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How to Become a Driving Instructor

How to Become a Driving Instructor


A Roadmap to Success with Craig Baker Driver Training


Are you passionate about driving and eager to share your knowledge with others? Becoming a driving instructor could be the perfect career path for you. Not only does it offer the satisfaction of helping others achieve an important milestone in their lives, but it also provides a rewarding and stable career opportunity. If you're ready to embark on this journey, let's explore the roadmap to becoming a driving instructor with Craig Baker Driver Training.


1. Understand the Requirements

Before diving into training, it's essential to understand the requirements for becoming a driving instructor in your area. Typically, these requirements include:

Holding a valid driver's licence for at least 3 years

Meeting age requirements (21 or older).

Having a clean driving record

Passing a criminal background check.

Completing an ADI approved driving instructor training program & passing the DVSA part 1, 2  & 3 tests


2. Choose a Reputable Training Program

Selecting the right training program is crucial for acquiring the necessary skills and knowledge to excel as a driving instructor. Craig Baker Driver Training offers comprehensive instructor training designed to equip you with the expertise needed to succeed in this field. With many years of experience in successfully training trainee driving instructors to become fully qualified Approved Driving Instructors.


3. Enroll in Instructor Training

Once you've chosen a training program, enroll and immerse yourself in the coursework. Driving instructor training at Craig Baker Driver Training covers a wide range of topics, including teaching techniques, road safety regulations, and effective communication skills along with fully comprehensive business & career support 


4. Gain Practical Experience

Theory is important, but nothing beats hands-on experience. As part of your training with Craig Baker Driver Training, you'll have the opportunity to observe experienced instructors in action and practice teaching under supervision with our PDI trainee licence program you can gain valuable experience whilst preparing for the DVSA part 3 exam.


5. Pass Certification Exams

After completing your training, you'll need to pass 3 exams to obtain your instructor's ADI licence. Prepare thoroughly with the guidance and support provided by Craig Baker Driver Training.

ADI Part 1 (Theory test multiple choice & hazard perception)

ADI Part 2 (on-road driving ability test)

ADI Part 3 (Instructional ability test)


6. Obtain Necessary Licence's

Once you've successfully passed all of the ADI exams, you'll need to obtain the required licenses to legally work as an approved driving instructor. Craig Baker Driver Training will assist you through this process, ensuring all paperwork is completed correctly.


7. Join the Craig Baker Driver Training Franchise

In addition to becoming a certified driving instructor, consider joining the Craig Baker Driver Training franchise. As a franchisee, you'll benefit from:

Established brand recognition and reputation.

Marketing and advertising support to attract students.

Access to a network of experienced instructors for guidance and collaboration.

Ongoing training and professional development opportunities.

Administrative support to streamline business operations.


8. Launch Your Career as an Approved Driving Instructor

With your qualifications and franchise support in place, it's time to launch your career as a driving instructor with Craig Baker Driver Training. Seize every opportunity to make a positive impact on your students' lives and contribute to safer roads in your community.


9. Continue Professional Development

The learning journey doesn't end once you become an approved driving instructor and franchisee. Stay updated on industry trends and teaching methodologies through ongoing professional development provided by Craig Baker Driver Training.


Join Craig Baker Driver Training

At Craig Baker Driver Training, we're committed to shaping the next generation of skilled and responsible drivers while providing rewarding career opportunities for passionate individuals like you. Contact us today on 01942 741 310 to learn more about our driving instructor training program and franchise opportunities. Start your journey towards becoming an approved driving instructor and franchisee with Craig Baker Driver Training, and drive your future forward.


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