Excel Driving Academy’s founder Paul Cole is an Approved Driving Instructor Grade 6. Paul is also and Advanced Instructor and Driver and is currently completing his Diploma in driving Instruction. He is also an NVQ/QCF Assessor for Safe driving and supports Continued Professional Development ( CPD ) for all of his instructors.
Paul become and ADI in 2007 and at present has a very successful Driving Academy in his region, which boasts an 82% first time pass rate for 2013 and a 76% first time pass rate for 2014, a 79% first time pass rate for 2015 & a 77% first time pass rate for 2016. (National Average 45%) This is made possible by the hard work from our team of great instructors and their commitment to CPD.
Paul left Hampshire Constabulary in 2007 to become a Driving Instructor. During his time with the police he had a considerable amount of driver training along with understanding the factors resulting in road traffic collisions. This was the perfect grounding for driving instructing.