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Driving instructor training courses & prices

Our approved driving instructor (ADI & PDI) training courses have been developed by industry experts, who have over 30 years experience.

Full Driving Instructor Course

This course includes Part 1, Part 2 & Part 3 training. We also include the trainee licence and sponsorship.

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Part 2 In-Car

You will receive 8 hours in-car training with your trainer. These sessions will allow you to pin-point where exactly you need help or support and enable you to practice away from the training room.

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24/7 On-Demand Course Materials

We include 12 months unlimited access to our online on-demand training materials. These include videos to support your home study and in-car training. It's like having a training avaliable 24/7


Part 3 In-Car

Receiving your 32 hours in-car training will compliment your home & online study, giving you an opportunity to piece everything together.

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Interactive Workshops

You will receive an extra 12 live & interactive workshops with industry leading trainers. The workshops will also have other trainees from around the country, you're never alone with Podium.

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Virtual Classrooms

8 hours virtual training. We don't believe in charging for training in-car when some elements can be completed from the comfort of home.


DVSA Recommended Reading Materials

We'll instantly send you the complete reading pack as recommended by the DVSA, plus additional resources as our trainers recommend.


Support when you need it

You are never alone when your part of the Podium team. We have various platforms where you can get in touch with your trainer or the team.


Trainee Licence Sponsorship

This course includes your sponsorship should you wish to take a trainee licence. Additional training is discounted when taking this package. The trainee licence is designed for you to hone your skills with real learners before taking your final exam.

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Training hours that really count!

Our in-car training isn't just role-play and gimmicks. We really put your home-study to work. We work as hard as you, getting you to where you want to be.

Course comparison

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Full Instructor Course
includes Part 1, 2, 3 & Trainee Licence

What's Included


- 12 months Access to On-Demand Training (videos & modules)

- 12 Live & Interactive Virtual Workshops

- A Complete Reading Pack (All of the DVSA Recommended Reading Book & more)

- Unlimited Expert Trainer Email Support

- Sponsorship of your Trainee Licence

- Extra 20 hours trainee training HALF PRICE

The Hours 

- Unlimited Access to Part 1, 2 & 3 Training Videos and Explanations

- 8 Hours In-Car Part 2 Training

- 32 Hours In-Car Part 3 Training

- 8 Hours Part 3 Virtual & Interactive Training

(optional) up to 18 Hours in Training Workshops

Guaranteed Membership / Franchise Offer with Podium

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PDI Trainee Course

Trainee Licence and Training

What's Included


- Sponsorship for your PDI Trainee Licence (sometimes known a the pink badge)

- The mandatory 20 hours additional driving instructor training






The Hours 

- Unlimited Access to Part 1,2 & 3 Training Videos and Explanations

- 20 hours In-Car Part 3 Training Sessions

Guaranteed Membership / Franchise Offer with Podium

“Everything was so personal and built to exactly what i wanted and needed. I passed first time with a Grade A.”

Jade L, ADI (trained with Scott @ Podium)

We Include all of this, at no extra cost

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In-Car &

On Demand Training

Along side your in-car training sessions, we provide access to online and on-demand training for Part 1, 2 & 3, when you need it.

You will receive both text and video explanations of every subject in every module.

Theory Test App

You will receive free and full access to both the theory test app and hazard perception, from Theory Test Pro.

Monthly Course Clinics

You'll have access to monthly course workshops designed to answer your questions and meet with others who are undergoing the same training as you. Share ideas and grow together!

These workshops give you direct access to industry experts who have been delivering ADI training for over 30 years.

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8 Hours of

Virtual Classroom Sessions

Your virtual classroom sessions will be just as interactive as those in the car. These cost effective sessions allow you to share ideas with fellow trainees too. 

Each session will be subject specific to your Part 3 training.

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1-2-1 Support

You should never feel alone when your learning something new. We provide you with unlimited expert trainer support, even when your not in the car or the classroom. Of course we're always at the end of the phone too.

Business Support

Advice on running your business where and when you need it. Get the most out of you and your new business.

We also offer a business orientation course to compliment your training.

“The training I received from Podium and the team was fantastic!”

Nikki B, ADI (trained with Scott @ Podium)

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Get in touch

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  • Flexible & affordable driving instructor training built around you.
    Our online training materials are accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Part 1, 2 & 3 available separately or blended as a complete course - beginning to end Full blended course bundles come with huge savings Payment plans available All training available to buy on pay-as-you-go basis if required Course breaks available
  • Can I become a driving instructor?
    To become an Approved Driving Instructor, you must satisfy the following criteria: You held a full UK or EU licence for 3 years. Your application maybe refused if you have 5 or more penalty points. You are able to read a regular size number plate from a distance of 27.5 metres (90 feet) with glasses if required? You have no non-motoring convictions that would prevent you from being on the Driving Instructors Register? Check your eligibility here
  • Online instructor training to support you.
    Lesson topics and explanations with accompanying Videos that relate to your training. Access to a monthly interactive training workshops are included at no extra cost. These are conducted by industry-leading trainers with many years experience in the driver training sector. Expert trainer email support Full ADI theory and hazard perception test mobile app access
  • Access to virtual classrooms
    We support your in-car training with access to virtual classrooms too. Why pay £40 per hour + for some sessions when some of your training could take place from the comfort of your own home. We think that's cost effective, and we pass that saving on to you. Take part in interactive training sessions - an opportunity to share and discuss any questions that may have cropped up. We provide you with the opportunity for you to meet and talk with others who are taking the same course as you. You're never alone on our instructor courses.
  • What about after my training?
    We of course offer you the opportunity to take advantage of the 'Pink' trainee licence. This enables you to charge an hourly rate for any lessons your deliver before taking your final Part 3 test. Podium will also offer you a guaranteed franchise / membership upon completion of your training too.
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