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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- Uppingham Driving Instructor Franchise Company Trusted by Thousands

Over the years, Smart Drive UK has quietly cemented its position on the list of top driving instructor franchise providers in the Uppingham area. 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. Due to their commitment towards ensuring their franchisees are some of the most profitable in Uppingham, Smart Drive UK has the network to provide up to 60 hours work a week.

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 Join a Smart Drive UK Uppingham 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. Franchisees with the company enjoy flexibility as they can elect to leave at any point in time.

Smart Drive UK franchisees never have to worry about extra competition from other franchisees because the company only takes on new instructors when student numbers dictate. It is no surprise that most approved driving instructor franchisees in Uppingham stay with the company for long periods. The company is fully committed to ensuring that ADIs are fully booked as quickly as possible, and there are guarantees on pupil numbers.

Why Should ADIs embrace a Driving Instructor Franchises in Uppingham?

One of the decisions you have to make as a newly qualified instructor is whether to set up your own business as an independent instructor or to take on a driving instructor franchise. There are advantages to each route taken which further toughens the selection process. When running your own driving school business, some bottlenecks must be navigated. Every ADI relies on recommendation for their supply of pupils. Marketing and a positive reputation, both long-term factors, are needed to be able to gain recommendations.

You will need to spend money on marketing, create a website and build social media presence to effectively draw pupils. Many ADIs do not have what it takes to draw new pupils in the early days of their driving school and make a profit, so for this reason many struggle. This is where joining a franchise such as the Smart Drive UK Uppingham driving instructor franchise makes sense.

Top tips for finding a profitable Uppingham driving instructor franchise

When you make the decision to join a driving instructor franchise in Uppingham, you have to carefully pick the right company.

The primary reason why you need to carefully select your company of choice is the fact that most contracts are long term without any easy get-out clause. 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.

Local businesses already have a strong presence in your target location, making them the more likely option to go with for pupils in the area and nearby. After your franchise agreement, the steady supply of work is the next important factor when picking a driving instructor franchise.

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Confirm the situation regarding the supply of pupils to ensure it matches your needs. Contact Smart Drive UK today to start off your Uppingham driving instructor franchise career as they have ticked all the right boxes.

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 offer a driving instructor franchise in your area in Uppingham already?

Smart Drive UK has advertised driving instructor franchise opportunities in your Uppingham area recently. It is possible; therefore, there is an ADI under their franchise in your area already. This should not dissuade you from applying for a franchise position. You should contact Smart Drive UK today as it is possible that they have a need for additional instructors. ADIs without Smart Drive UK franchisees in their Uppingham area can expect to start getting pupils sent their way in as little as a week. How many pupils are provided for ADIs under the Smart Drive Driving Instructor Franchise in Uppingham?

New franchisees with Smart Drive UK achieve a packed schedule within three months. This equates to handling 5-10 pupils a month, more or less depending on your work goals. The company will fill in gaps left by graduating students to make sure your diary remains filled. ADIs under the Smart Drive UK driving instructor franchise only have to focus on training qualified drivers as the company takes on the marketing activities.

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.

Can ADIs run their own business as a franchisee?

Yes, Smart Drive UK allows instructors to run their own driving schools. This is unsurprising as Smart Drive UK strongly favours flexibility for their ADIs.

How are pupils booked at Smart Drive UK?

With the Smart Drive UK diary system, ADIs can give the company upfront notice about their schedule and work requirements. Pupils details such as, Name, Location, driving experience, their availability etc are taken and passed on to the Driving Instructors. The Instructor will contact you at a convenient time to introduce themselves and book you into the course. Ensuring you are in total control of your diary and working hours.

Is extra support provided to Smart Drive UK Uppingham franchisees?

Smart Drive UK offers high-level support to franchisees with dedicated consultants. 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 Smart Drive UK today to achieve your ADI franchising dreams!

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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