HGV Training Chester

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HGV /LGV Training Courses

HGV training Chester – if you’re looking for HGV / LGV training in Chester, there are a few things you’ll need to know. Firstly, you’ll need to have a valid Cat B car driving license. Secondly, you’ll need to be over 18.

We’ll give you all the information you need on the different HGV driver training courses we offer, as well as help you to understand what’s involved in each one. Once you’ve decided which LGV / HGV training course is right for you, we’ll get you booked in and started as soon as possible.

HGV Class 2 Training

Got your sights set on a career in commercial vehicle driving? With an HGV Class 2 licence, you can drive trucks of up to 32 tonnes, with a trailer weighing 750kg or less.

This is the most popular route for new drivers – and if that wasn’t enough incentive already then there’s more:

A Cat C license also allows access to vehicles between 3.5 tonne-7.5 tonne as well!

Plus these days you don’t even need take your Cat C first so what are you waiting for?!

Driver CPC Training

If you’re an HGV / LGV professional driver in Chester, you’ll need to complete driver CPC training to stay compliant and up-to-date. Here at the Andy Swan HGV Training Centre, we offer driver CPC courses that are tailored to your needs, so you can complete the training you need quickly and easily. Whether you’re a new driver or an experienced driver, we can help you stay compliant with the latest driver CPC requirements. Contact us today to find out more

HGV Class 1 Training

A Category C+E or Class 1 Licence is the most comprehensive HGV licence you can hold. With this licence drivers can drive and handle a draw-bar or articulated vehicle.

The E part of the category C+E licence stands for entitlement and means that the holder can go up to or over 750KG in trailer weight.

If you already hold a current Category C (Class 2) licence you can undertake the training for C+E  (Class 1) without the need to pass further medicals or theories.

Watch our video to learn more.

The Road to Your New Career.

LGV / HGV Training Courses

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Category C+E licence – HGV Class 1 allows you to drive an articulated vehicle

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Class 2 HGV / LGV over 3500KG up to a maximum weight of 32 tonnes

straight to class 1 hgv training chester

November 15th 2021. Rules to remove the need for 2 separate tests. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is HGV training?

We always keep our prices as competitive as possible and prefer to tailor our course prices around the individual so please feel free to call or pop in for your tailor made quote.

What is Driver CPC?

The Driver CPC is a qualification that all professional lorry, bus, and coach drivers must have to be able to drive for a living. It was created to improve road safety and uphold high levels of driving. This must be maintained by attending 35 hours of training every five years or the certificate will lapse.

What does driver CPC stand for?

The term ‘Driver CPC’ stands for ‘Certificate of Professional Competence’. The Driver CPC is a qualification that all professional lorry, bus, and coach drivers must possess to be able to drive for a living. The Driver CPC was introduced in 2008 as part of an EU directive, to improve road safety and standards of professional driving.

How long does driver CPC last?

Your Driver CPC certificate, which certifies your experience and competence in road transport, is valid for five years. To maintain your Driver CPC, you must complete 35 hours of training by the end of your five-year term. Your card displays the deadline for completing your education.

How long to train as an HGV driver?

To become a fully qualified HGV driver usually takes around 3-4 months. This includes completing both theory and practical training. However, the time it takes to complete your training may vary depending on the length of time it takes your licence to come back from the DVLA with the provisional entitlement.

How close are you to Chester?

We are situated just off of the M56, making us easily accessible for students coming from Chester and further afield.

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