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Emergency Response Driving Qualifications Launched

Emergency Response Driver Training Ltd (ERDT), has launched an industry-first Level 3 Award driving qualification, and a suite of driving and instructors’ Certificate of Achievements, to address planned changes in the legislation covering the driving of emergency vehicles. The qualification is awarded by SfJ Awards. John Clark, Head of Awards and Assurance Services at SFJ Awards, explains how these courses…

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Summer Sizzler Special Offer

Summer Sizzler Special Offer!

£100+VAT off our Trainer, Assessor and Quality Assurer courses We're offering this special discount to celebrate the easing of lockdown restrictions on 19 July and the re-opening of our classroom-based Assessor and Trainer courses in training venues in London, Birmingham and Manchester in September 2021. Happy days!The discount offer is £100+VAT off our Trainer, Assessor and Quality Assurer courses -…

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Institute Of Traffic Accident Investigators

The Institute of Traffic Accident Investigators (ITAI)

ATDirect would like to thank the Institute of Traffic Accident Investigators for the invitation to observe and review assessment processes and practice at the ITAI track assessment day at Darley Moor Motorcycle Race Circuit near Derby in May.  It was a fascinating day spent observing ITAI Assessors and IQAs who were trained and qualified by ATDirect in 2020.  The assessments were based…

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Abu Dhabi Assessor Course Learners

ATDirect in the United Arab Emirates

ATDirect were honoured to be invited to provide training at the UAE Rabdan Military Academy for Assessors, Trainers, IQAs and EQAs, as part of the drive to implement the UAE National Qualifications Framework.  The National Qualifications Authority (NQA) was established by federal decree - issued by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan in late 2010. Key Ministries (Defence,…

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