LGV DRIVER TRAINING

SO YOU WANT TO DRIVE A TRUCK?

Before you can learn to drive in this category you must have a provisional LGV licence  and already hold a full licence for Category B (car).

Before you can be issued with a provisional licence you will have to undergo a medical – we can provide the relevant application forms.

WHAT YOU NEED TO PASS

To gain a full LGV licence you will have to complete the following:

  • Module 1a – 100 multiple choice questions
  • Module 1b – 19 hazard perception clips
  • Module 2 – 19 LGV case studies (if driving for hire or reward)
  • Module 3 – Practical test
  • Module 4 – Driver CPC practical test (if driving for hire or reward)

THE TRAINING COURSE

Theory and Hazard Perception preparation – this can be done as home study or if you would like some guidance, we are happy to arrange a training session for you.

LGV case studies – we can supply you with the relevant learning materials to help you with this module and arrange a training session if necessary.

Practical Test preparation – we will tailor a course to suit your needs after an initial assessment.

We will cover:

  • Operation of tachograph
  • Relevant towing law
  • Reversing and manoeuvering
  • Vehicle inspection and daily walk round checks
  • Loading and securing any load on the vehicle
  • Health and safety
  • On road driving to DVSA Test Standard
  • Eco Driving – to protect the environment and your pocket!
  • Uncoupling and re-coupling if taking C+E

THE TEST

The test will last approximately 75 minutes from start to finish.

  • You will be asked 5 show me tell me questions
  • Complete an “S” shaped reverse finishing within a marked bay
  • On road driving for at least 1 hour  – 10 minutes will be driving independently
  • C+E only – uncoupling the trailer and re-coupling with all relevant safety checks

At the end of your test, your examiner will give you the result and your instructor will be present for the debrief.

OUR AIMS

  • We aim to start you on the way in your career as a professional qualified driver.
  • We do not just teach you to pass the test – you will be encouraged to keep driving safely for life.
  • For more information or to get a personal quote on your required course, please contact us.