LGV Class 1 Driving Licence (Cat CE) - HGV Training Courses
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Class 1 (Cat CE) HGV Licence

Class 1 (Cat CE) HGV Licence

Class 1 (Cat CE) HGV Licence What's Included:

Class 1 (Cat CE) HGV Licence

Short notice class 1 (cat CE) courses available next week

Start Your Career as a Class 1 HGV Driver (Cat CE)

 

Whether you're upgrading your current HGV qualification or starting fresh, we offer direct access from a car licence. Our expert instructors provide personalised, friendly, and relaxed lessons tailored to your needs. Join the best Class 1 HGV training providers in the area and become the king of the road. Obtaining your LGV Class 1 (Cat CE) licence is just the beginning of your exciting new future. Enrol now and drive your career...

Class 1 Cat CE Licence LGV HGV Driver Training
Class 1 Cat CE Licence LGV HGV Driver Training

Frequently asked questions

An experienced class 1 CE 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)

You can pass your class 1 HGV driving test with us in as little as 1 week if you are upgrading from a Cat C licence, 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.

We have an excellent reputation with over 400+ 5-star reviews on Google and a further 250+ on Facebook. We are the UK's leading HGV training specialists We take pride in the job we do. We have a modern fleet of vehicles and we constantly invest in our facilities and staff meaning you get the best service possible, If you would like to book your class 1 HGV driver training course book online today or call our sales team on 01942 741 310.

Category CE (Class 1) HGV training provides several benefits:

  • Career Advancement: Opens doors to higher-paying jobs in logistics and transportation sectors.
  • Skill Development: Enhances your driving skills, including safe handling of large vehicles.
  • Job Opportunities: Increases employment prospects with reputable logistics companies.

The Category CE (Class 1) licence allows drivers to operate articulated or combination vehicles, commonly known as Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGVs). It permits drivers to handle large vehicles with trailers exceeding 7500 kg, essential for transporting goods across long distances efficiently.

Yes, there is a significant demand for Category CE (Class 1) licence holders in the job market. Industries such as logistics, distribution, and construction require skilled HGV drivers to transport goods efficiently across the country and internationally.

Category CE (Class 1) HGV training at Craig Baker Driver Training includes:

  • Theory Training: Learning about vehicle safety, regulations, and legal requirements.
  • Practical Training: Hands-on experience with articulated vehicles under the guidance of experienced instructors.
  • Test Preparation: Assistance in preparing for theory and practical tests required to obtain the Category CE (Class 1) licence.

Yes, Craig Baker Driver Training offers flexible payment options and financing solutions to make Category CE (Class 1) HGV training more accessible. Contact us to discuss financing options available to you.

A class 1 CE licence will open up many doors allowing you to drive articulated vehicles usually upto 44ton, vehicles such as

 

  • Container Trucks
  • Curtain sided Vehicles
  • Tankers
  • Refrigerated Trucks
  • Heavy Haulage
  • Car Transporters
  • Supermarket Deliveries
  • Livestock Transport

Many drivers choose to engage in tramping work, which involves staying out overnight for extended periods. Tramping can significantly boost earnings, as it often comes with additional allowances and higher rates due to the increased demands of the job. Trampers are typically responsible for long-distance hauls, which require a higher level of dedication and flexibility, but the financial rewards can be considerable.

The logistics and transport sectors are essential to the economy, and there is a consistent demand for qualified HGV drivers. This high demand contributes to job security and the potential for wage growth as companies compete to attract and retain skilled drivers.

While the job can involve long hours, many companies offer flexible schedules and various types of driving assignments to suit different lifestyles. Whether you prefer local routes that allow you to return home daily or long-haul trips that involve extended time on the road, there are opportunities to match your personal preferences.

Class 1 (Cat CE) HGV Licence Packages

Class 1 (16 Hour)

£1450 including VAT

Was £1550

LGV class 1 (16-Hour) course. This includes the cost of the DVSA part 3a and 3b test.

Class 1 (20 Hour)

£1600 including VAT

Was £1700

Progress your career with our HGV class 1 (20-hour) course. This includes the cost of the DVSA part 3a and 3b test

Direct Access Class 1 (24 Hour)

£2650 including VAT

Was £2900

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. This includes 24-Hours 6x Training sessions (classroom & on-road training). Part 3a test & 3b test fee & CPC module 4

This is a direct access course skipping the class 2 test. You can add pass protection to this course for an extra £400 ( this covers 1 retest for each test 3a, 3b, or Module 4)

Direct Access Class 1 (28 Hour)

£2950 including VAT

Was £3200

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. This includes 28-Hours 7x Training sessions (classroom & on-road training). Part 3a test & 3b test fee & CPC module 4

This is a direct access course skipping the class 2 test. You can add pass protection to this course for an extra £400 ( this covers 1 retest for each test 3a, 3b, or Module 4)

Direct Access Class 1 (32 Hour)

£3200 including VAT

Was £3500

This is our most popular 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 fee & CPC module 4

 

You can add pass protection to this course for an extra £400 ( this covers 1 retest for each test 3a, 3b or Module 4)

 

This is a direct access course skipping the class 2 test.

HGV Pass Plus

£399 including VAT

Was £450

After you have passed your test you may encounter some other scenarios that the driving test does not prepare you for. This session will prepare you for that & teach you a few tips and tricks for real-world driving.  

The course includes;

  • Reversing onto a loading bay
  • Driving with a fully loaded trailer
  • Tachograph Training
  • Prepare for an Interview or assessment drive 
  • Blindside Reversing

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