LGV (C + E) HGV Class 1 Training

HGV & LGV Training in London and across the South East.

25 years of providing Class 1 HGV & LGV training.

HGV / LGV Driver Training:

Class 1 Articulated Lorry Category C+E

Are you looking to drive HGV & LGV articulated lorries, driving licence category C+E?
Do you already hold a full Class 2 Category C licence?
Let TrainDrive provide you with the training you need to obtain the driving licence category required to drive a class 1 HGV / LGV.

CPC Periodic Driver Training – remember to stay legal – You must remember your Periodic CPC training to stay legal. Click the link for more information.

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HGV Class 2 – Click here if you do not yet have your Category C (Class 2) driving licence 7.5 tonnes you will need a Category C driving licence course


Class 1 or Category C+E or Articulated lorry training takes place in the largest of our LGV / HGV training fleet.

LGV / HGV drivers are always in demand.

Suppliers or hauliers need to transport goods from A to B and that requires a driver too!

We provide training courses to suit the individual and these come at a very competitive price. Passing any driving test is important.

We’ll do our best to make sure you pass because it’s important to us too.

Why use TrainDrive for your HGV driver training?
We operate a fully serviced full-sized 40T Scania R Series 480 Topline with a tri-axle box trailer for this course.

As a result, this ensures that your HGV & LGV training gives you valuable experience in a full-sized vehicle, representing the reality of your first day of employment.

In order to obtain your HGV & LGV Class 1 licence you need to:

  • Already hold a full Class 2 LGV licence
  • Book a training course with TrainDrive (see ‘Booking Form’)

TrainDrive courses are behind the wheel, on the road training with DVSA Advance Driving Instructors. The ratio of trainee to trainer is usually 1:1.

Alternatively, you may choose a 2:1 training course for a longer period.

TrainDrive Class 1 course fees:
  • £1195 + VAT
  • DVSA test fee £115 (VAT exempt)

Should a candidate fail a test, the test report will be analysed and a further retraining programme will be proposed as appropriate.

Finally, don’t forget your Periodic CPC Training to stay legal!


Tel: 01322 901 306
Mob: 07973 731274
Email: info@traindrive.co.uk