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Welcome to new driving instructors

 

Great to see the addition of two new instructors to Winsford in Chesgire and Truro, Cornwall.

Welcome Angela Taylor who’ll be looking after Winsford and Ricky Searle who’ll be taking care of Cornwall.

 

Welcome – new Instructor in Buckingham

 

Welcome Tom Matthews in Buckingham who joins us at the end of this month.

Tom joined the Platinum Driving Instructor training course in May 2017, passed his Theory exam on the first attempt in July and his advanced driving test in September.

His ORDIT trainer is Surepass Senior Manager John Warriner.

Why you should train with us

 

“Hello, I email regarding joining your franchise. I joined **** ***** in July as a PDI but had numerous problems, mainly a lack of pupils, and opted out before the contract came in to force. Since then, I haven’t had the chance to restart with anyone. I would like to start up again and get through to becoming an ADI. I’m very impressed with your website and would like to find out further information if possible. If you could provide any details I would be very eager to hear from you.”

This is an email we received from a Potential Driving Instructor called JM, currently with a well know national driver training school.

We’ve disguised the name of the training company he joined and his name too of course, you’ll understand why.

The point is that without pupils the new instructor has no chance of being able to practice their skills plus they’ll probably still have to pay the franchise costs despite the lack of work. Hardly seems fair.

We’re different.

We provide a written guarantee of pupil numbers and the new instructor gets to choose which level of franchise best suits their needs. Afterall, if the instructor feels confident in sourcing their own pupils too then why punish them for this by expecting them to pay the same franchise costs. And if for any reason the instructor doesn’t receive the work we’ve promised then we simply refund them. It’s worth pointing out here that we rarely have to refund, our pupil numbers are so high.

Another Part One pass

 

Congratulations to Janet Samuels in Stoke on Trent on passing Part One of the Driving Instructor Training course.

Janet purchased a Gold course in May 2017.

More P2 passes on first attempt

 

 

Congratulations to Lydia Thompson in Liverpool, Merseyside and Angela Taylor in Crewe, Cheshire for passing their Part Two tests.

Lydia joined the Surepass Platinum training course in March this year and passed Part One and Part Two test on the first attempt.

Angela joined the Gold course in April 2017 and also passed both tests first time.

Great work from their Surepass ORDIT trainers, John and Vicki.

Driving Test changes: new ‘show me, tell me’ videos

With less than 3 months to go to until the driving test changes, the DVSA have published new videos about the updated ‘show me, tell me’ driving test questions.

During the test, examiners ask your pupils 2 vehicle safety questions – known as the ‘show me, tell me’ questions.

Currently, both questions are asked at the start of the test, but from 4 December 2017, your pupils will have to carry out the ‘show me’ question while they’re driving.

You can:

Updated book

The DVSA have also updated ‘the official DVSA guide to learning to drive’ book to include all the new elements of the driving test. This edition will be available to buy from Monday 18 September 2017, from www.safedrivingforlife.info/shop.

Car driving test

Improvements to ADI part 2 and 3 tests

The DVSA are making changes to the ADI part 3 test to align it with the national standard for driver and rider training and the standards check test.

In her latest blog post, ADI Registrar, Jacqui Turland updates you on the implementation date for the part 3 test and tells you about changes we’ll be making to the part 2 test.

Another course sold in Paignton, Devon

 

Welcome to Robert Boull in Paignton, Devon who joined the Silver driving instructor training course.

He’ll be under the watchful eye of our ORDIT training manager Keith Morgan