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Become an automatic driving instructor in just a few months

Working fixed hours in a job you aren’t happy with that stops you seeing more of your family can really get you down.

You only live once, so re-train as an automatic driving instructor in just a few months and get guaranteed work.


Don’t wait for a pay rise. You decide what you earn.


Have the flexibility you need to see your family.


Start a career you will love and be fulfilled.

Great earning potential as an auto instructor

We have students who are looking for automatic lessons stacking up for an automatic driving instructor giving you the potential to earn £700 per week or more before expenses.

Pay-as-you-go training package

We offer a flexible way to pay for your new life and make sure it fits into your situation now. This is what you get:

Help getting you set up

1-2-1 expert training

Certified, friendly instructor trainer

Modern training car

Supported throughout your journey

Paying students if you join us

First month's franchise free

Holiday pay after the first year (T&C's apply)

Only 4 automatic instructor placements left in Thanet, Canterbury, Ashford, and Deal

We are interested outside of these areas

We'll help you make the jump

Our qualified trainers are flexible so you can train after work and spread the costs with our pay-as-you-go driving instructor training plans.

Guaranteed income when you join us

Train after hours with a qualified instructor

Pay-as-you-ago training plans

Guided through the training process

“I am a ‘people person’, a good listener and communicator. I have worked with people with special needs in the past."
Lindsay McBryne
Paul Stevens - Pass driving school instructor black shirt
“I am particularly pleased or be part of the Pass team. There is a real spirit of teamwork, support, and friendship amongst the instructors. John, Gill, and Claire work tirelessly to promote this ethos whilst ensuring professional standards are maintained."
Paul Stevens
Sarah Adams - Pass driving school instructor black shirt
"Pass made me feel very welcome from start to finish. There has been plenty of work and Pass have been more of a family to me than just a driving school."
Sarah Adams

The process

Most trainees become an instructor within 6 months. Here are the key steps involved.

1. Apply

Complete an application pack with Pass

2. Registration

Apply for an Enhanced DBS and the ADI register

3. Theory

Part 1 is a theory test. Practice & revise via the Pass web site

4. Part 2 - 20 hrs

General driving ability and manoeuvres ending in a practical test

5. Part 3 40hrs

Learning to teach students in a client-centred way. Ends in final test or continue training on a pink

6. Pink slip

You are now a Potential Driving Instructor (PDI) and you can start earning. You have 6 months to complete your part 3 and progress to your green slip

7. Green slip

You are now an Approved Driving Instructor (ADI)

8. Standards check

Within approx. 6 months you may receive a standards check. You will be graded as an A or B grade instructor

46 driving instructors who support each other

The most important thing you will need is the support of our instructors. We are a community of friendly, hardworking and knowledgeable people.

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Re-train as an automatic driving instructor in a few months and potentially earn £700 per week or more.

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The A-Z of becoming a driving instructor

Everything you need to know to become an automatic driving instructor.

Frequently Asked Questions

This entirely depends on how much time you can devote to your training each week. On average, instructors train between 2-4 hours per week over 5-6 months.

The cost is based on £30 per hour for around 60 hours training plus test fees.

All of our existing instructors have full books, so we’re extremely confident that we can give you as much work as you want. However, we cannot 100% guarantee that this will be the case.

Your first month’s franchise fee is free, so this gives you a cost-free period in which to build your books with us. Most of our instructors had full books within 1 or 2 weeks.

Yes, we will offer a placement to all training instructors.

Of course, we can’t guarantee that you will pass the exam (that’s down to you!), but generally we would expect that if you don’t pass the first time, you are likely to pass Part 3 the second time around.

Our certified instructor trainers are always learning and attend regular updated training courses, so you can be sure that you’ll receive the best possible training.

Your earnings are based on what hours you want to work, but the figures mentioned on this page are highly attainable.

Need more information? Arrange a free consultation here, call us on 0800 612 6547, or send us a question here.

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