If you want to become a driving instructor then you should be able to meet all legal requirements for teaching drivers. Our training will cover that you are able to confirm that you meet all the legal requirements before you start delivering training. This includes the vehicle or machine you intend to use your status as an instructor and that you must know and understand what the law says about using a vehicle or machine for training purposes and about your entitlement to deliver training. Some of these tasks may be given to other people in your organisation if you are working with a franchise or organisation. However, you should still be able to confirm that the vehicle you intend to use is roadworthy and that you are legally able to carry out the training. It is essential that you can confirm that you comply with legal requirements and that the training vehicle is fit for purpose.
A list of what you should be able to cover. This includes licence and instructor registration requirements. You must report any change to your health or eyesight, or any convictions, to all those who legally need to know. Performance standards You must be able to
1. confirm that you hold a current, valid licence to drive or ride the training vehicle
2. confirm that you are registered as an instructor with the appropriate body or bodies, or that you are exempt from registration
3. comply with organisational and legal requirements to report any change to your status as an instructor, such as convictions medical conditions changes to your eyesight
4. display your current instructor registration certificate, or have it with you, in line with legal requirements Knowledge and understanding requirements You must know and understand a. the licence regulations that apply to the training vehicle you are using b. whether there are requirements to belong to a register of instructors for the training vehicle you are using c. the legal requirements and conditions that apply to gaining and maintaining registration to any appropriate body or bodies d. the types of offence you must report under organisational or legal requirements and how they affect your status as an instructor e. how changes to your health or your eyesight may affect your status as an instructor f. the eyesight requirements that apply for the training vehicle you are using