What are the pre course requirements?

The ADI must:

  • You must take the Diamond Fleet test, or the Diamond Elite test as part of the fleet course
  • Have an understanding of the aims and benefits of coaching, and be confident in applying coaching techniques in car
  • Have experience of delivering presentations
  • Have an understanding of learning styles
  • Have an understanding of the National Standards for Driver and Rider Training
  • National Standards for Category B Vehicles
  • Be an ADI for a minimum of 2 years and have gained some experience with training full licence holders
  • Have your own laptop and be familiar with using Microsoft PowerPoint to deliver a short pre-prepared presentation (we will send you this prior to the in-car module)

You’ll have to read a number plate from a distance of:

  • 26.5 metres for vehicles with a new-style number plate
  • 27.5 metres for vehicles with an old-style number plate
  • New-style number plates start with 2 letters followed by 2 numbers, eg AB51 ABC.
  • You must use glasses or contact lenses during the whole test if you need them to read the number plate.

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