When a DSA qualified driving instructor wants to introduce a new subject to a learner driver, they would normal use a driving lesson briefing which might include diagrams to illustrate and clarify the new skill being taught.
The purpose of driving lesson briefings is to draw on any previous knowledge and experience when introducing the new subject, so an experienced instructor should tailor the briefing to suit the individual and not always follow a set procedure. For example when starting the parallel parking exercise, the ADI might ask the learner what clutch control is and how does one use it to keep a vehicle slow during a manuever. One student might be able explain it properly, and say he/she has no issues with this skill, while another might never have heard of it!
The use of diagrams on lesson briefings can help some learner drivers more easily remember concepts of a particular subject, while for some it can help stopping boredom though no lesson briefing should be more than 10 minutes.
I know in the real world some ADIs do not use lesson briefings when introducing a new subject, but they are a very useful tool and resource that any DSA fully qualified instructor should be using.
illegal driving instructor video
Thinking about becoming an instructor? Don't just make a decision based on the red driving school TV advertisement, do the proper research and know all the ADI training options available to you.
Subscribe to my Driving Test Tips so you don't miss any future articles and get DSA updates direct to your inbox by Email. The service is provided and powered by Google Feedburner, so I don't personally keep your email addresses, and you can remove yourself anytime after passing the driving test with just one mouse click, you can also follow UKADI on twitter or join my UKADI Facebook page.
More ADI advice
Passing ADI check test information.
Red Driving School Scam or Not?
My PDI part 1 and 2 experience.
CRB Checks for Driving Instructors.
BSM on TV Watchdog.
Booking driving test without ADI number.