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Applied Coach Approach

Welcome to Applied Coach Approach, DIA’s popular coaching course for driver and rider trainers that is now delivered online. Work through the learning materials at your own pace, in your own time and join the group Zoom study sessions with the tutor, plus ask your questions too.  This course is designed for all driver and rider trainers and assumes you have prior knowledge of the principles of coaching. The course covers many aspects of the …

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Equality and Diversity Awareness

Welcome to the DIA Academy’s Equality and Diversity Awareness course. Equality and diversity is an important topic and it is essential that as driver and rider trainers you have an understanding and awareness of what equality and diversity is. You should also be aware of how it might impact your training and conversations with your students.  This online course will cover: What is equality, discrimination and prejudice? The difference between equality and diversity An overview …

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Virtual Safeguarding

Welcome to our Virtual Safeguarding course, this nationally-recognised FAA Level 3 Award qualification offers the tools to identify and protect people at risk of abuse or neglect. On successful completion of the assessment you will be awarded with a FAA Level 3 Award in Principles of Safeguarding and Protecting Children, Young People or Vulnerable Adults (RQF). Course Overview Course Dates: Start Date – 22.03.21 Zoom Discussion:  24.03.21 at 1:30pm 26.03.21 at 1:30pm 29.03.21 at 1:30pm …

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First Aid Awareness

Introduction This course is designed to give you a basic overview of first aid essentials. It will cover situations that you as a driver or rider trainer may encounter out on the road, during your lessons and in your personal lives.  The course will give guidance on how to deal with certain types of injuries and emergencies, all of which has been referenced from approved sources such as The Official Highway Code and The Official …

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Drink and Drug Awareness

Introduction The course acts as an introduction to drink and drug awareness for driver or rider trainers. The course will cover the reasons people misuse alcohol and drugs, the effect they have on the body, and a brief overview of the relevant legislation, penalties and licence endorsements. It also covers signs to look out for with your students. There is no assessment for this course but there are some quizzes for you to test your …

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Drivers with Diverse Needs & Neurodiversity

This short course will include an overview of the physical challenges some drivers face and how to overcome them. It will also include information on some of the hidden disabilities that we commonly come across when training people to drive.  Aim: The aim of the course is to give you an introduction into drivers with diverse needs, looking at the physical challenges they may face and the impact of hidden disabilities.  What you’ll learn: Where …

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DVLA Driver’s Medical

This short course has been based on the workshop delivered by Dr Nick Jenkins at the DIA’s 2018 conference. The course will cover the main topics as well as explore other related topics. This is predominately an introductory course so we would encourage you to go away and research the topics more in your own time. There will also be a short quiz at the end of the course to test how much you have …

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Standards Check Essentials

This course is an overview of the standards check from general standards check information, how best to prepare and what is expected of you on the day, plus lots of other useful information along the way. The course is split into lessons, some of which may be broken down into topics depending on the amount of content. There will be quizzes throughout the course and these may be single, multiple choice, essay or fill in …

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Introduction to safeguarding

An Introduction to Safeguarding This course will help you to gain a good understanding of safeguarding, making it relevant to your role as an ADI. The course will cover a variety of lessons and topics with quizzes to test what you have learned. The final case study and quiz will link everything together and help you analyse a situation you may be faced with as an ADI. Aim: The aim of the course is to …

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