PCV D1 (Minibus) Course




  • This is a complete package for anyone wanting to drive a D1 (Minibus up to 16 passenger seats) Medium Passenger Carrying Vehicle.
  • Suitable for anyone wanting to drive a minibus up to 16 passenger seats for non-commercial purposes. To drive a passenger vehicle commercially see our D1 & CPC course.

What you’ll achieve:

  • On completion of this course and all tests are passed, you will be licensed to drive a passenger carrying vehicle up to 16 passenger seats. To to tow a trailer with a D1 vehicle you’re limited to a 750kg trailer unless you pass the D1+E test which then takes you up to 12,000kg combined MAM.


  • 6-8 weeks, depending how quickly we can get you appointments and how efficient the DVLA are at sending your provisional licence back. (Most people only need to take 2 or 3 days off work during this time.)

This package includes:

  • Medical (Booked at a date and time to suit you).
  • Provisional Paperwork (We’ll help you fill this in).
  • Theory test booking service (Let us take the stress out of booking the 2 theory tests you need to pass).
  • 2 x 2hr evening classroom theory test preparation lesson. (In conjunction with studying in your own time, our instructor will explain the more confusing elements of the theory test).
  • Login access for the Driving Theory 4 All theory study website
  • Driving Theory 4 All study app for your phone or tablet
  • 2 Theory Test Fees (PCV Multiple Choice, and PCV Hazard Perception).
  • 10 hours of vehicle and instructor hire. (All driver training for our D1 course is conducted in a Ford Transit minibus).
  • 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 driving licence.
  • You must bring your driving licence with you when going for your tests.
  • Your photo card licence is in date (New photo every 10 years).
  • This course allows time to build your confidence and ability (Shorter courses are available on request).

Prefer to pay monthly?

  • 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. First payment is £55 for your LGV/PCV medical. Then a few weeks later £110 for the theory package.
  • 12 month 0% finance option. T’s & C’s apply. Typically around £17 per week (Payments:£55 medical. £96 deposit, £71.83 monthly)

What happens next?

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

What if you don’t pass your test?

  • A normal retest session is 5 hours.
  • Extra training is available, if you feel you need it.
  • We can normally get you in for your next test within a week or two.

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