ELCAS Courses

Enhanced Learning Credits

The Enhanced Learning Credits Scheme provides financial assistance to active serving personnel and service leavers of the Armed Forces.

Trailer Training support those who leave the armed forces and help them upskill, so that they can re-enter civilian life with further knowledge and abilities for other career opportunities.

Soldiers in a field

You can claim up to £1000.00 per financial year if you have accumulated 6 years* of eligible service.

*Please note that from April 2017, the qualifying service required for lower tier payments increased from 4 to 6 years. SP who have already accumulated 4 years qualifying service before 1 April 2017 will keep their entitlement to use lower tier payments

You can claim up to £2000.00 per financial year if you have accumulated 8 years or more of eligible service.

A new ELC payment has been created which is a single payment of up to £3000 for those with 6 or more years of qualifying service completed on or after 1 Apr 2016, which will count as all 3 payments.

Personnel leaving after 1 April 2016, access will be reduced to 5 years.

Those who left between 1 April 2011 and 31 March 2016 (both dates inclusive) will have until 31 March 2021 to use ELC.

Anyone who left before 1 April 2011 will retain 10 years of post-service access.

If you were wounded, injured or sick (WIS) or Medically discharged before reaching the four-year eligible service then you may still be eligible to claim ELC’s.

Trailer Training ELCAS Courses

ADR Vocational Certificate – Classes 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8 & 9

  • Class 2 (Gases)
  • Class 3 (Flammable Liquids)
  • Class 4 (Flammable Solids)
  • Class 5 (Oxidising Agents)
  • Class 6 (Toxics)
  • Class 8 (Corrosives)
  • Class 9 (Miscellaneous)

ADR Vocational Training Certificate Including Classes 1 & 7


Class 1 (explosives) and Class 7 (radioactive) are specialist ADR classes which are taught in a classroom.

You will receive expert knowledge and skills to understand the importance of carriage of specialist dangerous goods by road.

LGV Artic (Cat C+E) Licence Training & Test

Class 1 Driver Training

This course is designed for those who already have the class 2 Category C licence. This training will help you drive, and safely manoeuvre a class 1 heavy goods vehicle (HGV).

LGV Car to C+E Artic Licence Training & Test

Fast Track Car to C+E

Training from a car licence straight to a class 1 category C+E licence has never been easier.

The fast track course gives you the opportunity to work straight to your required licence.

CILT(UK) Level 3 Certificate of Professional Competence for Transport Managers (Road Haulage) (VRQ)

HGV Safety on Motorway

Our Transport Manager Road Haulage course will cover:

  • Operator Licence Compliance
  • Drivers Hours Compliance
  • Driver Licensing
  • Driver Management
  • Maintenance and Traffic Regulations

You will also be expected to hold a national or international certificate of professional competence (CPC) qualification.

National Register of LGV Instructors – ELCAS

NRI- Trailer Training UK

Upskill with your ELCAS credits and become a heavy goods vehicle (HGV) instructor.

Upon successful completion, you will be able to train other students to drive an HGV. You will also be able to work at other training providers or businesses, helping employees obtain their licence.




Driver CPC Certificate of Professional Competence – Full 35 Hours


This full 35-hour course will cover:

  • Driver Essentials
  • Driving Principles
  • Emergency First Aid & Health and Safety
  • Smart Motorways
  • Vehicle Defects & Driver Licencing

At the end of the course, you will obtain a great understanding of Driver CPC, which must be completed every 5-years (a total of 35-hours)

LGV Rigid (Cat C) Licence Training & Test

Class 2 Driver Training

Learn to drive a class 2 category C heavy goods vehicle. Including 3a reversing and 3b on-road tests, as well as 17.5 hours of driver training.

Successfully complete your Cat C driver training with Trailer Training UK and put your ELCAS credits to something you can upskill!

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