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Driving Instructor Qualifications

Driving Instructor Examination Minimum Requirements

Level Status May include work with Activity Workplace Recommended training time
1 Club teacher Novice drivers, club members Basic instruction in clubs.
Driving and horse care.
Club Minimum Age - 18 Years
2 Independent Instructor with responsibility for all aspects of teaching. All Training to Level 1 coach. Novice competition.
Plan training programme. Training in horse management and care.
Club, college,driving centre recommended or approved by the National Federation and/or Government Minimum age- 20 years Training time - 2 years training and experience from Level 1
3 Independent Master Instructor All. Coach for competition to medium level. Training to Level 1 and Level 2 coach. Manage driving centre Freelance instructor. Large centre Minimum age - 22 years Training time - 2 years training and experience from Level 2.

Matrix Guidelines

Level Activity May Include Work With Status Workplace Recommended Training Time
1

1 st level driving with single or pair of horses/ponies. Harness horse(s) and drive safely in town and country.

Horse Health. Feeding. Care in stable and after work. Physiology. Care and maintenance of carriages.

Prepare a driving course. Demonstrate use of simulators. Teach practical lesson on harness, putting to and adjustments. No movements in driving

2

Competition with single or pair of horses. Complete 2 competitions: Dressage, Obstacles and Cross Country. Introduce horses to harness

Knowledge and care of harness. Recognise lameness and take suitable action. Fittening for competition. Further anatomy. Plan routines for staff and students. Communicate well with others and inter-relate.

Teach pupils from beginning to start of competition, including all disciplines.

1

Competition with pair or four in hand with Achenbach and two hand systems. Know rules for competition tests. Training programme for competition and marathon

Able to manage large stable. Manage people to enable efficient progression. Manage horses to maintain health and fitness. Manage business to maintain economic growth.

Train horses and drivers for national and international competitions.

Eligibility

Country International Level 1 International Level 2 International Level 3 International Expert
Australia
Austria

Fahrwart

Instruktor für Gespannenfahren

Lehrer für Gespannenfahren

Belgium (BLOSO & ADEPS LEWB)

ADEPS : 2013 :

Moniteur Sportif Educateur

Attelage

Canada

National Coaching Certificate Level 1 Driving

National Coaching Certificate Level 2 Driving

National Coaching Certificate Level 3 Driving

Czech Republic

Instructor for Driving

Trainer for Driving II Grade

Trainer for Driving I Grade

France

AQA (Attestation de Qualification et d'Aptitude: Attelage)

BEES 1 Activities equestres Sportif option: Attelage

Germany

Trainer C

Trainer B

Trainer A

Hungary

Fogathajtó oktató

Fogathajtó edzo

Fogathajtó szakedzo

Italy

Tecnico di Attachi de 1 livello

Tecnico di Attachi di 2 livello

Tecnico di Attachi di 3 livello

Netherlands

Commandant

Vereninginstructeur

(NBVAP)

Meninstructeur 1e fase

Instructeur 2 mennen

Assistent-meninstructeur

Meninstructeur (NBVAP)

Meninstructeur 2e fase

Meninstructeur 3e fase

Instructeur 3 mennen

Instructeur 4 mennen

Norway

Kjøreinstruktør 1

Kjøreinstruktør 2

Kjøreinstruktør 3

Poland

Instruktor Szkolenia Podstawowego w Jezdziectw

Instruktor Powezenia

Portugal

Ajudante de Condutor

Condutor

Mestre Condutor

South Africa

EQASA Equestrian Coach (Driving)

EQASA Senior Equestrian Coach (Driving)

EQASA Master Equestrian Coach (Driving)

Sweden

Bitr. Körinstruktör

Körinstruktör

Körlärare

A-tränare

United Kingdom

Harness Horse Instructor