13th June 2022

Excessive digital interactivity

We live in an age where having the latest news, message or notification streamed directly through to our phone is becoming not just the norm, but […]
10th June 2022

You can’t heal what you can’t feel

The school bell goes off, two short rings signifies lunch break is ending in five. How many years have you been listening to that bell? In […]
8th June 2022

We can help you achieve your dream

If someone was to ask you what is your dream, what would you say?    In childhood we dream away don’t we, our imagination running wild. […]
7th June 2022

The best driving instructor that you could be

You may have considered training to be a driving instructor but find yourself being put off because you don’t honestly feel like you know what you […]
16th May 2022

CPD for driving instructors

Driving instructors within the BIG TOM franchise receive continual training (CPD) to keep knowledge up to date and raise awareness of effective teaching techniques. It is […]
5th May 2022

Does the level of intelligence make learning to drive easier?

This question is often pondered by driving instructors. We get to work with a range of pupils who differ in intelligence levels.  Owner of BIG TOM […]
28th April 2022

Welcome to Misperception Bridge

One of the most soul-destroying aspects about the work as a driving instructor is our pupil’s mistaken belief that they are ready to be taking a […]
26th April 2022

The return to normality

According to latest DfT published figures [DRT0701/0721], it appears that the pass rates for parts 2 and 3 have stabilised again after the upsurge through the […]
14th March 2022

What does a driving instructor do

One of the most common questions asked by people who are considering being a driving instructor as a new career, is what does a driving instructor […]
4th March 2022

All about the Part 3 test (intro)

This video features owner of the BIG TOM franchise giving an introduction to the Part 3 qualifying test for trainee driving instructors. What are the factors […]
26th May 2023

Median average UK salary

According to the ONS, the median average salary in the UK is £33,000. One of the primary causes of dissatisfaction among UK driving instructors is failing to […]
26th May 2023

Does it matter where you take your driving test?

In a recent meeting between the National Association Strategic Partnership and the DVSA (20/05/2023), the subject of pupils taking driving tests in non-preferred test centres was […]
24th May 2023

Giving you above average benefits

Customers who obtain their driving licence in a number of days or weeks are not just happy with the service provided to them, they are delirious. […]
24th May 2023

Booking your introductory session

Welcome to the BIG TOM Driving School Franchise. In the online introductory session, which lasts no longer than 15 minutes, you can expect the following subjects […]