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

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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