Check if you can become an ADI

Becoming an approved driving instructor (ADI)

If you are looking to train to become an approved driving instructor (ADI) in Great Britain or just to check if you’re eligible to become one, you have come to the right place. Use the checker below to find out if you can.

Our offers end on the 15th March 2017

Are you already registered as a driving instructor in another EU country?

You can apply to transfer your driving instructor registration to Great Britain

  1. Apply to register your non-GB driving licence if you got yours from another EU country.
  2. Apply to the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) to transfer your instructor registration.

Register your non-GB driving licence

When you've registered your non-GB licence you can transfer your driving instructor registration to Great Britain.

You must read the DVSA's guide to the ADI register.

How old are you?

You can't become an approved driving instructor (ADI) until you're 21

You have to be 21 or older to supervise a learner driver.

You can usually apply to start the qualifying process 6 months before your 21st birthday. This is because it will take at least 6 months to qualify as an ADI.

It is against the law to charge a fee to teach someone to drive if you're not an ADI.

Have you had a full car driving licence for at least 3 years?

You can't become an approved driving instructor (ADI) unless you've had a full licence for at least 3 years

You have to have had your full licence for at least 3 years to supervise a learner driver.

You can usually apply to start the qualifying process 6 months before the 3rd anniversary of getting your licence. This is because it will take at least 6 months to qualify as an ADI.

It is against the law to charge a fee to teach someone to drive if you're not an ADI.

What type of car is your licence for?

You can start applying to become an approved driving instructor (ADI). Start your journey today...

Our offers end on the 20th September 2017

Payment Option 1: £1445 Save £450 by paying upfront

What you getNet cost to us
50 Hours Training 1-2-1£1750 @ £35 p/h
Learning Resources Pack£145
Total (Excluding discount)£1895
Now £144550 Hours 1-2-1 training - All practical tuition with your trainer. Many companies promote 50 hours, however a lot of the training is online. All learning resources needed to pass all 3 ADI tests included.
* £1000 cashback on your training

£1000 cashback on your training - only available with Option 1

Receive £500 cashback when when you take out a driveJohnson’s franchise for 12 months.

Further £500 cashback after being with the company for 18 months.

After 18 months your training would have cost you just £450!

Payment Option 2: £330

What you getNet cost to us
First 10 hours training for part 1 & 2£330
Theory Test Training Includedworth £30
Secure a trainer and book a start dateWe don't sub any of our training out externally, unlike many national companies.
After first 10 hours, standard rates apply.
£33010 hours training, theory test training and secure a driveJohnson's trainer

Training Costs Enquire now to become an instructor

You can start applying to become an approved driving instructor (ADI). Start your journey today...

Teaching in an automatic car

You must only teach people to drive in an automatic car.

If you want to teach in a manual car

You must pass the car driving test in a manual car and then wait 3 years.

Automatic licence because you have a disability

You may need to take an extra assessment if you've got an automatic licence because you have a disability. This is to prove that you can keep control of your car in an emergency. The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) will tell you if you need to do this.

Our offers end on the 15th March 2017

Payment Option 1: £1445 Save £450 by paying upfront

What you getNet cost to us
50 Hours Training 1-2-1£1750 @ £35 p/h
Learning Resources Pack£145
Total (Excluding discount)£1895
Now £144550 Hours 1-2-1 training - All practical tuition with your trainer. Many companies promote 50 hours, however a lot of the training is online. All learning resources needed to pass all 3 ADI tests included.
* £1000 cashback on your training

£1000 cashback on your training - only available with Option 1

Receive £500 cashback when when you take out a driveJohnson’s franchise for 12 months.

Further £500 cashback after being with the company for 18 months.

After 18 months your training would have cost you just £450!

Payment Option 2: £330

What you getNet cost to us
First 10 hours training for part 1 & 2£330
Theory Test Training Includedworth £30
Secure a trainer and book a start dateWe don't sub any of our training out externally, unlike many national companies.
After first 10 hours, standard rates apply.
£33010 hours training, theory test training and secure a driveJohnson's trainer

Training Costs Enquire now to become an instructor

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