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NASP Quarterly Meeting Report

The DVSA and NASP meet on a quarterly basis – this was the third meeting of the year. The meeting was attended by seven representatives from the DVSA and three NASP associations. The purpose of this meeting was for the DVSA to provide an update on the following topics: • Driver recovery • Driver policy…

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The Second Of The 17 Competencies of a ADI Part3 / Standards check

This is my second instalment on the 17 sub competencies of the Standards Check/ ADI Part 3. This week, I am going to cover the competency, “Was the agreed lesson structure appropriate for the pupil’s experience and ability”. This means the lesson structure should allow the pupil to progress at a manageable rate. You should…

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The First of the 17 Competencies you Must Know to be Able to Pass a ADI Part 3 Instructional Ability Examination

As promised, this is my interpretation of 17 Sub competencies of the Standards Check/ ADI Part 3 examination. The first one I am going to start with is the first one, called “Did the trainer identify the pupil’s learning goal and needs,” under the header of lesson planning. This sub-competence can be explained by reading…

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My Experience in Attempting a ADI Part 1 Theory Exam.

Hi, I was doing an experiment yesterday by attempting an ADI Part 1 examination. As you see I passed but, I got three answers in correct. But I found out by doing this experiment was firstly that one of the questions was out of date. It was how you can deter car thief’s by etching…

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How Driving Test Bots are Affecting Prices for Driving Tests.

Hi, this latest up-date from the DVSA on how bots are affecting driving test waiting time. Due to long waiting times, people have resorted to use test cancellation apps to get earlier dates. This as lead to earlier driving tests appointments being sold on at an inflated level, due to the demand. Bots are automated…

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The things that ADI examiners need to see to pass the ADI Part 3 Instructional Ability Exam

Hi this is my fifteenth instalment on the 17 sub competences of the standards check or ADI part 3. Today I going to give you my interpretation of “Were the pupil’s queries followed up and answered?” Ok, this sub competence means answering your pupil’s questions with the correct level of information at the correct time.…

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