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 their craft and what do you look for?
Diploma holders have proved that they hold the very highest theoretical skills. The diploma is a 5 module tough exam requiring much midnight oil.
Time served? Good experienced Instructors have spent many years gaining experience and 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 and discuss problems in a positive way, to anlyse and offer solutions to correct them. They should offer praise and feedback in a non-discriminatory way.
My Qualifications -
DVSA register of approved instructors.
DSA Fleet Qualified.
DVSA Approved Instructor – number 55123.
Over 30 years experience at the highest level.
Elementary swimming certificate.