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HGV/LGV Training In Liverpool

At TL Training, we provide HGV/LGV driver training courses in Liverpool and across the surrounding area. We provide a number of courses suitable for those driving LGV/HGVs, whether they are hoping to gain their Category C1, C or C+E License.

In order to attend the courses, drivers must be aged 18 or over and have their full category B driving license.

We offer the following courses:

Category C1 (7.5 Tonnes):

This course is recommended at those driving ambulances, horse boxes, delivery trucks and home removal trucks. Upon completion of this course, candidates will be aware of how to manage their vehicle and travel in a safe and efficient manner. (Please note: If you passed your driving test prior to 1st January 1997 you should have acquired rights (Cat C1 entitlement on your driving license). You will also need a Driver CPC qualification. This involves attending courses on various aspects of professional driving. You are required to 35 hours of periodic training every 5 years to maintain your CPC. If you passed your driving test after 1st January 1997 are not entitled to drive a vehicle over 3.5 tonnes. You will be required to sit a practical driving test if you wish to drive a vehicle up to 7.5 tonnes.)

Category C:

For those driving vehicles of 7.5 tonnes to 32 tonnes. Eg, fire engine, roadside recovery vehicles, home and commercial removal vehicles and gritters. Category C license holders are able to drive any large good vehicle without a trailer (rigid body vehicle). Once the Category C training has been passed, the license will be upgraded with the C + E provisional entitlement allowing candidates to begin their C+E training.

Category C + E:

Designed for candidates driving articulated lorries with separate cab and trailers, over 750kg (also known as an Artic or Class 1 or an HGV). Drivers must hold their Category C license in order to begin this training.

Category C1 + E:

Also referred to as 7.5 tonne plus trailer. The category is an upgrade of the C1 licence and can only be taken once the licence holder has passed a C1 test.

Module 4 DCPC Practical Safety Demonstration:

This course will be carried out by a TL Training registered DSA examiner. Candidates must demonstrate their ability to carry out the safety checks necessary before setting off on their journey. (Please note: Candidates are able to use their own vehicle for the test)

Yard Shunter Training:

This course aims to reduce the risk of accidents and injuries on site by teaching drivers to carry out manoeuvres such as reversing, trailer coupling and uncoupling safely and efficiently.

All drivers must be aged 18 or over, and hold their Cat B Driving license.

A light lunch is also included on the above courses. Please inform our sales team of any dietary requirements and/or allergies at time of booking.

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Interested in undertaking one of our HGV/LGV training courses in Liverpool? Call us today on 0151 343 0588 to learn more. Alternatively, you can email us at [email protected] and a member of our team will get back to you as soon as possible.