Meet the team
Who are the team?
Lin Western: Lin is our Head of Training and has been an instructor/instructor trainer since 1989, she has many qualifications including BTEC level 4 in Coaching for Driver Development, Award in Education & Training Level 3, and a qualified Assessor. Lin worked for the DVSA as an examiner of Cars an LGVs for 3 1/2 years so has a vast knowledge both sides. Lin loves to learn and pass on her knowledge. She is a Grade A 51/51
Lynne Barrie MA Driver Training: Lynne is the ADINJC Chairman, has written books for the industry including Standards Check Success and Come to Coaching as well as articles for Intelligent Instructor. Formerly a teacher she is well known for her enthusiasm to deliver client-centred learning and is now a Grade A having recently scored 51/51 on her standards check.
Nick Ibbott: Nick is ADINJC Vice President and a former head of training. He has been a top grade ADI for many years and with ORDIT. He is probably one of the few ADIs who actually enjoys and look forward to their Standards Check! His enthusiasm for helping people makes him a very popular ADI trainer. You might also have heard him on DIPOD as part of their podcast team.
James Quinn: James is a DVSA Registered Fleet Driver Trainer. James is also an examiner for the Diamond Advanced & Diamond Special Driving Tests and is a highly experienced trainer of ADIs. Interestingly all our trainers still teach some learner lessons as it keeps them in touch with reality! As ADINJC were part of the working party that helped to design the Standards Check all the team are very up to date with it.