Driving Instructor Training – ADI Part One

To be able to qualify and become a driving instructor, you must first pass a three-part driving test. Each test is a pre-requisite to another, which means you need to overcome the first one to be able to take the second and third examination.
The first part of the ADI examination consist of two computer-based test and will test your knowledge in the theory part of driving. The test will run for an hour and 45 minutes and includes;

  • A multiple-choice examination
  • Hazard Perception

Preparing for the Theory Test

You need to start by being well versed in the theory part of driving. The test will include questions from;

  •  The Highway Code
  • Know Your Traffic Signs
  • Driving – the essential skills
  • The Official DVSA Theory Test for Approved Driving Instructors Pack
  • The Driving Instructor’s Handbook

The first section of the exam is designed to check your knowledge in road safety, The Highway code and other essential knowledge you will require in handling a vehicle. You will be given 90 minutes to complete the first section of the test.

The second section of the examination on the other hand is designed to check your ability in identifying road hazards. You will be shown a series of (14) video clips which will feature two hazards that you must identify. You must score at least 57 points out of the 75 points given to be able to pass