LGV/HGV Cat C – Rigid Truck

The Category C licence allows you to drive Class 2 vehicles or Rigid bodied lorries/ Vans  over 3,500kg (with a trailer up to 750kg) upto gross vehicle weight (GVW) of up to 32 tones.

Once you successfully pass your LGV Category C test, you will obtain Category C on your licence as well as Category C1 (7.5 tonnes).

After passing C you can go for LGV C+E, straight away with a back to back course or sometime in the future, and drive trailers including Articulated Vehicles and Drawbar combination up to 44 tonnes.

Big On Driver Training, is based in Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire and Wolverhampton. We provide class 1/2 LGV/HGV Driver training CPC Driver Training, CPC periodic training. With our highly qualified instructors you are sure of:

  • Well-positioned & easy to use controls with simple automatic gearboxes, with excellent all-round visibility and smooth ride.

  • Adjustable steering wheel & power assisted steering resulting in compact turning circle & good manoeuvrability

  • Air Conditioned, with suspended cloth seats and safety belts

  • Low pollution engines and low noise levels

  • Regularly maintained at approved service centre, ensuring high standards of safety and comfort

  • you will train locally and test locally-  Own DVSA approved Test centre

To start the training you will need provisional licence

We can also help you with your theory test. We will create an online account where you can learn and revise for the theory tests. Theory test consist of two parts, Multiple Choice (MC) and Hazard Perception (HP). The MC test lasts 1 hour 55 minutes and the HP lasts 40 minutes.

Once you’ve got your provisional we recommend a DRIVING ASSESSMENT of approximately one hour, with one of our instructor so they can see your driving skills, and can then advise what training you’ll need to pass, then we can quote you (not only for C but also for C+E if you want Back to Back training).

Call or Email us to Make Booking Now or to arrange your Assessment Lesson

What you need to do:-

The minimum age for this licence is 18 years old and you must hold a full Cat B (car) .

We take care of all the process from start to finish at no extra cost to you. Contact us now , we will take care of all the Process from start to finish.

In order to undertake the training you must first go through the following stages:

  1. Obtain the required application pack D2 & D4 (available from Big On Driver Training free).

  2. Get your doctor or Big On Driver Training doctor to carry out the required medical completing the D4 form.

  3. You complete the D2 provisional Cat C application form.

  4. You send both the D2 & D4 along with both parts of your existing licence to DVLA Swansea. There is NO FEE to pay and 10-15 working days later you should receive your new licence.

  5. Study for the theory test, we can supply the training books and discs for a small fee (optional).

  6. Pass the required theory test. The test is now a two part test and can be sat one after the other.

    1. Part 1 – 100 multiple choice questions (you must get 85 correct from the possible 100)

    2. Part 2 – Hazard perception 19 film clips  from which you must correctly indicate developing hazards. In this part of  the test you must achieve a score of 67 out of the available 100.

  7. Having passed the theory/hazard perception tests you can now undertake the practical driver training.  Train to the DSA test standard at Big On Driver Training and take the test.You will have to do the Driver CPC  to work as a paid driver.  At Big On Driver Training we are registered provider of CPC courses, please Ring us to arrange or to book for CPC
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