The Part 3 Instructor’s Test is a Practical Test of the candidates ability to instruct a learner driver. The Test is an assessment of your ability to find driving faults, analyse them and put in place remedial action to resolve the problem.
The Part 3 Driving Instructor’s Test is the final stage in the journey to become a Qualified Driving Instructor . You will be asked to demonstrate your knowledge and ability by giving practical driving instruction to the Examiner.
Preparation & Licence
On passing the Part 1 (Theory Test) and Part 2 (Driving Test) you then have a compulsory 40 hours of Driving Instructor Training. After these 40 hours are complete, a Trainee Licence may be obtained under the patronage of a Driving School. You will then be given the opportunity to earn as you learn.
Studying For the Instructors Test
The Part 3 Instructor Test is a test of the candidates skills, knowledge and ability to instruct a pupil. The object of this Test is to assess the quality of your instruction and your ability to pass your knowledge on to pupils.
The Test consists of you taking your own pupil to the test centre & giving a one hour leon with your examiner at in the back seat. You can choose the pupil, the subject matter, or the route.
Taking the Instructors Test
The Test will be conducted by a Driving Vehicle Standards Agency Supervising Examiner and it will last for 1 hour. You will be assessed on your ability to give instruction and to pass on your knowledge to pupils.
You are only allowed three attempts at the Instructors Test which have to be taken (or booked) within two years of passing the Part 1 Test.