Driving Instructor Training Hampshire

Become a driving instructor with Driving-Pro


Two of our experienced instructors, Doug Drinkwater and Glen Robbins provide instructor training that is second to none. Doug has been training instructors for 25 years and Glen for 30 and their pass rates speak for themselves.

Your training will be tailored to suit your needs and abilities and will get you to where you want to be. This training is available on a pay-as-you-go basis, so there are no large fees to pay up front.

To be eligible to train as an instructor, you must:

  • Be over 21
  • Have held a full car licence for at least 3 years
  • Not been disqualified in the last 4 years

Your application may be refused if you have:

  • Been banned from driving
  • Have 5 or more penalty points
  • Been convicted of a non-motoring offence

Your application will probably be refused if you have been:

  • Convicted of a sexual, violent, financial or drug-related crime
  • Banned from working with children

Click here to:  Start my DBS Check

When you have your DBS click here to: Start to Become a Driving Instructor

If you are able to proceed, we can offer you:

Part 1:
Training and Distance Learning Package

Click here to: Book my ADI Part 1 Test 

Part 2:
Practical driver training package, consisting of five modules of two hours each

Click here to: Book my ADI Part 2 Test

Part 3:

This will require 40 hours training before actually working followed by additional training.

Click here to: Book my ADI Part 3 Test


Part 2 & 3 remedial training is also offered.


Interested? Call us on 023 9275 2525 for further information.

Liam Greaney

Portsmouth & Southsea

Danny Farr

Fareham & Lee On Solent

Gav Kendall


Greg Wise


Nigel Thomas


Jo Guthrie


Mark Parnel


Doug Drinkwater

Gosport, Portsmouth & Southsea

Glen Robbins


Teresa Greaney

Safeguarding Officer

About Driving-Pro

Driving-Pro is an independent driving school based in Portsmouth. Our fantastic team of local driving instructors deliver lessons throughout Portsmouth, Havant, Fareham, Gosport and Waterlooville.

We firmly believe in a client-centred approach to training. We use modern coaching practices to encourage our learners to think independently and to make safe choices when driving.

Driver training standards are always moving forward, so all our instructors are dedicated to keeping up to speed. We work closely with the DVSA to stay up to date with modern training techniques.

Our Driving Courses

We are proud to offer individually personalised driving lessons for beginners and experienced drivers

Our qualified, professional instructors want to get you driving in a relaxed and positive atmosphere where you will enjoy learning to drive properly.


Learner Driver Courses

Our friendly and experienced driving instructors will guide you through all of the stages of passing your driving test.

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Refresher Driver Training

Want motorway experience or never driven in the UK? We will help you to become safe and confident on the road again.

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Taxi Training

You are much more likely to pass your taxi test if you have some training beforehand. We know what the examiner is looking for.

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“I passed today with Gav! Honestly the best driving instructor and couldn’t recommend anyone else, he is absolutely amazing and such a genuine person and I honestly can’t thank you enough! even when I made stupid mistakes you still made me feel like everything was okay, gonna be weird not having you beside me in the car , thankyouuuu!!!”

Jade Newell

“Had an absolutely amazing experience with glen he was so patient with me and gave me so much confidence in my self and my driving. He was so fun but very professional. I will miss our lessons thank you for believing in me.”

Taylor Usher

“I passed my driving test first time with Nigel, he is a great guy who cares about his students, he was early for every single lesson and has a huge amount of driving experience to draw upon.”

Adam Sparrow