A Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) examiner will watch you give a client-centred driving lesson lasting about 45 minutes to one of your pupils.
Your pupil must drive for at least 40 minutes of the lesson.
At the start of the lesson, discuss the goals for the lesson and risk management with your pupil. Because of coronavirus (COVID-19), this should take no more than 3 minutes.
At the end of the lesson, give your pupil no more than 3 minutes to reflect on their performance.
The examiner will look for evidence that you meet the national standard for driver and rider training.
Your pupil can be a:
Your pupil cannot be:
You’ll be marked on 17 areas of competence that are grouped into 3 categories:
The 17 areas of competence are listed in the ADI part 3 test report form, which the examiner will fill in at the end of your test.
You’ll get a score from 0 to 3 for each of the 17 competencies, which are added up to work out if you’ve passed the test, and what your grade will be.
You may take this test a maximum of 3 times. You must pay the DVSA £111 for this test.