Driving Instructor Training Courses Lincoln
Becoming a driving instructor can be a rewarding a fulfilling career to choose. It can be an excellent option for people who enjoy meeting new people and we find that people with great communication skills and a real drive to help people learn to drive safely really excel. Training to become an instructor can be quite challenging and that is why it is of the utmost importance you choose the right company for your driving instructor training. Cherry Driving School have a number of highly qualified individuals to help you learn to become an instructor in your own time. We support you through the entire process to help you come out the other side with all the tools necessary to be a fantastic teacher.
How do I become a Driving Instuctor?
There are three main parts to become in ADI (Approved Driving Instructor).
Part 1 – Theory and Hazard Perception Test – This is similar to the test you take when learning to drive but more advanced. It is split into four sections:
- road procedure
- traffic signs and signals, car control, pedestrians and mechanical knowledge
- driving test, disabilities, and the law
- publications and instructional techniques
The passing mark is 85/100 and you must get at least 20/25 on each of the sections.
Part 2 – There are 5 sections to this part of the test which is more about examining your driving skill:
- an eyesight check
- ‘show me, tell me’ vehicle safety questions
- general driving ability
- independent driving
Part 3 – Part 3 of the test is to examine your ability to provide instructions and guidance to would be students. This part of the test is examined by a driving and vehicle standards officer who will be marking you on 17 areas of competence that are grouped into 3 categories:
- lesson planning
- risk management
- teaching and learning strategies
How much does it cost to become a driving instuctor?
This depends on your ability to learn and the speed in which you pass your test. At Cherry Driving School we provide different options to help our instructor pupils get there in the their own time. Call us to discuss our options further.