Check if you can become an approved driving instructor (ADI) in Great Britain and find out:
There’s a different process to qualify in Northern Ireland.
Last updated: 20 April 2018
You must get a new Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check to start your application, even if you already have one.
Get a registered trainer to help you prepare for the 3 qualifying tests.
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.
If you’ve passed ADI part 2 you have the option to apply for a 6 month trainee licence to get experience teaching students.
Once you've passed the tests you must register within 12 months.
When you have your certificate you can start charging for lessons. You can either:
You'll have at least one standards check every 4 years. You also need to renew your registration and get a new DBS check every 4 years.
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