NDORS Recruitment

Employed and Self-Employed Trainer and Approved Driving Instructor Opportunities

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Lancashire Constabulary are committed to making the county safer by reducing casualties on our roads.  We’ve vastly reduced the number of people killed and injured on our roads and are committed to reducing them further.

We support the ethos of educating motorists to change their behaviour to achieve habitual compliance with road traffic law.  We therefore offer educational courses as an alternative to prosecution, subject to motorist’s previous offending history.

National Driver Offender Retraining Scheme (NDORS) courses are aimed at improving driving skills, raising awareness of the main causes of road traffic collisions, providing a better understanding of appropriate speeds, improving hazard perception and defensive driving methods, and to encourage consideration for other road users to produce safer and more responsible attitudes towards driving.  You can find out more about the current NDORS courses here.

We now have a number of opportunities for individual Trainers and ADIs for the delivery of theory and practical driver retraining courses.


In-classroom and Online Trainers

Self employed, flexible hours, full and part-time

We are looking for individuals to apply for the delivery of Speed Awareness and other retraining courses in the classroom or from your own home via Zoom. 

If you are interested in a Trainer opportunity, the first thing you need to do is check you have the right training/teaching qualification to apply.  You can check here

Applications are invited via a tender process – there are fixed rates of pay for each course, so there is no bidding involved.  To find out more, please visit https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=50025&B=BLUELIGHT  Once you register your interest, our terms and conditions, rates of pay, details of training and flexible working hours are provided. 

Closing date: Monday 15 August at 16:00 hours

PRACTICAL DRIVING TRAINERS

Self employed, flexible hours, full and part-time

We are looking for Approved Driving Instructors for the delivery of practical, in-car sessions and classroom courses. If you’re interested in delivering practical courses you do not need a training qualification but are required to hold an Approved Driving Instructor licence. 

Applications are invited via a tender process – there are fixed rates of pay for each course, so there is no bidding involved.  To find out more, please visit https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=50025&B=BLUELIGHT  Once you register your interest, our terms and conditions, rates of pay, details of training and flexible working hours are provided. 

Closing date: Monday 15 August at 16:00 hours

For an informal chat about these opportunities, please enquire by email: [email protected]


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Case Study

Mark spent 24 years in the regular Army as a musician.  On his days off, he was a motorcycle instructor, and planned to become an NDORS Trainer when he left the Army.

On leaving, the opportunity arose for Mark to join NDORS Lancashire and he became the first motorbike trainer in the country to deliver Speed Awareness Courses.  In addition to training, Mark joined the Army reserves as a musician, and became a Defence Driving Examiner for the Ministry of Defence, taking soldiers on all relevant driving tests – from cars to HGV class 1.  Mark is also a consultant for the National Rider Risk Assessment Course, helping to devise a new course which will go live nationally in 2023.

“I love delivering courses for NDORS Lancashire, we have a great team”

Mark has a real passion for road safety which is further motivated by a serious bike accident in which he was injured 8 years ago. 

“I have a passion and drive for road safety in Lancashire.  Motorcycling is my passion, and road safety too…saving lives…it’s huge.  Every time I deliver a course and can see the change from when clients turn up to when then finish – that’s my motivation”

Mark loves meeting clients from diverse backgrounds, having a laugh with them and seeing the smiles on their faces, and making a difference to their safety on Lancashire’s roads.

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Case Study

NDORS Trainer, John Airey has always enjoyed driving, and his desire to pass this love on to others led to him becoming an Approved Driving Instructor in 2001.  He has delivered NDORS courses for 20 years; initially delivering on-road training, then progressing to classroom theory training.  With the advent of Covid-19, he began delivering online using Zoom, working from home.

Becoming an NDORS trainer developed from this passion for driving. John commented: “It was a way of passing on knowledge to a greater scope of people, and the flexibility of being a self-employed trainer allowed me to deliver courses two days a week, and run my driving instructor business for three days a week.  This way, I could work not only with learner drivers, but also help to educate drivers at all different levels”.

Two years ago, John became a full-time police staff member.  He is our NDORS Instructor providing training, advice and support to our training team.  John still is still involved in course delivery, now both in the classroom and online.  He enjoys his job and finds it interesting because there is the potential to meet many clients each day “a wide variety and mix of people which keeps the job interesting”.