Tales of your Driving Instructor A lot of people get up eventually and realise that they are tired of their jobs, require a change, and feel trapped. I was in a very similar situation some time ago. If you are feeling like this then its time to make a career change. It takes a great deal of courage to make it happen, but the rewards are worthwhile. I chose becoming a driving instructor, I found how the pay would be a motivating factor, as well as the opportunity to become my personal boss deciding on the hours I wanted to work. The 120 hours of driving experience is most beneficial achieved by completing a mix of professional driving instruction through a professional driving instructor and further hours (view source) which has a full licensed driver, usually a loved one. In Victoria learner drivers are needed to keep a learner log book, that is the state run document obtained through VicRoads or even the governing road authority in Victoria. The learner driver is usually to record their hours and sign off each lesson as the instructor driver can also be needed to sign off on each of the learners lessons. Your students will need to apply the things they learned in class to how they drive in a car. As they learn to drive, you need to be prepared to guide them the best way to apply what you learned of their books, to how to drive on the path. As we drive, we learn some things that just werent taught in school, like the rules many of us drive by but no-one ever really mentions. Be prepared to teach the crooks to your students, they are in the same way significant as the rest they learn and also this is just about the reason you wished to become a driving instructor. After you complete every one of the starting formalities, it is possible to toward next thing which is riding vehicle slowly with full alertness and concentration. Your confidence level plays an important role in riding vehicle, if you are not full confidence, then you certainly end up with a major accident. Therefore, play the role of fully focused and confident while driving any vehicle. Realistically, for 35 lessons a week you may expect to earn around A�22,000 each year. Of course in order to take extra holiday, require sick leave (that you can get no pay), or perhaps cannot get enough pupils, your income will be less than this. It also must be borne in mind that 35 lessons could be the equivalent of approximately 40 hours work by the time youve got added travelling time between lessons.