Are you ready to become an ADI?

As an approved driving instructor (ADI), you can have a rewarding career while teaching people an important life skill – how to drive safely and responsibly.

Getting started

The job involves

  • a thorough knowledge of the theory and practice of driving
  • awareness of changes in the regulations for driving tests
  • an ability to teach
  • business sense
  • good people skills
  • patience and understanding.

Learner drivers may need to fit their lessons around other activites, so you will have to be flexible with your working hours.

Check you’re eligible

Get a criminal record check

Apply for your training

Find a driving instructor course

Start your training

After you’ve been accepted you can enrol with a registered trainer and start training towards the 3 ADI tests:

  1. theory test
  2. practical driving test
  3. instructional ability test

A guide to the approved driving instructor register - GOV.UK

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