Large Goods Vehicles Driver Training

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Address:201 The Waterfront, Stonehouse Business Park, Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, GL10 3UT

Duration:3-5 days

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Price: £0.00 + VAT
Duration: 3-5 days
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The Large Goods Vehicles Driver Training course is designed for drivers who need to obtain a vocational driving licence for a Large Goods Vehicle Categories C1 and C.


To train candidates in the knowledge and skills required of a medium goods driver to the minimum standard of the Department of Transport driving test. driving test. To Train candidates in the knowledge and skills required to pass a Driving Standards Agency practical driving test.


Candidates must be of a minimum age of 18 years, and must hold:
(i) Provisional entitlement which entitles you to drive the correct category of vehicle.
(ii) Pass Certificate for Theory & Hazard Perception Test

Course content
  • Object & Scope of the medium goods vehicle driving test
  • Understanding the driving test protocol
  • Use of tachograph, records & regulations
  • Legal requirements including rest periods
  • Periodic training requirements
  • Highway code including Traffic signs, rules & regulations
  • Daily vehicle checks and record keeping
  • Understanding the vehicle braking systems
  • Vehicle controls, equipment & components
  • Observation, forward planning
  • Vehicle characteristics and dynamics
  • Consideration for road & weather conditions
  • Vehicle control & road procedure
  • Manoeuvring/reversing exercises
  • Corrective Driving Tuition
  • Development Driving
  • Motorway Driving
  • Accident prevention and procedures
C1+E additional training (Trailer > 750kg)
  • Pre-use inspection of the trailer
  • Coupling and uncoupling procedures
  • Trailer manoeuvring and reversing exercises

Road Traffic Act 1988.


The Official DSA Goods Vehicle Driving Manual. The Highway Code.