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Launch Your Career with HGV Training in the Midlands

Launch Your Career with HGV Training in the Midlands

Unlocking Lucrative Opportunities with HGV Training in the Midlands At Craig Baker Driver Training, we are dedicated to helping aspiring drivers unlock rewarding career opportunities with our comprehensive HGV training in the…

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Why the Midlands is the Best Place for HGV Drivers | Craig Baker Driver Training

Why the Midlands is the Best Place for HGV Drivers | Craig Baker Driver Training

HGV Training Midlands Discover Why the Midlands is the Ideal Destination for Aspiring HGV Drivers Are you considering a career change or looking to upskill as a Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV) driver…

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Shaping the Future of HGV Training

Shaping the Future of HGV Training

Shaping the Future of HGV Training Welcome to Craig Baker Driver Training, where tradition meets innovation in preparing the next generation of professional drivers. As the transport industry evolves, we are committed…

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How We Keep Our Fleet Of Vehicles Clean

How We Keep Our Fleet Of Vehicles Clean

Keeping Our Fleet Pristine: The Secret to Our Spotless HGVs At Craig Baker Driver Training, we believe that a clean vehicle is a happy vehicle. As a premier HGV driving school, we…

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Master Your HGV Test at Garretts Green Driving Test Centre

Master Your HGV Test at Garretts Green Driving Test Centre

Master Your HGV Test at Garretts Green with Craig Baker Driver Training Are you ready to take the next step in your driving career? Passing your HGV (Heavy Goods Vehicle) test is…

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CPC Module 4: Essential Daily Walkaround Checklist

CPC Module 4: Essential Daily Walkaround Checklist

Mastering CPC Module 4 The Ultimate Daily Walkaround Checklist for Aspiring Drivers Welcome to Craig Baker Driver Training! As part of our commitment to helping you excel in your driving career, we’re…

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Master Your Paramedic Driver Assessment

Master Your Paramedic Driver Assessment

Master Your Paramedic Driver Assessment with Craig Baker Driver Training Becoming a paramedic is a noble and challenging pursuit, and one of the key skills you'll need to master is driving. As…

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How Much Does It Cost to Get a PCV Licence in 2024

How Much Does It Cost to Get a PCV Licence in 2024

How Much Does It Cost to Get a PCV Licence in 2024? At Craig Baker Driver Training, we understand that obtaining a Passenger Carrying Vehicle (PCV) licence is a significant step towards…

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Special Offer - C1 Licence for paramedics from only £500

Special Offer - C1 Licence for paramedics from only £500

LIMITED TIME ONLY - SPECIAL OFFER C1 LICENCE FROM ONLY £500 Are you a trainee paramedic looking to elevate your skill set? Or perhaps you're a horsebox owner seeking to navigate the…

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Trailer Licences in the UK: Why Training Matters for Safe Towing

Trailer Licences in the UK: Why Training Matters for Safe Towing

UK Trailer Licences: Why Training Matters for Safe Towing In recent years, changes in UK legislation have reshaped the landscape of trailer licences, sparking discussions among drivers. While obtaining a specific licence…

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The Ultimate Guide to HGV Experience Days at Craig Baker Driver Training

The Ultimate Guide to HGV Experience Days at Craig Baker Driver Training

Ultimate Guide to HGV Experience Days at Craig Baker Driver Training Are you considering a thrilling day behind the wheel of a Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV)? Whether you're exploring a career change…

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Do You Need a C1 Licence to Drive Motorhomes, Horseboxes, and Ambulances?

Do You Need a C1 Licence to Drive Motorhomes, Horseboxes, and Ambulances?

