Professional membership for driver and rider trainers

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No sign-up fee and half price membership  | Annual payment only

The standard annual membership fee is £85 plus a £15 sign up fee. Alternatively, there is an option to pay £23.75 quarterly, excluding any special offers

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Professional membership for driver and rider trainers

Join today for only £85 per year

Plus a £15 sign-up fee  | Quarterly payment option of £23.75 available

Looking for DIA membership for BRITTOp members?
Find out more here

Membership includes £25 million of Professional Indemnity and Public Liability insurance for Driving Instructors as standard, as well as the most comprehensive range of services and support offered by any ADI association.

£25 million of PI/PL

Automatically receive £25 million Professional Indemnity and Public Liability insurance. Our association goes above and beyond to secure the most competitive and comprehensive coverage available in the market.

Representation, lobbying and campaigning

We're the ADI organisation most closely involved in policy, strategy and decision making in driver training, testing and licensing, ensuring the voice of the driver trainer is heard where it matters.

Expert Advice with our dedicated helpdesk

Our friendly and experienced advisors are on hand to answer any queries you have about the instructor training process, driver training in general and running a training business.

Training courses and events​

As the largest and most expert provider of CPD to the industry, our Academy offers a wide range of courses covering all aspects of driver training skill and knowledge, as well as building and growing a business.​

Stay informed and ahead in driver training! ​

Stay in the know with our newsletter and bi-monthly Driver Trainer magazine. Access valuable resources and CPD features to enhance your skills from the leading organisation in the sector.​

We are currently unable to offer Public Liability and Professional Indemnity cover as part of our membership for trainers in Republic of Ireland (ROI)

What are the Membership Perks and Benefits?

Joining the Driving Instructors Association gives you unparalleled access to exceptional benefits that are designed to take your career to new heights.
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Exclusive Package for PDIs

Are You a PDI? Discover Our Bespoke Package!

Are you set on the path of becoming an Approved Driving Instructor? DIA is here to fuel your journey. We’ve put together a special package exclusively for PDIs, featuring our renowned Online Part 3 Workshop and a special offer on the Part 2 Mock Test. Let us be your trusted co-driver as you accelerate towards your ADI goals.

What our Members are Saying

AnonFleet Trainer
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"I joined the DIA for my PL and PI insurance. With the support of the knowledgeable ADI team, they provided me with valuable insights. After completing my CPD, I became Fleet registered, allowing me to charge appropriate fees without feeling undermined."
CarolDriver Trainer
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"The service you have provided has been second to none, and I cannot thank you enough. This includes all the updates and emails received. I've gained significant knowledge from the DIA. Thank you for your support this past year."
KevinRider Trainer
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"I have to say i'm massively Impressed with the DIA at the moment."
SRDriver Trainer
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"Thanks to all at the DIA for there efforts at this time. It's good to know support is there."

Terms and Conditions

  • Membership requires a minimum commitment of one year.
  • All member benefits, discounts, and services are subject to change at the discretion of the DIA Group and associated third-party providers. They may be amended or withdrawn without prior notice.
  • For trainers in the Republic of Ireland, Public Liability and Professional Indemnity coverage is not available as part of our membership package.

CPD Voucher

  • As a Standard member, enjoy a £25 discount on any CPD course. This offer is valid until the end of the current calendar year (31 December) and cannot be extended into the next year.
  • The CPD voucher cannot be combined with any other promotions or offers.

Offer terms and conditions: Minimum membership period of one year, offer only applies to an annual membership. 

Terms and conditions: Offer ends 30 April 2022. This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Offer does not include the £15 joining fee.The DIA reserves the right to withdraw the offer at any time. Offer has no cash redemption value and cannot be exchanged or substituted for any other goods or services. 

Membership Includes

Unlike any other driver training association, we have the expert knowledge and experience to seek out the most comprehensive and competitive cover for the driver training professional. We are also the only association to be approved by the Financial Conduct Authority to promote or provide such financial products.

