About the Instructor
The most important element in the ‘Learning to Drive’ equation is the instructor !
See what DSA say about choosing the right instructor
How skilled at his craft is he and what do you look for?
The Driving Standards Agency grade all instructors .They sit in the car and watch us (get a sweat on) work.
Grade A is best.
Diploma holders have proved that they hold the best theoretical skills. The diploma is a 5 module tough exam requiring much studying.
Time served? Good experienced Instructors have spent many years gaining their skills.
Pass rate - A good Instructor has a much higher pass rate than average.
Extra qualification such as advanced driving/teaching skills.
Membership of trade bodies such as DIA.
Instructors personal qualities - Your instructor should be patient and friendly. Allways keen to identify problems in a positive way and to offer solutions to correct them. They should offer praise for success in a none patronising way.
My Qualifications -
Top Grade for over 25 years.
DSA Fleet Qualified.
DSA Approved Instructor – number 55123.