you to complete and submit your course work and achieve certain targets within certain time-frames. We know from our many, many years of experience in this industry that taking longer than an ‘academic year’ of 9 months will diminish your chances of success, so:

  • 1. You must submit the iCourse Theory work before you go to the test and within 4 months of starting your course. You must pass the Part 1 test within 5 months of starting your course..
  • 2. Within 6 months of starting your course, you must submit all of of your iCoursePro driving work to us before we will deliver any practical training.

Without this, we cannot be certain of your readiness for the modules we will cover in the face-face sessions nor your ability for the test. If you do not submit your course work in full and in the above time frames, you will not entitled to any face-face-training free of charge, as per your course terms.
We want to be certain of your success and pass your tests!

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