Membership Benefits

Membership Benefits

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.

Included as Standard

  • Comprehensive Insurance Coverage

    As a member, you 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. In fact, we are the only association authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority to promote and provide such financial products.
    We are currently unable to offer Public Liability and Professional Indemnity cover as part of our membership for trainers in Republic of Ireland (ROI)

  • Expert Advice at Your Fingertips

    Our dedicated ADI Helpdesk is staffed with knowledgeable professionals who are ready to assist you with any challenge you face. Whether it's addressing pupil problems, navigating standards checks, resolving business or contract issues, or enhancing your skills and knowledge, our team is here to guide you every step of the way.

  • Engage in Live Discussions

    Join leading experts in the driver and rider training field to debate crucial issues on DIA Motormouth, challenge the status quo, and experience a thrilling exchange of viewpoints. With a diverse mix of established figures and emerging talents, be prepared for an immersive experience that ignites passionate engagement and offers a comprehensive range of insights.

  • Engaging Webinars for Continuous Professional Development

    Expand your expertise with our series of complimentary webinars. Delivered by renowned industry speakers, these sessions cover a wide range of relevant topics and count as valuable Continuing Professional Development (CPD) opportunities. Stay ahead of the curve and harness new insights that will fuel your professional growth.

  • Stay Informed with Driver Trainer Magazine

    Enjoy a bi-monthly subscription to the esteemed Driver Trainer magazine, the leading publication in the driver training industry. Immerse yourself in the latest news, articles, and industry developments. Gain access to a wealth of training resources and CPD features that will empower you to enhance your skills and knowledge continually.

  • Influencing Change and Driving Progress

    As a member of our association, you join a collective voice that carries weight in the industry. We actively engage in lobbying efforts and represent your interests to key policy and decision makers. By aligning with us, you directly contribute to shaping driver training and advancing road safety across the UK. Our association is the trusted voice that stakeholders genuinely listen to.

  • Timely News and Updates

    Receive our industry-leading newsletter delivered straight to your inbox. Stay up-to-date with the latest happenings and trends in the world of driver training. Our informative newsletter keeps you informed and connected, ensuring you never miss out on important updates.

Deals and Discounts

As a member of the DIA, you gain access to an incredible array of deals and discounts that will save you money and enhance your driving instruction business. Take advantage of these exclusive offers:

  • DIA Shop

    Save 5% on top-quality driver training teaching tools and essential business resources, ensuring you have the best resources to excel in your profession.

  • Fuelcard Services

    Slash your fuel costs with savings of up to 10p per litre using our half-price monthly fee fuel card. Enjoy significant savings every time you refuel.

  • Driving Test Success Anytime Pro

    As a DIA member, you can sign up for the Driving Test Success Anytime Pro program and get your first 3 months for just £5, saving you 50%! Enhance your teaching and training capabilities at an unbeatable price.

  • Vauxhall Partners Programme

    In the market for a new Vauxhall? DIA members qualify for the exclusive Vauxhall associate partners programme. Purchase a new Vauxhall and enjoy their all-inclusive motoring package absolutely free-of-charge.

  • DIA Insurance

    Our flexible insurance coverage is tailored specifically for driving schools and instructors. Benefit from a range of features and discounts on policy prices. Trust DIA Insurance to protect your business and your livelihood.

  • Experian AutoCheck

    Make informed decisions when purchasing used vehicles with Experian AutoCheck. As a member, you can register to use AutoCheck and confirm the identity and history of any used vehicle, providing valuable information to your clients.

  • Specsavers

    Maintain excellent eye health and comply with driving regulations by taking advantage of our partnership with Specsavers. DIA members qualify for exclusive discounts on vision screenings, ensuring you stay safe on the road.

  • DIA Recovery

    Enjoy peace of mind knowing that you're covered in case the unexpected happens. With competitive prices, our recovery service has your back when you need it most.

  • DIA Playpass

    Unlock a world of exclusive discounts on travel, entertainment, shopping, and more with DIA PlayPass. As a member, you'll have access to incredible savings on the things you love.

  • DIA Tax

    Say goodbye to expensive hourly rates from high street tax accountants. Benefit from our excellent tax service, designed to save you money and simplify the process.

  • Recommend a Friend

    Spread the word about the incredible benefits of DIA membership and be rewarded! Refer a friend, and when they sign up, you'll receive a £20 Amazon voucher, while they enjoy waived joining fees.

  • Drive Car Hire

    Enjoy an incredible 25% discount on Drive Car Hire services with our membership. Whether it's for personal or professional use, you'll save big on car rentals.

  • Brodit holders and ProClips

    Keep your phone or device safe, secure, and charged while driving with a 15% discount on Brodit holders and ProClips exclusively for DIA members.

  • MWG Solicitors

    Receive an initial 15-minute free telephone consultation and benefit from reduced hourly rates with MWG Solicitors. Their comprehensive legal services cover a wide range of needs.

  • Tyl by Natwest

    Elevate your payment methods with the bespoke solutions offered by the collaboration of DIA and Tyl by NatWest, tailored exclusively for ADI professionals. Enjoy member bonuses, potential savings on fees, free card machine rentals, no online selling fees, and seamless accounting with Xero and FreeAgent compatibility.

  • DIA Glovebox Guides

    The DIA Glovebox Guides offer quick and easy advice to help you drive your ADI, PDI or rider trainer career forward. Download to your phone or print off to keep in the glovebox – the choice is yours!

