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ABOUT YOUR INSTRUCTOR

Your instructor, Peter, is highly experienced. He holds The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) GOLD standard, which is the highest civilian driving qualification in the country. He is also a member of the Institute of Advanced Motorists practicing advanced driving for over 25 years and has given advanced driving instruction for several years. In addition to being a fully qualified driving instructor, he is also a DSA registered fleet trainer and as you can see on the right hand side of this page, is accredited by Edexel. He was an AA franchised instructor for a number of years during which time he received an AA Special Recognition Award for outstanding customer service.

When giving lessons to learners, Peter’s knowledge and experience really shows, making it easy for his pupils to learn to drive and, at the same time, making lessons fun and enjoyable.

Learn with an Expert

Check that there’s a green badge in the windscreen of your instruction car. This means your instructor is fully-qualified. Some driving schools place learners with a trainee instructor – with a pink DSA badge, and still charge full lesson rates without revealing that the instructor isn’t fully qualified.

Be Careful.

Some driving schools advertise that they have ‘qualified’ driving instructors, but this doesn’t always mean that they are ‘FULLY QUALIFIED’. All fully qualified driving instructors display a green badge in their windscreen. This shows that they have passed all 3 exams necessary to become a fully qualified instructor.

Be careful if you may see a pink badge in the windscreen of a driving school car, Many other driving schools in the area have what they call ‘trainee’ instructors or PDI’s (Potential Driving Instructors).

These trainee instructors display a pink badge in their windscreen. The pink badge indicates that they have passed the first exam which is the theory test (containing 100 questions & the hazard perception test) and the second exam which is an hour long high standard driving test. These instructors HAVEN’T passed the 3rd exam which is the Instructional Ability test. In fact, some of these trainee instructors may have had very little, if any, training in instructional ability at all.

 

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