Welcome to Ben Shaw Training

Driver training courses preparing you for DVSA (Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency) tests:
B+E (Car & Trailer)
LGV category C1 (7.5 Tonner)
LGV category C1+E (7.5 Tonner & Trailer)
LGV category C (HGV Class II)
LGV category C+E (HGV Class I)
At Ben Shaw Training we always give honest and professional advice to help you decide which course is best for you.
Whether you’d like to book on a course or come for an assessment lesson to see how you get on,
call Ben Shaw Training on 01282 614124




For LGV we offer • Initial advice to understand the different licensing categories. • Licence check to see what entitlements are already active. • A full booking …

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Driver CPC

What is the Driver CPC? The Driver CPC – not to be confused with the ‘Operator CPC’ – is extra training for professional bus and lorry drivers who driver commercially. There’s the ‘LGV Driver CPC’ for lorry drivers, (which became …

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B + E Car & Trailer

Who needs to take the B+E Car & Trailer test? Drivers who tow medium and large trailers with their car, van, or 4×4 usually require the Category B+E entitlement on their licence. Anyone who passed their car driving test before …

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Licence Categories

DVLA Licence Categories & DSA Driving Test Requirements Use this page to help you get a better understanding of license categories and driving test requirements. But please read it carefully as it is worded to make as much sense …

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At Ben Shaw we give initial advice to understand the different licensing categories.

Driver CPC

The Driver CPC – not to be confused with the ‘Operator CPC’ – is extra training for professional bus and lorry drivers.

B+E Car and Trailer

At Ben Shaw Training Ltd we recommended that all B+E training candidates come for a 1 hour lesson before booking on to a course.

Licence Categories

Use this page to help you get a better understanding of license categories and driving test requirements.



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We have used Ben Shaw Training over the last 10 years for our mini bus assessments. We would recommend them to any organisation as a training provider as they are reliable, professional and accommodating of any specific requests we may make of them.

Catherine Adams, Staff & Professional Development Manager – Craven College Skipton

We use Ben Shaw Training for all our CPC driver training and HGV testing. They keep us fully informed throughout the booking and training process and provide relevant test guidance to our drivers. Ben Shaw Training are always available to answer any questions, providing us with confidence in the friendly service they offer.

Treena Millington, D Turner and Son

Ben Shaw Training have helped us through every stage of our Lorry Driver training and always go the extra mile with anything we ask of them. I would recommend them to any company or person requiring training.

David Buxton, Accounts Administrator – North Valley Metals

We used Ben Shaw training back in May 2015 after been recommended by a family member. I was really really pleased with the professionalism from Andrea at the initial point of contact, and then my first training session with Ben! I quickly gained my confidence of driving with a trailer under the instruction from Paul shaw and felt really confident on the day of my test. I’m now looking forward to moving forward with Ben Shaw Training and completing my HGV licences!

Tom Heywood, Sales Director, Clever Printing Ltd

“Ben Shaw’s Training is the Best for miles around” Having sourced a number of Companies for trailer towing we have always used Ben Shaw’s They provide an easy & reliable Service using experienced staff Communication has always been excellent from start to finish and we would highly recommend to anyone

Pam Gallagher, Director, M & P Civils Limited

As an operator of a large goods and medium sized commercial fleet we sought a service provider who would support our desire to reduce the affects of our activities upon the local environment. Ben Shaw’s has worked with us for several years delivering our aims through driver assessments, pre employment assessments and corrective tuition as required. More recently on identification of a business need created by the current shortage of qualified drivers we have turned to Ben Shaw’s to deliver cost effective CatC and CatB+E. vocational training.

David Walker, Environmental Service Manager, Pendle Borough Council

I have used Ben Shaw training for both trailer and HGV training for myself and my employees. From start to finish everyone that works there are very helpful and can’t do enough to help you pass whatever test you are doing. I know there are other trainers out there but I will not be using anyone else for me or my employees. Top man and top team Ben. Thanks for everything.

Matthew Wilson, Operations manager, Blue Sky Event Solutions

A great, friendly and professional company who appreciate their customers, I would recommend them to anyone.

Dan Tomlinson, Facebook

Could not recommend the team highly enough, no messing and friendly. Thank you to everyone for all your help.

Rob Eastwood, Facebook

Absolutely first class service, thanks for all your help getting me through the B+E test – passed first time.

Jonathan Walton, Facebook

Top class service, highly recommended I wouldn’t use anyone else. Passed B+E car and trailer first time.

Fred William Allott, Facebook

I would like to say a big Thankyou to the team at Ben Shaw. Excellent tuition, and friendly/professional customer service. Thanks once again

Nathan Darbyshire, Facebook

Cant speak highly enough of this team. Ben and Ian were fantastic in training me and giving me confidence when I was so nervous just before my test. The pass rates they have speak for themselves. Anyone thinking about training I would give Ben a call!

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