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By becoming a valued member of the Driving Instructors Association, you gain access to an array of exceptional benefits designed to elevate your career and ensure your success. Here’s what you can expect.


Learning isn’t just for pupils. Instructor training sharpens your skills and enhances your business. Our DIA Academy offers online and in-person training, webinars, and assessments for your development.

The Driving Instructors Association is the largest professional membership body for driver and rider trainers in the UK

The DIA is more than just a membership — it’s a community of ADIs and driving instruction experts, all working to improve the industry together. We have close links with policy and decision makers in road safety and driver training, so that our members’ can seek real answers to their concerns.

And to keep you on top of your game, our Academy delivers training courses and assessments run by expert ADIs so you can develop professionally alongside your work. With the many other benefits of becoming a DIA member including professional indemnity and public liability insurance as standard, you can rely on our help and expertise when you need it most.

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