LGV C+E (Class 1) (Novice) Course & Test




  • This is for anyone wanting to drive a C+E (artic or wagon and drag / class 1) Large Goods Vehicle.
    (N.B. You need to have the C licence before going on to take the C+E artic/class 1 test).

What you’ll achieve:

  • On completion of this course and you have passed the test, you will be licensed to drive any Large Goods Vehicle (LGV/HGV).
  • You will also gain the B+E (Car & Trailer) C1+E (7.5 Tonne & Trailer) licence, if you don’t already have them. Holders of PCV D (Coach / Bus) or D1 (Minibus) entitlements will also get their D1E or DE.


  • 2.5 days.

This package includes:

  • 20 hours of vehicle and instructor hire (You can choose between training in an artic or a wagon and drag). You can decide this when confirm your dates.
  • DVSA Practical Driving Test Fee
  • VAT which is payable on the training costs. (Test fees are exempt from VAT)


  • You must be 18 or over.
  • Have a UK car and C (rigid/class 2) driving licence.
  • Your photo card licence is in date (New photo every 10 years and medical is still in date).
  • Theory tests are only for when passing the C test.

Ways to pay:

  • Pay in full now. Click on the ‘Add to basket’ button above. You can pay with most major Debit/Credit cards.
  • Pay as you go. Come for a few hours first to see how you get on. 4 hours would be £288. We can then discuss how many lessons you would need.
  • 12 month 0% finance option. T’s & C’s apply. Typically around £29 per week (Payments: £168.40 deposit, £126.30 monthly).

What happens next?

  • Contact us and we will get you started as soon as possible. 01282 614124.

How much will it cost for a retest if I don’t pass first time?

  • Usually only a few hours are required to get you back in for your retest.
  • A 4 hour session including the driving test and VAT is £403.
  • Or if you feel you need a little more, the price including an extra a hour would be £475.
  • Pass Protection is available when booked in advance at £307 per retest.


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