Why train with 2Start?

  • Dedicated on-site reversing facilities.
  • Automatic and air conditioned training vehicles.
  • 2 LGV 1 pass protections on your first and second tests.
  • Free 5-day ADR or HIAB course if you pass your LGV 1 test first time.

LGV 1 Platinum Package

From: £2,415.00

The course will include the following:

  • Free 1 hour driving assessment – If required, you will have an opportunity to go out with one of our instructors to get a feel for the vehicle and confirm the length of course you require.
  • 17.5 hours driver training including DVSA test – Additional hours can also be booked if required.
  • Two LGV 1 pass protections. In the unfortunate event you were unsuccessful on your first and second attempt you would have available another prepaid attempt. Each retest will include 1.5 hours drive before your test.
  • Priority on booking retests – When re-booking your retest, you will have priority on the dates available.
  • Free 5 day ADR or HIAB course if you pass your LGV1 on the first attempt.


To be able to complete this package, you must already hold your LGV Category C Rigid licence.

If you don't hold your Category C Licence yet, please check out our combined C and C+E packages here:


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Additional Information


Our LGV 1 Platinum Package is available to complete at all of our training centres which includes depots in Portsmouth, Southampton, Reading and Worthing.

Each one of our training depots has industry-leading training facilities such as dedicated reversing areas to help ensure you have the best experience possible and to give you the best chance at passing your LGV 1 driving test.

Find out more about our locations here:






If you decide to take part in one of our LGV 1 Platinum Packages this course will include 17.5 hours of driver training including DVSA test. Our highly trained instructors will ensure that whilst you are out o the road you will be taught about keeping safe and keeping other road users safe.  You will also have an opportunity to practice the manoeuvres required to pass your DVSA test. 


You will be taught by one of our highly experienced and professional LGV 1 instructors, who are completely dedicated to ensuring you have all the skills, knowledge and confidence that you need to be successful in passing your LGV 1 driving test.  All of our instructors are either NRI qualified or working towards the qualification.  We take pride in ensuring all of our instructors can provide the highest quality training to our students, so investing in training our trainers is our highest priority and ensures we maintain an high pass rate.  


Our LGV Driver Training Platinum course will give you access to our new DAF CF’s.  They are made up of a tractor unit and are pulling a 30ft twin axle box trailer. All of our LGV Class 1 vehicles are articulated we don’t use wagon and drag vehicle combinations.

Our vehicles have automatic gearboxes and all the modern features you would expect to see on trucks in the industry today.  We want to make sure you are as comfortable as possible when driver training so you can focus entirely on learning the ropes. 

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


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 .


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!


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.


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!


Why train with 2Start?

  • Dedicated on-site reversing facilities.
  • Automatic and air conditioned training vehicles.
  • 2 LGV 1 pass protections on your first and second tests.
  • Free 5-day ADR or HIAB course if you pass your LGV 1 test first time.
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