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Logistics - Everything you wanted to know about HGV Driving but were afraid to ask

Start Date: 20 September 2023
Day: Weds
Location: Online
Duration: 7 weeks
Times: 7pm to 9pm

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About the Course

What does the life of an HGV Driver look like?

This is no ordinary job! It's an exciting, rewarding, yet challenging career. As an HGV driver, you get to helm the wheel of colossal machines, navigate the nation's roadways, and deliver goods that keep our communities running. While the days can be long and sometimes start before sunrise or end after sunset, it's a career filled with responsibility and a sense of accomplishment.

Ready to Hit the Road? Here's Your Journey to Getting Licensed!

  1. Start with Your Car License: First things first, you'll need your standard car driving license.
  2. Clear a Medical Examination: Next, a medical examination to ensure you are fit and ready to steer those heavy vehicles.
  3. Provisional HGV License Application: Passed your medical exam? Excellent! Now you can apply for your provisional HGV license.
  4. HGV Training Course: Join our comprehensive HGV training course where expert instructors will provide hands-on learning to manage an HGV.
  5. Crack the Theory Test: After your training, you will have to pass a theory test that examines your understanding of HGV driving.
  6. Ace the Practical Test: Then comes the crucial practical driving test. Show us how you handle an HGV on the road!
  7. Driver CPC: Finally, earn your Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (Driver CPC) – the cherry on top of your professional HGV driving profile.

Diverse Employment Opportunities

As an HGV driver, you can look forward to a wide range of potential employers:

  • Logistics Companies
  • Major Retailers
  • Manufacturing Giants
  • Courier and Delivery Companies
  • Haulage Specialists

What Will I Need?

You will need:

  • To hold a full UK Driving License (or you won't be able to progress to learning to drive HGV after the course, should you choose to do so)
  • You will also need to provide proof of address (within the last 3 months)
  • Your right to live/work in the UK (passport / EUSS / Biometric card)
  • Proof of income (full universal credit or recent payslips)


Quizes and group discussions.


Fully funded for eligible learners.

What Can I Do After?

This is the first step to arm you with the information you need to begin the process of training to become an HGV driver.

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