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STEVE TEW
44 WOODLANDS WAY
CHELMSLEY WOOD
BIRMINGHAM
B37 6RN

TELEPHONE: O121 770 7173
FAX: 0121 603 4910
MOBILE: 0374 612013

email: steve.tew@wheelcraft.co.uk

DATE OF BIRTH 15 SEPTEMBER 1950

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

1965 - 68 Apprentice Motor Mechanic

A S Ward, Transport Contractors, Hockley

Birmingham

1968 – 73 Able Seaman – Gunnery Branch

  • Royal Navy (4 out of 5 years spent on sea-going ships.
  • 1973 – 91 Long Distance Lorry Driver

    All work transport related, working with mini-vans to 38 ton vehicles

    With loads of all types.

    Spent 4 years as an elected Shop Steward.

  • Experience gained in the training of new drivers, instructors and advanced drivers.

    Between 1985 – 86 worked as an Owner Driver gaining more experience of transport management.

  • 1991 – 97 Consultant in Driver Education

  • Development of own business ‘Wheelcraft’ concentrating on all aspects of driver education specialising in LGV/PCV and ADR work in the UK and Eastern Block Countries.
  • QUALIFICATIONS

    Driving Standards Agency

    1. Full Driving Licence
    1. L G V Categories C + E
    1. Full Motor Cycle Licence
    1. P C V Categories D + E
    2. Special Driving Test for Approved Driving Instructors
    1. A D R Hazardous Goods – Packages + Tanks – 7 Classes

     

    Instructional

    1. Department of Transport Approved Driving Instructor

    1982 Approved Motor Cycle Instructor

    1. RoSPA Diploma
    1. Institute of Advanced Motorists – Senior Observer
    1. R T I T B Instructor/Examiner – Fork Lift Trucks
    1. RoSPA Diploma Re-Test - Mini-Bus
    1. Driving Instructors Association – DIAmond Advanced Instructor
    1. Driving Instructors Association – DIAmond Advanced Examiner
    1. RoSPA Diploma Re-Test – Car

     

    Driving Attainments

    1. RoSPA Advanced Driver Car – ‘Gold’
    1. RoSPA Advanced Driver L G V – ‘Gold’
    1. Lorry Driver of the Year Finalists – Wolverhampton
    2. Lorry Driver of the Year Finalists – Birmingham
    1. Institute of Advanced Motorists - L G V

    1991 Institute of Advanced Motorists - Car

    1993 R T I T B Fork Lift Truck Operator - Reach

    1993 R T I T B Fork Lift Truck Operator - Counter Balance

    1. RoSPA Approved Mini-Bus Driver
    1. Institute of Advanced Motorists - Car & Caravan
    2. RoSPA Advanced Driver P C V ‘Gold’

     

    Academic Qualifications

    1. R S A Certificate of Professional Competence in

    Road Haulage Operations

    1980 National Examinations Board of Supervisory Studies

    Certificate in Transport

    1. R S A Certificate of Professional Competence in

    International Road Haulage Operations

    1994 The Associated Examining Board of Driving Instructions Association

  • Diploma in Driving Instruction
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    PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

    Job Related

    RoSPA Advanced Drivers Associations – Diploma

    The Institute of Advanced Motorists

    Driving Instructors Association – DIAmond Advanced Instructor

    The Guild of Experienced Motorists

    The Lorry Driver of the Year Association

    Association of Industrial Road Safety Officers

    Institute of Heavy Goods Vehicles Driving Instructors

    Birmingham Advanced Motorist Group – Affiliated to

    Institute of Advanced Motorists - Chairman - 1997-Present

    Birmingham Truck Driver of the Year - Chairman - 1996-1998

    Birmingham Truck Driver of the Year - Secretary - 1998-Present

    Other

    The Royal Naval Association

    The Royal Navy and Royal Marines Gunnery Association

    Submariners, Royal Navy and Royal Marines Nautical Club

    Austin Cambridge/Westminster Club

    The British Amateur Weightlifters Association

     

    CURRENT ACTIVITIES/INTERESTS

    Consultancy Work

  • Customer care
  • Training Work

    All activities have been conducted for a range of well-known clients including Ponsonby Ltd, Tooles Transport, Flights Travel Group, RoSPA, Jaguar Cars, Defensive Driver Training and Institute of Advanced Motorists.

    Interests (both work and non-work)lie with cars, trucks and motorcycles, both in their technical development and with the design and implementation of relevant consultancy/training programmes.

     

    REFERENCES

    I will be pleased to provide references as required.

     


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