Expert Driving Instructor Training Courses

Driving Instructor Training courses are available nationwide from only £995!

Request an Information Pack below on “How to become a Driving Instructor”.


Bill Plant Driving School is one of the UK’s largest providers for expert Driving Instructor Training nationwide! We train hundreds of new instructors each year to educate the next wave of learner drivers. The next one could be you!

Receive professional guidance and assistance from Bill Plant Driving School’s Training Support Team to help guide you through all the aspects relating to our courses.

National Driving School of the Year

Why train with Bill Plant Driving School?

Driving Instructor Training courses are available from just £995 with a range of training course options available suit your requirements. Did you know that the UK is experiencing unprecedented demand for driving instructors and you can earn money while completing your training with us?

There couldn’t be a better time to train with Bill Plant Driving School, voted the UK’s National Driving School of the Year for 2019-2020!

As one of the UK’s largest ORDIT (Official Register of Driving Instructor Training) registered training establishments, we’ve trained thousands of driving instructors since our inception.

For all course options, you’ll have the option to take on a Trainee (PDI) Licence, where you’ll be able to earn £1,100+ in weekly driving lesson revenue and get 20 hours of additional FREE Driving Instructor Training. Additionally, by joining Bill Plant Driving School, you’ll receive all your training fees back as franchise credit!

All courses include 52 hours of expert in-car training (or 72 hours by opting to take a PDI licence) with experienced and fully qualified training instructors from an ORDIT Registered Training Establishment – This works out as little as £19 per hour or £14 per hour. Flexible payment options are available including Partial Payments & Direct Debit.

Once you’ve completed your training, you are guaranteed a Driving School Franchise upon completion, but importantly not compulsory!

Finally, you’ll receive a copy of Qualified: The Guide to Becoming an Approved Driving Instructor (RRP £18.99) alongside other learning materials all within the stated price

Why Become A Driving Instructor?

Training to become a Driving Instructor doesn’t just give you a job, it gives you a vocation offering years of extraordinary job satisfaction and flexibility. Here are just some of the reasons you should change career and become a driving instructor.

  • Be Your Own Boss – Being a Driving Instructor allows you to be your own boss. You control the days and times you work to be flexible around family and life’s events.
  • Supply the Demand – Demand for Driving Lessons across the UK is on the rise. Driving Instructors are needed nationwide to meet this demand meaning a great opportunity awaits you.
  • Earn More – You decide when you work, so you decide what you earn. More hours of tuition means higher earning potential. We estimate a Driving Instructor working the same 40 hours as an office worker can earn between £35,000 – £40,000 per annum.

If you have any other questions about becoming a Driving Instructor, take a look at our Frequently Asked Questions or contact a member of our team.  

Intensive Driving Instructor Courses

Intensive Driving Instructor courses are available for those seeking to become a driving instructor in the shortest time frame possible. Intensive training programmes are available in London, Ripon (North Yorkshire), Manchester, Birmingham (and surrounding areas) and Scotland with a Bill Plant Driving School Instructor Trainer.

Regional Driving Instructor Training

Cover up to 52 hours of in-car instructor training at your own pace and in a location familiar to you with our Regional Training Programme.

Regional courses are perfect for budding driving instructors still in full-time employment seeking a career change. Train at the times that work for you to fit around your schedule.

Residential Driving Instructor Courses

Bill Plant Driving School also offers an intensive Residential Driving Instructor Course at our base in Ripon, North Yorkshire. This intensive course is taken over a seven day period with accommodation provided close to our Driving School Academy for all nights you are required to stay.

The course includes a total of 52 hours of in-car training coupled with theory assessments split over three parts


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    “My trainer was an amazing and very professional instructor. I passed my Part 2 test in March and passed my Part 3 test in July, both first time in a total of 55 hours. The training really was perfect.”


    “”Thoroughly enjoyed the training given by Bill Plant Driving School. I immediately found a change in my driving style following my trainer’s instructions. A very useful and constructive weekend course.”


    “I cannot thank Bill Plant and my trainers enough. They gave me constructive criticism and feedback throughout the week. I can’t believe the difference from the day I started to when the course ended.”