HGV Training in Birmingham - Class 1 & 2 - Cat C & CE
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LGV HGV Training Near Birmingham


Obtaining that all-important LGV HGV licence in Birmingham with us is just the start of your new future. 


Is a HGV driver a good career choice in Birmingham?

Birminghams large industrial estates make it a great place to be a HGV driver in the Uk, Birmingham is home to some large industrial areas and factories and as a result, the demand for HGV drivers is high this has also pushed the HGV driver's salary up as well. The UK has a shortage of around 50k drivers and the average salary is around £45k per year for an experienced driver. Craig Baker Driver Training is based in the North West but we do offer residential courses with hotel stays just a couple of minutes walk from our training centre priced at £50 per night.


What is a class 2 licence (cat C) and how does it compare to a class 1 (cat CE)? 

A Class 1 driving license allows you to drive a Category C+E, articulated lorry up to 44ton in weight, while a Class 2 driving license allows you to drive rigid vehicles in excess of 7.5ton in weight.


How much can I earn as a class 1 (Cat CE) driver in Birmingham? 

An experienced HGV driver can earn up to £50k a year, some can earn more by doing tramping work or gaining extra qualifications such as ADR (hazardous goods), It's a great time to be a HGV driver in Birmingham the demand is high for LGV drivers due to the amount of large industrial areas in and around Birmingham


How long will it take to get my class 1 (Cat CE) licence near Birmingham?

You can pass with us in as little as 1 week if you have already passed your theory tests, if not you will need to go for a D4 medical first and then apply for your provisional licence, so the direct access courses usually take around 4 -5 weeks to complete our HGV training course from start to finish near Birmingham.


We can help you obtain your HGV licence and offer all the following benefits:


Training locations over the North West

Residential courses are available with hotel stays (we will book this for you)

DVSA approved 3A exam centre

DVSA approved CPC module 4 exam centre

Training course for class 2 licence in a modern automatic vehicle.

Short notice courses available near Birmingham

We arrange the medical and theory test, plus hazard perception through our training team.

We are specialists in training for HGV (Heavy Goods Vehicles) and LGV (Large Goods Vehicles).

Some of our courses offer pass protection.

Finance is available on some of our courses.

The best quality HGV lessons in Birmingham


LGV HGV training in Birmingham, class 1 class 2


What types of HGV Training do you offer?


Class 1 - Cat CE Licence


Class 2 - Cat C Licence


7.5ton - Cat C1 Licence


CPC Module 4


Periodic Driver CPC




Why should I choose Craig Baker for my HGV training?

We have an excellent reputation with over 250+ 5-star reviews on Google and a further 200+ on Facebook. We are the UK's leading HGV training specialists We take pride in our job. We have a modern fleet of vehicles and we constantly invest in our facilities and staff meaning you get the best service possible, a lot of our customers come from the Birmingham area including Wolverhampton If you would like to book LGV training in Birmingham book online today or call our sales team on 01942 741 310.


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