This is a research-based, self-study qualification with unlimited tutorial support. Each award can be studied as a one-off course but to gain the Diploma you need to complete the four awards listed below, which cover various aspects of a driver trainer’s role. In addition, you will need to submit evidence that you have completed a teaching or coaching qualification.
- Award in Driving Theory
- Award in Business Knowledge
- Award in Vehicle Knowledge
- Award in ADI Knowledge
For each award you will be sent an overview document with recommended reading and your assignment sheet. The assignments will be made up of multiple choice and essay-style questions. You will also need to create presentations and lesson plans. Answers that are provided from different sources will need to be referenced on your assignment sheet.
In addition, you will need to submit evidence that you have successfully completed a teaching or coaching qualification such as the Award in Education and Training (AET) or BTEC in Coaching and written a reflective piece on the qualification. The teaching/coaching module can be completed with recognition of prior learning. To check an existing qualification can be used as recognised prior learning you will need to submit your teaching or coaching qualification for approval.
To pass the Diploma you must achieve 90% in all four modules and will have two attempts to achieve this. You must also submit your teaching qualification and reflective piece. On completion you will be sent the Diploma certificate.