HOW TO BECOME A DRIVING INSTRUCTOR
To be able to teach driving and become an approved driving instructor, you will need to take a three part training session.
EARNING WHILST LEARNING
After completing the phase two of your ADI training and passing the qualifying examination – the driving ability assessment, you can apply for a trainee licence (PDI or The Pink Badge) to help you prepare for the Phase 3 of the ADI Training. By having a trainee licence, you can give driving instruction with pay, but you the licence only be valid for six months and should not be an alternative to being a full pledge ADI. Additionally, to qualify; you must complete 40 hours of the Phase 3 training
ADI PART THREE – ADI’S DRIVING ABILITY
Phase 3 of the ADI Training involves both theory training and practical work, which will aid you in developing your teaching ability in general. You will undergo multiple training sessions from our trainers. In order to fine tune your knowledge and understanding in driving and teaching you will need to participate in a series of coaching ranging from realistic role play to road safety awareness.
Following the Phase 2 ADI training, we will provide you with the necessary 40 hours of training to entitle you to apply to the DVSA for a pink badge. You will have the choice to apply for a trainee licence if you want or continue straight through to your Phase 3 test. Our training officers will aid you in choosing which option suits you best.
Passing the Phase 3 of the ADI Training test will automatically elevate you to an ADI status – a fully Approved Driving Instructor! All your hard work, perseverance and commitment have paid off and you can proudly say you have completed a life changing journey.