To become an approved Driving Instructor you must:
. Hold a full UK or European unrestricted car driving licence.
. Have held it for a total of at least four out of the past six years prior to entering the Register after qualifying.
. Not have been disqualified from driving at any time in the four years prior to being entered in the Register.
. Be a fit and proper person to have your name entered into the Register. All convictions, including motoring offences, still in force will be taken into account.
. Pass the Register qualifying exams and register within 12 months of doing so.
. In addition you should be aware that you cannot accompany a person to drive unless you have held a full licence for three years or more and be at least 21 years old.