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Become an LGV Instructor

Dave Robbins Transport Academy are accredited by the National Register of LGV Instructors to deliver instructor training and to help you become an LGV driving instructor.

We can offer either a 10 day or a 5 day course depending on your experience, to allow you to become a qualified LGV instructor.

On the last day of your course you will take 4 separate examinations that we will prepare you for during your training.

Part 1 – Theory Test

This test comprises of 100 multiple choice questions and you are given 90 minutes in which to answer them. These questions will cover the Highway Code and safe driving and testing, instructional techniques and legislation.

The overall pass mark for this exam is 85% and you will also need to achieve a minimum of 80% in each of the 4 subject areas.

Candidates are asked are required to prepare for this exam before their practical course.

We will provide you with study materials which will need to be thoroughly absorbed before the first day of practical training.

Part 2 – Practical Driving Ability

This will be a minimum of a 1 hour drive. You must not incur more than 6 driving faults (minor faults) and you must not incur any serious or dangerous faults.

You will also be asked to do one of two off road exercises which will be chosen on the day by the examiner.

Part 3 – In Cab Training

This involves a 60 minute in-cab role play, which is broken down in the following way:

  1. 20 minutes – deliver training for a new skill
  2. 20 minutes – remedial training for a new candidate suffering a skill fade
  3. 20 minutes – demonstration drive and a commentary (post-test failure)

Part 4 – Classroom Training

This consists of a 30-minute role play/test of classroom training. The pass mark for this is 84 out of 120.

On the successful completion of this examination, you will need to complete a registration form agreeing to the terms and conditions must be sent with all documents for approval. The registration number and photocard will be issued within 10-15 days. This will be valid for 5 years.

Dave Robbins Transport Academy also offers renewal courses for those that need to renew their NRI LGV instructor qualification.

For further information, please contact Dave on 01392 833158 or 07976 509980.