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Electric vehicle training sessions for driving instructors, Scotland

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Event details:

  • Part 1: online / Part 2: Arnold Clark Innovation Centre, G11 6NA
  • 6 & 8 December 2022
  • Part 1: 9.30-11.30am / Part 2: TBC
We are offering free electric vehicle (EV) training sessions for driving instructors who are considering making the switch.
Each training session is split into two parts:
Part 1: A virtual introduction to electric vehicles
6 December 2022
  • Background to electric vehicles
  • Market growth and types of electric vehicles currently available
  • Benefits of using an electric vehicle and the role of electric vehicles in the climate emergency
  • Efficient driving of an electric vehicle
  • Financial support towards purchasing an electric vehicle
Part 2: One-to-one on-road training session with an advanced driving instructor at the Arnold Clark’s Innovation Centre, Glasgow
8 December 2022
  • The key features of driving an electric vehicle
  • The basics of charging an electric vehicles
  • Efficient driving tips that can be taught to learner drivers
  • Differences between internal combustion engine vehicles and electric vehicles
  • How to extend battery range through regenerative braking

Participants must attend both parts of the training and be available for both dates. 

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Last updated: 7 November 2022