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Driving Instructor Training Cost


Over the last 20 years, we have led the way in providing driver instructor training, helping thousands of people achieve this goal. It is for this reason that we understand the commitment that is required to become a driving instructor and the financial expectations that exist alongside that.


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  • By submitting this enquiry you are giving your consent to allow RED to contact you to discuss our instructor training course and to send you relevant information about any of its driver training courses and driving related career opportunities via email and SMS. We will hold your data for this purpose for a period of up to 3 years. We will not use your data for any other purpose.
Flexible Payment Options

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We know that training is an investment and want to help you get the return you deserve. With RED, you can purchase your driving instructor training on a pay as you go basis, or as a combined package to take advantage of available discounts.

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Option One – One off payment

Purchase the complete package for a one off payment of £2,799. By choosing this option, you may be entitled to get a refund on your training fees, see ‘Maximise your return with RED’ below for full details.

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Option Two – Pay as you go

Option two allows you to pay monthly for the course, from £199 per month. Contact us for more details.

Refund on training fees

Maximise your return with RED

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We believe that we have the industry leading franchise package which will ensure you maximise your earnings as a driving instructor once you have completed your training. If you choose to commit to the complete training package you may be entitled to a full refund of your training fees.


Once you have successfully completed your training, joined and worked with RED Driving School as a franchisee for a qualifying period, we will refund your training fees up to a maximum value of £2,799*. You could be on your way to starting a fantastic new career for free! Put yourself in gear by filling in the web enquiry form on this page.


*To get your course fees back you must purchase the training course for a one-off payment of £2,799 and join RED Driving School as an ADI. Fees are paid back over 24 months through a combination of franchise credit and cash up to a maximum refund of £2,799. See course agreement for full terms and conditions.

Train As You Earn

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In order to support you in your journey to becoming a driving instructor, the RED team encourages you to train as you learn with a potential driving instructor (PDI) licence.


The average RED driving instructor receives a gross income of £1,050 a week, but it could be more depending on the hours you choose. To find out more visit the Red Driving Instructor Course page.

Fixed Costs

Registration and Licence Fees

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First ADI certificate


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Trainee driving instructor licence


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Renewal or registration



We’ll refund your fees when you join our award-winning team

Join our award-winning team and we’ll provide our full driving instructor training course for just £2,330 with a 100% refund on these training costs when you become a RED Driving Instructor.

This price saves you £469 compared to our normal price.

  • Up to 80 hours of training with a qualified RED Trainer
  • Earn whilst you train
  • “Fast Track” training option to help you get on the road as quickly as possible
  • RED Driving School receives more than 60,000 enquiries from new learners every month, which means that our Instructors are as busy as they choose.

Find out more about training to become a RED Driving Instructor today.

*Other course options and payment schemes are available. Terms and conditions apply.

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