Busy times for international trainers


The MSA’s international training team has visited four countries in as many months on behalf of the governing body in its capacity as an FIA Regional Training Provider (RTP).

MSA Trainers Peter Lawton, Chris, Hobson, Peter Greenhalgh and Neil Fuller delivered the training, which was organised in conjunction with Sue Sanders, the MSA’s International Training Manager.

The run of overseas visits began in April with a training programme for officials in Serbia, covering FIA and ASN standards and requirements followed by sessions on topics such as the FIA International Sport Code, FIA Appendix V, roles and responsibilities of senior officials and chain of command. There was a full afternoon on incident management and half a day with local Red Cross personnel.

In May the team visited Belgrade in Kosovo to train marshals and officials on fixed venue events including drag racing and hill climbs, focusing on fire theory, recovery and working with rescue crews.

This was followed by a ‘train the trainer’ programme in Zagreb, Croatia for the Central European Zone, which comprises ten ASNs. The programme covered many aspects of learning theory, as well as instructional techniques, presentation skills, and designing and delivering training activities.

Finally the trainers worked with the Indian ASN to deliver three different programmes; first a train the trainer programme for club representatives to undertake marshals training, secondly a Clerks of the Course and Race Director Programme with 67 delegates, and a Stewards Training Programme (124 delegates).

Click here for further information on the MSA’s international training activities.

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