Becoming a Driving Instructor – Getting Started

Your journey to becoming a driving instructor starts with your resolve to learn new skills that can lead to a new and rewarding career. If you love driving and you possess the skill to teach others, it will be an easy feat for you. It also requires passion and patience to help teach others how to drive. As a driving instructor, your role is to help others drive safely by teaching them how to drive safely and also give a more constructive advice on how to handle certain circumstances while driving. To be able to teach, you need to have the ability to convey and pass the knowledge to others.

A career as a driving instructor means much higher income, and more flexible hours of work. After qualifying to be an Approved Driving Instructor, you can earn up to £18,000 to £20,000 on your first year and even higher as you become more experienced. As a fully qualified driving instructor, you also have a choice of the number of students you take one, giving you the flexibility on the hours of work you need to do.

Becoming a Driving Instructor – Where do I start?

The first thing you need to accomplish to start training to become a driving instructor is to register with DVSA (Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency) before you can start training to be an approved driving instructor. To qualify, you need to meet the following criteria’s;

  1. You must be over 21 years of age.
  2. You must have held a valid driving licence for at least three years.
  3. You must complete and pass all required enhanced criminal record and motoring convictions test.
  4. You also need to pass three stages of the ADI examination.

Are you ready to apply? You can START NOW and register to DVSA by following this link