Are we the only ones qualified? You would expect that only trained, professional, government approved instructors with years of driving experience would be able to become LGV and PCV driving instructors (car instructors have to be ADI qualified). However, you would be wrong, any person that has held a...Read More
I took my first driving test (Car) in 1972, in 1975 i took the first of my PCV driving test (auto) when i joined London Transport, in 1979 I took PCV manual licence, i spent the late 70s to early 80s driving coaches UK and continent.
In the middle 80s I embarked on a career in Management, I held positions such Warehouse Manager, Transport Manager, Depot Manager and Distribution Manager and it also started my association with that was the then the ILDM (institute of Logistics and Transport and Distribution Management) I still have that association today although I am now chartered member of the institute of Logistics and Transport and Distribution Management, in the early 90s I also took my LGV licences and CPC national/International whilst in Management positions, late 90s saw me move into the training industry, I passed my first DSA qualification (voluntary register) in 1999 and stayed on the register until 2011 ( i am currently in the process of completing this again)
in 2006 i sat a city & guilds in driver hours digital recording equipment course and passed, 2008 onwards I started working mainly doing classroom based training courses, in 2014 I passed my forklift instructor/examiners courses and the same year emabred on a PTLSS (preparing to teach in the lifelong learning sector which i passed at Level 4 (with districtions). I also joined 2 Start in October of the same year.