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Your guide to becoming a driving instructor
Dec02

Your guide to becoming a driving instructor

Considering a new career or change of career why not consider becoming a qualified driving instructor asks Ladybird Driving School So what are the advantages and disadvantages of becoming a qualified driving instructor in Ireland? Advantages Upwards of €40,000 per annum. Working for yourself but not by yourself. Setting your own hours weekly. Setting your own holiday times. Very low entry costs into the business. Not missing family...

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The Driving Test Marking Guidelines Explained
Sep30

The Driving Test Marking Guidelines Explained

Have you ever wondered what the driving tester has on that tablet they use whilst out on a driving test? We get some expert advice from Ladybird Driving School Those of you who have previously sat a test would have noticed them tapping the tablet when you have made a mistake but just what are they tapping and where do they get this marking system from? Well, they get this system from the Driving Fault Assessment Guidelines relating to...

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Becoming a Driving Instructor
Aug15

Becoming a Driving Instructor

As the class of 2019 weigh up their career and college options why not consider becoming a qualified driving instructor asks Ladybird Driving School In secondary school when trying to decide what will you do after you have finished secondary school, how many people around you be it career guidance teachers, your own Parents, Colleagues, Lecturers ever mentioned the words “Driving Instructor ?” The answer is probably NO ONE...

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Passing the Driving test with Chronic Dyslexia
Jul07

Passing the Driving test with Chronic Dyslexia

Dyslexia affects about 8% to 10% of the population, this month Ladybird Driving School look at some of the challenges a person with dyslexia faces when learning to drive Throughout each year pupils present to our driving school with a range of conditions and we have taught and passed pupils with Polio, Parkinson’s, Prosthetic limbs, profoundly deaf, Dyslexia and many more conditions. Patrick was diagnosed late in his teens with...

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10 top reasons people fail the Irish driving test
Jun06

10 top reasons people fail the Irish driving test

48% of people fail their Driving test each year in Ireland, so what are people doing wrong? We get some expert advice from Ladybird Driving School   After spending 30 years in the Driver Education Industry, Ladybird Driving School knows a thing or 2 about the reasons why people failing their driving tests. So what are the reasons people are failing their driving test and what the common mistakes are made at every test centre...

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Automatic or Manual – which to choose?
May01

Automatic or Manual – which to choose?

30% of all new cars on Irish roads are now automatics so are automatics better than manual and what do you need to consider when choosing between them? We get some expert advice from Ladybird Driving School One of the most intense debates in the car industry is the use of automatic and manual transmissions. Simply go into any room with car enthusiasts, throw the question out there, then watch and listen to the variety of arguments...

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