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ADVANCED DRIVER TRAINING CENTRE’S TRAINERS

All trainers have a unique blend of skills and are experts in the field of Motor Vehicle Safety. Advanced Driver Training Centre’s trainers work closely with vehicle manufacturers. They are always being kept abreast of the latest in safety and technology innovations before becoming available to the general public. This transfers directly into the training packages delivered to our clients. All trainers at Advanced Driver Training Centre hold a TAE40110 Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment.

COLIN UGARTE
Director ADTC Townsville
Qualified Learner Drive Instructor (TLI14207) Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment (TAE40110)

Colin has been involved in driver training for 18 years. His interest originally started from a background in Motorsport as a driver, and as a professional driver demonstrating and testing vehicles on behalf of manufacturers. He has worked both in Australia and in Europe. Training in Europe has helped him to better understand drivers, and to develop training methods to improve the confidence and abilities of drivers from Learners onwards.

Before driver training Colin worked in the Electricity Supply Industry for 13 years and then for some time in the 4WD aftermarket industry. Colin is highly regarded as one of Australia’s leading experts on 4WD’s and their abilities. As the Director of Training of Advanced Driver Training Centre, he has developed and implemented many specific courses for organisations such as National Parks, Qld Fire and Rescue, Telecommunications and Electricity Industries.

 

RICK BATES
Director ADTC Canberra
Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment (TAE40110)

Rick provides precision driving services for many television commercials for companies such as Toyota, Aston Martin, Telstra, Honda, VW Golf, Nissan and KFC. He has recently appeared in commercials such as the Toyota Hilux Black Betty and Goodyear ads. He has provided precision driving for television programs and video shoots such as Escape with ET, Network Ten’s RPM and lends his expertise as a driver/motoring critic for the Motoring Magazine’s annual “Bang for Bucks” feature.

Rick has organised and run activities ranging from drive days on race tracks, on-road drive programs and also 4WD drive programs. The 4WD programs have been conducted on both man-made tracks and natural environment tracks. The drive programs cater for both small groups of people through to large gatherings of dealer, media and client days. A recent program involved Rick’s team traveling to the North Coast of NSW to train contract drivers for the Leighton’s Company. Rick has a reliable network of professional drivers and instructors for large drive days or programs.

 

GRAHAM CRAWFORD
Director ADTC Melbourne
Certificate IV TAE40110 in Workplace Training and Assessment - Qualified Learn to Drive instructor in Vic and NSW

Graham has worked as a Driver Trainer and Presenter since 1994.

Originally starting in the automotive industry 30 years ago he has been involved with all aspects of motoring, management, presentations and driver training for over 20 years. He has worked with driver training organisations delivering training to companies all over Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia, instructing in all forms of motoring from, professional drivers, competition drivers, four-wheel drive and learner drivers.

As a presenter he has been the master of ceremonies at manufacturer’s product launches, presentation nights and new vehicle launches for vehicle manufacturers around the world.

He is well placed to give participants a broad and factual account of modern day motoring, road safety and driver training.

 

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