Working as a driving instructor offers many advantages, including the fact you can enjoy flexible hours. You also get to meet people from a wide variety of backgrounds, and help them achieve their dreams.

If you’re interested in working in this profession, here are five tips to get you started:

  1. Make sure you have plenty of patience and enjoy working with people, including nervous learners. As with any profession, having the right qualities and a positive attitude goes a long way.  Generally speaking, driving instructors have high levels of career satisfaction because they have a positive impact on people’s lives. 
  2. Ensure that you choose a reputable training provider. If you want to become a driving instructor in 2023, Streets Ahead Aberdeen offers both part and full time courses, along with intensive training for those who want to get qualified in the quickest way possible. 
  3. Make sure of all the learning material provided from your instructors. Streets Ahead Aberdeen provides you with all the training materials you need, including books, hazard perception DVDs, and software.
  4. Taking mock tests is also a brilliant way to prepare to get qualified as a driving instructor. This is also something we offer as part of our courses.
  5. Remember the DVSA will expect you to drive to high standards on all types of roads. We will ensure you’re well-prepared for any road or conditions.

If you’re looking for tips on becoming a driving instructor, find out more about Streets Ahead Aberdeen today. Or don’t hesitate to get in touch for more information.