How to Become an ADI
If you wish to become an ADI you must first satisfy the Registrar that you are a person
of good character. There are also many specific requirements, for example you must...
If you can show that you meet the RSA ADI standard because of qualifications you already hold, there is no need for you to qualify all over again. But this is something that the RSA needs to verify. Depending on what qualifications you hold, you may be entitled to an exemption from one or all exam stages.
There is a fee for each phase of the application process, including any re-test following a fail.
FETAC Awards in Driving Instruction
Passing the three-part test not only entitles you work as an ADI; it is a valuable educational qualification in its own right. The RSA has worked with FETAC
(Further Education & Training Awards Council) – the national body for further educational awards and representatives of the industry to document the standard and skills needed to become an ADI.
FETAC has now, as a result, approved five awards in driving instruction. All of them are Special Purpose Awards rated at national framework qualification (NFQ) Level 6: