Meet the team

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As part of Viamaster Logistics Group with transport, warehousing, international and training operations, we have over 50 years of training experience in the transport and logistics sector.

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Our Team

As part of Viamaster Logistics Group with transport, warehousing, international and training operations, we have over 50 years of training experience in the transport and logistics sector.

Vicky Barrett - Managing Director

Victoria Barrett

Managing Director

I am the MD of Viamaster Training and one of the original founders. My philosophy is simple ‘There is a solution to every problem’. I was approached by the Directors of Viamaster Transport in 2008 to join them – shortly after, Viamaster Training was born. I realised very quickly that my skills were transferable to the training sector and now have that same passion for Driver Training.

Lizzi Greaves - Operations Manager

Lizzi Greaves

Operations Manager

I have been with Viamaster Training since 2019 after working in the Further Education sector for more than 12 years. I currently support LGV apprentices within my role to achieve their qualification.

Karl Barman - Lead Instructor

Karl Barman

LGV Training Manager

I have worked in logistics over 30 years as a driver then into instructing which I have been doing for over 20 years.

Steve Telford - Instructor

Steve Telford

FLT Training Manager

I’m a friendly, highly professional MHE instructor with over 20 years experience in the training sector.

Keiley Holland - Office Administrator

Keiley Holland

Admin Support

I joined Viamaster Training in July 2020 after working in adult education for 15 years. I have over 20 years’ experience of supporting adults to progress in life and reach their own goals. Within my work role, I support future ambulance drivers to reach their C1 qualifications and help them progress onto blue light training within the NHS.

Olivia Firth - Office Admin Support

Olivia Firth

Admin Support

I joined Viamaster Training in 2023 and I am currently working as Admin Support and gaining my Apprentice level 3 in Business Administration. One of my key roles is to support delegates with their HGV and FLT training so that they can progress within their careers.

Karl Murthick - Instructor

Karl Muthick

FLT Instructor

I have worked in the warehouse and logistics industry for the past 28 years. For the past 5 years, I have been a training manager and a health and safety manager for the last 10 years.

Andy McArdle - Instructor

Andy McArdle

LGV Instructor

I have been involved in the transport industry since leaving school. I adapt myself and the way I conduct my training to suite individual needs without losing any of the core elements needed to achieve the standard required.

Scott Sherwood - Instructor

Scott Sherwood

LGV Instructor

Since leaving the army 10 years ago, I have had several different job roles, predominantly in a training capacity. As well as teaching students to drive all HGV category vehicles, I also deliver DCPC, Different First Aid courses and qualifications. I will soon be the company’s ADR Instructor. I am also one of Viamaster Training MOD 4 CPC Examiner.

Mike Kearns - Instructor

Mike Kearns

LGV Instructor

I started working at Viamaster Training  in October 2022. My role is to train drivers, covering all 3 categories of LGV.
In my previous roles, I used to drive a mix of class 2 & class 1 vehicles for around 10 years.

Pete Betty

LGV Instructor

During my 14 year career in the British Army, I gained many training qualifications ranging from vehicle familiarisation, offroad training, tactical driving and ADR training. After leaving the Army, I began my career as HGV driver and moved onto joining Viamaster Training where I work as an HGV Driver Trainer teaching different vehicle categories and delivering ADR lessons.

Martin Rothwell - Instructor

Martin Rothwell

LGV Instructor

I started my working life as a miner for many years and then began my HGV driving career. After many years driving I decided I would like the opportunity to train others. I can not only drive a truck but I am qualified to drive an InterCity Train 125 225!

Tom Duncan

LGV Instructor

Throughout my career I have worked in the Utilities sector, driving all manner of Heavy Goods Vehicles from Dumpers to Tippers, I have also gained various qualifications along the way.
I can train drivers up to C+E and look forward to supporting you to achieve your driving goals to a high standard.

Sam Townsend

LGV Instructor

I have been a professional driver since the age of 19. I originally started out as a Bus & Coach driver travelling across Europe.
I have extensive experience as a HGV driver, I am able to support you gain your licence including understand what the role of a HGV driver entails.

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Training & Courses

At Viamaster Training, we offer a diverse range of courses designed to equip you with the necessary skills for success in the transport and logistics industry. Our comprehensive courses cover a variety of areas, including:

ADR Training

Our ADR courses focus on the safe handling, storage, and transportation of dangerous goods.

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Car & Trailer B+E Training

Perfect for individuals who need to tow trailers, our B+E courses focus on enhancing awareness and skills required for safe trailer towing.

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DGSA Training

Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor training & consultancy. We provide expert training and advice to maintain compliance.

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Driver CPC Training

Our Driver CPC courses are designed to meet the periodic training requirements for professional drivers. We cover a wide range of topics.

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Forklift Instructor Training

Our forklift instructor courses prepare individuals to become qualified instructors in operating forklifts.

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Forklift Training

Designed for individuals who need to operate forklifts, our courses provide participants with essential skills, including load handling & manoeuvring.

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Health & Safety Training

Our team provides health & safety training courses and consultancy services to create safer working environments.

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LGV Driver Training

We offer LGV driver training for all licence categories. Our expert trainers will teach you to operate large goods vehicles safely and efficiently.

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Transport Manager CPC

Our Transport Manager CPC courses are ideal for individuals aspiring to become transport managers or those seeking to meet the CPC requirements.

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Yard Shunter & Banksman Training

We offer training for Yard Shunter and Banksman with RTITB accreditation, enhancing career prospects and ensuring smooth operations.

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Our courses have helped many achieve career goals in transportation and logistics. See what they have to say about Viamaster Training:

Natalie Wilson
Massive thank you to Sam for giving me everything needed to pass my c1. In one and a half days he managed to get rid of all my bad habits from driving for 13 years and I passed first time. Made me feel so comfortable and confident. Couldn’t have done it without him great asset to the team. Thank you Sam!
Aaron Simpson
They were the reason I passed my test thank you Pete
Diogo Meireles
Outstanding service, couldn’t have had better trainers.
Aaron Reevell
Phil was an amazing instructor. Took his time to explain every step. Never puts any pressure on you. Couldn't of ask for a better instructor.
chloe may
Tom was great instructor! Made me feel very comfortable was very knowlegable. Would recommend this service 100%
Robert Beardsell
Excellent clear and concise training from Karl. Karl answered all my questions very well even the daft ones!…I will be send my other employees to viamaster for training. Very highly recommended.
Jonny Clarke
Everyone is friendly and patient. Everything is explained in detail. Also patient with those with any learning disabilities as well.
Mark Bowkett
Just had a great training day with Carl @ Viamaster, good instructor 👍

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