HGV Driver Training Courses
Wallace has provided quality driver training since 1963.
Now you can benefit from our years of experience and excellent reputation delivering quality DVSA & RTITB accredited training for over 50 years.
Wallace Training is available across London and around M25 including our HGV/LGV Training Locations: Acton, Battersea, Croydon, Dartford, Dunstable, Enfield, Harlow(Brentwood), Heathrow, High Wycombe, Guildford, Luton, Park Royal (London), Reading, Slough, Watford, Wembley.
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Get your licence quickly - 4 Easy Steps
If you need more help, simply call us during office hours - 020 8453 3440
QUICK START PACKAGE - Medical, PROVISIONAL HGV/LGV and Multiple Choice & Hazard Perception Theory Test STUDY MATERIAL. For price and details, click here to read more...
DVSA Theory Tests. For prices and details, click here to read more...
Tell us you've passed your theory tests and we'll arrange your Driving Course and Test. See our choice of courses. For prices and details, click here to read more...
You'll need Driver CPC to start paid HGV/LGV driving work. We can help you get your Driver CPC Driver Qualification Card. For prices and details, click here to read more...
Training is available across London and around M25, including:
Acton, Battersea, Dartford, Croydon, Dunstable/Luton, Enfield, Harlow (Brentwood), Heathrow, High Wycombe, Guildford, Park Royal, Slough, Watford and Wembley
Our easy to drive DAF vehicles are specially selected:
-Truck of the Year Award Winning LF55
-Well positioned, easy to use controls
-Smooth riding, low noise & pollution levels, good visibility
-8.25m long for easy manoeuvrability
-Exhaust brake, anti-lock brakes
-Electrically adjustable heated mirrors, air suspended cloth seats, electric windows and air conditioning
-Reversing camera to make it easy to reverse
Learn quickly and easily - Pass FIRST TIME!
With our new, modern AUTOMATIC GEAR BOX Training Vehicles.
If you have a manual gearbox car licence, when you take training and PASS your test WITH OUR AUTOMATIC VEHICLES, YOU GET A LICENCE TO DRIVE MANUAL AND AUTOMATIC LORRIES Read more...
1 to 1 Training - just you & your instructor in the training vehicle from one of our 15 Wallace Training Locations
Want to upgrade to C+E/Class 1 to drive trucks with trailers?
Arrange later or choose to take now with Back-to-Back training - it's easier and cheaper to 'upgrade' soon after passing LGV C when the test pattern of training and test standard is still fresh in your mind.
For drawbar and articulated training, click on our Class 1 / C+E blue TAB, see above.
What is the difference between HGV and LGV?
HGV means Heavy Goods Vehicle and LGV means Large Goods Vehicle. It's the same licence just a different name.
LGV C+E = HGV Class 1 - up to 44 tonnes
LGV C = HGV Class 2 - up to 32 tonnes
LGV C1 = over 3.5 up to 7.5 tonne (C1+E with trailer)
No need to pass LGV C1 first, go straight to LGV C.
If you passed after January 1997, and you're over 18, you don't have to take the smallest licence LGV C1 first. Go straight to LGV C (HGV Class 2) and take Back-to-Back Training after passing C take LGV C+E /HGV Class 1.
Can I use an Automatic Truck?
Wallace NEW HGV/LGV Automatic Training Vehicles are available at 15 training locations across London & around M25. Find out why autos are so much easier here. From April 2014 the law changed so manual car drivers who pass using an automatic gear box truck get full Manual HGV/LGV Licence.
We also have Manual Transmission Vehicles, available at selected locations.
Will passing on Auto affect my job prospects?
Many operators only use Automatic Vehicles on their fleet, as they are more fuel efficient.
However, so you can get the feel of a manual rigid lorry, we provide a FREE 1 hour Taster Session, which you can boost to a longer Driver Development Lesson if prefered, after passing on our Auto, see Step 3 for details.
LGV C+E – up to 44 tonnes / HGV Class 1
After you have passed LGV C (HGV Class 2)
Your examiner will allow you to use an Articulated Vehicle or a Drawbar Combination Vehicle to get your full C+E / Class 1 licence
- No more theory tests to upgrade from C to C+E
- 4 hours per day - 1 to 1 training - just you, your instructor and the training vehicle
- Choice of Length of Course and Pass Protection Package
- On day of test, 2 hours warm-up session and use of vehicle for local test
- Training available from 6am onwards and evening & weekends by arrangement
- No Waiting for Tests, our DVSA Booking Facility means Tests immediately after training
Wallace Drawbar Combination Vehicles
Our Automatic Drawbars are available at all our training locations and our Manual Drawbar at selected locations.
Progress quickly from C to C+E needing only a few hours using a size of vehicle that you're familiar with but this time with a trailer attached.
Click here to learn why drawbars are easier to drive and reverse
With our new, modern AUTOMATIC GEARBOX VEHICLES you can learn to drive quickly and easily – and pass FIRST TIME!
And because you have a manual gearbox car licence when you PASS USING OUR AUTOMATIC DRAWBAR VEHICLES YOU WILL BE LICENCED TO DRIVE MANUAL AND AUTOMATIC LORRIES. Click to see why Auto's are easier
AUTO - DRAWBAR TRAINING COURSES & FEES
1 to 1 Training - just you and your instructor in the vehicle - 4 hours each day
4 day Auto LGV Course - 3 days training and test on 4th day
Ideal for experienced 'C' holders with 2 years+ various driving with 18t / larger trucks
£867.50 +VAT plus DVSA test fee (weekday) £115 = Total £1144
5 day Auto LGV Course - 4 days training and test on 5th day
Ideal for newly qualified LGV C drivers or those who passed 'C' a while ago and have little truck driving experience.
