MEET THE TRAINERS

119 YEARS COMBINED HGV EXPERIENCE

Launched in 2013, Merlin Academy is a nationally recognised, Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) registered driver training centre, with strategically located training hubs throughout the UK.

The Merlin Academy team of trainers and support staff are dedicated to delivering excellence and ensuring all drivers passing through the centre meet the exceptionally high standards expected by the industry. The standards ensure that freight is moved safely, securely and cost effectively by road.

WHO ARE WE?
 
ANDY WATTON – INSTRUCTOR
  • Has held a class 1 HGV licence for 30 years
  • A1 assessor certificate
  • RTITB  FLT instructor
  • Driver Assessor Certificate
  • SAFED instructor
  • Specialising in driver CPC and RTITB assessments

BEN SIMPSON – MOD DRIVING ACQUISITION INSTRUCTOR
  • Has been working as a driver assessor for over 10 years
  • Qualified RTITB Assessor
  • Specialising in driver assessments and Driver CPC
  • Ben teaches soldiers to drive in his free time
 
LEE RUSSELL – DRIVER TRAINER
  • Has held an HGV licence for 40 years
  • Specialising in Scania Driver CPC
  • Specialising in driver assessments
 
RICH HOWE – SENIOR TRAINER
  • Senior trainer for Merlin Academy
  • Held an LGV licence for 21 years
  • An instructor for 7 years
  • Knights of Old Groups’ delegated examiner
 
CHRIS JOYCE – INSTRUCTOR
  • Held an LGV licence for 33 years
  • An instructor for 10 years
 
MERLIN ACADEMY MISSION
Merlin Academy drivers qualify to the highest standards to ensure that freight is moved safely, securely and cost-effectively.
At Merlin Academy our instructors concentrate their efforts into making every driver the very best driver that he/she can be, ensuring they are highly sought after with safety at the forefront of everything that they do.

Enquire now about MERLIN ACADEMY TRAINERS
t: +44 (0)1536 533696
 

CAT C+E (ARTIC) TRAINING

CAT C+E (ARTIC) FEES:
Mod 3- Practical:
5 Days tuition - £1050+ VAT £210
Test fee £115
Total: £1375
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