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Grow with Driving Stars Derby and become a successful instructor

We urgently require full time and part time driving instructors throughout the Derbyshire.

We are the fastest growing driving school in the UK, here are a few of the benefits of working with us here at Driving Stars Derby School -

~ No experience is necessary to become a driving instructor as we provide the training to get your ADI license.

~ Guaranteed pupil scheme which earns you a salary of ??37,000 per year after expenses

~ Work when you want

~ Brand new car provided

As long as you have held a UK drivers license for 3 and a half years, have not been banned from driving in the last 4 years and have no more than 6 points on your license you will be eligible.

For more information please fill out our short application form by clicking the APPLY NOW button.

How To Become A Teacher

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First you'll need to apply to the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) to become an ADI. To do this you'll need to give details about your current driving licence including any driving offences. You'll also need a criminal records disclosure number. You can apply to become an ADI on GOV.UK.

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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 knowledge 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

~ business sense.

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.

When can you start learning to drive? You can apply for a provisional driving licence when you're 15 years and 9 months old. You can start driving a car when you're 17. You can drive a car when you are 16 if you get, or have applied for, the enhanced rate of the mobility component of Personal Independence Payment ( PIP ).

Can you teach someone to drive? Note:- Learners driving a car must hold a valid provisional licence. They must be supervised by someone at least 21 years old who holds a full licence and has held one for at least three years. You will need insurance to drive a vehicle. Car insurance, much like navel fluff, is dull but unavoidable.

How many lessons do you need to drive? EDT for learner drivers is a 12 hour course broken into 12 different one hour lessons. It is recommended that you allow two weeks between each lesson so that you can take any further driving lessons needed and do the required reading and necessary practice.

How do you become a driving instructor? Step 1: Obtain the Appropriate Driver's License. The type of driving that an instructor teaches determines the driver's license required. ... Step 2: Gain Driving Experience. ... Step 3: Complete an Instructor Training Program. ... Step 4: Earn an Instructor's License. ... Step 5: Maintain Licensure.

Finding an ADI training course

You don’t have to have any training before you take the ADI tests but you’re likely to find it very difficult to pass the tests without specialist training. As well as preparing you for the test, the course will teach you about some of the practicalities of being a driving instructor such as managing your diary and retaining your pupils.

You can find driving instructor trainers on GOV.UK. This tool lists trainers on DVSA's Official Register of Driving Instructor Trainers (ORDIT). Training providers on this register are tested to make sure they meet a minimum set of standards.

What does it cost to become an ADI?

The cost of your training will depend on the trainer you choose and how long the course is. There are also fees for each of the three tests: see GOV.UK for the ADI test fees