RoSPA Driver Training Course Approval and Accreditation Schemes

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Looking for formal recognition of your driver training courses? Confirmation that you offer the required content to educate and train delegates on the best ways to reduce road risk?

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RoSPA can help – the exceptionally popular and much sought-after approval and accreditation schemes offer organisations the opportunity to demonstrate that their courses adhere to an accepted standard.

This scheme offers a professional assessment of driver training courses and lends added credibility. The RoSPA brand is widely-recognised and respected; courses with the RoSPA stamp of approval will undoubtedly be viewed more favourably and may well be the added benefit needed to clinch business in difficult trading times.

There has been a great deal of interest in this scheme not only in the UK but also overseas.

Types of Approval/Accreditation

RoSPA have a solution for any organisation offering Driver Training which varies from the lowest level where RoSPA approve the course that a client offers, right through to the highest level whereby RoSPA can accredit the course and trainers along with the process and facilities that an organisation uses. Please see the matrix below which is designed to give clients an insight into what would be required to meet each level of accreditation:

  RoSPA Membership Approved by RoSPA Accredited by RoSPA
    Course Approval Course and Centre Trainer Certified Trainer Certified - Plus
RoSPA Membership payment
Course Materials  
Training Method  
Administration Procedures    
Quality Procedures    
Trainers (RoSPA Diploma Standard)      
Master Trainer Certification        

RoSPA Membership

Join RoSPA and in return for your support of our accident prevention mission, we pledge our support to your organisation. By becoming a RoSPA member you will receive many benefits including discounts on our products and services.

Course Approval

Suitable for any courses from classroom workshops through to on-road driver training, in fact any intervention that benefits all road users. Valid for 2 years.

Course Approval and Centre

Course approval as above along with approval of the processes used (admin and quality procedures) and the facilities used for training.

Accreditation with Trainer Certification

Course approval, centre approval and trainer certification to ensure the course and trainers meet the required standard. The training of trainers uses RoSPA’s International Diploma in Advanced Driving Instruction to certify trainers and automatically extend the validation period to 3 years. This level of accreditation is sought by the Oil Industry.

Accreditation with Trainer Certification - Plus

All of the above plus RoSPA’s International Master Trainer qualification. This accreditation is suitable for larger organisations that have the ability to deliver their products 'in house' in addition to 'in company'. The auditor will look at the delivery of training, the certification of trainers as well as the facilities and administration that provides a quality training experience for the end user. Suitable organisations may be offered the opportunity to provide training directly to RoSPA clients. Valid for 3 years. This qualification is available outside of the UK only.

RoSPA can provide a 'not for profit' version of all of the above levels of accreditation (except for 'Accreditation with Trainer Certification - Plus') for voluntary organisations.

RoSPA now offer a High Speed Driver Training Body Accreditation, please follow this link for further information.

Duration: Depends on requirements
Location: Clients premises
Dates: Please call to agree dates
Prices: Call for details

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