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HGV Training Courses / LGV Training Course in Telford, Shrewsbury, Stafford

Legislation introduced in January 1997 states that any person wishing to become an LGV driver that only holds a full car driving licence must:


- Be 21 years of age

- Have a medical checkup

- Apply to Swansea for a Provisional Licence

- Take and pass the Theory Test

- Pass the Driving Test in a Rigid Vehicle Licence (LGV Category C)

- before progressing on to an Articulated Vehicle Licence (LGV Category C and E)

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The above does not apply to those who already hold a Full LGV Licence (Category C) and wish to upgrade to an Articulated LGV Licence (Category C and E). An application to Swansea is required to have this entitlement included on the Licence.

HGV Training Telford, Shrewsbury, Stafford, Oswestry


To obtain a provisional class C licence you must apply to the D.V.L.A. by:
1.Completing the enclosed form D2. ( Request an Information Pack )
2.Enclosing a prescribed “Medical” examination certificate (D4),
provided by your GP (we can arrange for such an examination by a GP should you prefer).
This medical has to be paid for and typically costs in the region of £25.00 with an associated GP
3.The provisional licence application is now free. This has to be posted to the D.V.L.C. with the above.

A summary of driving licence class entitlement and vehicle types that may be driven,
unattended, by class, on gaining the appropriate qualifications: -

HGV Guaranteed Pass Course

We offer a guaranteed pass course on the Class C Rigid vehicles which includes

  • As many hours training as you need
  • ALL Theory Tests paid for and booked by us
  • ALL Practical Tests paid for and booked by us
The cost of this course to guarantee the start of your HGV career just £1650.00


Class C (Rigid)
All types of rigid vehicles over 7.5 tons,
but excluding any trailer (drawbar)over 750kg

Class C + E (artic)

Any articulated vehicle, any other L.G.V.
or combination of vehicle and drawbar trailer.

Training V.A.T. Driving Theory HPT Total

Test Test  

Rigid Vehicle (Category C)


5 Day Course £750.00 £131.25 £115.00 (Self) (Self) £996.25
5 Day Course (Incl. Tests) £950.00 £166.25 £115.00 £35.00 £15.00 £1280.00

Guaranteed Pass Course


Articulated Vehicle (Category C and E)

5 Day Course £750.00 £131.25 £115.00 N/A N/A £996.25
Pick-Up + Trailer (Category B and E)

I.E. 3 Day Course £330.00 £49.50 £115.00 N/A N/A £494.50


 Telford, Shrewsbury, Stafford, Oswestry

7.5 Tonne Training C1 - Rigid vehicle 3.5 tonnes up to 7.5 tonnes
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 a smaller lorry.

Minimum Age: 18

  • You must have 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 theory test and decide to move onto Category C you will not have to do another theory test.

Normal Duration: 3-5 days

Price - As Class C above.

Course typically includes: Use of tachographs, drivers hours, etc

LGV Theory Test: Yes

Why not call us FREE today on 0800 1 777 149 and find out more?

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