Shakil Ahmed is a Certified Alberta Transportation senior instructor and has over 24 years of professional driving experience. He spent over 5 years working as a Calgary Transit operator and C-Train operator. He happens to be one of the most experienced instructors and is a huge asset to the company. He can effectively teach the young and seniors alike on safe driving techniques in the most adverse weather conditions. Shakil started his career with AMA as a contractor instructor, and also used to be an Assistant Store Manager at Safeway Canada. He has worked immensely hard on the development of his skills and technique.
In 2010, Shakil has completed his Master degree in IT from The University of Wales in the UK. Insist on professionalism, and you can be confident that Shakil's extensive prior experience will be benefit all students.
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Olena Sokolova is an in-car driver instructor approved by the Alberta Transportation. She moved in Canada in 2009 from Ukraine. She used to worked as a teacher and left as vice-principal in Donetsk Ukraine. She has been working with Calgary Transit since 2012 as a transit operator. As a transit operator she has a great passion for driving and safety. Olena has completed her bachelors in arts (English and German) in pedagogical university in Ukraine.
Olena found being friendly and creating a close relationship with each student allows for open discussions where they can ask questions freely, in turn helping them to understand their lesson. She always make sure that her students aren't only qualified to get their license but are also defensive and proactive drivers every time they get behind the wheel.
Arshad has been driving for 30 years and started driver training professionally in 2015 in Calgary with AMA as a contractor instructor. He has been working with Calgary Transit last 15 years as a LRT operator. Arshad holing class-1 driver license for many years now.
We are very pleased to have Arshad as part of our company. You can rest assured that Arshad's 8 years of extensive driver's training history, experience and knowledge will be a great benefit to all students. He completed the graduation from The University of Panjub in India.
Arshad found one of his biggest teaching strategies is creating a friendly environment for the students to learn in. He found this helps them feel comfortable right away. When teaching one-on-one driving techniques, he cover all points and ask a lot of questions along the way to ensure the student understands everything.
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