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Driving Instructor

Driving Instructors instruct individuals and groups in the theory and application of driving motor vehicles.

Overview

Driving Instructors instruct individuals and groups in the theory and application of driving motor vehicles.

Day-to-day

  • instructing students under actual driving conditions, and explaining and demonstrating the operation of brakes, clutch, gear selection, automatic transmission, signals and lights
  • teaching road traffic regulations
  • teaching road craft and road safety
  • advising students when they are ready to undergo driving examination
  • may advise on and teach advanced driving techniques required for emergency situations
  • may illustrate and explain handling and mechanical operation of motor vehicles and driving techniques using blackboard diagrams and audiovisual aids.

Considerations

  • irregular hours
  • requires driving.

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