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The Benefits of Being a Driving Instructor

The idea of career change can be stressful, especially in the current economy. If you want to become a driving instructor, you can start doing so right away!.If you are interested in a career where you are self-employed, but also receive support from a larger company, then a career as a driving instructor might be a great fit.

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Job Security

Every teenager wants to learn to drive. There will always be a need for driving instructors while there is a need to drive a car.

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Good Earning Potential

Take control of your work/life balance and finances. Be your own boss and work when you want to, join a driving school or franchise.

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Job Satisfaction

No two days are the same. If you’re passionate about driving, and about teaching, becoming a driving instructor can bring huge job satisfaction.

If you would love to teach people to drive in Harpenden, training with our driving instructor programme may be just what you are looking for.

There is no great secret behind the high grades and the high first-time pass rate we have consistently achieved over the years, it is all about the quality of our training. Call us and get started if you are looking for a high-quality training school to help you launch your driving instructor career or business.

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Let us turn you into the best driving instructor.

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

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

At Smart Drive you get a comprehensive training programme in Harpenden.

We make sure you get not just your ADI accreditation, but that you’re ready to start your own business (if you choose to be your own boss). We have even designed a franchise to help you work from home and be your own boss.

So if you feel that having a career as a Driving Instructor is for you and you can say YES to the following questions then do not hesitate to contact us immediately by completing the contact form and we will call you for a chat.

  • Have you held a UK driving licence for at least 3 years?
  • Can you see a licence plate at 90 feet (27.5 meters) with or without glasses or contact lenses?
  • You have no more than 6 points on your licence?
  • Are you happy for the Governent (Government) to complete a Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) check? (Disclosure and Barring Service ( DBS ) check)

What the Smart Drive driver training programme in Harpenden entails

You have to pass the DVSA Approved Driving Instructor exam, to become eligible to teach driving in the UK.  1) The exam is divided into three parts. The first part deals with hazard perception and it’ a multiple choice exam. The part one of the test is simply a more difficult version of the driver license test. The part two of the exam involves a more difficult version of the one that those seeking their driver license have to pass. The third part of the test is designed to test you to reveal if you can test and guide. The examiner assesses the student at this stage and you get to demonstrate your ability to demonstrate lesson planning, risk management and teaching and learning strategies.   It’s a comprehensive and difficult exam, as should be expected.

You will be playing a huge part in shaping drivers of the future and ensuring that our roads are safe so the exam is designed to test how competent you are.

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To pass the exam, you need a competent school that cares, and is motivated to help you achieve your objectives. You deserve a personalized training programme that takes into account your learning style and level of competency – not just a one-size-fits-all training programme. All of our trainers are ORDIT qualified. They are dedicated, and motivated to turn you into our next driving instructor superstar. They are experienced, and will share with you all the tips, tricks, advice and knowledge that they have acquired over the years, so that you can benefit from their wisdom and avoid making the most common mistakes new driving instructors make. Ensuring you succeed is important to us. We are going to give our best to ensure that you pass the ADI exam easily and go on to establish a successful driving instructor business. We go the extra mile to ensure that you succeed, because when you succeed we succeed.

Experience a Driving Instructor Training Franchise in Harpenden

For years, we have maintained our status as one of the foremost franchises in driving instructor training in the UK. We have proven then we know what it takes to achieve success in this field and we will be showing you our secrets. Our relationship lasts beyond the point you receive your ADI qualification. You will be qualified to take advantage of the Smart Drive business package.

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What it takes to succeed

Driving instructors can be a rewarding and lucrative path. You need the following to succeed:

  • The ability to be calm under pressure, motivated, and patient, while helping a student get past their nerves, gain confidence, and learn.
  • Professional, organized, and disciplined.
  • The willingness to work hard while building your business.
  • Good people skills.

You can succeed if you are determined. Our students often tell us that working with our tutors made them inspired and more determined to succeed. As part of our franchise, you will always receive as much help as possible from us when things are tough.

Let us turn you into the best driving instructor.

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

Harpenden Driving Instructor Training Support.

Our in-depth driving instructor training programme is one of the best in the UK. Training with your tutor and training programme amounts to more than 70 hours. Our highly qualified tutors have coached hundreds of driving instructors over the years in Harpenden. As well as live video classes, we have a library of manuals, videos, and PowerPoint presentations for you to access throughout the course. We use software and other modern learning aids to make your learning process as simple, and fast as possible. We tailor the training sessions to suit your schedule. Our support team is available to help you whenever you need guidance, or have questions. You can choose to study over the internet and consult your dedicated coach whenever you need clarification on a topic.

Affordable Driving Instructor Training

We offer first class, value for money driving instructor training in Bridgend. Gaining ADI accreditation is not the only benefit of our training. It’s only the first step.

  • ADI Qualification
    Our training is designed to make you successful in business.
  • Our Franchise Model
    With our franchise model, you can pick a car from us to get started and we will offer you a convenient repayment plan.
  • Establish Your Company
    We show you the efficient way to run a business and help you get going.
  • Get a Deal that Will Save you Money
    We can help to get you amazing discounts on a new car purchase, discounts that may even exceed the fee for our training.

In summary, we provide you with as much competitive business advantage as possible to ensure that your driving school in Bridgend succeeds.

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Affordable Driving Instructor Training Programme and Franchise in Harpenden

Take advantage of superior quality driving instructor training in Harpenden, at a price you can afford. The training you get from us is not simply about ADI qualification. It is the start of the process. The full essence of our training is about providing you with the knowledge and skills to be a success in this field. We teach you the nitty gritty of the business and help to set you up. Our franchise model enables us to even provide you with the car to get started- with affordable monthly repayments. Simply put, we give you a competitive business advantage that will ensure that you are dominant in your area and you are motivated to keep working for yourself.

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Options To Get Started

Take a look at our course and see the various options provided. For instance, you have the option to work as a trainee for us while preparing for part three of the exam.

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  Everything you need to succeed is provided with Smart Drive UK. Call us now or sign up and start the process.

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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!

Let us turn you into the best driving instructor.

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

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