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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.

Smart Drive has created a driving instructor training programme in Hastings for anyone who is looking to become a driving instructor, or begin a driving school.

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. If a high-quality driving instructor training programme is what you want, call us today and get started.

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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.

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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

Benefit from the comprehensive Smart Drive training programme in Hastings.

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). In fact, you can work from home, deciding and setting your own work hours with our franchise.

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)

More about the Hastings driver training from Smart Drive

To be legally permitted to tutor anyone on how to drive in the UK, you have to pass the DVSA Approved Driving Instructor exam. The exam has 3 segments. The first part is a multiple choice exam which covers hazard perception. The part one of the test is simply a more difficult version of the driver license test. The part two of the test is where you take a practical driving test similar to the one that those seeking driving license take but it is much tougher. The part three of the test is where you get to prove that you can actually teach and coach. Here, the examiner assesses the student after you have demonstrated your ability to demonstrate lesson planning, risk management and teaching and learning strategies. The exam is intense and thorough, as you would expect.

You have an important role in ensuring that drivers learn to drive safely so that our roads are safe; and that is why the exam is designed to be so thorough.

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If you want to pass the exam with flying colours a good school that is truly dedicated to helping you succeed is a must. 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. Our tutors are experienced in the driving school sector and will show you the tricks of the trade, provide you with sound advice on all aspects of the business, and mentor you to success. Ensuring you succeed is important to us. We want you to excel in both the exam and the driving school business you establish after you are certified. We go the extra mile to ensure that you succeed, because when you succeed we succeed.

Experienced Hastings Driving Instructor Training Franchise

We have been in the industry for decades and are one the leading franchises for driving instructor training in the UK. We understand what it takes to achieve success in this field and we are committed to showing you the way. Our relationship extends beyond your ADI qualification. Our Smart Drive business package helps all of our graduates to get started quickly.

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Skills You Need to Succeed

Working as a driving instructor is financially rewarding and enjoyable. You should have the following to succeed.

  • Patience, calm temperament, and motivation to help someone overcome their nerves, build their confidence, and learn.
  • Disciplined, professional and organized.
  • Willing to work hard to grow your business.
  • The ability to manage difficult clients.

All you need in order to succeed is determination. Our students often tell us that working with our tutors made them inspired and more determined to succeed. We will be there to help you navigate through difficult times in your business.

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.

Hastings Driving Instructor Training Support.

We have designed one of the most thorough driving instructor training programmes in the UK. Training with your tutor and training programme amounts to more than 70 hours. Hundreds of driving instructors have been coached by our highly experienced tutors in Hastings. As well as live video classes, we have a library of manuals, videos, and PowerPoint presentations for you to access throughout the course. We provide software and other modern learning aids that will make your learning experience more personal, easier and faster. We tailor the training sessions to suit your schedule. We provide unlimited support and you can contact us at any time during the training. You can even study online if you prefer, and you will always have someone who is ready to explain or clarify anything ready and waiting.

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 in Hastings

Access premium quality driving instructor training in Hastings, without the premium price tag. ADI qualification is not the full essence of our training. That is just the beginning. Our training is designed to make you successful in business. We show you the inner workings of the business then help you to establish your company. We can even offer you a car to start your business at an awesome rate- thanks to our franchise model. Our total package is aimed at ensuring that you have a competitive business advantage that will help you to be dominant when you establish a driving school business in Hastings.

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Several Ways of Getting Started

You can visit the course section and see the various options we offer. For instance, you have the option to work as a trainee for us while preparing for part three of the exam.

Begin the Journey

With Smart Drive UK, you have all that it takes to succeed. Register immediately or give us a call and begin the journey with us.

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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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