accelerate driving school Nottinghamshire UK

Instructor Training

Check if you can become an instructor

Apply to become a driving instructor

You must get a new Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check to start your application, even if you already have one.

Get a trainer

Get a registered trainer to help you prepare for the 3 qualifying tests.

Take the theory test (ADI Part 1)

Once you've passed the theory test, you must pass the other parts of the test within 2 years or you'll have to start the whole process again.

Take the driving ability test (ADI part 2)

Get practice teaching

If you’ve passed ADI part 2 you have the option to apply for a 6 month trainee licence to get experience teaching students.

Take the instructional ability test (ADI part 3)

Register and start working as an instructor

Once you've passed the tests you must register within 12 months.

When you have your certificate you can start charging for lessons. You can either:

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.

For further information please visit How to become a driving instructor


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