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The Gold package includes the following:

  • D2 licence application and D4 medical forms – The D2 form is to apply for your provisional licence and the D4 is completed by the doctor when you have your medical. Assistance in completing these can also be given.
  • Medical – Booked for you locally at a convenient time.
  • Theory revision issued – A login will be issued so you can start to revise your theory tests on our online revision site.
  • Multiple Choice, Hazard Perception and initial CPC theory tests booked – These will be booked at your local theory test centre at a time convenient to you. These can be booked individually or all 3 together.
  • 14 hours driver training including the 3a and 3b driving tests.
  • Pass Protection – Should you be unsuccessful on your first test you have one additional attempt with 1.5 hours of training beforehand.
  • Practical CPC module 4 – Training at our centre and tested by one of our examiners on the same day.

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Medical

The first stage of the C1 licence acquisition is to complete a drivers medical. This is a higher standard medical than that required to drive a car. This can be arranged locally for you by the 2 Start team. We will issue you with a D4 medical application form for the doctor to complete at the appointment.

Provisional

Once the medical is completed you will need to fill in a (D2)  licence application form. This will ask you for the provisional entitlement you are applying for, e.g C1 (7.5 ton licence) or C (ridged lorry licence). Additional medical questions also need to be answered and the form signed at the bottom, please note no picture is required if the licence you currently hold is in date and is the photo type card. You will then need to send the D2 and D4 application forms, as well as your current drivers licence, to the DVLA. They will then return your licence with the provisional entitlement that you have applied for on it.

Theory Tests

You will be required to do 3 theory tests:

Multi choice – The 100 multiple-choice questions are still part of the new test. These questions cover all the basics of safe and proficient driving of large, commercial vehicles. You must get 85 of the questions correct in order to pass this portion.

Hazard Perception – Learners will watch nineteen one minute long hazard perception test video clips. Hazard perception clips are computer generated imagery (CGI) and filmed from the perspective of a passenger in the vehicle. Learners have to indicate, by clicking a mouse, when they observe a developing hazard. All of the hazard perception clips will include one developing hazard, and one clip will include 2 hazards. The sooner the student reacts to a developing hazard, the more points are scored. Points are from five down to one, with no score if the candidate reacts too late. The test pass mark is 67/100 and the test contains 19 CGI clips.

MOD 2 CPC – The case study test lasts 75 minutes and covers seven case studies, with 50 questions altogether. You’ll need to score at least 40 out of 50 to pass the test. Before you start the test, you can have a practice session of up to 15 minutes.

Theory Test Practice

2 Start have a multiple choice theory, hazard perception and initial CPC practice page on our website. When booking your theories or a package through us you will receive 90 days access onto this site for FREE.

Theory Test Practice

2 Start have a multiple choice theory, hazard perception and initial CPC practice page on our website. When booking your theories or a package through us you will receive 90 days access onto this site for FREE.

Locations

Our Cat C1 Gold Package is available to be completed at all of our training depots which includes centres in Portsmouth, Southampton, Reading and Worthing, giving us good coverage of the Hampshire, Berkshire and Sussex regions.

C1 Licence Driver Training, Paramedic 7.5 Ton Duration

The driver training for our Cat C1 Gold Package is conducted in one of our new Iveco Daily 5.2ton vans, that meet all the vehicle test requirements. Our training course starts at either 07:00, 10:30 and 14:00 over a 3.5-hour period. This provides the instructor with enough time each day to fully instruct drivers on different test routes and manoeuvres required to pass your test. Your practical driving test will be booked for you and completed on the final day of your course.

Module 4: Driver CPC demonstration test

In this test you’ll need to show that you can keep your vehicle safe and secure. You’ll be asked about;

  • Safe use of your vehicle and checks to make before driving
  • Loading your vehicle safely and securely
  • Checking for risks from criminal acts and trafficking
  • Assessing emergencies and risks.

The test lasts 30 minutes. You’ll need to score at least 80 out of 100 points, with at least 15 out of 20 for each topic area.

See what our students have to say!

