Here at Progress we adhere to the 'National Standard for Driver and Rider Training'.
Our training is of the highest quality, with our trainers constantly updating their coaching methods by attending courses such as Train the Trainer and completing the B-TEC Level 4 Professional Award in Coaching for Driver Development.
To legally operate as a driving instructor in the UK you are required to pass the DVSA Approved Driving Instructor (ADI) qualifying examination and hence the reason for the above course. The DVSA are the Government body who regulate driving instructors in the UK. But don’t worry if you are not academically minded the exams are very practically based.
Being an approved driving instructor (ADI) can be a very rewarding career: you’ll help people to learn an important skill for life.
The job involves working with all sorts of people so you’ll need good people skills as well as patience and understanding, a thorough understanding of the theory and practice of driving, an ability to teach, awareness of changes in the regulations for driving tests, as well as driving instruction and a sense in business.
Learner drivers often want to fit in their lessons around school and work so you may have to work unsociable hours to fit in with their needs.
You'll need to:
Your day-to-day duties may include: