An introduction to driving instructor training by Lanes Driving School

If you want to start a new career, with full training and the ability to control the hours you work AND the money you earn – then complete this form today. Just hit SEND and we will be in touch straight away.

Lanes School of Driving established in 1914 is one of the largest independent driving schools operating instructor training schemes.

LANES HAS BEEN INVOLVED WITH DRIVING INSTRUCTOR TRAINING FOR OVER THREE DECADES, training men and women from all walks of life to become Driving Standard Agency Approved Driving Instructors. (ADI’s).

On completion of a Lane’s training course and qualification as an instructor, you will be able to start work as a Lane’s franchised instructor, or if you prefer become a completely independent driving instructor. Ask us about our independent instructor car purchase arrangements.


Lanes School of Driving Instructor Courses

Part I:    10 Hours of Supervised Classroom Study
Part II:   20 Hours of in Car Training
Part III:  40 Hours of in Car Training

On completion of training you will be GUARANTEED a position as a self-employed Driving Instructor with a Driving School Car and area supplied within the Lanes Group of Driving Schools.


Part I
10 x one hour training sessions are included. Further sessions can be arranged if required at current prices. Study materials are available at retail prices.

Part II
20 hours of ‘in car’ training, which will commence upon payment of a minimum of £800.00 – further sessions can be arranged if required at current prices.

Part III
40 hours of training comprising of classroom and ‘in car’ training which will commence only after payment of the full course fee – further sessions can be arranged if required at current prices.

If a Trainee Licence is taken, then DVSA regulations require that a further 20 hours compulsory basic training be undertaken during the first 12 weeks of your Trainee Licence. The cost of this Licence and further training is the responsibility of the Licence holder.

** The company reserves the right to amend its prices, course contents and/or upgrades at its discretion.**

Before you commit to any Instructor Training course we strongly recommend that you attend one of our informal presentations, where we will explain in detail not only the regulations but also how the driver training industry works, how driving instructors earn an income and tax regulations for the self employed.
Lanes School of Driving is ORDIT Registered.

Lanes has completed the registration process required by the Driving Standards Agency (DVSA) to become part of the Official Register of Driving Instructor Training.


If you are interested in a career as a qualified driving instructor and feel that our training course is the one for you, please telephone to speak to one of our friendly and helpful staff to arrange an appointment with one of our trainers.

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