Safe and Economic Driving Instructor

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This course provides candidates with the necessary knowledge and skills to deliver safe and economic driver training in a safe, effective and efficient manner.

By the end of the course candidates will:

• Be able to plan, prepare, rehearse and deliver in-class lessons covering the subject matter of safe and fuel efficient driving techniques
• Demonstrate the ability to drive a set route, focusing on a safe and fuel efficient driving style
• Provide a commentary on safe and fuel efficient driving

The Safe and Economic Driver Instructor course concludes with an objective examination carried our by an RTITB examiner. All elements of the examination must be passed in order to successful qualify as an RTITB Instructor. Successful candidates are eligible to register on the RTITB Register of Professional Instructors.

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The course covers the following:

• The role of the instructor
• Why drive economically?
• Planning for efficiency
• Fuel consumption and efficiency
• Driving style
• Aerodynamics
• Your driving standard
• In-class lesson planning
• Vocabulary and phraseology (e.g. directions to drivers)
• Report writing
• Route planning

Examination

To pass this course you will need to pass an examination consisting of four elements:

1. Driving assessment
2. In-class assessment
3. Associated knowledge
4. Demonstration drive with commentary
This course is suitable for candidates who:

• Have excellent communication skills
• Have a sense of responsibility in the workplace
• Have prior training in instructing (if they do not the course duration may need to be extended to cover instructional techniques)
• Have significant experience as a professional LGV driver
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Delivered at The RTITB Instructor Academy

Safe and Economic Driving Instructor

A course for candidates who wish to deliver Safe and Economic LGV Driver training. If the candidate does not have prior instructing experience, the course duration may need to be extended to cover instructional techniques.

Price per course, not per candidate:
5 days - 2 candidate, 1 instructor, 1 vehicle - £2925 (exclusive of VAT)
4 days - 1 candidates, 1 instructor, 1 vehicle - £2340 (exclusive of VAT)

Delivered on Your Premises (In-Company)

Safe and Economic Driving Instructor

A course for candidates who wish to deliver Safe and Economic LGV Driver training. If the candidate does not have prior instructing experience, the course duration may need to be extended to cover instructional techniques.

Price per course, not per candidate:
5 days - 2 candidate, 1 instructor, 1 vehicle - £2290 (exclusive of VAT) plus instructor travel, subsistence and accommodation.
4 days - 1 candidates, 1 instructor, 1 vehicle - £1832 (exclusive of VAT) plus instructor travel, subsistence and accommodation.