50 hours of training with a local ORDIT registered trainer-£1350.00
Are you looking for an expert, comprehensive, and ORDIT-accredited driving instructor training in Mansfield or nearby areas? As a driving instructor, you have the opportunity to be part of a highly rewarding career where you can take immense pride in imparting safe driving skills to learners and helping them achieve their goals. The demand for driving lessons has escalated steeply nationwide due to the insufficient number of driving instructors. With the aim of providing quality driving instructor training, Town and City Driving Lessons have emerged as a reliable company in Nottinghamshire. Our primary goal is to train more approved driving instructors (ADIs) in the Mansfield area since we are handling an unprecedented level of enquiries, which we are unable to manage currently. If you are planning to make a career change, check out our credentials. We have an impressive track record of assisting people in successfully qualifying as approved driving instructors.
Train with confidence-Driving Instructor Training in Mansfield.
At our organization, we hold the values of honesty and integrity at the very heart of all our Driving Instructor Training program. Our dedicated and experienced trainer, Jonathan Shaw, is accredited by ORDIT and has over 19 years of experience in the industry. Additionally, he co-owns Town and City Driving Lessons. Our training services are available in Nottinghamshire and cover areas such as Mansfield, Kirkby-In-Ashfield, Hucknall, Sutton-In-Ashfield. We also extend our services to some parts of Derbyshire. We take pride in providing comprehensive training that prepares our clients for a successful career as driving instructors. Our quality services are sure to exceed your expectations.
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What does it take to become a Driving Instructor?
To complete your Driving Instructor Training and qualify as an Approved Driving Instructor, you will need to pass three qualifying tests-
Part One is a Theory based Test which also includes a Hazard perception test.
Part Two is a test of your driving ability. It lasts for one hour and requires you to demonstrate a high standard of driving..
Part Three examines your ability to teach people to drive, it lasts for one hour and will involve you carrying out a driving lesson with a client whilst being observed by an examiner.
Criteria to become a Driving Instructor-
There are certain criteria to become a Driving Instructor. These are as follows-
- You must be a least 21 years old.
- You must have held a driving licence for at least 3 years.
- Not have been banned from driving or have more than 5 penalty point.
- Not have been convicted of any serious non motoring offences.
- Be able to read a car number plate from 27 meters.
You will also be required to complete a DBS Check (Criminal Record Check) before being accepted onto the Register.
Is the role of an Approved Driving Instructor for you?
There are certain characteristics a good Driving Instructor would typically possess. You may wish to consider the following-
- Are you able to drive to a high standard and do you enjoy driving?
- Do you have a desire to teach and possess good communication skills?
- Would you describe you personality as relaxed and friendly?
- Are you able to react and think quickly under pressure?
- Have a desire to help improve road safety and promote good driving standards?
The chances are that if your answers are largely positive towards the above, you have the makings of a great Driving Instructor. The rest of it is down to hard work and good training!
Want to try a sample session?
A popular option for those considering taking up training as a Driving Instructor, is to try a sample training session before fully committing to the process.
This gives an insight into aspects of both part 2 and part 3 training.
The great news is, if you do decide you want to embark on the path of training to be a Driving Instructor, you can deduct the amount paid for the sample session from the overall cost of your course. If you decide it’s not for you, the most you’ll lose is the cost of the session!
The cost of the sample session is £99.00 for 3 hours.
How much can I expect to earn?
Earnings can vary significantly based on several factors, such as; how much you charge, whether you own your own car, how many hours you work and how far you travel each day. Below is a typical example of an Instructors earnings, based on them leasing a car.
Hours per week-36
Lesson price-£35.00 (our Instructors charge between £36.00-£38.00).
Incoming earnings per week-approximately £1260.00.
Car lease-£95.00 per week.
Fuel-£95.00 per week.
Insurance-£10.00 per week
Servicing etc-£10.00 per week
Expenditure per week-approximately £210.00
This gives a gross weekly income (after expenditure) of approximately £1050.00. Annual income (based on working 47 weeks per year) of approximately £49,350.00. This will obviously be subject to the usual tax and National insurance contributions. The bonus being, you have a new(ish) fully maintained car at your disposal for your own use aswell!
How long does it take?
Our training sessions are typically conducted 3 hours at a time. Training can realistically be completed within 4 to 12 months. This will largely depend on your availability to attend sessions and to a lesser extent, the availability of tests.
Cost of training to become a Driving Instructor with Town & City-
£1350.00 or alternatively, four payments of £360.00. This includes-
Additional Test fees apply for parts 1,2 & 3-
Theory Test (Part 1)-£84.00 payable to DVSA
Driving Ability Test (Part 2)-£111.00 payable to DVSA
Instructional Ability Test (Part 3)-£111.00 payable to DVSA
In addition to the above, there are a few other costs that may be incurred.
You would normally use your own car for Part 2 training and for attending part 2&3 tests. You will use the Trainer’s car for all Part 3 training and this is included in the cost.
In the unlikely event you cannot provide a car for the above, you can hire the Trainer’s car for an additional £40.00 per hour.
Once completing 40 hours of Part 3 Training, you may wish to apply for a Training Licence to help with your further development.
Where will I do my training?
Our Trainer is based in Selston, Nottinghamshire which is just off junction 27 of the M1.
Training can be provided at various locations throughout Nottinghamshire, so you’ll never have to travel too far!
Our Driving Instructor Trainer has thorough knowledge of all Driving Test Centres in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire.
Support when you need it with our various Franchise options.
Whether it’s a full Franchise or you’d like to set up on your own, we’ve got you covered. We also offer our incredibly popular PDI support franchise.
We strive to provide reliable and unbiased assistance to those looking to pursue a career in driving instruction. We acknowledge the unfortunate experiences some individuals have faced after being misled by certain firms. We prioritize ensuring that this profession is a fitting choice for you, and that you have a fulfilling and prosperous career as a driving instructor. Why not schedule an informal meeting with us and sample a cup of coffee while you explore the possibilities? We warmly welcome the opportunity to discuss your future prospects.