£1067.50+VAT plus DVSA test fee (weekday) £115 = Total £1396
- Within 6 weeks of passing Auto Drawbar with us and taking Wallace Driver CPC have Development Driving Practice to get the feel of driving our Articulated Vehicle with FREE TASTER SESSION (approx 1 hour)
- Why not BOOST YOUR FREE SESSION and arrange 4 HOURS at the DISCOUNT PRICE of £210 inc VAT
- It's cheaper to get C+E by drawbar, and pass your test without the worry of driving a complicated vehicle to test standard, but still get practice session using the Articulated vehicle ready for work.
Wallace Articulated Training Vehicle
Our brand new DAF CF automatic articulated truck
Get your Class 1 / C+E licence with either an Articulated Vehicle in SLOUGH or one of our easy Automatic gear box Draw-bar Vehicles at all of our training locations.
ARTICULATED VEHICLE TRAINING COURSES and FEES
1 to 1 Training - just you and your instructor in the vehicle - 4 hours each day
5 day Course - 4 days training and test on 5th day
For very experienced 'C' holders, 2 years+ various driving with 18t/larger trucks
Normal Price: £1183.34+VAT plus DVSA test fee (weekday) £115 = Total £1535
6 day Course - 5 days training and test on 6th day
For drivers with under 2 years 'C' experience
Normal Price: £1416.67+VAT plus DVSA test fee (weekday) £115 = Total £1815
7 day Course - 6 days training and test on 7th day
Ideal for newly qualified, lapsed or limited driving experience 'C' drivers and have little truck driving experience.
Normal Price £1650.00+VAT plus DVSA test fee (weekday) £115 = Total £2095
Single Day Lessons
4 hours £280 (inc VAT) Articulated Vehicle Training
Pass Protection - No need to buy in advance or pay upfront
If required, to re-sit a driving test
2 hours Warm-Up Lesson and use of vehicle for test.2 hours Warm-Up Lesson and use of articulated vehicle for test £300 (inc VAT) plus £115 for weekday DVSA test.
Driver CPC - Driver Qualification Card (DQC)
If you passed your first LGV test after September 2009, and haven’t done so yet, we can help you pass DVSA Module 2 & 4 tests and get a Driver Qualification Card (DQC) to start paid driving work. Read more...
We also provide Driver CPC Periodic training to renew your DQC before your 5 year renewal date35 hours Driver CPC find out more
Refresher Familiarisation Training for existing licence holders
Passed your lorry test some time ago?
Maybe outside the UK? Inexperienced driver?
Then take a Refresher Practice Session for 4 hours or more, to improve or refresh driving skills.
Available on our automatic or manual transmission Rigid Trucks as well as our Articulated Vehicle.
Just you and the instructor to gain confidence and experience handling a big rig.
This training is also suitable for EU licence holders who may be unfamiliar with UK roads
Our LGV C1 are ideal training vehicles
Pass on our 4.6 tonne vehicle to drive vehicles over 3.5 tonnes up to 7.5 tonnes for: Home delivery vehicles, ambulances, horseboxes, larger vans or small trucks.
Compact and easy to handle, makes negotiating driving hazards easy, especially with good all round visibility, hydraulic brakes and other car-like features and controls.
If you want to drive full size 7.5 tonne vehicles after passing take a FREE lesson with one of our LGV C vehicles to help become familiar with air brakes.
Thinking about taking LGV C (HGV Class 2) in the future?
Instead of C1, you can go straight to LGV C as this will give you a C1 licence as well.
The process is the same, Step 1 to Step 4, however when using our easy automatic 'C' lorries, it won't necessarily take much more time or money, but it will give you more flexibility and job opportunities, and still cover you to drive Manual LGV C1 and Manual C vehicles.
Get your licence in 4 Easy Steps
If you need more help, just call us during office hours - 020 8453 3440
QUICK START PACKAGE - Medical, PROVISIONAL LGV and Multiple Choice and Hazard Perception Theory STUDY MATERIAL. For prices and details Read more...
DVSA Theory Tests - We'll arrange for you or book directly with gov.uk - the test fees are the same. For prices and details Read more...
Tell us you've passed your theory tests and we'll arrange your Driving Course and DVSA Driving Test. For prices and details Read more...
Unless you are exempt (like ambulance drivers) you need Driver CPC to start paid LGV driving work. We can help you pass Driver CPC Module 2 and Module 4 tests and get your Driver Qualification Card. For prices and details Read more...
After obtaining LGV C1, we also offer C1+E training and test if you need to tow trailers too.
Enhance your HGV / LGV Licence?
Boost your job prospects by choosing to add extra qualifications.
Call 020 8453 3440 or click on below links for details and prices:
Hiab - Lorry Loader Crane
Fork Lift - Counterbalance, Reach and Truck Mounted (Moffett)
ADR Hazardous Goods qualifications
Transport Managers CPC
Extending or Revewing your Driver Qualification Card - Driver CPC
Plant Machinery - Telehandler, Dumper Truck, Excavator, etc
All training delivered by fully qualified and experienced instructors through accredited bodies such as RTITB, ITSSAR, CITB, SQA, OCR.