Portsmouth

2 Start Ltd (Portsmouth), Unit 4 Shawcross Industrial Estate, Ackworth Road, Hilsea, Portsmouth, PO3 5HU
Call: 02392 123555

2 Start Training
4.9
Based on 259 reviews
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OLIVER JattaOLIVER Jatta
16:40 23 Feb 24
I had an excellent experience at 2Start, Simon was my instructor. During my training I had updates and feedback which make me feel confident and that was vital to a successful pass first time.
Aaron GlasspoolAaron Glasspool
13:36 23 Feb 24
Very good training week with will the instructor made it easy and comfortable to pass the final test
Call of DeedsCall of Deeds
13:56 21 Feb 24
Ryan FarmerRyan Farmer
13:56 21 Feb 24
Very good training centre, would definitely recommend.
Craig PrattCraig Pratt
13:33 20 Feb 24
Rob was amazing has made a very boring subject and has turned it into a really fun way of learning. Lots of great tips along the way too
Kevin DeverKevin Dever
16:37 16 Feb 24
Well organised process from start to finish. Passed first time thanks to my great instructor Will Warren. Highly recommended.
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Theale

2 Start Ltd (Theale), Site C The Quarry, Deans Copse Road, Theale, RG7 4GZ
Call: 01184 021 861

2 Start Ltd (Theale)
5.0
Based on 53 reviews
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Benn OliverBenn Oliver
18:45 10 Nov 23
I completed my car to C+E Fast Track with Alex at Theale and passed first time! I'm in no doubt this was down to expert instruction by Alex who was fantastic throughout my two week course. A professional, knowledgeable instructor who calmly guided me through the process from scratch to test. I would highly recommend 2 Start to anyone wanting to learn how to drive cat C or C+E and no doubt anything else. They have great equipment, facilities and instructors and will be the first choice for me if I look to add any more categories to my license and for CPC training.
BordusBordus
15:07 19 Oct 23
Adam RobertsonAdam Robertson
13:45 08 Sep 23
Alex and Ryan trained me. Doing the car to C+E fast track course, came out with a pass! Cracking time and experience, appreciate all the hard work the team put in especially Alex and Ryan, couldn’t have asked for a better couple of lads to help me through. Thank you!
Tim AndrewsTim Andrews
15:05 10 Aug 23
I had a really good time with Roy C from 2Start learning how to drive a rough terrain forklift. I thought I had quite a lot of driving experience but learning to drive the rough terrain forklift was one of the most challenging thing I have done for a while. Ray C is a great teacher and simplified the complex process of lifting and moving objects with the forklift by breaking down the various tasks contained in the test into manageable sections so that it was easier to learn. I highly recommend 2start Training and Roy C as a great instructor.
Miro KralikMiro Kralik
13:44 26 Jul 23
I have passed today, thank you very much 2 Start ltd, especially to MR. INSTRUCTOR and Guru, my English brother Mark. Thank you very much, I really appreciate your professional attitude. With love Miroslav 🇸🇰🇬🇧👍🏻
Rob RoyRob Roy
13:56 21 Jul 23
Good training all the way through. I did pass the test on first attempt. Thank You Alex.
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Southampton

2 Start Ltd (Southampton), Unit 2 Four Dells Farm, Poles Lane, Otterbourne, Winchester, SO21 2DY
Call: 02382 022975

2 Start Training
4.9
Based on 279 reviews
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Andy NewmanAndy Newman
14:51 23 Feb 24
Couldn’t have asked for a better group of instructors. Dave was my trainer and was professional and thorough throughout. Would not hesitate to recommend, not just Dave, but all at Otterborne. Friendly, approachable group of people!
Steve MeadSteve Mead
11:26 23 Feb 24
Excellent instruction, clear and relaxed training and assessment
Andy MeinAndy Mein
14:02 16 Feb 24
Dave and Dell trained me from car to class 1 C+E in 2 weeks. Very professional and experienced instructors who make you feel at ease. Really good experience and passed first time. Cheers guys!
Shaun GillShaun Gill
11:25 02 Feb 24
Dell was an amazing instructor and made me feel very comfortable and got me test ready very quickly and I would definitely recommend 2 start ltd to anyone who wants to do there HGV lessons/test
Barry AdamsBarry Adams
14:44 01 Feb 24
Brilliant company, brilliant bunch of professionals. They go above and beyond 100% recommendations from me
Aiden HillAiden Hill
14:31 26 Jan 24
Great bunch of guys there, great banter and very helpful thanks dell for all your help
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Reading

