LGV Instructor

Aims and Objectives:

To convert the candidates knowledge and skills within the relevant LGV category (C1, C and C+E) to the required standard in order to develop and enhance other individuals to meet the required standard to pass the DVSA practical driving.

Content and Course Design

  • How to read and check a Driving Licence (including restrictions and codes)
  • Responsibility and role of a Driving Instructor – including meeting and greeting learner
  • Driving ability skills and techniques
  • Undertake a practice theory test and hazard perception
  • Introducing pre-use vehicle checks to candidates
  • How to conduct a demonstration drive with commentary
  • How to carry out vehicle familiarisation with controls, instruments and loads
  • How to set up a reversing area
  • DVSA method of coupling and uncoupling
  • Understanding of the DVSA driving test expectations
  • Behaviors and characteristics of an instructor
  • How to motivate and encourage a negative or nervous candidate
  • Assessing driving skills and implementing the relevant training and development
  • Improved phraseology and vocabulary
  • Training routes selection
  • Instructional skills and techniques – in class and in cab – for new skills, remedial and post test
  • Mock Practical Instructor Test
  • How to conduct Module 4 Training

Candidates must show that they have a thorough knowledge of the principles of good driving and road safety and that they can apply them in practice.                                 

The object of the mock test is to assess the candidate’s ability to give driving instruction to a pupil. To do this, the instructor will adopt the role of a pupil who is learning to drive a Large Goods Vehicle (Cat C or C+E) or a pupil wanting remedial tuition having failed an LGV test.

Course Date

To suit customers’ requirements

Please contact our Course Information and Booking Team on 01942 874686 or email info@ttacademy.com for further details.

Alternatively, you can contact us through our contact page.

Course Duration

8 Days

Course Location

Transport Training Academy

Delivery Method

Classroom and Practical, 1:2 Instructor/Candidate Ratio

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