The AA Driving School

Train to become a driving instructor with the AA & BSM

If you have a passion to teach, and get a buzz from seeing people develop skills for life, you could train as a driving instructor, and get on the path to an enjoyable and rewarding career.

The AA Driving School Franchise Opportunities

Accredited training with the AA & BSM

… and cashback when you pass

The AA Driving School has achieved accreditation by the DVSA's Official Register of Driving Instructor Trainers (ORDIT). This ensures you'll get the best possible training to get you on the path to your new career as an Approved Driving Instructor.

Once you've passed you'll get priority treatment when applying for an AA or BSM franchise. You'll be able to get your new business started immediately, with all the backup and support of the AA & BSM and the kudos of working under the trusted AA  or BSM brand.

  • Our course is accredited at NVQ Level 3.
  • You choose the payment option that suits you from £175 per month.
  • You'll have 50 hours of local 1-to-1 tuition with a personal trainer.
  • We'll develop your business, coaching and customer care skills to become an effective AA instructor.
  • After you qualify with us, you'll get up to £1,500 off AA franchise fees in your first 6 months.
  • You'll receive up to £495 cashback by cheque after 24 calendar months of continuously holding the AA Driving School standard franchise.

Personal training tailored to you

We recognise that everyone needs to learn at their own pace and in their own way. Our highly qualified trainers will support and guide you every step of the way to get you on the path to your new career.

Driving instructor training

Starting out

As an AA instructor you're in control

You make the decisions, you choose how and when you want to work. And you'll be able to count on us to support your business when you need it. When you start with the AA or BSM, you'll have a great team of people behind you, and you'll have all the kudos and respect of the AA & BSM brands.

Dedicated advice and support

We'll assign you a dedicated adviser for your first few months and arrange meetings with your local instructor coach. To start you off, our development programme will familiarise you with our processes, give advice on business planning, marketing and customer care. You'll have a chance to meet with other new AA instructors, and take delivery of your new tuition car.

Apps to help manage your business

To help you run your business efficiently on a day-to-day basis, you'll have access to:

  • MyFranchise – your on-the-go guide to what you need to know about your business; the complete guide to your franchise.
  • MyDrive – this simple website and mobile app will give you easy access to your business details; search quickly for pupil information and more.

A driving instructor chats to a pupil

Career opportunities

And when you're ready for more responsibility you can pursue development through our training academy, which gives AA driving instructors priority access to fleet training.

Our instructor franchise

If you are just starting out as a driving instructor, choose our Standard Franchise. It will give the best possible start to your instructor career. The standard option has been designed for instructors who want to benefit from our quality brand name and our customer support, but also need support for pupil supply or coaching.

A great franchise deal

This option includes:

  • induction programme covering financial planning, marketing and customer care
  • AA liveried Ford Fiesta 1.0T 100ps Titanium or Ford Focus 1.0T EcoBoost 100ps Zetec tuition car, normally replaced every 52 weeks
  • optional pupil introduction service
  • easy diary management facility via website or by phone
  • established customer service centre to support your business
  • professional indemnity insurance
  • sickness and accident cover
  • comprehensive insurance for you and your pupils
  • online web shop offering cost-price marketing materials to promote you by name, and free business stationery ordering

If you are interested in becoming an AA driving school instructor or would like some further information please click the send interest button below and we will be in contact shortly.


The AA Driving School voted "Favourite national franchise 2015"

Friday 27 March 2015 News The AA Driving School

We are proud to announce that the AA Driving School has won the award for the 'Favourite national franchise 2015' at this years 'Golden L' industry awards. The awards are voted for by qualified instructors, trainee instructors and people within the industry. Richard Borges Brand Manager for AA Driving School said "We're proud to receive this award, which shows our commitment to providing the best possible service to our customers and business partners. We look forward to building on t...