Class 1 Driver Training ( Category C+E )

HGV Class 1 Training / Category C+E Driver Training 

The Class 1 HGV Driver Training Course will include everything you need to ensure your driving is to test standard. The HGV Class 1 licence is category C+E.

We deliver an intensive 20 hour Class 1 Driver Training course over 5 half days with either morning sessions or afternoon sessions. You will start your training at our Rotherham based site and will be taken on training routes that include Rotherham, Sheffield and Barnsley.

The cost of your HGV Class 1 Training if you are a current category C licence holder and test is:


From the 15th November 2021 the DVSA have implemented the option for direct access to category CE driver training. Costs for direct access category CE driver training are: 

Starter Package – medical, theory and hazard perception training and test fees £150
Driver CPC 2 and 4 Package £300
Car driver 9 sessions 36 hours including tests £2,288
TOTAL £2,738
Starter Package – medical, theory and hazard perception training and test fees £150
Driver CPC 2 and 4 Package £300
Current Bus/7.5t Driver 7 sessions 28 hours including tests £1,814
TOTAL £2,264

Contact us on 01709 896 864 to book your course.

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About the LGV test – Your practical test will last about 1 hour and 30 minutes and includes:

· vehicle safety questions
· practical road driving
· off-road exercises
Vehicle safety questions

During your test you’ll be asked vehicle safety questions. These are covered later ion this document.

Practical road driving

During your practical road driving, the examiner will see how you:

· use the vehicle controls
· move away at an angle, uphill and downhill
· use the mirrors
· give appropriate signals
· show awareness and anticipation of other road users’ intentions
· manage your progress and control your vehicle speed
· deal with hazards
· select a safe place to stop

There will also be 10 minutes of independent driving, designed to test your ability to drive safely while making independent decisions.

Off-road exercises

The off-road exercises will include:

· an ‘S’ shaped reverse into a bay
· showing the uncoupling and recoupling procedure if you’re taking a test with a trailer

Test result
After you’ve taken the practical test your examiner will tell you if you’ve passed and explain how you did.

You’ll pass your test if you make:

· 15 or fewer driving faults
· no serious or dangerous faults