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Is it a good idea to become a driving instructor?

I'm 21 years old, and I love driving more than anything. I have wanted to be a driving instructor since I was young but my Dad put me off, telling me it's a dead end job and that it's impossible to earn a decent living. Anyway, I've done some research recently and there are a lot of bad things people are saying about the training and it all being a money making scheme. Can anyone with experience tell me the pros and cons about becoming a driving instructor?

Asked By: AMy - 4/17/2010
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A lot of my friends got into instructing and all of them have moved on as its a market flooded with competition. Part time, maybe evenings, may be the way to go. You will see if there is a market in your area. Good Luck.
Answered By: Neil - 4/17/2010
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Only if You actually teach people how to drive properly.
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Answered By: Realist - 4/17/2010
 
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