SP Training are experienced ‘Train the Trainer’ delivery agents. Many businesses require in-house trainers to deliver training to the workforce and the quality of this delivery stands or falls on the ability of the trainer. Our ‘Train the Trainer’ courses give candidates the skills and qualifications that they need to successfully deliver classroom or practical training courses.

Continuous Professional Development (CPD)
SP Training encourage trainers to develop through further training and CPD.

National Register of LGV Instructors

This modular course focuses on the theoretical and practical aspects of qualifying for the National Register of LGV Instructors (NRI).

The course covers the skills and knowledge required to train new drivers wishing to pass all Modules of the DVSA LGV tests and also assessment and training of newly qualified and experienced drivers helping them to develop their careers. Delegates who successfully complete the course will be able to apply to the NRI for membership. Training is available to support lapsed DVSA LGV Register of Instructors to refresh their skills to apply to the NRI.

Benefits of the Course

  • Ability to effectively train novice drivers to pass all DVSA Modular tests
  • Ability to train and develop newly qualified and experienced drivers
  • Cost-effectively cascade company specific training to drivers
  • Be able to identify unsafe and inefficient driving practices
  • An increased understanding of the technical and psychological aspects of driver assessment
  • Able to risk asses to a recognised standard and provide positive/constructive feedback

Course Content

  • Theory Training
  • Licence, eyesight and vehicle checks
  • Driving assessment and test reports
  • DVSA marking criteria, fault identification and categorisation
  • Driving techniques
  • Instructional techniques and coaching skills
  • Dealing with driver behaviours
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Module 1, 2, 3 & 4 tests
  • Safe driving
  • Fuel efficient driving
RTITB Instructor

The SP Training RTITB Lift Truck Instructor course will provide candidates with the skills required to prepare and examine operators for the working environment of lift trucks. Candidates will be equipped to understand how to do this in accordance with agreed best practice.

Successful completion of the course will require candidates to pass an examination that covers basic operating skills, associated knowledge and practical instructional ability. Courses are available for inexperienced instructors, instructors converting from ITSSAR, AITT or NPORS as well as re-registration.

Course Content

  • Health and safety
  • Relevant regulations
  • Approved Code of Practice (ACOP)
  • The role of the Instructor and qualities
  • Basic principles of instruction
  • Skills and task analysis
  • Lesson structure (practical and theory)
  • Report writing
  • Lift truck test
Level 3 Award in Education and Training

The Level 3 Award in Education and Training (QCF) has been design to provide an introduction to teaching for individuals who would like to work or currently work with FE Colleges, Independent Training Providers and/or Local Authorities.
It can meet the needs of a range of trainee teachers, such as:

  • Individuals not currently teaching or training
  • Individuals currently teaching and training
  • Individuals currently working as assessors who wish to achieve a qualification that provides an introduction to teaching.

Qualification Structure
This qualification is made up of a series of units, which make up a total of 12 credits. The units chosen for this course are:

  • Unit 1 – Understanding roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training (3 credits)
  • Unit 2 – Understanding and using inclusive teaching and learning approaches in education and training (6 credits)
  • Unit 5 – Understanding assessment in education and training (3 credits)

How is the qualification assessed?
Through a portfolio of evidence which demonstrates the learner has met the required assessment criteria. Learners will be expected to apply and show evidence of both theoretical and practical knowledge in their portfolio.
You will also be expected to prepare and deliver a micro-teach session of approximately 30 minutes to the rest of the group. This will be observed by the tutor and the other learners on the course. You will be expected to write feedback/evaluation on each micro-teaching session, whether you are the deliverer or an observer, as evidence for your portfolio.

Will I have to study at home?
Yes. As well as classroom delivery by a tutor this course also includes self-study time for research, preparation of micro-teaching activities and assignment writing for completion of a portfolio

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SAFED Instructor

SP Training SAFED Instructor course is suitable for experienced trainers who wish to deliver Safe & Fuel Efficient Driver (SAFED) training that will lower fuel use and vehicle accidents, whilst reduction in environmental impact.

Developed for large vehicles this course is now available for all types of vehicles. The SAFED training course equips learners with the skills and expertise required to improve fuel use, reduce costs, improve road safety, reduce driver fatigue and reduce the risk.

Benefits of the Course

  • Highly trained, knowledgeable workforce
  • Significantly reduce your fuel spend
  • Improve the residual value of your vehicles
  • Reduce vehicle downtime and costs
  • Potentially reduce insurance premiums
  • Reduce environmental pollution

Course Content

  • Introduction to SAFED
  • SAFED theory
  • Pre-start vehicle checks
  • Formative driving assessment
  • Vehicle and road craft instruction
  • Driver validation exercise
  • Underpinning knowledge exercise
  • Assessment
  • Summary report and feedback
Driver CPC Trainer

This course is only available on an in-company basis.

The Driver CPC Trainer course develops new and existing trainers’ skills to deliver high quality classroom based training courses. You will learn how to deliver training that complies with JAUPT requirements in a dynamic and effective manner using multimedia and modern teaching techniques.

Who Should Attend?
Commercial trainers, new and existing in-house trainers, driver trainer assessors (DTA’s), fuel champions, or anyone who wishes to develop knowledge of instructional techniques and lesson planning.

Course Duration
Inexperienced instructors – 5 days
Experienced instructors / Refresher – 2 days

Course Content

  • Introduction to Driver CPC
  • Driver CPC syllabus, subject selection and training needs analysis
  • Instructional techniques, qualities of instructor, basic principles, subject analysis, preparation and planning, motivation, conformation, and evaluation question technique
  • Course structure and lesson planning
  • Training aids
  • Personal supported micro-teach sessions
  • Centre processes for JAUPT compliance
  • JAUPT compliance, course and instructor approval
  • Evaluation and feedback record keeping
  • Teaching competency assessment
  • Course review and Q&A
Driver Trainer Assessor

This course is only available on an in-company basis.

This course focuses on the practical aspects of driver assessment and corrective training and can prove an extremely cost-effective way of providing training throughout a company.
Subsequent in-house training ensures drivers are taught about driving safely and responsibly, with consideration of their fuel economy and other road users. The course will train candidates to carry out driving assessments and provide corrective training for HGV drivers.

Benefits of the Course

  • Demonstrable safety and environmental benefits
  • Train The Trainer format is a cost-effective way to cascade training across a driving team
  • Identification of unsafe and inefficient driving practices in order to develop driver-centred remedial actions
  • An increased understanding of the technical and psychological aspects of driver assessment
  • Assessors will be better equipped to provide positive/constructive feedback to drivers

Course Content

  • Licence, eyesight and vehicle checks
  • Assessment routes
  • An awareness of driving assessment reports
  • How to mark assessments
  • Practical driving techniques
  • Commentary driving
  • Instructional techniques
  • Dealing with negative driver skills and behaviours
  • Communicating safety performance and implementing improvements
  • Safe driving
  • Fuel efficient driving

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To discuss your training needs and available dates, please call 01228 530 552.

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