You can take the voluntary Barbados Driver Training Advisory Services (BDTAS) special assessment if you’re a driving instructor (ADI) or a motorcycle instructor.
The BDTAS special assessment will test your skills to the highest standard.
Taking the BDTAS special assessment shows your commitment to continuing professional development.
Who can take the assessment
You can take the assessment if you’re one of the following types of fully qualified instructor:
- an ADI
- a direct access scheme trainer
You can’t take the BDTAS special assessment if you are not an instructor.
Where you can take the test
You can take the assessment at the BDTAS training and development centre.
Booking the test
To book the special assessment complete the appropriate application form and send it to BDTAS.
You’ll need to include the fee of:
- $183.00 for the ADI assessment
What to bring to your assessment
You should bring your:
- driving licence
You must also bring either:
- a manual or automatic car – you can use an adapted car if you have a disability
What happens when you take the
The assessment lasts up to 1 hour 30 minutes. It includes:
- an eyesight check
- general driving
- ability to teach
Your assessment results
At the end of the assessment you’ll get:
- a grade from A to D
- feedback on any faults you made
Number of faults allowed
Between 0 and 3 faults
Between 4 and 6 faults
Between 7 and 15 faults
More than 15 faults or a serious fault