Title Instructor for Driving
Project Number SK / 02 / F / PP - 142 272
Project Type Pilot Project, project with multiplying effect (2000-2006)
Marketing Text It is possible to obtain a licence for driving vehicles at all over Europe. The new drivers also meet themselves on roads of Europe. It seems ...
Summary It is possible to obtain a licence for driving vehicles at all over Europe. The new drivers also meet themselves on roads of Europe. It seems important that their traffic ability, knowledge, driving experience and skills ought to be at the same level.A short moment of exam allows to know the actual ability for driving. Trained driving behavoir and deep of habits in traffic is not possible to present in this moment (exam). For obtaining a positive preparation for next participation in the highly exacting road traffic is neccesary to be trained with skilled and educated instructors a long time before exams.Vocational preparation of instructors, their education, training etc. is different in various state now. A selection of persons suitable for preparation and work like driving instructors are very substantial in D,E,FIN, less solid are in F,SK,CZ,GR and very simple are in I,BG. In various range are used conditions of healthy and psychical ability, age, driving experience, finished education and various kinds of probity.An education, preparation and training are also different. They are various in own structures, primary asked level of education and in authorities providing preparation. Somewhere is structure of subjects and their duration in simple range (from 3-6 weeks-CZ,SK till 5-9 months-F,D). The preparation is provided like course. Elsewhere is preparation more solid. It last from 1 till 1,5 years (GR,FIN). Next instructor is graduate at college (BG). The basic subjects which are taught the instructors has various time duration, structure and intensity. There are small information of roads society and an accent is given to a technical equipment of vehicles. There is missing an international measurement of road transport and training to correct behaviour at road traffic. An examination, its content and structure and examined authorities are also different. In some states is necessary to do prolongation of instructors ability after 2,3 or 5 years. It consists either of verification healthy ability or branch ability or together.An actual structure of selection, education, examination and lifelong follow-up of driving instructors are different in various state of Europe. A role of driving instructor is even somewhere partially unaccepted. A situation in countries of partners was analysed by questionnaires and interviews. There is a conflict between almost Europewide equal exacting examinations of new drivers and between different selected, educated, trained and follow-up driving instructors – persons who are preparing new drivers for their participation at road traffic.The project « IFD – Instructor for driving » aims the improvement a quality of training next driving instructors through preparation the unified conditions for selection, education and examination and their life-long follow-up. These structures ought to contain the choice of best national experiences and knowledge from professional of project´s partners and the choice of best analyses, recommendations and judgements of participated branch experts. The project results/products will help to new driving instructors to improve the quality of their preparation to work what can means increasing the safety at the road through better prepared drivers. A primary project target group are driving instructors worked on preparation of new drivers. They teach new drivers in a classroom and train in vehicles Europewide. They are preparing all new drivers who need driving licences. It means the drivers for motocycles, personal car, lorries and buses. The project´s results will improve a quality of their preparation and their work and so will raise their chance and position at labour market. The new instructors will have possibility to occupy themselves not only in preparation new drivers but the products/results of the presented project will prepare them to provide tasks for safety on the road in transport and service enterprices. A seconary target group are trainers for safety in road transport whose work is based on experience and knowledge obtained in previously driving instructors work. These trainers-lecturers are training the current lorry and bus drivers for their safety driving and take care of the car fleet safety.The other secondary target group are managers,trainers and teachers for managing, training and teaching the new driving instructors.
Recognition, transparency, certification
Open and distance learning