Train to be a defensive driving tutor

It’s a perfect job if you love delivering training courses, driving and meeting new people.

You can play a vital role in teaching people of all ages how to be safe, confident drivers who are fully aware of the hazards on our roads.

Which courses a Defensive Driving Tutor delivers

AA Defensive Driving Course (DDC)

This is for students who want to reduce their time on a restricted licence by 6 months. It’s delivered on 4 separate evenings over two weeks, with each session lasting 2 hours. Classes are limited to 20 students and each student is required to have a one hour driving assessment as part of the course.

AA Defensive Driving Course for Fleets and Businesses (DDF&B)

This is for company car drivers and is delivered over 2½ hours at our client premises during the day. It is classroom only. If you are interested in this training please email

AA Defensive Driving Course for Experienced Drivers (DDED)

This is a 3 hour course for all fully licensed drivers who want to refresh their driving awareness, improve their road code knowledge and be safer drivers.

  • You should have at least 6 months experience as a driving instructor and hold a valid I endorsement
  • Had some experience in training small to large groups;
  • Hold unit standard 14522* - Describe processes which lead to enhanced driver self-management
  • Hold unit standard 17975* - Plan, conduct, and review interactive group learning for trainee drivers
  • Hold unit standard 7097* - Facilitate interactive learning sessions for adult learners


*Training and course delivery

To deliver the range of Defensive Driving Courses you need to have some experience in training small to large groups and hold the following unit standards: 14522 (DDC) and 17975 / 7097 (DDC, DDFB & DDED). If you are interested in delivering DDC, you must also hold a current I endorsement.