NEXT: Understanding the standards check test sheet
What happens at the standards check
A Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency examiner will watch you give a normal driving lesson to your pupil.
The examiner will look for evidence that you meet the national standards for driver and rider training.
What you’ll be marked on
You’ll be marked on 17 areas of competence that are grouped into 3 categories:
- lesson planning
- risk management
- teaching and learning skills
The 17 areas of competence are listed in the ADI standards check report form, which the examiner will fill in during your check.
You’ll get a score from 0 to 3 for each of the 17 competencies, which are added up to work out your grade.
After you give the lesson, the examiner will discuss your performance and give you your grade. This will take about 15 minutes.