2 Start Ltd (Reading), Unit 32 Youngs Industrial Estate, Paices Hill, Reading, RG7 4PW
Call: 01184 021861

2 Start Training
4.9
Based on 161 reviews
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Frank OkoegualeFrank Okoeguale
12:21 23 Feb 24
Mark is the best professional instructor out there, he taught me all I needed to qualify and he kept urging me on and on. He is the best. I will always recommend him and his company 2 Start
Adventure MonkeyAdventure Monkey
20:36 16 Feb 24
I did an ADR course here. Clinton Steggles is a great instructor and is a credit to the team at 2start. He knows his stuff and really enjoys his job. He really wants you to enjoy your course and pass your multiple exams. (Thanks Clint)
Ryan RobertshawRyan Robertshaw
13:47 08 Feb 24
Had a FLT training course with Roy S. He was very professional and patient. Highly recommend training at 2 Start LTD. The company as a whole are very friendly and welcoming.
Jon CJon C
16:23 13 Nov 23
These guys got me through my C1 driving practical. Their standards are incredibly high; do what they teach you and you will pass the test no problem. Friendly bunch too, would recommend
paul burdettpaul burdett
16:39 20 Oct 23
Had a very enjoyable week doing my cpcNicky is vary good Instrutor friendly and informative
kevin williskevin willis
15:22 20 Oct 23
I have just done my cpc traing along with Nicky and Clint and as most people know a weeks training can be tiring, but with NIcky and Clint and the rest of the class it has Been fun, enjoyable , and I have learnt alot from this course , all I can say is keep the good work up guys and not only will I see you soon , but also recommend you guys too others
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Worthing

2 Start Ltd (Worthing), The Vinery Ind Est, Unit 54 & 55, Poling, Worthing, BN18 9PY
Call: 01903 952410

2 Start Training
5.0
Based on 222 reviews
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Jordan GibsonJordan Gibson
14:33 23 Feb 24
Past my category c driving license with rob @ 2 start. I can’t recommend these guys enough. Rob was very calm and gave very clear instructions and advice to improve my driving. He gave grate feedback and positive encouragement. Was happy to answer any questions and concerns I had. Plus I passed my test 1st time with the one week of training. The site is clean and tidy and the lorry’s are kept very clean and tidy as well. Everyone staff member I met at the depot where polite, friendly & approachable. Unfortunately Rob wasn’t present for my test but the depot manager who took me to test was just as polite and friendly. And Rob even took the time to congratulate me after passing.
Great training center to get your C licence and CPC.Great staff and trainers who help you giving you the keys to pass at first attempt.Totally recommended
Tarik JonesTarik Jones
12:41 14 Feb 24
Yeah the Staff was helpful. My instructor Paul was brilliant!! Thanks
JasmineJasmine
10:14 02 Feb 24
I did my class 2 with 2 start. My instructor was rob and he was brilliant! Patient and professional, really calmed my nerves. Can’t thank them enough, loved my experience with them and everyone I came into contact with was lovely!Passed second time, everyone was super encouraging and supportive. Would 100% recommend 2 start! Thank you all so much!
kerry thomsonkerry thomson
16:53 19 Jan 24
Whoop Whoop Today I passed my HGV.Thank you Paul and the team at 2 Start.From the beginning when I was sorting out my medical and forms Jack was really helpful. Also when I needed some advice on the Test for Success he was able to help me resolve an issue I had.Pauls patience, calmness and kindness was endless from day one. Everyday I felt more confident, learning new skills and trusting myself to make the right decisions.Passing my reversing the first time was an amazing experience, I started to believe that I could do this.We spent everyday negotiating the local roads, difficult junctions and roundabouts until I was happy.On the day of the test we focused on the areas I need help with and I was able to put into practice all the advise Paul had given me, remembering all his catch phrases.I was absolutely delighted to pass first time. I am so pleased to be able to say that 2 Start is the whole package, from start to finish everything has been amazing.One note is to head office, invest in better quality toilet paper.
angela mayangela may
18:37 18 Jan 24
Absolutely brilliant instructors .I was really nervous but my instructor was very patient and encouraged me every step of the way .I can notrecommend these guys highly enough.
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