Driving Instructor Training - Terms & Conditions
Pre-Conditions of Driving Instructor Training and Acceptance From DVSA.
When applying to become a driving instructor, you must fulfil the following legal requirements:
- Obtain and complete a criminal record disclosure.
- Hold a full UK, unrestricted car driving licence.
- Have held your full UK driving licence for over 3 years, prior to entering the Register.
- Not have been disqualified (banned) from driving in the last 4 years, prior to being entered on the register.
- Be a 'fit and proper' person to have your name entered on the Register. all convictions, motoring and non-motoring still in force will be taken into account when assessing your suitability to be entered on the Register. This includes fixed penalty offences such as speeding.
*If any of the information set out above is false or ceases at any time to be correct, or if any other information You have provided Us with, which We have relied on in deciding to enter into this Agreement is incorrect or ceases, at any time, to be correct, we may terminate this Agreement
*We will use any reasonable efforts to ensure you can complete any in-car training You have booked.
*You will be responsible for arranging Your Part 1, Part 2 and/or Part 3 tests with the DVSA and You must pay the fees for each of these tests directly to the DVSA. The DVSA require You to pass both Your Part 2 and 3 tests within two (2) years of passing your Part 1 test. You are responsible for arranging your Part 2 and Part 3 in-car driving tuition in a timely manner, to ensure that you meet this requirement (or any version of it). We may provide You with guidance as to whether and when, in Our opinion, You are prepared to take Your Part 2 and/or Part 3 test. However, as with the Part 1 test, if we advise that you are prepared for Your Part 2 and/or Part3 test, We do not give any guarantee that You will successfully pass.
*You are responsible to meet any DVSA requirement(s) with regards to attendance at and participation in, any tests including, but not limited to, arranging and being accompanied by a pupil during Your Part 3 test
*Should we provide you with a vehicle for use in Your Part 2 and/or Part 3 test, You will use the vehicle for this purpose only, and You will be responsible for meeting any costs We incur as a result of any damage sustained to the vehicle or any accident involving the vehicle whilst in Your custody, which is not covered by Our insurance policy. We reserve the right to refuse to provide you with or procure a vehicle for use in Your Part 2 test, should Your driving, in either Our or Your Trainer's opinion, be unsafe. In addition to this, we reserve the right to refuse to provide you with or procure a vehicle for use in Your Part 3 test, where, in Our or Your Trainer's opinion, You have not reached the minimum standard of competence, and cannot safely and responsibly manage or control the driving of a pupil.
*Should You need to re-sit Your Part 2 and/or Part 3 test or sit a test which has been rescheduled due to, You not meeting the standards as stated above, it is Your responsibility to pay all relevant fees to the DVSA, and for arranging to re-sit or reschedule the test with the DVSA.
*You will normally be provided with a vehicle to sit or re-sit Your Part 2 or Part 3 test, upon Your request, and unless You use part of Your in-car tuition allowance for any test (at a cost of 2 hours per test) We will be entitled to charge You for the use of any vehicle at Our then-current rates.
*We may be able to provide You with additional training, beyond that included within each individual part. This is available upon Your request, and You will be required to pay us for any additional training at Our then-current rate(s), which we can provide you with upon Your request. Any additional training must be paid for by You in advance to Us, at the then-current rates.
*Although you are not obliged to share the outcomes of each test, we would appreciate if You could please advise Us as soon as possible, whether you have passed or failed. It would also be appreciated if you could please provide Us with a copy of Your test results, as these will allow Us to identify any areas for future development to help You with Your training.
*You will be required to pay an initial £600 deposit to Samia's Driving School for any methods of payment.
*We are not liable for any death, loss or injury sustained by You, during or after your training, unless such incident is due to Our negligence or breach of Your Agreement.
*We may assign, hold in trust, licence or sub-contract all or any part of Our rights or obligations under the Agreement. As such, we may provide some of Our Services through third-party Driving Instructor Trainers.
*Any Agreement is personal to You, and as such, You are not permitted to assign; hold on trust; licence; sub-contract or resell any or all of Your rights or obligations under the Agreement without Our prior written consent.
*No one else shall be able or permitted to enforce any of the terms of the Agreement.
*The Agreement may not be edited or varied unless that variation is in writing and signed by both parties (Us and You).
If you purchase our product, either the Full Course or TCIT Part 3, you are entering into an agreement with Samias Driving School for the instructor training package (course materials and online communications). You will have a separate agreement with your trainer, in terms of your face to face training sessions. If you have already received the training materials and wish to withdraw from the course, you have 14 days from the day you receive the materials, to return these to us unopened and unused. In which case, you will receive a full refund from us. You must email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to inform us that you wish to return the materials and we will give you the postal address. You must retain a proof of postage and bear the cost of postage yourself.
*We will abide by the Voluntary Code of Practice which has been agreed between DVSA and the main bodies representing Approved Driving Instructors.
Complaints should be made in the first instance to Samia's Driving School. Failing agreement or settlement of a dispute, reference may be made to DVSA's Registrar of Approved Driving Instructors who will consider the matter and advise accordingly. Should the Registrar not be able to settle the dispute he or she may set up a panel, with representatives from the ADI industry, to consider the matter further or advise that the matter should be referred to the courts or other statutory body to be determined.
By taking driving instructor training with Samia's Driving School it is accepted that you have read and agree to these terms and conditions.