0161 425 4144  0808 123 9696

Legal requiements you need to comply to become a driving instructor


To accompany a learner car driver you need to be over 21 years old and must have held a full UK or European Union (EU) car driving licence for more then 3 years. An EU licence, or a licence from a non-EU country with exchange licences, counts toward this 3 year period

If you hold a Automatic car licence because you are disabled you may still be able to qualify as a ADI.

Legally you must have held a full car licence for at least 4 out of the last 6 years. Any car driving licence issued outside the UK, or any time after you have passed your driving test you claimed your full licence counts towards the 4 years.

No more then 3 fixed penalty points on your licence, the Driving Standards Agency has the discretion to decide weather or not this will affect your application; each case is taken individually.

Changes in your health or eyesight may affect your status as an instructor

Must be able to read a vehicle number plate from at least 27.5 metres. (Its not a problem if you wear glasses or contact lenses - you must of course wear them for the test too.)

It is not legal to charge and monies for driving tuition unless you are register with with the DVSA as an Approved Driving instructor or PDI ( potential driving instructor) on a trainee badge.

You must agree to DVSA voluntary code of practise

Call are training team for more informations they will be more than happy to help
0808 123 9696 or 0161 425 4144


All of the above information can also be found in more details on www.gov.uk web site
More information you can go to the following web site
www.gov.uk/dvsa/driving standards


Specialist ADI training in Manchester with a registered ORDIT trainer

Part of let’s learn ltd - Co reg number 09162960
Office 16 , Hamilton Davies house 117C Liverpool road Cadishead Manchester M44 5BG


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