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Changes to the DVSA Part 3

September 16, 20160 Comments

Here are our thoughts about the proposed changes to the DVSA Part 3 Driving Instructor test.

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Road Sign Rule Changes

May 13, 20161 Comment

Do you use the ‘if there are lampposts and no signs it is safe to assume it is a 30mph speed limit and if there are no lampposts and no signs it is a national speed limit’ rule of thumb? Councils have now been given control over where, when and how often road signs, including speed limit signs should be used. This could easily change the rule of thumb.

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Phase 1, Part 3 Question Answered

March 18, 20160 Comments

Blaine was recently asked a question about the subject of ‘meeting’ on Phase 1, Part 3. In the short video above he gives advice and demo. This should hopefully be a good watch for anyone training to become an ADI or ADI Trainers. Please click on the video above to watch it.

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Standards Check – Advice about teaching manoeuvres

March 18, 20160 Comments

If you know you have a Standards Check in the near future or would like to see a fresh approach to teaching manoeuvres Lou has some great information for you. She has been asked many times recently about the number of manoeuvres that should be covered, what should be covered during the lesson and the skills you can identify. Click on the video above to watch the video.

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PDI Part 3 – Great Advice

March 11, 20160 Comments

Having done some intensive training with Scott, he gives us some great advice about the Part 3 having just passed. In this short video we chat about what is important on the part 3 and it might not be what you think.

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My Standards Check Mock Test Debrief

March 11, 20160 Comments

Having received an invitation to attend a Standards Check, I have been taking some advice and training with my wife Lou. Last week I filmed a Standards Check Mock Test and this video blog shows my debrief. To view the video of the lesson an many more Standards Check Advice and training please either sign in to your account at www.driving-instructor.tv/sc or join up. If you are not happy with the content we will refund you within 72 hours.

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My Standards Check – Video 3

March 3, 20160 Comments

This is the third video in the series of ‘My Standards Check’. This one has a few more of my thoughts and formulating a plan for training etc. I’m aware my Standards Check is not that far away.

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My Standards Check – Video 2

March 3, 20160 Comments

This is the second video in the series that allows you to follow me and my training towards my Standards Check. In this short video I talk about my thoughts and preparation.

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My Standards Check – Video 1

March 3, 20160 Comments

I have received my DVSA Standards Check invitation letter. This series of videos will discuss my thoughts, finding a trainer (as putting knowledge into practice is not always that easy) and the training I will go through to prepare for my April Standards Check

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1. An introduction to Blaine Walsh and training to be a driving instructor

January 6, 20160 Comments

Welcome to the first short video in the series about how to become a driving instructor. In this video I will be telling you a little bit about myself and the following videos will talk you through the training process and your options to qualify as an ADI (Approved Driving Instructor) with the DVSA (Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency).

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