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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.

To become a Driving Instructor

Skills employers are looking for

  • Communication Skills

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