LGV training (Category C / Category C + E)

  • Fully funded via PLA, subject to eligibility*

  • Category C Licence (Class 2) - 4 days / Category C + E Licence (Class 1) - 5 days

Applications are currently closed and will reopen on the 31st of October.

From 10 September 2009, candidates are required to pass the Initial Driver CPC qualification if they wish to gain a Vocational Licence to drive a Category C (Rigid) Large Goods Vehicle. From this date, the minimum age to learn to drive a Large Goods Vehicle is 18 years of age.

* These courses are being supported by PLA funding and are fully funded if you meet the following criteria:

  • You are over 19 years of age
  • You live in Wales
  • You earn no more than £29,534 Gross
  • You are not actively doing any other training supported by PLA ( individuals can only embark on one PLA funded course at a time)
  • You are not currently completing a Higher Education or apprenticeship program
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The initial qualification has been divided into 4 modules to give you flexibility to obtain your vocational licence only, or to gain Driver CPC at the same time. If you passed your car test prior to 1 January 1997 you will only need to complete Modules 1 & 3.

Note, Rigid LGV is Category C, Articulated LGV is Category C+E.

The assessment will include a theory and a practical test.

You need to make sure you have the provisional entitlement on your licence. If you don’t already have this, you can request this entitlement by completing a D2 form and a D4 medical report if required via the DVLA.

Progression routes include:

  • ADR Training

The initial qualification has been divided into 4 modules to give you flexibility to obtain your vocational licence only, or to gain Driver CPC at the same time. If you passed your car test prior to 1 January 1997 you will only need to complete Modules 1 & 3.

Note, Rigid LGV is Category C, Articulated LGV is Category C+E.

The assessment will include a theory and a practical test.

You need to make sure you have the provisional entitlement on your licence. If you don’t already have this, you can request this entitlement by completing a D2 form and a D4 medical report if required via the DVLA.

Progression routes include:

  • ADR Training

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