Do I Need a C1 Licence to Drive Motorhomes, Horseboxes, and Ambulances? When planning to drive larger vehicles such as motorhomes, horseboxes, or ambulances, it’s essential to understand the different driving licence…

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A Day in the Life of an HGV Driver

A Day in the Life of an HGV Driver

A Day in the Life of an HGV Driver: What to Expect on the Road Ever wondered what it’s like to navigate the highways as a heavy goods vehicle (HGV) driver? Whether…

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How to Become a PCV Bus Driver in the UK

How to Become a PCV Bus Driver in the UK

Your Comprehensive Guide to Becoming a Bus Driver in the UK A Journey with Craig Baker Driver Training Are you someone who loves the open road, enjoys interacting with people, and has…

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How to Become a Driving Instructor

How to Become a Driving Instructor

How to Become a Driving Instructor A Roadmap to Success with Craig Baker Driver Training Are you passionate about driving and eager to share your knowledge with others? Becoming a driving instructor…

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Ultimate Guide to HGV Theory Test Centres in the North West

Ultimate Guide to HGV Theory Test Centres in the North West

Ultimate Guide to HGV Theory Test Centres in the North West: Craig Baker Driver Training Introduction Are you embarking on your journey to become a certified HGV driver in the North West…

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Navigating Chequerbent Roundabout

Navigating Chequerbent Roundabout

Navigating Chequerbent Roundabout: A Guide for HGV Drivers in Westhoughton, Bolton As an HGV driver, mastering the art of navigating roundabouts is crucial for ensuring smooth and safe journeys. One roundabout that…

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Unlocking Solutions to the UK's HGV Driver Shortage

Unlocking Solutions to the UK's HGV Driver Shortage

Solving the UK's HGV Driver Shortage Huge demand for HGV drivers across the UK earn up to £50k In the vast landscape of the UK's logistics industry, Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV) drivers…

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Master the Roads in a Week with Craig Baker Driver Training's Intensive Driving Courses in Wigan & Bolton

Master the Roads in a Week with Craig Baker Driver Training's Intensive Driving Courses in Wigan & Bolton

Unlock Fast-Track Success with Craig Baker Driver Training's Intensive 1-Week Driving Courses in Wigan & Bolton Are you eager to hit the open road and gain your independence behind the wheel? Craig…

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How Much Does It Cost To Learn To Drive In 2024

How Much Does It Cost To Learn To Drive In 2024

How Much Will It Cost To Learn To Drive In 2024? Navigating the Costs of Learning to Drive and Owning Your First Car in 2024 Embarking on the journey of learning to…

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New HGV Training Depot in Crewe

New HGV Training Depot in Crewe

HGV Training in Crewe We are expanding our operations and opening a new depot in Crewe Craig Baker Driver Training Expands Operations to Crewe: Your Gateway to Exceptional HGV Training Welcome to…

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Give the Gift of Confidence: Christmas Driving Lessons with Craig Baker Driver Training

Give the Gift of Confidence: Christmas Driving Lessons with Craig Baker Driver Training

Give the Gift of Confidence: Christmas Driving Lessons Tis the festive season, and what better way to surprise your loved ones than by presenting them with the gift of independence and confidence…

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Why Winter Driving Lessons Matter

Why Winter Driving Lessons Matter

Navigating Icy Roads with Confidence: Winter Driving Lessons at Craig Baker Driver Training Embrace the Chill, Master the Thrill Winter has its own set of challenges, especially when it comes to driving…

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Unlocking Your Journey: Become an HGV Driver with Craig Baker Driver Training

Unlocking Your Journey: Become an HGV Driver with Craig Baker Driver Training

Unlocking Your Journey: Become an HGV Driver Are you ready to embark on a thrilling career behind the wheel? If you've ever considered becoming an HGV (Heavy Goods Vehicle) driver, then look…

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Navigating the Northwest with Confidence "Drive Ability"

Navigating the Northwest with Confidence "Drive Ability"

Drive Ability - Navigating the Northwest with Confidence Craig Baker Driver Training's Specialised Driver Programmes for Drive Ability Assessments What is a Drive Ability Assesment? A Drive Ability driving assessment is a…

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Automatic Driving Test Passed in Chorley

Automatic Driving Test Passed in Chorley

Driving Test with Craig Baker Driver Training in Chorley We are delighted to share the success story of Ann, who recently triumphed in her automatic driving test in Chorley under the expert…

