Driving Instructor Training

If you are looking for a new career, or if you want to be your own boss then train to become a driving instructor.


Why not start your training with SLM School of Motoring?


Our Approach


SLM School of Motoring understands what it takes to become a successful driving instructor.


We will train you to a high standard, not only to become a fully qualified driving instructor, but to become a driving instructor of real skill.


You’ll learn to run your own successful business and you will enjoy the full support and back up from SLM School of Motoring.


We offer training that will work around your current job and lifestyle. Unlike most Instructor training courses, SLM School of Motoring offer a pay as you go option so you can start straight away without having to save first.


What do I need to do to start training with SLM School of Motoring? Can you can answer yes to the following questions


  • Are you over 21 years of age
  • Have you had a full car licence for 3 years


Please note


Your application can be refused if you have:


  • been banned from driving
  • 6 or more penalty points
  • been convicted of any non-motoring offences


So if you’re good to go you need to obtain a new DBS check, this will cost you £6 and can be done by clicking on the link below.




You’ll need to use the:


  • organization PIN 105205
  • secret word axis
  • organisation name DVSA – PDI (PO)


Once you DBS check is back, you must apply to become a driving instructor. This can be done by clicking on the link below.




You will then be considered to become a trainee driving instructor (P.D.I.) and issued with a personal reference number.


To qualify as an approved driving instructor you must meet the requirements set out by the registrar:

Part 1 – Theory


We will provide a home study pack with all the study material you need to pass the test.


The Highway Code


The Official Guide To Driving The Essential Skills


Know Your Traffic Signs


The Driving Instructor’s Handbook


Practical Teaching Skill For ADI’s


The Official DVSA Guide To Learn How To Drive


The Motor Car Mechanical Principles


Driving Test Success Anytime Pro (ADI Version)


The cost of this package is £109.99

Part 2 – Driving Ability


We will cover the whole syllabus with you. At the end of each session we will set out goals for you to go and practise. With continued practise in your own car and our expert guidance, you will be amazed at just how quickly your driving skills will improve.




You must be able to read a vehicle registration mark at a distance of 27.5m.

Part 3 – Instructional Ability


The object of this test is to assess the quality of your instruction and your ability to pass your knowledge on to pupils.  You will be required to do this in a client centred way. With the guidance and role play from our trainers, who all hold the BTEC level 4 professional award in coaching for driver development, you will be well prepared for the final exam.


We also offer check test training.


Please contact us for an informal chat about your new career.

Part 2 & 3 Training

Quarter Day

2 Hours

Part 2 Training Price


Part 3 Training Price

Half Day

4 Hours

Part 2 Training Price


Part 3 Training Price

Full Day

8 Hours

Part 2 Training Price


Part 3 Training Price

Check Test Training

Half Day

4 Hours

Lesson Price

Full Day

8 Hours

Lesson Price

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