Driving Instructor Courses

If you want to become a driving instructor, the most important thing is to ensure that you get the best possible training. The driving instructor examinations are very challenging, and to give yourself the best possible chance of passing, it is in your interests to make the right choice when choosing from the many different driving instructor courses available.

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You have two options when picking a driving instructor course:

1. You can study and complete the course independently

2. You can enrol in a driving instructor school

Both have advantages and disadvantages, and can mean the difference between success and obtaining paid work, or failure and wasted time and money.

Studying Your Driving Instructor Course Independently

You can pay for and arrange the exams yourself, and obtain all the relevant study materials. Doing this independently will save a lot of money, however the failure rate amongst people who do this is much higher. Quite simply, driving instructor courses are very challenging. Without the support and course structure provided by a well organised training school, passing the exams tends to become much more difficult and unlikely. For many people, attempting to save money by doing this, actually costs them more in the long run through wasted time, and having to re sit the exams.

Driving Instructor Courses Run By Instructor Schools

Training with an approved driving instructor school will result in a much better chance of passing the exams. You will be following a tried and tested course and have the support of dedicated professionals. All the materials and study aids you need will be provided and you will have one to one support with any areas you may find particularly challenging. With some schools, you also have the opportunity to sign up for work after qualifying, giving you job stability and a guaranteed source of income immediately after qualifying.

Thing To Look For When Choosing A Driving Instructor Course

With so many driving instructor courses to choose from, selecting the right one can seem daunting. Its generally safer to choose a larger well known company that has been in operation for a long time. You should also consider the level of support offered, particularly after your training has been completed.

Carefully consider what you are getting for your money, and compare against other colleges. As with everything in life, cheaper rarely means better, and you should avoid the temptation to cut corners with costs when it comes to such a life changing investment, after all, this is going to be your new career.

The Cost Of Driving Instructor Courses

Costs can vary, but you should avoid making your choice based solely on price. Most comprehensive driving instructor courses cost in the region of £3,000 - £5,000. Training can take around 6 to 12 months to complete, depending on how much you study, and how well you do.

Training may seem expensive, but you will be able to recoup your investment relatively quickly when you are earning over £30k. This is particularly true if you join a driving instructor franchise and start earning as soon as possible.

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