1. Overview

You can apply to the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) to become a direct access scheme (DAS) certified instructor.

All provisional licence holders training on a motorbike over 125cc and 11kW power output must be trained by a qualified DAS instructor.

Rules for becoming a DAS instructor

To become a DAS certified instructor you must have a driving licence from either:

  • Great Britain or Northern Ireland
  • the EU or EEA - but you must register it first

You must also:

You’ll have to take a half-day assessment at DVSA’s training and development centre in Cardington, Bedfordshire.

When you qualify

When you pass you’ll be able to give DAS training.