Driving Instructors

Driving instructors co-ordinate and undertake the instruction of people learning to drive cars, motorcycles, buses and haulage vehicles.


New workers
£ 11,894
£ 28,200
£ 43,582

Available jobs

In the past year there were 4,535 vacancies for this type of job

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • Advises pupil when to apply for theoretical and practical driving tests and familiarises them with test procedures and standards.

  • Familiarises pupil with the Highway Code and different road and traffic conditions.

  • Explains driving techniques and assists pupil with difficulties.

  • Plans lessons in accordance with the needs and abilities of individual pupils.

  • Checks instruction and learning standards and discusses teaching plans with other instructors.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

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  • Customer Demand Planning

  • Operations Management

  • Field Service Management

  • Maintenance Engineering

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Customer Service

  • Teaching

  • Sales

  • Communications

  • Enthusiasm

  • Quality Control

  • Willingness To Learn

  • Self-Motivation

  • Strong Work Ethic

  • Self-Discipline

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.