Why Become A Driving Instructor?

Training to become a Driving Instructor doesn’t just give you a job, it gives you a vocation offering years of extraordinary job satisfaction and flexibility. Here are just some of the reasons you should change career and become a driving instructor.

  • Be Your Own Boss – Being a Driving Instructor allows you to be your own boss. You control the days and times you work to be flexible around family and life’s events.

  • Supply the Demand – Demand for Driving Lessons across the UK is on the rise. Driving Instructors are needed nationwide to meet this demand meaning a great opportunity awaits you.

  • Earn More – You decide when you work, so you decide what you earn. More hours of tuition means higher earning potential. We estimate a Driving Instructor working the same 40 hours as an office worker can earn between £35,000 – £40,000 per annum.

If you have any other questions about becoming a Driving Instructor, contact me.

How it all works

Step 1: Check if you can become an instructor

Step 2: Apply to become a driving instructor (Get a DBS check)

Step 3: Get a trainer

Step 4: Take the theory test (ADI part 1)

Step 5: Take the driving ability test (ADI part 2)

Step 6: Get practice teaching people to drive

Step 7: Apply for a trainee instructor licence

Step 8: Take the instructional ability test (ADI part 3)

Step 9: Register and start working as an instructor

Step 10: Register for your first ADI certificate £300

You'll have at least one standards check every 4 years. You also need to renew your registration and get a new DBS check every 4 years.