Expert Driving Instructor Training Course

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!

Our in car courses have returned in England on 6th July and Wales on 27th July. In car training courses in Scotland will resume following appropriate guidance from the Scottish Government.

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.

Why train with Bill Plant Driving School?

  • Voted the UK’s National Driving School of the Year 2019
  • Driving Instructor Training courses available from just £995
  • 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
  • By choosing to join Bill Plant Driving School as a trainee (PDI), earn while you train to become a driving instructor, receive all your training fees back as franchise credit and get 20 hours additional FREE Driving Instructor Training
  • 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 – which works out as little as £19 per hour or £13.80 per hour respectively
  • Flexible payment options are available including Partial Payments & Direct Debit.
  • Guaranteed Driving School Franchise (PDI & ADI) upon completion, but importantly not compulsory!
  • 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.  

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 on evenings and weekends to fit around your schedule.

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 and Birmingham (and surrounding areas) with a Bill Plant Driving School Instructor Trainer.

Residential Driving Instructor Courses

Bill Plant Driving School also offer a Residential Driving Instructor Course at our base in Ripon, North Yorkshire. The 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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“I enjoyed the course, my trainer made us feel very comfortable throughout and was great at giving directions. Thanks to Bill Plant Driving School, I can’t wait to become a driving instructor. All in all a great experience!”


“Absolutely loved my time at Bill Plant Driving School. I have learnt a lot about my driving skills and where I need to improve and look forward to my part 3. Amazing!”


“From the initial enquiry by the friendly Recruitment Manager to the ORDIT trainer – it couldn’t have been any easier. Becoming a fully qualified ADI was so smooth thanks to the Bill Plant team.”