We have a range of different LGV / HGV class 1 training courses. Our packages include all of the driving test fees and we don't have any hidden extras in our prices, have a look at the courses below if you are not sure give our sales team a call on 01942 741 310 and we will be happy to answer any questions and advice on the cost of each course.
Yes. Back in November 2021, the government changed the rules to allow people to skip the class 2 licence and go straight in for a class 1, Craig Baker Driver Training offers a direct access course and it is now a really popular choice with our customers and it gets great results with an excellent PASS rate.
So how much does a LGV HGV licence cost? Our direct access courses range from £2950 to £3200.
Our courses and well designed and we have a great pass rate but if you not feeling confident and require some more training, We can include extra lessons and we just charge per lesson making it easy to add additional training hours if required
The cost of the actual test is £115, this is the DVSA test fee but this doesn't include the cost of the vehicle hire and the instructor to take you to and from the test centre Our courses include all test fees.
We often review our prices to keep them as competitive and as cheap as possible, We, of course, need to factor in rising costs like fuel and insurance but we do try our best to make sure you are getting the best quality HGV training at the lowest possible price.
So how much can I earn as a HGV driver? As an HGV driver you can earn up to £50k a year so it's a small investment to make, and you should be able to recover these costs quickly as a HGV driver.
Yes we offer flexible deposit payment options to secure your HGV training dates and the rest of the balance is due just 2 weeks before you start your training, We can also offer HGV training courses with finance we have teamed up with Payl8r to offer flexible finance packages on our courses.
Training locations over the UK
Test fees's included in our prices
DVSA approved CPC module 4 exam centre
Training for class 1 licence in an articulated modern automatic vehicle.
Being able to drive up to 44-tonne vehicles.
Short notice HGV courses available with low prices
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 with great low prices
We have more than 250 5-star reviews on Google, as well as over 200 5-star reviews on Facebook, which means we have earned the trust of our customers. We are the UK's leading HGV training specialists We take pride in the job we do. With a modern fleet of vehicles, we continuously invest in our facilities and staff so that you will receive the best service possible. To book your class 1 LGV licence training, please book online today or call our sales team at 01942 741 310.
Progress your career with our LGV Class 1 (16-Hour) course. This includes the cost of the DVSA part 3a and 3b test. (This course is for someone is already an experienced class 2 driver and wants to progress to class 1, you must have recently been using your class 2 licence for this course )Book Today
Upgrade your licence with our LGV Class 1 (20-hour) course. This includes the cost of the DVSA part 3a and 3b test. (This course is for someone is already an experienced class 2 driver and wants to progress to class 1, you must have recently been using your class 2 licence for this course )Book Today
28 Hour Course, You can now go straight for a class 1 C+E licence, this full package includes Medical. Theory Tests + Online Revision, with 1 to 1 support if needed. (classroom & on road training). Part 3a test & 3b test fee
32-Hour Course - You can now go straight for a class 1 C+E licence, this full package includes Medical. Theory Tests + Online Revision, with 1 to 1 support if needed. 8x Training sessions (classroom & on road training). Part 3a test & 3b test feeBook Today
When you pass your driving test, you might encounter some situations that weren't covered in the driving test that you haven't been prepared for. This session will teach you a few practical tips and tricks that you can use when driving in the real world.Book Today
Would you like to break up the training process and just cover the 3A reversing and uncoupling test? Our 2-day reversing course with a 3a test at the end of the course will get you started.
This also includes a free retest should you not be successful.Book Today
Meet Michelle, our dynamic new car driving instructor and the latest addition to our team. With a passion for road safety and years of teaching experience, Michelle is set to become a valuable asset. Her patient and friendly approach makes learning to drive an enjoyable experience. Welcome aboard, Michelle – your expertise is sure to guide our learners toward success on the road!
Kam, our dedicated Car Driving Instructor, embodies excellence with a passion for precision and safety. With a robust background in driver education, Kam imparts invaluable skills and knowledge to learners. His patient and encouraging demeanor fosters a positive learning environment, ensuring students feel confident and well-prepared. Kam's commitment to cultivating responsible and skilled drivers makes him an integral part of our team, contributing to the success and reputation of our driving instruction services.
Wayne, a specialist HGV instructor, focuses on the intricacies of reversing and uncoupling in our training courses. Known for his friendly and relaxed approach, Wayne is a people person who effortlessly connects with everyone. His amiable nature creates a positive learning environment, making the challenging aspects of HGV training more accessible. Wayne's expertise in mastering the nuances of reversing and uncoupling, coupled with his affable personality, makes him a beloved and effective instructor in the world of heavy goods vehicle operations.
Chris, an adept HGV instructor, brings a unique blend of expertise from his military background. Having served as an HGV instructor in the army, Chris honed his skills in precision and discipline. With a commitment to excellence instilled during his military service, Chris imparts not only technical know-how but also a strong sense of responsibility to his students. His seasoned approach, forged in the disciplined environment of the armed forces, sets Chris apart as a trusted and effective HGV instructor.
Kyle, a seasoned HGV instructor, draws from a decade of diverse experience as an HGV driver. Over the past ten years, he navigated a spectrum of roles, mastering the intricacies of transporting goods. Kyle's wealth of knowledge enriches his instruction, offering students real-world insights into the challenges and nuances of the road. His passion for safe and efficient driving, combined with a decade of hands-on expertise, makes Kyle an invaluable mentor in the world of Heavy Goods Vehicle operations.
As the proprietor and Director of Craig Baker Driver Training, Craig boasts over 10 years of instructional expertise backed by over a decade in the HGV industry. Holding qualifications as an ADI, NRI LGV instructor, RTITB CPC instructor, and DVSA-approved 3a examiner, Craig ensures the highest standards. Over the last few years, the business has expanded significantly under his leadership. Craig's adept management style, characterized by fairness and a commitment to staff well-being, underscores the success and growth of the enterprise.
With over two decades of experience in the HGV industry, Dave, hailing from a distinguished driver training background, exemplifies a deep commitment to the craft. His enduring passion for training is evident as he meticulously imparts knowledge. Dave, dedicated to excellence, takes pride in ensuring his candidates are comprehensively prepared for a successful driving career. His professional approach and wealth of experience contribute significantly to the quality and effectiveness of the training provided under his guidance.
Andras, our adept LGV and Car Instructor, brings extensive experience in both European and UK haulage to his role. Additionally, he holds qualifications as a PCV driver. With a wealth of knowledge in the intricacies of transportation, Andras ensures that our training programs meet the highest standards. His multifaceted expertise and commitment to excellence make him an invaluable asset in equipping individuals with the skills and knowledge essential for success in LGV and Car driving.
Lee, our accomplished Operations Manager, swiftly ascended the ranks, showcasing exceptional leadership and serving as a role model within the company. Responsible for overseeing instructors, vehicles, and general operations, Lee is synonymous with adaptability. His patient and adept approach to candidates ensures that lessons are both enjoyable and informative. Lee's managerial prowess and commitment to excellence significantly contribute to the seamless functioning and success of our operations.
Kerry, serving as the office manager at Craig Baker Driver Training for the past four years, adeptly oversees lesson coordination, instructor management, and office staff organization. With a commitment to seamless operations, she consistently ensures the smooth functioning of all facets. Kerry's problem-solving acumen and dedication are evident, as she not only navigates operational challenges but also readily assists with customer inquiries, reflecting her pivotal role in maintaining operational excellence and client satisfaction.
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