Why train with 2Start?

  • Medical booked for you locally at a convenient time.
  • Theory revision issued so you can begin revising for your theory tests.
  • Pass protection on your first test.
  • Practical CPC Module 4 with training at our centre and testing completed by one of our examiners.

D1+E Gold Package

From: £1,940.00

The Gold package includes:

  • 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.
  • 17.5 hours driver training including DVSA test.
  • Pass Protection – Should you be unsuccessful on your first test you have one additional attempt with 1.5 hours training beforehand.
  • Practical CPC module 4 – Training at our centre and tested by one of our examiners on the same day.
The selected date will be the day of your medical and the start of your training package.

Additional Information

What vehicle can I drive with a D1+E category added to my licence?

First you will need to obtain the D1 category on your licence.  Once you have this you can then apply for the D1+E licence meaning you can drive D1 category vehicles with a trailer over 750kg MAM (maximum authorised mass). The combined MAM of both cannot exceed 12,000kg.

How do I obtain my D1+E licence?

If you passed your category B licence after January 1997 you would need to follow the steps below to obtain your category D1+E licence:

Apply for the provisional entitlement using form D2, we can supply this to you, or you can get one online from the DVSA here: Order DVLA forms – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

Apply for and attend a medical using the form D4, again we can help you to book this part of the process and help you with the forms.

Attend and pass the theory tests required.  There are 2 if you wish to drive a D1+E vehicle privately.  If you want to drive a D1+E vehicle (minibus & trailer) for hire and reward you will need to complete a third theory test which is the CPC Module 2 case study theory test.

Once you have passed your theory you are ready for your practical driver training. You will be taught by one of our highly skilled instructors.  You will learn how to drive the vehicle safely on the road and practice the manoeuvres such as coupling and uncoupling the trailer.

When you are ready you will then sit your DVSA practical driving test.

If you pass your D1+E practical test and you wish you drive a minibus for hire and reward then you will need to take a further practical test which is the Module 4 CPC. This is a show me tell me practical where you are required to demonstrate your knowledge and ability on areas such as vehicle safety, securing loads and your ability to manage emergency situations.

Where can I complete my training?

You can attend one of our fully equipped depots based in Portsmouth, Southampton, Worthing and Reading.

Possible Test Questions

There are many possible questions that your examiner could ask you when completing your D1+E test, click on the link below to see which questions you could be asked:

PCV test questions

Course Reviews

cannot fault the 2 Start instructors and staff, very helpful and patient would highly recommend.

A very professional driving school from the moment I contacted them. Jack in the office Is very helpful and knowledgeable and got me in for a free driving assessment with Neil my instructor. Once I completed that I booked my week course the very following week.I had Neil the whole week to myself for three hour lessons.He is very knowledgeable and patient explained everything and broke it down into manageable chunks for me to understand practice and make perfect.Nothing is rushed and there is plenty of time to get to grips with coupling/uncoupling,reversing exercise. When it came to my test he had me in a position where I was capable of doing it and starting to believe in my own capabilities and all I had to do now is demonstrate the skills that Neil had taught me.Neil is a great instructor and can’t recommend enough as are the rest of the crew I met at 2 start training.All I can end in saying it was money well spent.

Portsmouth

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 ?

Southampton

Why train with 2Start?

  • Medical booked for you locally at a convenient time.
  • Theory revision issued so you can begin revising for your theory tests.
  • Pass protection on your first test.
  • Practical CPC Module 4 with training at our centre and testing completed by one of our examiners.
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