RTITB is proud to operate the National Register of LGV Instructors (NRI), the only DVSA (Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency) endorsed instructor and assessor register run by the industry, for the industry.
The national register exists to improve and monitor LGV instructor and assessor standards, ensuring a high standard of training in road transport.
RTITB operates the NRI on a not-for-profit basis for the benefit of the transport industry. It’s governance committee includes the DVSA, Logistics UK (formerly Freight Transport Association (FTA)) and the Road Haulage Association (RHA), all of whom oversee the delivery and development of the register and the associated examinations.
The NRI opened in January 2017 and is the successor to the DVSA voluntary LGV Instructor Register which closed on 31st December 2016.
The NRI has an independent database and regular audits by the governance committee to ensure quality, standards and neutrality.
Craig Baker Driver Training is an approved NRI examination centre and runs courses to prepare candidates for the NRI examination.
The HGV Instructor course provides candidates with the skills necessary to prepare drivers for the DVSA Cat C and C+E driving tests, to deliver Driver CPC training, and to carry out corrective training. It also prepares candidates for the independent National Register of LGV Instructors (NRI) examination.
On successful completion of the LGV instructor course, candidates will:
• Be able to plan and deliver LGV training
• Be able to recall and discuss the responsibilities of an LGV instructor
• Be able to explain the content and objectives of the LGV driving test
The LGV instructor course concludes with an objective examination carried out by an NRI examiner. All elements of the examination must be passed in order to successfully qualify as an LGV instructor.
• Role of the instructor
• Preparation of a training course
• Preparing lesson plans
• In-cab instruction
• Classroom lesson delivery
• Vocabulary and phraseology
• Object and scope of the DVSA driving test
• Teaching manoeuvring exercises
• Report writing
• Training route selection
• Road Transport Regulations
• The theory of driving including road observation and planning (instructors viewpoint)
At the end of the course an examiner from the National Register of LGV Instructors will conduct the following 4 part exam.
Part 1: Multiple choice theory test
Part 2: Practical driving ability test
Part 3: In-cab training delivery test
Part 4: In-class training delivery test
Following the successful completion of the examination, you will be required to complete a registration form which outlines the terms and conditions of your qualification. The form must be sent, along with all requested documents, for final approval. You will then be sent a registration number and photo card within 10 to 15 working days, which will be valid for five years.
Anyone holding a full category C1, C1+E, Cat C or C+E UK manual or automatic licence may submit themselves for examination subject to meeting the following eligibility requirements. The category must have been held for a full 3 years. The candidate must not have been disqualified from driving at any time in the previous 4 years prior to examination.
All convictions, including motoring offences (not spent) will be considered when the application is submitted, this is at the discretion of the NRI.
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The course provides candidates with the skills necessary to prepare drivers for the DVSA Cat C and C+E driving tests, to deliver Driver CPC training, and to carry out corrective training. It also prepares candidates for the independent National Register of LGV Instructors (NRI) examination.Book Today
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