Driving instructor training in Derby

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If you’re based in Derby and want to become a driving instructor, signing up for one of the Bill Plant Driving School programmes is a great idea!

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Become a driving instructor in Derby

For those hoping to become a driving instructor in Derby, look no further than Bill Plant Driving School. 

If you’re passionate about teaching and driving, becoming a driving instructor is a great option. Watching your students gain confidence, improve their driving skills, and pass their driving test is priceless.

Our highly rated, ORDIT (Official Register of Driver Instructor Training) approved driving instructor training courses have received excellent reviews.

  • There are only 188 Approved Driving Instructors per 100,000 people in Derby

There will be plenty of opportunity for new students, with fewer Approved Driving Instructors compared to other areas

  • Over 87,000 provisional licence holders in Derby as of 2021

There are thousands of provisional licence holders in the area ready to be taught how to drive

  • Higher than average pass rates

Derby maintains an excellent average pass rate at 51.80%, much higher than the national average of 45.9%.

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    We strive to create the next generation of world class driving instructors.

    Why choose Bill Plant Driving School as Your Preferred Training School?

    Our school offers courses across the UK and is one of the preferred providers ofdriving instructor training courses in the country.

    After being awarded the National Driving School of the Year Award in 2019/2020, we have become a nationally recognised training academy.

    Learn at your own pace

    Our intensive course is great for those wanting to speed up the qualification time, while our flexible course in Derby caters to those who wish to complete the training at their own pace.

    Teach in a Volkswagen vehicle

    Upon completing your training through our school, you’ll receive a Volkswagen tuition vehicle and Bill Plant Driving School franchise, enabling you to start helping students learn to drive as soon as you are certified.

    Choose a flexible payment plan

    Choose to spread out the cost if you prefer.

    Become a qualified instructor at an affordable cost

    Become a qualified driving instructor in Derby for just £1495 by choosing our intensive driving instructor training course. Or, choose flexible for just £1995.

    Training courses offered by us

    The course we offer will all result in ADI certification if completed successfully, and all cover the same content. The only difference between the options is the intensity level.

    We have both automatic and manual transmission vehicles available for training, so you can become an instructor whether you hold an automatic or a manual license.

    Standard Intensive Training Course

    Our standard intensive course comprises three parts:

    • Part 1: Theory. All materials are provided, and you can complete this in your own time. Once you’ve completed the theory section, a theory test needs to be taken.
    • Part 2: Practical Session 1. This section tests and teaches driving ability. An experienced instructor will help you to complete 10 hours of in-vehicle driving instructor training, spread over two days, followed by a test.
    • Part 3: Practical Session 2. This session teaches instructional ability. Our Instructor trainers will take you through 42 hours of in-vehicle training spread over five days. After this, you’ll need to complete your final test.

    We recommend joining our PDI programme between completing the course and taking the test to gain more experience and increase your chances of passing.

    Once you have completed all three sections and passed all three tests, you’ll become a qualified ADI (Approved Driving Instructor).

    This training course is available nationwide, in most main centres.

    Residential Intensive Training Course

    Held at our head office in Ripon, North Yorkshire, this course is almost identical to the Standard Intensive Course, the key differences are that it includes local accommodation and training provided by our Head Office trainers.

    Flexible Course

    An excellent choice for training at your own pace, enabling you to fit your learning into a busy schedule. Our flexible course covers the same content as the intensive courses but has no time pressure. This is also great for those who wish to teach in their region.

    Learn more about all the driving instructor training course options available with Bill Plant Driving School.

    PDI training programme

    We value our trainee instructors at Bill Plant Driving School and want to ensure they have the best training to become a certified ADI.

    To assist us in achieving this, we created the PDI (potential driving instructor) programme. This allows trainee instructors to give driving lessons before passing their final test – putting their training into practice while also earning back their tuition fees.

    Adding the PDI programme to your learning will provide you with vital experience that will enhance your driving instructor training and help you to pass the final test. It will also greatly benefit you as you start your new business.

    According to the stats, those students who participate in the PDI programme achieve double the national pass rate, which shows the great value of adding this to your training.

    Further develop your skills by joining our PDI training franchise.

    Regardless of what training course you choose, did you know that you can receive 20 hours of extra FREE training while earning money practising with real students?

    Earn while you learn by joining our PDI Trainee Programme

    Earn £1,100+ per week
    20 hours free training

    Join our award winning PDI Trainee Programme.

    Once you’ve completed the final stage of your training, make sure you’re ready to pass your Part 3 Test! Earn while you learn and increase your chances of success with our PDI Trainee Programme.

    This route substantially increases your chances of passing your Part 3 exam as you will be required to bring a real pupil alongside you to your test! It enables you to gain vital practical experience teaching learner drivers under the sponsorship of Bill Plant Driving School, while earning hundreds of pounds in lesson revenue per week.

    What’s more, you’ll get all your training fees back as franchise credit once you qualify as an Approved Driving Instructor (ADI)!

    Guaranteed Franchise Invitation

    Nationwide franchise packages
    80% of Driving instructors have their diaries fully booked
    Exclusive VW Franchise Cars
    Once you’ve completed your training, you are guaranteed a Driving School Franchise upon completion. You’ll benefit from some of the best marketing resources and business infrastructure in the industry. Plus, every Bill Plant Driving Instructor gets a market-leading Volkswagen tuition vehicle as part of their Franchise.
    Not sure if the franchise is for you at this stage? Don’t worry, it’s not compulsory!
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