This course has been specifically designed for drivers who have the correct licence for their towing vehicle. It is ideal for someone who is new to towing a caravan or for someone who hasnt towed a caravan in a while. It is aimed at building confidence for drivers and to practice reversing and safe driving. This course is 3.5hrs long.
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The duration of our Caravan Familiarisation course is 3.5 hours long and is held at one of our depots in Portsmouth, Southampton, Reading or Worthing. The course will be held on a 1:2:1 ratio with one of our trained instructors. This course covers, practical driving, reversing manoeuvres and coupling and re-coupling. It is ideal for a new caravaner or for someone who hasn’t towed in a while. Our Caravan Familiarisation Course is conducted using one of our Toyota Hilux pickup trucks and Debon trailer. If you would rather practice with a caravan, we have one at our Portsmouth site, and you are welcome to bring your own caravan to train with, just let us know when you book the course.
*MAM – Maximum Authorised Mass.
If you passed your Category B licence before 1st January 1997, you will be able to drive a vehicle and trailer combination up to 8,250 MAM.
If you passed your test on or after 1st January 1997, you can drive vehicles up to 3,500 MAM with a trailer up to 750kgs. You will be able to tow heavier trailers if the total MAM of the vehicle and trailer is less than 3,500kgs.
If you passed your test on or after 1st January 1997 and your total vehicle and trailer weight exceeds 3,500kgs MAM, you will need to obtain your B+E licence.
Thanks for Mark at Worthing depot, amazingly good 4 days, very professional training. Highly recommend.
I did my counterbalance yesterday with Joe, well what can I say? What a fantastic job/course he offered. Very positive attitude and a good atmosphere. Fantastic experience and will certainly be highly recommending this depot. Thanks.
Enjoyed my 5 day Lgv class 2 driving course at Romsey, my instructor was Tim, he makes you feel relaxed and gives you confidence, with a good sense of humor very professional, I passed my driving test first time because of this, many thanks Tim ?
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