Train to Become a Driving Instructor with Phil Hirst Instructor Training

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Many people continue dreaming of changing their career and improving their lifestyle and then one day find the opportunity has passed them by. The chance to be in control of your future and choose the days and hours you work is in your hands. Your opportunity is right now!

Becoming a driving instructor is achievable for most people if they have the will, the desire and the motivation. A part-time course, spread over several months under the guidance of an ORDIT instructor trainer, is the best way to qualify and move your working life in a new direction.

My name is Phil Hirst and I run Phil Hirst Instructor Training. I am also a co-director of Learn Driving UK driving school and head up the LDUK Instructor Training Team.

Am I an ORDIT-registered trainer?

Yes! I have been on the ORDIT register since its inception in 1998

What is ORDIT?

ORDIT is the Official Register of Driving Instructor Training. It is administered by DVSA. DVSA is trying to raise the standards of driving instructor training and will only approve training from ORDIT trainers and organisations.

Not all driving instructor trainers are ORDIT-registered. They do not have to be as the ORDIT register is voluntary not mandatory, at present.

Why should you choose to train with an ORDIT-registered trainer?

To become ORDIT-registered, a trainer must:

  • Sign to agree to be bound by the ORDIT Code of Practice covering the advertising and selling of instructor training services and customer care
  • Have their training delivery assessed on a regular basis by DVSA and reach an extremely high standard
  • Submit training logs and records for inspection
  • Pay for this service (which is a voluntary scheme, at present)
  • DVSA only recommend and promote trainers on the ORDIT register

Is Phil Hirst an ORDIT-registered trainer?

Yes! I have been on the ORDIT register since its inception in 1998

The benefits of training with us are:

  • We have been successfully training driving instructors since 1995 (over 600) and instructor trainers since 2002 (over 200).
  • We employ experienced ORDIT trainers with excellent track records who are specialists in instructor training.
  • All your one-to-one training is carried out on-the-road in our vehicle – the only place to learn the skills of a driving instructor.
  • Receive the complete package! We take you from fledgling instructor to working confidently, efficiently, and profitably as a qualified professional.
  • We have an industry–leading 95% success rate at Part Three. You get what you’ve paid for!
  • We can arrange staged payments to spread the cost of your training.
  • We include our own nationally-recognised teaching resources with individual advice and reports on your progress.
  • You have the safe knowledge that your course fees are spent on your training and not on expensive offices or advertising.
  • If you choose not to work with Learn Driving UK, we can help you obtain a placement with a local or national school or with setting up your own business.
  • Continuous professional development is available once you’ve qualified to guide you through the early part of your new career.

Would you like more information about becoming a driving instructor?

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The Become a Driving Instructor page explains the benefits of working as a driving instructor and how we can help you qualify and operate effectively and profitably as a self-employed ADI.

The Qualifying Process is outlined, detailing the various stages to go through to eventually obtain the “green badge”.

The Your Training Course page gives a generic course programme for a typical person going through the process of qualifying. At Phil Hirst Instructor Training we tailor your course to your needs.