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ADI Part 1 Guide: What to Expect

If you’re looking to become an Approved Driving Instructor (ADI), then you’ll need to pass the ADI Part 1 exam. Here’s our comprehensive guide to everything you need to know about the ADI Part 1 exam. We’ll cover what’s in the exam, how to prepare for it, and where to go for more information. By the end of this, you’ll be an expert on all things ADI Part 1!

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How should I prepare?

To give yourself the best chance of passing, we recommend that you take an ADI Part 1 course with a registered training provider. This will ensure that you’re up-to-date with the latest changes to the exam and that you have a solid understanding of what’s required. In addition to taking a course, make sure to practice as much as possible. The best way to do this is by using sample questions and mock exams which can be found online. The DVSA also provides a helpful factsheet on their website.

If you choose to train with RED, we provide you with all the necessary training material, accessible online, and you can attempt as many mock tests as you wish on the training website to gauge your progress.

The RED training programme also includes a state-of-the-art interactive video system that not only allows you to practice the hazard perception test, but also reviews your performance after each attempt, helping you to recognise the hazards.

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Looking to become a driving instructor and start earning as fast as possible? Joining our fast track programme could be perfect for you. With RED you can earn as you qualify on a Trainee Licence and our flexible fast track option gives you the option to speed things up and help to fit the training in with your busy schedule

Our qualified RED Trainers provide up to 80 hours of specialist training, and our fast track option is delivered at the same price as our classic route, with the benefit of being able to get a 100% refund on your training costs when you become a RED Driving Instructor.

Give us a call or complete the enquiry form to find out more about our fast track programme and RED Driving Instructor training NOW.

Pete Chiston had to say “The fast track training was very intense and a lot to take in over three days however the follow up support from my in car trainer David was great and tailored to meet my very hands on approach to learning, this in combination with the office support has meant that the process although at points very challenging was still a positive overall experience.”

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ADI Part 2

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