May 18, 2021

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1st 4 Learners

Welcome to 1st 4 Learners

1st 4 Learning have developed their teaching methods so that learning to drive is not just about passing the test it is an enjoyable and interactive experience that will benefit you in achieving your driving ambitions for now and the future.

Our training methods lead you step by step to improving your driving skills.

We not only deliver driver training on a weekly or hourly basis, we also offer intensive, Pass Plus and advanced driving courses.

1st 4 Driving Instructor Training

We can help you make that decision that will change your life and change your career.

The easiest way forward is to book a fully refundable assessment that will answer your questions that are important to you.

We will also supply you with an information pack, which will be your guide along the road to becoming a Driving Standards Agency Approved Driving Instructor.

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training was provided by Graham Hooper. I can say that it was well structured and enjoyable. Graham not only saw me through from Part 1 to Part 3, but helped me change my career totally from a mundane dead end job, into one with a total new skill base. First class, highly recommended! ” – Bob Miller Driver Training

If you want to become a Driving Instructor, Ist 4 Driving Instruction can offer three trainers the proprietor is Graham Hooper who is based in Ashford, Kent and is currently one of the highest qualified approved driving instructors (ADI), offering driving instructor training in the country..

Not only is he a GRADE 6 instructor, the highest grade achievable, he has qualifications in every area required to become an Approved Driving Instructor (ADI).

Graham is O.R.D.I.T. registered which means that his driving instructor training has been approved by the DSA (driving standards agency), the people who administer the tests.

He is a DIA registered classroom teacher and has an Advanced Certificate in Adult Education stages 1, 2 & 3 (Cert Ed). This also proves useful for ADI training as the part 3 examination is about your instructional ability. Graham also holds the DIA Diploma in driving instruction which allows him to use the initials ADI Dip DI after his name.

As your tutor for part 2 his qualifications are many including the Cardington Special Driving Test for ADI’S which he has passed with no faults which is an exceptional achievement, this test is an Advanced driving test only available to ADI’S .

He is also a Diamond Advanced Instructor which is an advanced driving test that has many similarities with the part 2 test of driving ability.

He also has qualifications in advanced driving, these are the BTEC Diploma in advanced driving instruction and the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents diploma in advanced driving techniques.

For the part 3 test his knowledge and experience within the ADI training industry will be passed on to you and his own ability in the core competencies allows him to role play the examiners part in this test.

Graham also welcomes enquiries for learner drivers, advanced drivers, fleet driver training and people requiring tuition for the competition drive for driving examiners.

Other qualifications

ADI trainer course qualifications
Emergency first aid certificate
Pass Plus registered
Fleet registered
ORDIT registered.

Tony Byiast has been an Instructor Trainer for many years; he has a reputation for getting PDI’s through their qualifying exams and also offers residential courses he is based in the county of Essex. He passed the DIAmond Advanced driving test with a clean sheet (Zero minor faults).He passed the DIAmond Special Advanced driving test in November 2003 with only 1 minor fault.He passed the Diploma in Driving Instruction in 2005 (all 5 modules) at his first attempt. He qualified in 2005 and was entered onto the Official Register of Driving Instructor Trainers (ORDIT) Approved by the DSA. He attended a Training Trainers course in July 2005, delivered by John Farlam of SmartDriving his Instructor Training is based on the John Farlam system of teaching. He passed the DSA Cardington Special Test, Grade AI has taken and sucessfully passed the Hazard Perception Test set by the DSA for all ADI’s. He is secretary of the Driving Instructors Club Essex (D.I.C.E.) and served in the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers for 23 years, held the rank of WO1 (ASM).NVQ Level 5 in Buisiness Management.

Keith Wilton is also an experienced Instructor Trainer who in the past has worked for Lets Drive. He is based on the Hertfordshire/Bedfordshire borders just off the A1 Motorway he is an NDIS in car and classroom Instructor for Hertfordshire and Essex and also works on behalf of ROSPA giving instruction in driving techniques and attitude to various companies, both classroom and in car.
His qualifications include:
Grade 5
Fleet Registered
BTEC Diploma holder (ROSPA)
Driving Instructor Trainer
ROSPA Examiner
DSA Motorcycle Instructor (CBT)
HGV class one
Police Advanced Class one (cars and motorcycles)
Police evasive driving course
Police Tactical pursuit and containment course
Police Driving Instructor (cars and motorcycles)
Police Traffic Officer (1977-2001)
Authorised skid pan instructor
Emergency first aid certificate
Territorial Army RCT (Tank Transporters)

So whatever your location within the south east, home counties or London if you are thinking of becoming a Driving Instructor then 1st 4 Driving Instruction will have the right trainer to match your needs. Please contact us for further details by using the contact page provided.

1st 4 Advanced Driving

The benefits to you of advanced driver training are manifold; You can not only become a safer, smoother, fuel efficient driver. Advanced drivers are less stressed and distracted in today’s often hectic and chaotic driving conditions. Advanced driving techniques will also help you reduce your carbon footprint and improve your own personal enjoyment of driving. If you wish you can also take a test to prove your ability.

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