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At Smart Drive UK we are totally committed to providing you with an outstanding Driving School Franchise which delivers a continuous supply of business that suits your requirements, whether thats 10 hours per week or 60 hours per week. We want to make you more profitable than other driving schools. 100% Confidence!!

Having had an amazing 16 years in the Driving Instructor Business we want you to join our family team. You could be our first Instructor in your area. With only around 30 driving instructors in total you will never be just a number to us.

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MANAGED BOOKINGS

Smart Drive UK will manage all your driving classes and appointments when you are on the go.

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MARKETING SUPPORT

We want your franchise to succeed and support you with online and offline marketing support.

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GOOGLE ADVERISING

Smart Drive UK handles Google Advertising, Facebook and more to ensure you are always busy.

Why Choose Us?

We undestand the risk to yourself of commiting to a contract that has either no guarantee of providing a specifc number of pupils or some that promise to give you only 50 pupils per year (that’s less than one per week). That is why we have created a NO Risk Franchise that leaves you in control and no financial risk to you. We want you to join and stay with us not because the contract term says you must but because you want to, and you love what we do for you, and we will not recruit another driving Instructor in your area unless we have to turn away business because you are too busy and need support. We do not have any sales teams so don’t worry just our family members explaining what we do.

97% of Driving Instructors that started with us on our trial period decided to stay with us. The other 3% left due to personal circumstances and not because of the service we provided. Filling your diary quickly is our highest priority and we will GUARANTEE a minimum number of pupils that will be given to you.

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Smart Drive UK- The ADI-friendly Richmond-upon-Thames Driving Instructor Franchise Company

Smart Drive UK is one of the highest rated companies for driving instructor franchise opportunities in Richmond-upon-Thames. They made their name by ensuring a happy base of franchisees, through the steady supply of pupils as per the ADI’s location and specific needs. Franchisees with Smart Drive UK can expect up to 60 hours of work a week as the company is committed in their quest to make their franchises some of the most profitable in Richmond-upon-Thames.

Awards

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Smart Drive UK Driving School – Awarded 2018/2019/2020

Most Trusted Non-Commercial Driver Trainer School 2020

Driving School of the Year 2019

Best for Class B Driver Training Services 2018 & Best for Promoting Road Safety by Influencing Driver Behaviour

Franchise opportunities are available now in your area.

Please fill free to call us on 08450 179 778 or Text/Call on 07760 767170.

Why Choose Smart Drive UK for Richmond-upon-Thames Driving Instructor Franchise?

Smart Drive UK’s driving instructor franchise contracts are carefully formulated to make sure ADIs are not mandated to stick to contracts offering less than one student a week. ADIs are in total control and are not required to make any financial commitments with a contract from the company. The company has made a name in ensuring ADIs remain with them by choice instead of being tied down by a contract.

With Smart Drive UK, there is no issue of dealing with multiple instructors in Richmond-upon-Thames unless the company can guarantee an adequate number of students. Driving instructors in Richmond-upon-Thames stay with Smart Drive UK on a long-term basis due to their unique advantages. The company is one of the few that provides guarantees to driving instructors on pupil numbers further highlighting their commitment to ensuring profitability.

Why are Driving Instructor Franchises in Richmond-upon-Thames a very good idea?

All newly qualified driving instructors have to determine if they will go the driving instructor franchise route or start their own business from scratch. There are advantages to each route taken which further toughens the selection process. Choosing to run your own driving school comes with its own unique set of challenges. Every ADI relies on recommendation for their supply of pupils. It takes time to build the reputation and engage in the right level of marketing to make your driving school recommendations work.

Drawing pupils could require building a social media presence, building a website and spending a decent sum on marketing in various media. This is why many ADIs don’t find it easy in the first few months or years of starting their own driving school. The Smart Drive UK Richmond-upon-Thames driving instructor franchise presents an opportunity for a full diary within weeks of becoming an ADI.

Choosing the Richmond-upon-Thames Driving Instructor Franchise to work with

When you make the decision to join a driving instructor franchise in Richmond-upon-Thames, you have to carefully pick the right company.

Making a mistake with the selection process could mean losing time and money. The marketing clout of some of the more popular driving school companies can make them a strong option for many people, but in many cases, local businesses yield better results.

The local companies have been on the ground for years and thus have local networks in place for a steady supply of pupils. Aside from the contract, the frequency of pupil supply is the next thing you should be concerned about.

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You should seek reassurances on the supply of pupils to be certain about profitability as an ADI that is part of a franchise. If you are looking for a Richmond-upon-Thames driving instructor franchise that ticks all the right boxes, contact Smart Drive UK today.

Franchise opportunities are available now in your area.

Please fill free to call us on 08450 179 778 or Text/Call on 07760 767170.

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Does Smart Drive UK driving instructor franchise ADIs exist in your Richmond-upon-Thames area today?