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Included at no extra charge

We are currently unable to offer Public Liability and Professional Indemnity cover as part of our membership for trainers in Republic of Ireland (ROI)

DIA members receive a initial 15 minute free telephone consultation and a reduced hourly rate with MWG Solicitors who offer an advice and assistance scheme covering the full range of legal services

Get advice from our expert team on everything from pupil problems, standards checks, business or contract issues or developing your skills or knowledge.

Included at no extra charge

View our free webinars and tap into some useful CPD, with a range of engaging speakers and useful topics.

Included at no extra charge

Investing in professional development is essential for any driver trainer. The DIA CPD training courses are great value for money, and we want to help you do more for less. All standard members get a £25 voucher to spend against any of our courses online or delivered across the UK each year. †

Included at no extra charge

Receive bi-monthly the driver training industry’s most respected magazine, with news and articles keeping up to date with industry developments including a huge range of training and CPD features which will help you develop your skills and knowledge.

Included at no extra charge

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The industry’s leading newsletter is delivered to your inbox to keep you up-to-date on what’s going on in the world of driver training.

Included at no extra charge 

DIA has the ear and respect of key policy and decision makers. We campaign on industry matters, and provide representation, support and advice on individual instructor issues. This means we are able to directly influence driver training and wider road safety development in the UK and we are the one ADI association stakeholders really listen to.

Included at no extra charge

All members can have a free listing on, one of the largest dedicated driver trainer listings on the web, connecting pupils with instructors.

Included at no extra charge

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Save on goods and services for your home and business

DIA PlayPass offers free access to a wide range of exclusive discounts on travel, entertainment, shopping, and more. With our hand-picked offers from top brands, you can enjoy fantastic savings while doing the things you love.

Members can enjoy savings of up to 5p a litre on diesel and petrol, and up to 10p a litre at motorway pumps, with a free for the first six months, no-obligation fuel card from The Fuelcard People.

DIA members benefit from one of the most competitively priced and comprehensive recovery products available, with 24-hour roadside recovery, home-start and international breakdown assistance included as standard for one low annual fee.

Our recovery partner is one of the largest operators in the UK and mainland Europe and has an excellent reputation. Driving school and private cars, motorbikes – even caravans and motorhomes – can be covered.

This helps our members regularly screen their vision to ensure they are complying with eyesight for driving regulations, and to maintain good eye health generally,

Your business, seen by more customers

Boosting your brand’s online presence, and having your business seen by more customers, means more business is driven to you. Let your listings do the legwork and be seen, more

  • Higher rankings 
  • More visibility 
  • More customers & leads 

DIA Web Listings lets you update and publish your business information across +50 platforms in one go. DIA Web Listings ensures your business is appearing everywhere; search engines, social media, review sites, apps, maps, and more

Let our tax service take the stress out of preparing annual accounts and tax returns.

A professional tax adviser can save you time and money. They have the knowledge and understanding of tax matters to ensure you are compliant and pay the correct amount.

Save up to 40% on driving instructor insurance with DIA’s driving instructor and driving school cover. It’s tailored to your needs, and offers professional cover at the most competitive rates with a range of features and benefits put together with the driver trainer in mind. 

Sign up to Driving Test Success Anytime Pro and get your first three months for just £5, saving you 50%!

Our members-only website service provides everything you need to get your website up and running.

Whether it’s an update on your existing logo or a brand new design, we will guide you through the process and help you represent your company with the logo that is right for you.

DIA members benefit from a 50% discount on Experian AutoCheck. This allows up to five vehicles to be checked by simply entering the registration number.

The Vauxhall Partners Programme gives you and your family great offers on:

  • New discounts – great savings across our range.
  • Partners personalised quotes – tailor-made just for you to suit your needs.
  • Accessories discounts – save 10% on a range of items to suit your new car

Our shop has a range of quality driver training teaching tools and business resources. Many items feature a special member discount.

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