With just over 43,000 Approved Driving Instructors on the Approved Driving Instructors (ADI) register those looking for driving instruction have a wide range of instructors and schools to select from.
For this class of driving instructor, your accounting will be the same as if you were self employed and taking on students directly. While your income will come from the school, you will need to file a self assessment return and account for your income and expenses.
We reveal the inside track from your initial call to becoming a qualified driving instructor, in just four easy steps:
One of the greatest benefits to becoming a franchised driving instructor is that running a car is very expensive – the cost only multiplies when the car is used for driving instruction.
With a second series under its belt the BBC show Barely Legal Drivers seems to have peaked enough interest in people to cause some controversy. The show, which airs on BBC Three follows the trials of young motorists learning to drive.
Here’s a more recent example. An increasing number of vehicles are being fitted with an Advanced Emergency Braking System (AEB). This uses sensors to monitor your proximity to the vehicle ahead of you.
Where do you stand on the debate to reduce the speed limit from 30mph to 20mph? Do you think it’s a bad thing to enforce a lower speed limit, or do you feel that the benefits of doing so will far outweigh the drop in speed and the slower journey? All in favour Those in […]
If you’re looking for a job that’s more flexible, more rewarding and better paid than the one you’re in now, becoming a driving instructor could be the perfect solution.
In the UK on average it takes people 47 hours of lessons to pass their driving test, and if you’re not practising outside of your lessons, it will increase dramatically. It means you spend the best part of two days, at least, in a close environment whilst someone is teaching you to drive. Essentially you […]
Do you think driving instructors should be CRB Checked? Should driving instructors be CRB checked? Learning to drive is a major milestone in any person’s life, and when choosing the right instructor to teach you recommendations and costing’s are all important things to consider, after all as a learner you’ll spend hours driving around in […]