HGV1 (C+E) Lessons

The LGV C+E (HGV 1) driving tests are conducted at the DSA large goods vehicle driving test centre with an off road manoeuvring area.


The test lasts about 90 minutes. A VERY HIGH standard of driving is required to pass this type of test.


At the start of the test you will be asked a few questions relating to the safety and loading of the outfit.


You will be required to a complete a "S shape" reversing exercise accurately and safely.


You will drive in varying roads and traffic conditions for about an hour, including motorways where possible, complete uphill, downhill and angled starts and complete an complete an element of independent driving. You will need to demonstrate a high standard of driving throughout the test.


Back at the driving test centre, if taking the C+E test you will then un-couple the vehicle from the trailer, you are then required to re-couple the trailer safely.

LGV Category C+E - (HGV 1). This vehicle is over 7500kg (7.5t) and a trailer commonly known as HGV class 1 or Artic

LGV C+E (HGV 1) Driver Training - Hampshire, Berkshire, Oxfordshire

Course: LGV Cat C+E (HGV 1) Rigid lorry over 7500kg MAM and trailer over 750kg.


Location: Southampton, Hampshire.


Age: 18+ 

The LGV C+E licence is for drivers 21 or over, or 18 when taken with the driver CPC.


Course Requirement. Hold a Full LGV C (HGV 2) and a provisional LGV C+E licence


Course length: 12 to 30 Hours


Price: £244 + VAT - (4 hour training session)


Example Courses

12 Hour including test fee £115 + VAT = £993.40

20 Hour including test fee £115 + VAT = £1579.00

24 Hour including test fee £115 + VAT = £1871.80


LGV C driver training courses are between 15 and 30 hours duration depending upon your driving experience and ability to fully prepare you for the DSA LGV C driving test standard. Typically this can be done between in 5 and 7 days in duration.


Training sessions are 3 or 4 hours in duration but 2 sessions can be joined together.


Typical amount of training required 5 to 7 sessions

LGV Training Packs

SILVER PACKAGE (For those who don’t need CPC)




Driver Medical, Provisional and Revision Access




Hazard Perception and Multiple Choice Theory




16 Hour Cat C Course




GOLD PACKAGE (For those who do need CPC)




Driver Medical, Provisional and Revision Access




Hazard Perception, Multiple Choice & CPC Theory




16 Hour Cat C Course & Mod 4




ULTIMATE PACKAGE (For those doing Class 1, 2 & CPC)




Driver Medical, Provisional and Revision Access




Hazard Perception, Multiple Choice & CPC Theory




16 Hours Cat C, 16 Hours C+E & Mod 4




1. Medical:

Take the LGV medical

Cotswold Medicals have sites across Hampshire and the UK to conduct your LGV C medical. Call 0870 609 1540 for an appointment or visit their web site at www.driversmedicals.com or

Call 023 80420467 -39 Spitfire Court, Mitchell Close. Woolston SO19 7TN


2. Licence application:

Apply for your provisional LGV C licence entitlement with the D2 form from DVLA or collect from us.

3. Call us & Book your LGV Cat C or C+E driving assessment so we can assess how long a course you will require and book your course with us.


4. Theory Tests :

Book and pass the LGV theory, hazard perception and case study tests.


5. Practical Test:

Book your LGV course with us and take and pass your LGV practical test.


Initial CPC

Take the LGV initial CPC test if required.

Drivers who got their drivers licence after September 1997 will be required to do the driver initial CPC before they can drive for hire and reward.

The initial CPC consists of two parts, module 2 theory case study and module 4 practical test.

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Trailer Training uk Limited - Head Office

Clayfield Park

Main Road

Colden Common


Hants SO21 1TD

Tel: 0345 2602508




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Our business hours

Monday - Friday07:00 - 17:00

DVSA Instructors

  • We have DVSA approved driving instructors.
  • LGV instructor qualified onto the DVSA register

  • EX Military driving instructors / examiners

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Driving Instructors

Full and part time positions available, (HGV - LGV - PCV).


If you are a driving instructor with a DVSA, RTITB or military qualification or looking to become an LGV / HGV instructor and get job satisfaction in a rewarding career then call Luke on 0345 260 2508 for more details.


Office Staff

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If you are you are looking for a varied and challenging job, able to work in a small team and on your own then give us a call on 0345 260 2508.

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We are an NFU approved training centre

NFU Members can receive a 10% discount on B+E training fees. Call for more info.


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