The Qualifying Process
To Become a Driving Instructor.
How To Qualify To Become
A Driving Instructor
Once a qualified driving instructor, you will have the opportunity to become a key member of Our Team.
Please visit the DVSA (Gov.UK) website for further details: Eligibility: Application:
- Be 21 years or over
- Held a full driving licence for at least 3 years
- Obtain a Disclosure and Barring Service check to become a driving instructor
- Register with DVSA online
Prepare for the multi-choice question and hazard perception tests
Apply for and take the theory test (fee £81)
Qualification must be completed within 2 years of passing Part One
Prepare for the Part Two advanced driving test
Apply for and take the one-hour test (fee £111)
Prepare for the Part Three instructing test (Standards Check)
Gain practical experience teaching on a Trainee Licence* (optional but recommended)
– to gain practical experience:
Minimum of 40 hours instructing training to be completed first
Apply for a Trainee Licence (lasts 6 months, fee £140)
Attached to a driving school throughout the 6 months
Extra 20 hours of instructing training needed within the first 3 months
Apply for and take the one-hour Part Three test (fee £111)
Apply for the full ADI licence
– lasts 4 years (fee £300)
Become a Driving
The benefits of working as a driving instructor and how we can help you qualify and operate effectively and profitably as a self-employed ADI.
The various stages to go through to eventually obtain the “green badge”.
Your Driving Instructor
A generic course programme for a typical person going through the process of qualifying. At K.S Driver Trainer we tailor your course to your needs.