SmartDriving is the ONLY company that can help you start to work and earn as Driving Instructor without the need for your to give up your current job until you are ready.
If you’re talking to other schools, you will have discussed the Trainee Licence and working as an Instructor before you qualify.
They will ask you to sign a very expensive franchise – usually about £250+ per week- which would mean giving up your current job to cover these costs whilst still training.

At SmartDriving, we want you to benefit from the ability to work and earn as an Instructor, gain valuable experience teaching real pupils BUT without the risks that come with leaving your job and having to sign into an expensive franchise.

SmartDriving’s Unique Support Package:
The benefits of this unique package are:

  • Continue in current job until fully qualified;

  • Start to build your school in your own name;

  • No need to sign into an expensive trainee licence franchise;

  • FREE additional 20 hours (as per DVSA requirements);

  • Additional training as needed;

  • Unlimited business and career support from our vastly experienced training team with over 35 years experience in the industry;

Ask us about our incredible packages and how we help make your training and start to your new career as smooth and as ‘risk-free’ as possible.

What car do I use?
Whilst you continue to train in your current job, you can also use your own vehicle to teach in -this will help to keep costs to an absolute minimum as you start.
We will help you with setting up dual controls and insurance to teach.
If you need to, we can arrange a car (with dual controls) and insurance to suit you from as little as £50 per week.
During your training, our Careers Team will support you through this whole process and help set everything up for you.

If you are not working, then you can work more hours on a Trainee Licence and we will be happy to discuss this with you.
All of our trainees have had to ask us to go on ‘stop’ and not supply any more work to them as they are full.

Give us a call now to talk about what options are best for you – call 0800 09 88 321.

How it works

Here is a summary of your trainee licence support package and how you can work as a Driving Instructor while you finish your training and around your current job.

Support Package

Features Benefits
Full Training Provided Become fully qualified teaching real pupils
Earn as you learn Earn as a driving instructor – no need to give up your current job
Full Trainee Licence Sponsorship Be legally able to teach real pupils and charge for lessons
FREE minimum of 20hrs of extra training Get the legally required DVSA training
Teach real pupils on real lessons Gain hands on experience of teaching and have pupils to use to pass part 3 test
Unlimited, structured support and advice Unlimited access to our training team with decades of experience


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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