Prerequisites.
You must have held your full Irish driving licence for at least two years and be over 21 years of age.
You must obtain a Tax Clearance Cert.
You must give consent to Garda Vetting by requesting a form from adi@rsa.ie.

Stage 1 – Theory Test.
RSA fees: €150.
Study materials: €100.
Recommended mentoring two 1 & 1/2 hour sessions: €165.
Total cost stage 1: €415.

Stage 2 – Advanced Driving Test.
RSA fees: €200.
Study materials: €15.
Recommended six 1 & 1/2 hour driving assessment and training sessions – €495.
Total cost stage 2: €710.

*Having completed Stage 2 you can begin working as a trainee ADI for up to 6 months.

Stage 3 – Instructional ability.
RSA fees €:200.
Study materials: €100.
Recommended ten 1 & 1/2 hour instructor demonstration, training and assessment: €825.
Total cost stage 3: €1,125.

Cost of 27 hours training: €1,485.
Additional training €55 per hour.

One week as a full time driving instructor working 30 hours €1,250.