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How much does a driving instructor course cost?


Here at Nayland Driving School, we guide a large number of trainee driving instructors to success, with a combination of in-car training, free study materials, and our online driving instructor course.

Your training

First of all, how many stages are there to train to be a driving instructor? It’s a little bit different from gaining your driving licence, where you had to take a theory and then a practical test. If you want to become a driving instructor, then you will need to complete three separate stages of training. These are:

  • Theory test (ADI Part 1) 
  • Driving ability test (ADI Part 2) 
  • Instructional ability test (ADI Part 3) 

Each one of these will demonstrate your ability to teach pupils safely and effectively, and they are some of the most challenging driving exams out there. After all, being a great instructor means showing that you are a cut above the rest!

Why choose us?

If you are going to train to become a driving instructor, then it’s a good idea to take lessons from a trusted training provider. Here at Nayland Driving School, we have guided many driving instructors to success over the years and have one of the best pass rates in the industry. That’s down to the tailored training that we provide, with sessions built around a trainee’s existing skills and the areas in which they need to improve. You couldn’t be in safer hands than with us.

Value for money

How much does it cost to train as a driving instructor? You’ll need to pay for each of the three tests that you take, with any repeat efforts incurring the same cost. While we have no control over the cost of these tests, we offer some of the most competitively priced driving instructor training in your area. We want qualifying as a driving instructor to be accessible for everyone, which is why we offer our training at such fantastic prices.

Spreading the cost

We respect that everyone training to become a driving instructor is coming to us with their own unique financial circumstances – with some being more challenging than others. We pride ourselves on our empathy and open minds, which is why we offer trainees a range of payment plans to pick from. That way, you can spread the cost of training however best suits you. You can continue to build and develop your skills and experience without the stress of any large upfront costs.

Learning online

Remote learning is one of the most cost-effective ways to train in any field, and we appreciate how many trainee driving instructors value being able to learn when and where it suits them. Our online driving instructor course allows you to study for Part 3 of your training from the comfort of your own home at a pace that suits you. Our expert team will provide you with support at every step of the way. With over 10 years of experience, we’ve got your back!

Contact us today

To find out more about our training and the price you can expect to pay, please get in touch with a member of our team today. They will be happy to answer all of your questions and give you the information you need.

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I was taught by Geoff for about 2 months and I went to my test and passed the first time with this company and I would highly recommend Geoff and the company ad he teaches really well, he ensures that you end up being a driver and not a learner and i felt that is a really respectable quality when it comes to a teacher. I could not say any bad experience and was extremely happy

Alen Thomas

For any one wanting to learn to drive but not sure who to go with I definitely recommend Nayland, with his great help I passed first time and in just over three months, the lessons were great I always looked forward to them as Michael is a lovely guy and very down to earth, and up for a laugh 🙂 but he is also very patient for any one who is nervous about driving. 🙂

Harriet Osborn Davies

Thanks a lot to Dave, very calm and professional instructor. Passed after 20h, would definitely recommend.

Mikolaj Witkowski

I passed my test first time, I didn’t need to use any other instructor as Michael gave me all the advice I needed, down to earth, practical and easy to understand. While learning to drive can be stressful, Micheal made it so easy for me. I enjoyed learning and looked forward to the lessons as they were really enjoyable, if you want to learn to drive with someone that will make it enjoyable and practical Micheal is the guy! guy.

Peter Callaghan

Before having Michael as a driving instructor I was with someone else! I was given his number through a recommendation, and his lessons gave me the confidence to pass my test! Michael has great prices and deals, to suit anyone! I have now been driving a year, and I have recommended many people to go with him and they have gone on to pass very fast! 🙂

Amy Cowlin

Massive thanks to Suzanne! Amazing instructor! Helped to boost my confidence and pass my test quickly! Highly recommend!

Tom Clarke