Our six training depots are located in: Portsmouth; Otterbourne; Aldermaston; Theale; Worthing and Havant. Our training centres are conveniently situated within the local areas of the following counties to provide the maximum coverage within: Hampshire; Isle of Wight; West Sussex; East Sussex; Surrey; Buckinghamshire; Oxfordshire; Berkshire; Wiltshire and the eastern side of Dorset.
What is the National Register of LGV Instructors?
2 Start Training are an accredited center for the delivery of the National Register of LGV Instructors Course. This is now the replacement of the DSA HGV Instructors course with all elements now being tested on 1 day at approved centers. As a approved center we provide the vehicles to train in, on site reversing area, classroom facilities and highly experience qualified instructors. Below you can find the course stages you would need to take to become an approved LGV Instructor.
The National Register of LGV Instructors is a register f highly trained driving instructors who have gone through a series of intense tests to improve their driving knowledge and skill. It is supported by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) and was created to help improve the level of HGV training to help increase pass rates.
Furthermore, the register was implemented to track the standards of LGV training and to ensure high standards of training do not fall.
Part One - Theory Test
90 minutes test, 100 multiple choice questions covering instructional techniques, legislation, The Highway Code and Safe driving and testing.
The overall pass mark is 85% and you also need to achieve a minimum of 80% in each of the 4 subject areas.
Part Two - Practical Driving Ability
A minimum one hour drive. You cannot incur any more than 6 driving faults and you must not incur any serious or dangerous faults.
You will be asked to do one of two off road exercises (chosen on the day by the examiner)
A 60-minute role play in-cab training test. Your examination scenario is sent to your chosen examination center 3 working days before your examination to allow you time to prepare.
Part Three - In Cab Training
LGV Instructor Register – In Cab Training
20 minutes – Deliver training for a new skill
20 minutes – Remedial Training for a candidate suffering skill fade
Upon completion of your HGV Instructor course, to finalise enrolment, a completed registration form agreeing to the terms and conditions must be sent with all documents for approval. The registration number / photo card will be issued within 10 – 15 days, and will be valid for 5 years.
How would joining the National Register of LGV Instructors help me?
If you successfully complete this course, you will receive a recognised qualification as well as an ID card and pass certificate. Completing this course will show that you have extensive knowledge of LGV driving and that you know how to properly instruct LGV driver training.
Additionally, you will know that your training is up to the highest standard and you can be confident that you are being taught the correct knowledge and skills when it comes to completing your test.
The benefits of becoming an instructor of the National Register are:
The benefits are as followed:
You can display the National Register Instructor logo on your website and other marketing materials.
You can prove to customers and potential customers that you hold a highly sought after, professional qualification.
You can demonstrate that you are committed to high quality, professional LGV driver training.
You have access to free technical advice and guidance.
You will receive discounts on products and services from NRI partner organisations.
You receive a certificate and ID card to evidence your success.
You receive regular industry and legislative updates by email.
You receive an NRI clipboard, pen and window sticker.
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