Any vehicle between 3.5 & 7.5. tonnes gross vehicle weight. The 7.5 tonne training and test is the same as the Category C but in the smaller lorry.
After your assessment your instructor could recommend less training, in these cases you would of course then pay less for your training.
Minimum Age: 18.
You must have first passed the Category B test (car).
You will need to pass the LGV theory test before taking the C1 driving test.
When you have passed your C1 test and decide to move on to Category C you will not have to do another theory test.
Normal Duration: 2-5 days.
Course Includes: Use of tachographs, drivers hours.
LGV Theory Test: Yes.
The basic syllabus for each trainee for each course is the same: however the time that each trainee needs on any one subject can vary, so in view of this your course is planned to take this into account. The length of your training will depend on your own natural driving ability and perhaps any previous LGV driving experience you may have.
Our Training Deployment
All training consists of an intensive course with the Test on the last day. Training is generally undertaken with2 pupils to one instructor, Although we do also cover a ONE to ONE course by special arrangement.
The Assessment: keys
The assessment is set up to ascertain the length of course required, the average time scale is 5 days. Weekend and evening courses can be arranged.
I am sure that you are aware that you must pass your class C (rigid) test before advancing to class C+E (artic). We also undertake training for C1 which is the 7.5 tonne vechile. We have now purchased an ambulance for training pupils that wish to be paramedics.
We strive to offer a high quality learning environment for a competitive price, making it much more likely that trainees will pass their HGV/LGV or PSV driving test at the 1st attempt.