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New Driving Instructor Joining Our Team

New Driving Instructor Joining Our Team

Driving Instructor Training - Success Story Congratulations Michelle! Craig Baker Driver Training's Rising Star Passes ADI Part 2 Test Meet Michelle, a determined and forward-thinking individual who recently embarked on an exciting…

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Unlocking Your Road to Success: Tips on Finding Employment After HGV Training in the UK

Unlocking Your Road to Success: Tips on Finding Employment After HGV Training in the UK

Tips on Finding Employment After HGV Training in the UK Congratulations on completing your HGV training! Now that you've earned your Heavy Goods Vehicle licence, it's time to hit the road and…

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Unlocking Opportunities: A Guide to Crafting an Irresistible CV for Aspiring HGV Drivers

Unlocking Opportunities: A Guide to Crafting an Irresistible CV for Aspiring HGV Drivers

How to create a CV as a newly qualified HGV Driver Embarking on a career as a newly qualified HGV driver is an exciting venture, and at Craig Baker Driver Training, we…

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A Guide To Passing The HGV Driving Test And Driving Trucks For A Living

A Guide To Passing The HGV Driving Test And Driving Trucks For A Living

A Guide To Passing The HGV Driving Test After all of the instruction and preparation, both in the classroom and behind the wheel, the HGV candidate must still pass a test in…

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Premier HGV Training Near You

Premier HGV Training Near You

HGV Training Near Me Are you ready to embark on an exciting journey toward a rewarding career as an HGV driver and are actively searching for "HGV training near me"? Look no…

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Driving Lessons In Chorley

Driving Lessons In Chorley

Chorley Driving Instructor We Have A New Driving Instructor Offering Driving Lessons In Chorley We'll set you up with the skills and know-how for you to hit the open road like a…

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The Benefits of Becoming a Lorry Driver

The Benefits of Becoming a Lorry Driver

The Benefits of a Lorry Driver Role In a world where you can be anything, you might wonder: why be a lorry driver? It makes perfect sense to think like this, as…

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Learning Disabillities & Driving

Learning Disabillities & Driving

Driving With Special Needs Get a provisional licence First off, you should apply for your provisional driving licence. The earliest you can submit an application is three months prior to your sixteenth…

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HGV Training With Accommodation

HGV Training With Accommodation

HGV Training With Accommodation Provided At Craig Baker Driver Training we can provide accommodation with our HGV training courses with rooms starting from £ 50 per night, Our recommended hotels are within…

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What Licence Do I Need To Drive An Ambulance?

What Licence Do I Need To Drive An Ambulance?

What Licence Is Required To Drive An Ambulance? Are you thinking of becoming a paramedic or currently training? If so you may need to upgrade your driving licence, due to the weight…

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What You Can Expect To Learn From HGV Training

What You Can Expect To Learn From HGV Training

What You Can Expect To Learn From HGV / LGV Training HGV vehicles (heavy goods vehicles) sometimes called LGV vehicles (large goods vehicles) keep our country moving, they transport everything from food…

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DVSA Plan to create 150,000 more driving test slots

DVSA Plan to create 150,000 more driving test slots

DVSA to deploy over 230 full-time staff to driver testing to create 150,000 more test slots If you are currently taking driving lessons you will most certainly be experiencing difficulty in finding…

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UK towing laws for trailers & Caravans

UK towing laws for trailers & Caravans

UK Towing laws for trailers & caravans If you are planning to hitch a trailer or caravan to your car, then it’s vital to know what the legal requirements are before setting…

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What is the future of electric trucks & HGV training

What is the future of electric trucks & HGV training

What is the future of electric trucks & HGV training? Electric trucks have the potential to significantly reduce emissions and improve air quality. They could also be cheaper to run and maintain…

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Hawzin: Trucking Success

Hawzin: Trucking Success

After years of living thousands of miles apart, Hawzhin finally reunited with her husband, got her own home in Lancashire, and started her dream career as a HGV Driver. Car to Class…

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