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Were Directions and Instructions Given to the Pupil Clearly and in Good Time?

Hi, this is my sixth instalment on the 17 sub competences of the standards check or ADI part 3. Today I am going to talk about,” Were directions and instructions given to the pupil clearly and given in good time”? Under the heading of risk management. My Interpretation of this sub competency is as follows.…

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Delving Into The Top Faults Recorded on Driving Tests

Delving into the top 10 faults recorded on driving tests. The DVSA recently ran a webinar focusing on the top 10 faults that are recorded on driving tests. Many of the commonly recorded faults in driving tests are top contributory factors in reported collisions – that’s why we assess them as part of the test.…

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BADIs Instalment #5- Sharing of the risk

Hi PDI members, this is my fifth instalment on the 17 sub competences of the standards check or ADI part 3. Today I was going to talk about, “Did the trainer ensure that the pupil fully understood how the responsibility for risk would be shared?”, under the heading of risk management. This is probably the…

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Tackling Test Nerves

Passing your driving test can be your ticket to freedom, allowing you to take on work opportunities and chances to travel that were previously unattainable. However while for some their driving test can be a little nerve wracking, others are overwhelmed by their test nerves to the point they become debilitating. As part of their…

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Latest Findings from 2023 Instructor survey

What you told us in the 2023 ‘working as a driving instructor’ survey In June 2023, we asked you to complete our annual ‘Working as a driving instructor’ survey. This was to get feedback on a range of topics which helps us to plan for the future, find more about out how the current economic…

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BADI’s Instalment #4 – Adapting a Driving Lesson

Hi BADIs members, this is my fourth instalment on the 17 sub competences of a standards check. Today I am going to talk about,” Was the lesson plan adapted, when appropriate, to help the pupil work towards their learning goals?”, under the title of lesson planning. This is the most important sub competences of all the…

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[VIDEO] Help to Achieve Your Objective of Becoming a Driving Instructor

This video details the features and benefits that can help you achieve your objective of becoming an driving instructor

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New 10 Top Ten Reasons for Failing Practical Driving Tests

New data from DVSA shows that the top 10 faults made in car driving tests between April 2022 and March 2023 were: 1. Not making effective observations at junctions. 2. Not using mirrors correctly when changing direction. 3. Not moving off safely. 4. Incorrect positioning when turning right at junctions. 5. Not having proper control…

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Third Instalment of the 17 Sub Competences of a ADI Part 3 / Standards Check

Hi, this is my third Instalment on the 17 sub competences of a standards check/ ADI Part 3. Today I am going to talk about,” Were the training area or routes suitable”, under the title of lesson planning. My interpretation of this would be the area or route should allow the pupil to practice safety…

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