There have been many advertised Richmond-upon-Thames franchise opportunities from Smart Drive UK in the past. It is, therefore, likely they have taken on at least one driver in your area. However, this doesn’t rule you out of the reckoning. Contacting the company could lead to a positive response as student demand could mean a need for more instructors. If there are no Smart Drive UK franchisees in your area, you could expect to see pupils sent your way in less than a week. How many pupils are sent with the Smart Drive Driving Instructor Franchise in Richmond-upon-Thames?

You can look forward to having your bookings filled in three months with the company. This amounts to around 5-10 students a month supplied by the company, depending on your weekly work targets. When you have met your weekly goals, the company will start to assign new pupils as the old ones graduate. With Smart Drive UK, franchisees do not have to take on marketing but rather focus on training qualified drivers.

Let’s Keep This Simple..we will provide the following for ADI’s.

  • First 4 weeks Free (No commitment to stay)
  • First 8 weeks No Payment until you receive 10 pupils (No commitment to stay)
  • First 6 Months 20% discount on payments & from as little as £10 per week. (You make a decision on whether you want to stay with us)
  • GUARANTEED  minimum number of pupils that will be given to you.
  • Unlimited pupils (no minimum or maximum number we give you as many as you need)
  • No start up costs
  • No additional pupil fees/ no additional fees full stop.
  • All stationery and car signaged provided.
  • Bring your own vehicle if you require (keeping costs down)
  • Choice of removable car signage
  • You can negotiate with us to beat any genuine franchise deal.
  • Pay per pupil available in some locations
  • Agree your terms with us.

So why not talk to us today and we will be happy to discuss your needs or complete this form and we will call you back at a convenient time to you.

Is it possible to run an independent school as a Smart Drive UK Franchisee?

You are allowed to operate your own driving school when signed up as a Smart Drive UK franchisee. The company maintains this approach because it wants ADIs to always be in control of their work hours and earnings.

What is the pupil booking process at Smart Drive UK?

The company operates a diary system that allows driving instructors to communicate their schedule well ahead of time. Pupils details such as, Name, Location, driving experience, their availability etc are taken and passed on to the Driving Instructors. A convenient time will be arranged for the Instructor to contact them and book them in accordingly. Ensuring you are in total control of your diary and working hours.

What level of assistance do Smart Drive UK Richmond-upon-Thames driving instructor franchisees enjoy?

Smart Drive UK provides adequate support for all franchisees in the form of dedicated advisers. All issues hindering ADIs from achieving success or any other minor challenges can be addressed by the advisers round the clock as they are always on hand to listen. Join an ADI-friendly Richmond-upon-Thames driving instructor franchise today!

Franchise opportunities are available now in your area.

Please fill free to call us on 08450 179 778 or Text/Call on 07760 767170.

FAQ’s

Can I take a break off after qualifying?
Some driving instructors build up their business slowly part-time alongside a full-time job to remove any risk financially. We will support you in your process to reach your goals.
Is full-time driving instruction of 40 hours or more per week a business with 40 pupils per week?
We encourage students to take lessons lasting and in 20 minutes (2 hours). 20 pupils are normally enough to be a full-time teacher with Smart Drive UK. In between lessons, travel time will be needed. We build multi-of learner drivers by encouraging block bookings.
Numbers of clients will Smart Drive UK give me?
Our advertising campaigns run throughout the year on a local and national basis positioning Smart Drive UK as a leader in local driving school provision. You can also promote your driving instructor business through our time-tested advice, resources, and marketing materials.
Is there a charge for supplying students?
You will not have to pay to get more students.
Will I be employed by Smart Drive UK?
No. Both independent driving schools and franchised driving instructors tend to be self-employed in the UK. Driving instructors have the benefit of being their boss.

You choose your work hours and organise your schedule to fit around your life. Driving instructors value the flexibility of the hours and the schedule; flexibility that is found in few other careers.

The nature of self-employed businesses is that the more you are willing to invest in terms of your time and energy the more you will get out in terms of financial rewards and job satisfaction.

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As the leading driving school in the United Kingdom, Smart Drive UK offers fully personalised lessons tailored to your goals, whether you want to pass your exam quickly or take your time getting used to being behind the wheel. All of our lessons follow the Drivers Standards Agency guidelines and offer the highest standards of safety, allowing you to relax knowing that our experienced instructors can handle any situation.

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Our courses are designed to build experience and confidence in all of our learner drivers at a pace that suits you. Smart Drive UK offers unique pre-lesson learning sessions ensure that once you’re in the car, you’ll spend as much time driving as possible – not talking to the instructor about driving. This approach ensures not only that you’ll progress quickly – but also that you’ll get the absolute most from your money.

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At Smart Drive UK you get to choose the time and length of your lessons so they fit perfectly into your schedule. Our instructors will take your previous knowledge and goals into account, making our programme perfect for both experienced and novice drivers alike and letting you progress at the pace that works for you. Whether you want to slowly build confidence or quickly pass your test, you can’t go wrong with Smart Drive UK!

Franchise opportunities are available now in your area.

Please fill free to call us on 08450 179 778 or Text/Call on 07760 767170.

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