New FETAC level 6 awards in Driving Instruction

Six awards in driving instruction were recently approved by the FETAC Council. These new awards listed below are the first national awards in driving instruction to be made available in Ireland.

  • Level 6 Specific Purpose in Articulated Vehicle Driving Instruction
  • Level 6 Specific Purpose in Car Driving Instruction
  • Level 6 Specific Purpose in Goods Vehicle Driving Instruction
  • Level 6 Specific Purpose in Motorcycle Driving Instruction
  • Level 6 Specific Purpose in Passenger Vehicle Driving Instruction

There are also 11 new component awards to accompany them. These awards were developed by the Driving Instruction Standards Development Group which was established in April 2007 in response to the Road Safety Authority Consultation Document – ‘The Regulation of Driving Instruction in Ireland’. The Standards Development Group comprised representatives from the following organisations: Irish Motorcycle Association, Driving Instructor Register, Association of Certified Driving Instructors, Irish School of Motoring, Road Safety Authority.