Dulson Training

LGV / HGV Instructor Training / NRI

Course Information

Instructor Training

Overview 

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 post-assessment/incident remedial training. It also prepares candidates for the independent National Register of LGV Instructors (NRI) examination. 

On successful completion of the course candidates will: 

• Be able to plan and deliver LGV training 

• Be able to recall and discuss the responsibilities of a LGV instructor 

• Be able to explain the content and objectives of the LGV driving test 

Fees include a fully equipped Dulson Training Ltd training vehicle (either C or C+E as appropriate) with a fully qualified, occupationally competent, experienced instructor.  Training is arranged on a 1 to 1 basis, 4 hours per day, although by special arrangement shared training (2 to 1) may be available. 

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. 

Course Content:

• 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)

The NRI Examination:

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

  • Duration 90 minutes 
  • 100 questions
  • 85% overall pass mark and 80% in each of the following areas: instructional techniques, legislation, highway code, safe driving and testing

Part 2: Practical driving ability test

  • Duration 60 Minutes 
  • No more than 6 minors
  • No serious or dangerous
  • Successfully complete one off road exercise

Part 3: In-cab training delivery test

  • Duration 60 Minutes 
  • Deliver training for a new skill – 33/47
  • Remedial Training for a candidate suffering skill fade – 27/39
  • Demonstration drive & commentary (post-test failure) – 51/73

Part 4: In-class training delivery test

  • Duration 30 Minutes 
  • 84/120 pass mark

On completion of the exam:

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.

Assessor Training

Overview


This course provides candidates with the necessary skills to assess and report on the quality of any goods vehicle driver. Please note: Whilst an LGV Assessor course prepares candidates to carry out assessments, it does not prepare them to carry out remedial training. If this is required by your business the LGV Instructor course would be the most appropriate course for you as this covers assessing and teaching. This course also prepares candidates for the independent National Register of LGV Assessors(NRI) examination.

By the end of the course candidates will:

• Be able to recall and discuss the duties and responsibilities of an LGV Assessor
• Be able to conduct driver assessments
• Be able to produce factual, informative reports

The LGV Assessor 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 Assessor.
Content

The course covers the following:

• Driver licensing and eyesight checks
• Assessment procedure
• Assessment route selection and directions to drivers
• Driver marking sheets
• Report writing
• Accident, vehicle defect and periodical driving assessments

Examination

At the end of the course an examiner from the National Register of LGV Assessors will conduct a three-part examination. 


1. Personal driving assessment (Pass/Fail)
2. Associated knowledge multiple choice theory paper (Pass mark is 80%)
3. Conduct a practical assessment of driving ability (Pass mark is 75 of a possible 109)

This course is suitable for candidates who:

• Have significant experience as professional LGV drivers
• Have the confidence to objectively assess their work colleagues performance
• Have good attention to detail
• Have good written skills
• Have good verbal communication skills

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LGV Instructor Training NRI

Shropshire 

Useful Guidance

It is beneficial to familiarise yourself with the following webpages, publications and documents prior to attending a goods vehicle instructor or assessor course. It is by no means compulsory to download/purchase and read all of these items, they are provided as recommendations only of what is likely to assist in preparation for course attendance.

HGV Training Shrewsbury

Course Costs 

Dulson Training Ltd will provide the use of a specialist training vehicle for the course and NRI exams. (All fees are subject to VAT @ 20%)

Instructor Course 

  • Initial Course – New entrant to the register 

For experienced LGV drivers or Assessors who wish to deliver LGV driver training and who have not been formally trained as an instructor before. 

10 days - £2800 + NRI Exams Fee £400 + NRI Registration fee £62.50. 

  • Qualified & Experienced Instructors Conversation Course

For example Qualified Manual Handling Instructors or ADI’s, etc who hold LGV Licence holders and have been formally trained/qualified as an instructor before. 

7 days - £1960 + NRI Exams Fee £400 + NRI Registration fee £62.50. 

  • Existing experienced LGV Instructor who now requires formal qualification

Suitable for people with at least 2 years full time practical experience delivering LGV driver training.  Or someone regaining LGV Instructor qualification.

5 days - £1400 + NRI Exams Fee £400 + NRI Registration fee £62.50. 

  • Renewal of NRI LGV Instructor Qualification

Suitable for existing NRI instructor currently delivering LGV instruction 

4 days - £1120 + NRI Exams Fee £400 + NRI Registration fee £62.50.

Assessor Course

  • Initial Course – New entrant to the register 


For highly experienced LGV drivers who wish to deliver LGV assessor driver training and who have not been formally trained as an assessor before. 

5 days - £1500 + NRI Exams Fee £400 + NRI Registration fee £62.50. 

  • Renewal of NRI LGV Assessor Qualification


Suitable for existing NRI Assessor currently delivering LGV assessing.

4 days - £1120 + NRI Exams Fee £400 + NRI Registration fee £62.50.

For more information or to request a course date please contact us. 

License Requirements

  • Must be 21 Years Old
  • Must hold a current UK Driving License
  • Must have held the valid category for at least 3 years

Who should train? Why should I train?

A passion for teaching?

The course provides candidates with the skills necessary to prepare drivers for the DVSA driving tests, to deliver Driver CPC training, and to carry out post-assessment/incident remedial training. It also prepares candidates for the independent National Register of LGV Instructors (NRI) examination. 

What does the training include?

Free Training

We will request an Exam date from the NRI.

Free Training

Once we have secured an exam date we can build a course.

Free Training

We will supply learning material and a Dulson Training Ltd vehicle.

Free Training

We will help you through the process with support, training and guidance.