Cat. C1 / Class 3 – HGV Course
Cat. C1 Training + DVSA Tests £1,250
The Cat. C1 driving licence is for people that need to drive vans that weigh more than 3,500 kgs. Motorhomes, ambulances and horseboxes can also fall in to this category.
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Cat. C1, Class 3 Training Course
All Inclusive Package
Unless someone decides to copy us, we are officially the only driving school to provide all of our candidates everything needed to gain the Category C driving licence from start to finish.
“Leave all the hard work of completing your application to the DVLA, booking your medical and theory tests to us.” Every course includes the following:
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Understanding Cat. C1 / Class 3 HGV Licence
What is a Cat. C1 / Class 3 HGV Licence?
The Cat. C1 / Class 3 Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV) licence allows you to operate medium-sized commercial vehicles. This licence covers vehicles with a Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) between 3.5 and 7.5 tonnes. It’s a valuable asset for individuals aiming to embark on a career in logistics, transportation, or delivery services.
Eligibility and Requirements
To apply for a Cat. C1 / Class 3 HGV licence, you must meet specific eligibility criteria:
Be at least 18 years old.
Hold a valid Category B (car) driving licence.
Pass a medical examination to ensure you are physically fit to operate an HGV.
Apply for and pass the DVSA’s theory and practical tests.
The Application Process
Before you can progress further, you need to undergo a medical examination. This evaluation ensures that you are fit to operate an HGV, given the additional responsibilities and potential health risks associated with the role.
The theory test consists of multiple-choice questions and hazard perception assessments. It evaluates your knowledge of traffic laws, road signs, and general safety rules. Preparing for this test is crucial, and we recommend using official DVSA materials and practice exams.
Practical training is a vital part of the process, as it prepares you for the real-world challenges of operating an HGV. You can choose to attend an accredited training school or opt for private lessons, but it’s essential to ensure that your chosen training provider is registered and recognized by the DVSA.
After completing your training, you’ll be ready to take the practical test. This examination assesses your ability to safely operate a Cat. C1 / Class 3 HGV. It includes a vehicle safety check, on-road driving, and manoeuvring tasks.
Pass Your Test and Obtain Your licence
Once you successfully pass both the theory and practical tests, you’ll be on your way to obtaining your Cat. C1 / Class 3 HGV licence. The DVSA will issue your licence, and you’ll be legally authorized to operate medium-sized commercial vehicles.