The DVSA ADI Examination process to become a Driving
Instructor, is in 3 parts:
The theory test
This includes multiple choice questions and a hazard perception
test. Once you've passed the theory test, you must pass the other parts of the test
within 2 years or you'll have to start the whole process again.
The driving ability test
There are 5 parts to the approved driving instructor (ADI) part 2
test: An eyesight check, ‘show me, tell me’ vehicle safety questions, general driving
ability, manoeuvres and independent driving
The instructional ability test
A DVSA examiner will watch you give a client-centred driving lesson
lasting about 45 minutes to one of your pupils andwill look for evidence that you meet
the national standard for driver and rider training.
Driving Instructor Training
Nigel Slater TCIT online training package with a step by step guide to
follow and, each week, build your knowledge and skills towards becoming a driving
Benefit from easy to follow video instructions & resource materials.
What is included?
The course is split between online resources and in-car
With links in the emails to videos, webinars and articles, as well as our
TCIT Course Book with TCIT Record of Progress you will have everything you need to train
to be a driving instructor and pass parts 1, 2 and 3 of the qualifying examination.
You will also receive a resource pack containing:
Driving - the Essential skills
The Highway Code
Know your Traffic Signs
The Driving Instructor's Handbook
Practical Teaching Skills
DVSA National Training Standard
DVSA National Driving Syllabus
Car & Diagram Set
Twelve practical in-car driving instructor training sessions.
Evaluating your own progress and recognising your strengths, limitations and development
needs is key to being self-aware.
The in-car sessions focus on your driving technique and help you develop this to beyond a
DVSA Part 2 driving standard, your commentary driving skills and your driving
instructional techniques, so that you understand all about lesson planning, levels of
instruction, core competencies and feedback.
Nigel will help you track and monitor your progress through the course, completing an
evaluation form after each in-car session, thus triggering the next online materials.
What my clients say
like to say many thanks to Nigel for getting me through my B+E trailer test. Right
from the off Nigel was very professional whilst teaching and arranging times dates
etc. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend him to any of my friends or family. So thanks
"I thought it
sensible to have some instruction in towing a trailer, even though my licence allows
me to do so without taking a further test. What a good job I did! Nigel was
brilliant, puts you at ease and is patient and has a great sense of humour. I
recommend anyone contemplating towing to have some instruction with Nigel. Many
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