Become a Driving Instructor

DRIVING INSTRUCTOR TRAINING COURSES
Driving Instructor and P.D.I Training – over 21 – held licence for 4 years

A career as a driving instructor [A.D.I] suits men and women of all ages and walks of life.
No experience is necessary, as long as you have held a UK or EEC licence for a least 4 years,
you can start DRIVING INSTRUCTOR TRAINING straight away.

WHY BECOME A DRIVING INSTRUCTOR?
EARN AROUND £500 – £600 PER WEEK
Flexible working hours
Flexible training, learn around your currant job
No previous experience needed

THE DRIVING INSTRUCTOR COURSE HAS THREE PARTS.

Part one – Theory and Hazard perception test Home based learning
This is a computer touch screen test of 100 questions [ 4 sections of 25 questions]
and a computerised video hazard perception test containing 14 clips lasting appoximately 1 minute,
15 scoreable hazards [ 1 clip contains 2 hazards]
theory test pass mark 85 and above
hazard perception pass mark 57 and above

Part two – Driving Test in car training [one on one]
The driving test is approximately one hour, you must be able to read a number plate from a distance of 90 feet.
You will need to answer 5 TELL ME – SHOW ME questions,
example – Show me how you would check that the head lights and tail lights are working?
answer – Operate the light switch [turn on ignition if necessary] walk around the car and check.

The Driving Test
It is an advanced driving test and a high standard of driving is required,
You must show you have a thorough knowledge of the principles of good driving and road safety.
You must show

  • EXPERT HANDLING OF THE CONTROLS.
  • USE OF CORRECT ROAD PROCEDURE.
  • ANTICIPATION OF ACTIONS OF OTHER ROAD USERS AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION.
  • SOUND JUDGEMENT OF DISTANCE, SPEED AND TIMING.
  • CONSIDERATION FOR THE SAFETY OF OTHER ROAD USERS.

The routes used for the driving test will include motorways or dual carriageways, town and
country roads to cover a wide range of road and traffic conditions.

YOU MUST ALSO SHOW THE ABILITY TO CARRY OUT THE FOLLOWING MANOEUVERS.

  • MOVE AWAY STRAIGHT AHEAD, UP – DOWNHILL AND AT AN ANGLE.
  • OVERTAKE MEET AND CROSS THE PATH OF OTHER TRAFFIC.
  • REVERSE INTO A LIMITED OPENING TO THE LEFT AND RIGHT.
  • REVERSE PARK.
  • TURN THE CAR AROUND USING FORWARD AND REVERSE GEARS.
  • You are only allowed to incur a maximum of 6 minor faults.

PART THREE – Ability to Instruct - in car training [one on one]
The test lasts for about one hour and is designed to assess whether you can give instruction to a pupil in a worthwhile and in a clearly understood manner.
You will need to a suitable car but not a pupil,
The examiner will assess your ability by role playing the part of the learner.
The test is in two parts each part lasts approximately 1/2 hour, first part you will be asked to give instructions suitable for a beginner or partly trained pupil, in the second you will need to give instruction to a trained pupil of or about test standard.

COURSE COVERING THE FOLLOWING SUBJECTS

  • COCKPIT DRILL, USE OF CONTROLS, INCLUDING DUAL CONTROLS
  • APPROACHING TO TURN LEFT AND RIGHT
  • EMERGING AT “T” JUNCTIONS
  • USE OF MIRRORS
  • EMERGENCY STOP
  • USE OF SIGNALS
  • PEDESTRIAN CROSSINGS
  • CROSS ROADS
  • ALLOW ADEQUATE CLEARANCE AND ANTICIPATION
  • MEET/CROSS/OVERTAKE
  • TURN IN THE ROAD
  • REVERSE TO THE LEFT AND RIGHT
  • REVERSE PARK

COURSE FEE’S 
A PAYMENT OF £350-00 IS REQUIRED AT THE START OF THE COURSE TO COVER COST OF ALL MATERIALS SUPPLIED
AND ADMIN COSTS [PART ONE COURSE INCLUDED]

PART TWO IN CAR DRIVING COURSE
5 X 2 HOUR SESSIONS @£35-00 PER HOUR

PART THREE IN CAR COURSE
20 X 2 HOUR SESSIONS @ £35-00 PER HOUR

AREAS COVERED
FIFE – EDINBURGH – DUNDEE – PERTH AND KINROSS

ALL TRAINING UNDERTAKEN IN DUNFERMLINE AND KIRKCALDY
PLEASE CALL 01383 821657 OR EMAIL info@drivinglessonsfife.com for more details

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