Dulson Training

LGV / HGV Instructor Training / NRI

If your business is looking for the pinnacle of driver training then look no further than the National Register of Instructors (NRI).

  • We can provide an NRI LGV instructor or assessor nationwide to fit your business needs when you need one for any fleet training and assessment requirements that you may have. Fleet Training 
  • We can prepare a member of your staff to become an NRI instructor or assessor at our Shropshire training and exam centre. 

Do you have that individual or individuals that you know would be able to mentor and guide other drivers and your business to greater success. Taking this exam will enable them to become a fully qualified and registered NRI Instructor and having passed these intensive set of tests they can then share them with other members of your team to help improve skills throughout.


Here at Dulson Training we have been approved to deliver this training and also provide facilities for NRI Examinations to take place.

Our qualified NRI Instructor will teach and guide you on a 1 to 1 basis through each stage to help you become test ready where then an NRI Examiner will test you. Dulson Training will be more than happy to discuss course lengths once we have an idea of an individual's current knowledge base.


The NRI exam will consist of:


  • Part 1 - Theory Examination - 100 multiple choice questions from 4 subject areas (Instructor Technique, highway code, legislation, eco safe driving and testing) 80% pass mark required
  • Part 2 - Practical Driving Ability - A one hour drive and one off road exercise consisting of either a reverse or uncouple and couple. No more than six driving faults are allowed and no serious or dangerous faults .
  • Part 3 - In Cab Training Exercises - Teaching a new skill to a novice, remedial training to someone who has skill fade, demonstration drive with commentary to someone who has failed a test. A 70% pass mark is required in each of these elements.
  • Part 4 - Classroom Training - A pre allocated subject is given which must then be delivered as a classroom presentation. a 70% pass mark is also required in this section.


To give you an idea of this course's credentials it is fully supported by the Road Haulage Association, the Freight Transport Association and finally most importantly it is recognised as the Industry standard and endorsed by the DVSA.

LGV Instructor Training COurse

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 C1, 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.


Costs (finance available) 

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%)

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.

 

LGV Assessor Training Course

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. 

  • Part 1 - Personal driving assessment (Pass/Fail)
  • Part 2 - Associated knowledge multiple choice theory paper (Pass mark is 80%)
  • Part 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

Costs (finance available) 

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%)

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.

 


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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.

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.