At the start of the test the examiners must ask the candidate whether they want their instructor/accompanying driver present on the test and for the result and feedback at the end of the test.
(If the test was not accompanied and the instructor/accompanying driver comes over to the vehicle to listen to the conclusion of the test, the examiner should confirm with the candidate they want their instructor/accompanying driver present)
If the candidate elects not to have their instructor/accompanying driver present for the decision and debrief, then the examiner should ensure that the candidate’s request is complied with.
Any subsequent enquiries made by the instructor about their pupil’s performance, must be referred back to the candidate in all cases (although it would be helpful to point out that further feedback is available with the written permission of the candidate). Examiners must not discuss previous tests with instructors.