Why train with 2Start?

  • Automatic and air conditioned training vehicles.
  • On the road C+E driver training.
  • Reversing practice with dedicated reversing facilities.
  • Practice coupling and uncoupling.

LGV 1 Lesson

From: £270.00

HGV Driving lessons – Learn to drive an arctic and trailer to obtain your C+E licence.  This 3.5hr lesson will give you a basic understanding of how to drive safely on the roads.  This course can be tailored to your requirements and can include the following:

  • Road driving – Driving the vehicle on a variety of roads
  • Reversing training – Practicing to reverse a full artic and trailer in a controlled area
  • Coupling and Uncoupling – Practice disconnecting and connecting the trailer from the tractor unit.

This course is also ideal for someone who already has their C+E licence but hasn’t driven in an arctic in a while and would like to gain some confidence.

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Are you looking for HGV / PCV / Forklift training but can’t meet the upfront costs? Our ‘Train Now, Pay Later’ finance scheme allows you to start training today and pay your training costs at a later date.

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Additional Information

Locations

The best HGV Driver Training school on the South Coast.  You can complete Our LGV 1 driving lesson at any of our training centres.  We have 4 depots in Portsmouth, Romsey, Southampton, Reading and Worthing.

Each one of our depots has industry-leading training facilities such as dedicated reversing areas to help ensure you have the best experience possible.

Our Portsmouth depot is a DVSA approved testing site, meaning if you train at this depot, you may be able to take your HGV driving test here too.

Instructors

You will be taught by one of our highly experienced and professional LGV 1 instructors, who are completely dedicated to ensuring you have the highest standard of training.  All of our driving instructors are trained to the highest standards.  All of our driving instructors are either NRI qualified or are working towards their NRI qualification.  You can be assured that you will be getting the highest quality of HGV driver training.

Vehicles

Our LGV 1 Driver Training vehicles are new DAF CF’s pulling a 30ft twin axle box trailer. All of our LGV 1 vehicles are articulated – tractor unit and trailer. We don’t use wagon and drag vehicle combinations.

Our vehicles have automatic gearboxes, air conditioning and comfortable seats meaning that you can drive around in comfort and focus on your lesson.

 

How to obtain your C+E Licence

To obtain your C+E licence you will need to first need to sit and pass your category C licence meaning you will already be able to drive a ridged (class 2).  There are no more medicals, or theory tests to be taken, you simply need to pass your practical driving test.

Students will be assessed on the following areas when undertaking their practical driving test:

  • Safely driving on the roads
  • Conducting uncoupling and coupling procedure
  • Completing a reversing manoeuvre

If you haven’t completed your Class 2 licence find out more about how to obtain yours here:

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Course Reviews

I have enjoyed my time training for my C Class, C+E and module 4 with 2 Start Ltd great instructors and hope to see them when I come back for my periodic CPC (35 hours) thanks

Reading

I'm very happy with the team from Reading . I passed the class 2 and class 1 with this Team . Thank you guys for everything specially to Mike and Phil . Good luck to all the students and i'm going to tell you from the start : is not a easy way but try try try .

Reading

Passed my class 2 licence and just decided to get back to them for class 1 HGV. Very good vehicles and supportive team. Thank you!

Reading

2 Start are a great company. I was with them from the beginning of my hgv training. I past with 4 minors! Very friendly and can also have a laugh.

Reading

I had a very positive experience with this company I can highly recommend the Reading 2 start training centre and this is what I sent to the company after my Truck Driving lessons and test which I passed:- I just wanted to make a note that the instructor (Nicky) is very good and helped me a lot she is very professional and I enjoyed the experience of the training she helped me with she is a credit to your team!

Reading

Why train with 2Start?

  • Automatic and air conditioned training vehicles.
  • On the road C+E driver training.
  • Reversing practice with dedicated reversing facilities.
  • Practice coupling and uncoupling.