Driving School Franchise

Calling all ADI’s!

We love what we do, and we’re looking for like-minded, enthusiastic driving instructors across Nottingham and Nottinghamshire to join us.

Our ADI franchise offer is unbeatably competitive, and keeps YOU in control.

This is Driving franchise plans guarantee reliable pupil supply, pupil booking confirmation, a lesson diary, progress book and learning logs for all pupils, our full admin support, social media engagement and franchise-free holidays.

Valuing our People

The wellbeing of our people is really important to us, which is why unlike many driving schools, we wouldn’t dream of charging franchise if you were unable to work through illness, or health imposed working restrictions, such as lockdowns.

Our ADI Franchise Plans

With no limit on pupil supply, and your choice on whether to have your car artworked-up or not, our franchise options keep you in control.


Our Driving School Franchise Support

All of our pupil supply options come with our full marketing and admin support, including:

  • Immediate pupil supply
  • Professional This is Driving website support
  • Regular pupil supply in the area’s you choose to cover
  • No hidden pupil charges
  • Welcome Packs including lesson confirmation, Progress Books, Cancellation T&C’s sent out to all new pupils
  • Pupil lesson diary, progress chart & learning logs
  • Realistic and competitive lesson prices (click here)
  • Discount your weekly franchise fee with our vibrant This is Driving branded car artwork
  • High quality This is Driving branded business cards
  • 24/7 Pupil Booking through Website, Social Media and phone number
  • Google, Yahoo, Bing and Social Media advertising
  • Excellent engagement through Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other Social Media
  • Central admin support
  • Mentoring support for newly qualified ADI’s
  • 100% flexibility – you manage your own diary
  • Franchise free holiday weeks PLUS Christmas Week franchise free
  • No contract to tie you in
  • Proud partnership with Driving Test Success
  • Theory Test eBook for every one of your pupils


Like what you see?

For more information about joining This is Driving, or to request a ‘Join our Team’ pack simply complete your details below or email us at JoinUs@thisisdriving.co.uk.


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    What some our ADI team have to say about us

    “In the many years I’ve worked as an ADI I have had a few different driving school franchise plans. I can honestly say that moving to This is Driving is the best move I’ve ever made! I have a constant supply of pupils and should I need topping up I only have to ask. This is Driving’s full admin support is great and ensures that all new pupils get welcome packs before their 1st lesson. I’d definitely recommend This is Driving to any instructor.”

    Pete Reddish.

    “To any ADI looking for the support of a driving school franchise – look no further! Paul & his team at This is Driving are a fantastic bunch of people to work with. The franchise plans are really well priced and the standard of pupil supply is both high and regular. There are no ridiculous or misleading offers and the hourly rate is fair and competitive. I would (and do!) recommend This is Driving as the only franchise for any ADI who is looking for a fair, fun and friendly driving school team to franchise with.”

    Donnalisa Taylor.

    “This is the best driving school franchise I have had! I have a full diary and have the flexibility to choose where and when I work, and I am not having to sell myself short giving away lessons with silly offers and prices. I am kept up to date with the direction the Company is going and love how progressive it is. This is also making my home life very quiet! I could not have made a better choice.”

    Kevin White.

    “I love being part of This is Driving! I have a supply of pupils in the areas that I want to work as and when I need them, and This is Driving’s excellent admin support gives me the freedom to focus on my learners. I’m really proud to be part of such an inspiring and ambitious driving school team!”

    Neil Wells.

    “At This is Driving we work really hard to make our driving school fun, friendly and reliable – both for our pupils, and our people. I’m really proud to lead a great team and am committed to supporting talented and enthusiastic ADI’s who make learning to drive really fun and enjoyable for their pupils!”

    Paul Scotney.

    “In my 14 years as an ADI This is Driving are one of the best driving school’s I’ve been with. Within a week of me starting my diary was full and has continued to be ever since. They’re a great team and the back up and support you get from them is brilliant. If you’re looking for a franchise to join you won’t go far wrong with these guys!”

    Gary Spencer.


    Franchise & Pupil Supply Plan T&C’s

    • Pay nothing until ‘Free Pupils’ allocation reached
    • All plan fees are payable weekly and by bank transfer
    • One-off car artwork fee applies to any artwork applied to your car
    • £100 fully returnable deposit applies for Roof Box
    • 4 week notice period to end any plan
    • More details available upon request to JoinUs@thisisdriving.co.uk


    Thinking of becoming an ADI?

    For more information on training to become an Approved Driving Instructor in the UK, click here.