This package includes:
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By obtaining a D1 category on your licence you will be able to drive a minibus. The DVSA define this as vehicles with:
Once you have applied for a provisional licence, completed a medical, sat and passed your theory tests and completed your practical driver training and test, you will be legally able to drive a minibus.
If you passed your category B car licence before 1st January 1997 you would benefit from acquired rights (also known as grandfather rights). This means that you will already have the D1 entitlement added to your licence. However, there is a restriction to this, called a 101 placed on the licence which means that you are not able to drive a D1 vehicle (minibus) for hire and reward (meaning for profit). You can drive a minibus of up to 17 seats for private use but if you wish to drive a minibus for hire and reward, meaning you will be paid to drive the vehicle you will need to sit and pass the D1 minibus tests.
If you passed your car (B+E) test after January 1997 you will need to take the relevant tests to obtain the category D1 on your licence.
If you passed your category B licence after January 1997 you would need to follow the steps below to obtain your category D1 licence:
If you intend to drive a D1 vehicle (minibus) for hire and reward, for instance a private taxi you will need to ensure that you sit both module 2 and module 4 CPC.
You can attend one of our fully equipped depots to complete our D1 Bronze Package. Our training depots are based in Portsmouth, Southampton, Worthing and Reading.
Our D1 Bronze Package training courses will give you the skills and knowledge that you need to safely operate a D1 category vehicle and pass your driving test. All of our driver training instructors are dedicated to ensuring you have the best chance possible at passing your test!
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Fantastic training, very helpful and friendly staff and competitively priced courses also giving you the ability to take your test at the site you have been training at. I passed my C+E (Class 1) on my first attempt with this company, would highly recommend.
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