Training to become a Driving Instructor

Did you know that in just a few months and with a little effort you can change your career by joining a driving instructor Norwich course? Many people who are looking for career freedom are choosing to go this route and they have been quite successful. The course itself takes just 5 months and the courses are flexible so you can go when you are free. At the end of your course you will be free to either start your own driving school or get a job as a driving instructor. The pay is enough for you to live on – you get at least £2,000 a month. You can also keep your job and use it as part time income.

In order for you to be able to take the course there is some criterion that you have to meet:

• You have to be 21 years or older.

• You have to have held a valid UK driving license for at least 4 years.

• You should not have been banned from driving for the same amount of time and you should not have more than 6 penalty points on your license.

• You must pass a DBS check.

As you can see, qualifying for the driving lessons instructor course is relatively easy. If you qualify the ext thing is to find a school to take your course. Driving instructor courses are held in driving schools. You should look for a school that provides you with supporting material and text books to help you pass your course. You will be given an instructor to work with for its entire duration.

The course itself is divided into 3 parts. In the first, you learn the basics of driving instruction and also how to negotiate hazards. Once you complete it there is a 2-part test. The first is multiple choice questions and the second involves negotiating hazards. You have to pass them both before you can go to part two. This part looks at your driving skills and also tests your eyesight. Your instructor will observe you on the road. After you complete the required hours you will do a drive where you will be assessed. If you pass you can move to the third part which deals with your ability to instruct others. Your instructor will pose as 2 different students and you have to demonstrate that you can instruct him. There are 3 passing grades – 6 gets you an Excellent, 5 gets you Good and 4 gets you Adequate. All of them show that you are a qualified driving instructor.

As you can see, you can change your life in just a few months.