HGV2, also known as category C and LGV2, is the first qualification needed for those who wish to drive Large Goods Vehicles. It will allow you to drive vehicles that weigh over 3,500kg, with a trailer that weighs up to 750kh (MAM).
HGV1, also known as category CE or LGV1, can only be taken after completing HGV2 training and will allow you to operate category C vehicles that have trailers over 750kg. You may not need this extra qualification, depending on which vehicles and trailers you plan to operate.
As clarified in one of our recent blogs, LGV and HGV now mean the same thing. Although it is important to note that there are two types of qualifications for Heavy Goods Vehicle drivers – HGV1 and HGV2.
Follow the process below to gain your qualification:
If you have passed your cat C qualification and would like to drive cat C vehicles with larger trailers, you must take your C+E tests.
Our training courses run from our Portsmouth, Southampton and Reading facilities and cover Hampshire, Surrey, Berkshire and West Sussex.
If you’re looking to become a qualified Heavy Goods Vehicle driver, get in touch today with our expert team and book your course today!
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