Don’t miss out on these incredible deals and discounts! Join the DIA today and unlock a world of savings, empowering your driving instruction business while keeping more money in your pocket.

Marketing your Business

As a DIA member, you gain access to a suite of powerful marketing resources designed to help you attract more customers and elevate your brand. Take advantage of these exclusive tools:

  • Get Into Driving

    Get Into Driving

    Included as standard with DIA membership, this free pupil acquisition tool is a game-changer for your business. Boost your client base and watch your business thrive with this essential marketing tool.

  • DIA Logo Refresh

    Give your logo a professional makeover with our expert designers. Our talented team will take your existing logo and transform it into a fresher, sharper, and clearer representation of your brand. DIA members enjoy an exclusive £60 discount, ensuring your logo reflects the quality of your business.

  • DIA Logo Design

    Your logo is the face of your company, appearing on marketing materials and your website. It's crucial to get it right. Our skilled designers will create a stunning logo that captures the essence of your brand. As a DIA member, you'll receive a £60 discount, making this essential branding tool even more affordable.

  • DIA Web Builder

    Launch a professional website with ease using our comprehensive website service. Our web builder provides all the tools and features you need to establish a captivating online presence. DIA members receive an exclusive £50 discount off the setup fee, helping you kickstart your online success.

Take your marketing efforts to the next level with these exclusive DIA membership benefits. Join us today and unlock these powerful tools that will supercharge your business and drive your success to new heights.

Training and Events

As a member of the DIA, you gain access to a wealth of training opportunities and events designed to enhance your skills and propel your career forward. Take advantage of these exclusive offerings:

  • DIA Conference

    Join us at the DIA Conference, a day dedicated to elevating your professional knowledge and skills. Network with colleagues and key stakeholders while participating in presentations, round table discussions, and important industry updates. DIA members enjoy a £10 discount on this not-to-be-missed event.

  • Standards Check Classroom Workshop

    Prepare for your upcoming Standards Check or part 3 test with confidence. Our expert ADIs have put together a comprehensive workshop that covers every aspect of the test, ensuring you're fully prepared to pass with flying colours. DIA members receive a £20 discount on this invaluable training opportunity.

  • Emergency First Aid at Work

    Gain the skills and knowledge to respond effectively in emergency situations. Our Emergency First Aid at Work course equips you with the necessary training to provide immediate assistance while awaiting professional medical help. DIA members enjoy a £20 discount on this critical training.

  • Coaching Skills Classroom Workshop

    Elevate your coaching skills and achieve exceptional results with our Coaching Skills Classroom Workshop. This half-day program focuses on coaching techniques for rider and driver trainers, covering topics such as the GROW model, SMART goals, and client-centered learning. Benefit from practice opportunities, coaching case studies, and a DIA CPD certification in Applied Coaching. DIA members save £20 on this transformative workshop.

  • Mindfulness Online Workshop

    Discover the power of mindfulness and compassion in our exclusive online workshop. Tailored specifically for ADIs, this 3-hour training enhances both your professional and personal life. Learn valuable skills and advertise yourself as a mindfulness-trained instructor. Don't miss the opportunity to save £20 on this enriching workshop.

  • Drivers with Diverse Needs Classroom Workshop

    Cater to a wider range of students and position yourself as a specialist in driver training by joining our Drivers With Diverse Needs Workshop. Led by experienced trainer Kevin Martin, this workshop equips you with the skills and knowledge to diversify your business and make a meaningful impact. DIA members enjoy this unique opportunity.

  • Standards Check Preparation One-to-One

    Receive personalised coaching and training tailored specifically to your needs with our Standards Check Preparation One-to-One course. Benefit from note-taking materials, refreshments, and a digital certificate. DIA members receive a £20 discount on this bespoke training, ensuring you're fully prepared for your Standards Check or Part 3 Test.

  • Mental Health First Aid Classroom Workshop

    Invest in your well-being and that of your community by participating in our Mental Health First Aid Classroom Workshop. Gain essential skills and make a positive impact. DIA members enjoy a £20 discount on this invaluable course.

  • Business Success and Growth

    Unlock the secrets to building a successful driver training business with our Coaching For Business Classroom Workshop. Enrol today and take advantage of our special offer designed to help you thrive in the industry.

  • Safeguarding Classroom Workshop

    Acquire essential safeguarding skills and earn a nationally recognised qualification with our Safeguarding Classroom Workshop. DIA members receive a £20 discount on this vital training opportunity.

  • CPD Voucher

    Invest in your professional development with our range of CPD training courses. As a DIA member, you'll receive a £25 voucher each year to use towards any of our online or UK-delivered courses. Make the most of this opportunity to expand your skills and knowledge.

Don’t miss out on these exclusive training and event offerings! Join the DIA today and unlock a world of opportunities for professional growth and development

All the benefits, discounts and services are at the discretion of the DIA Group and third party providers and can be withdrawn or amended without prior notice. We are currently unable to offer Public Liability and Professional Indemnity cover as part of our membership for trainers in Republic of Ireland (ROI)

† As a Standard member, you can enjoy £25 off any CPD course up until the end of the calendar year (valid until 31 December). The CPD voucher cannot be carried over into the new year. You cannot use the CPD voucher in conjunction with any other offer.

^Terms and conditions apply.

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