Choosing the Right Instructor

Posted by on Nov 28, 2013 in Blog

Choosing the Right Instructor

Choosing the Right Instructor

 

Driving schools are not all the same, as anyone who has changed driving schools whilst learning to drive will know how different instructors can be.
The biggest mistake that most pupils make is choosing the cheapest driving school.
If you were choosing a college or school to be taught anything else you would look for the BEST and then take the price into consideration after you had looked at a few options and decided what you could afford.
If you pay bottom dollar for anything, how good do you expect it to be ?
When I started Black & White Driving School in 2006 I was intent of giving the highest quality tuition. People who came to me having been taught by various schools came with gaping holes in their knowledge, poor technique and stories almost beyond belief.
Most pupils are nervous when they first start. They are going to be sitting close to and be taught by a total stranger. This means they have to feel comfortable and be made to relax in order that they enjoy as well as learn whilst under the instructors guidance.
The pupil and or the parent wants to be able to trust the instructor, get value for money and feel confident for and after passing their test.
What you should do before start is:-
FIRSTLY DO NOT BOOK A WHOLE BLOCK OF LESSONS
HAVE A TRIAL LESSON TO SEE IF YOU ARE GOING TO GET THE TUITION YOU NEED

Ask yourself after that first lesson the following questions:-

• Did they turn up on time or were they late ?
• Did they come to your front door ?
• Did they meet your expectations ?
• Was the car clean ?
• Was the lesson well planned out ?
• Was the instruction during the lesson clear ?
• Was the instructor professional ?
• Did you feel comfortable ?
• Did they drop you off too early ?
• Did you feel like you really learned something ?
• Give them a mark out of 10

If you gave them a mark of below 8 you could be sure to find a better instructor.