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Part Two Training


Potential Driving Instructors (Pdi's) who have passed part one and want to pass the part two test of driving ability.


At a mutually agreed place and time convenient to the trainer and pdi'. If the location is not within reasonable travelling distance then B&B can be recommended for the pdi.


Half day. Approximately 8 to 10 hours spread over several weeks.

Driver/ Trainer Ratio

One to one.


The aim is to prepare the pdi for their part two driving ability test.


At the end of the sessions the pdi will: Have a clear action plan of any strengths and weaknesses in their driving. Have a full detailed report of what they need to do in private practice. The pdi will be observing a demonstration drive by the trainer if needed. Commentary driving will be developed on every session and a demonstration by the trainer will be done if needed. The pdi will have a very clear picture of the links between part two and the one & part three course.


Please click here to be redirected to the government page for Part 2.


There are 5 parts to the approved driving instructor (ADI) part 2 test: An eyesight check ‘Show me, tell me’ vehicle safety questions General driving ability Maneuvers Independent driving How long the test lasts The test takes around one hour. The eyesight test You’ll have to read a number plate from a distance of: 26.5 meters for vehicles with a new-style number plate 27.5 meters for vehicles with an old-style number plate New-style number plates start with 2 letters followed by 2 numbers, such as AB51 ABC. You’ll fail the test if you do not pass the eyesight test. It will count as one of the 3 attempts you’re allowed at the ADI part 2 test. For more information contact Rachel Kavanagh.

About Rachel

Rachel Kavanagh established Xcel Driver Training in 2001.

She is a grade A Driving Instructor and is on the ORDIT (Official Register of Instructor Trainers). Since qualifying as an approved driving instructor in 1993, Rachel has gained many qualifications with in the driver trainer industry. She has worked for many of the large national driving schools and continues to be a well-respected trainer within the industry.