LGV Driver Training Courses

During Lockdown we are permitted to deliver essential H&S Training and Driver Training to Critical / Key Workers.


To make a general enquiry or booking please speak to our office staff, who are working remotely, 9am-1pm Monday to Friday. 

Call 020 8453 3440 or email info@wallaceschool.co.uk with your contact details.


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



Get your licence quickly - 4 Easy Steps 

For more help call us during office hours - 020 8453 3440

Step 1 Badge  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...

Step 2 Badge  DVSA Theory Tests. For prices and details, click here to read more...

Step 3 Badge  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...

Step 4 Badge  Unless you are exempt, you need Driver CPC to start paid HGV/LGV driving work.  We can help to get your Driver CPC Driver Qualification CardFor prices and details, click here to read more...

Training is available across London and around M25, including:

ActonBatterseaDartfordCroydonDunstable/LutonEnfieldHarlow (Brentwood)HeathrowHigh WycombeGuildfordPark RoyalSloughWatford and Wembley

Wallace LGV C / HGV Class 2 Auto Training Vehicle

Our DAF Vehicles are specially selected:

-Truck of the Year Award Winning LF55
-Well positioned and easy to use controls
-Smooth riding, ow noise & pollution levels, good visibility
-8.25 metres 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.

Wallace Automatic HGV LGV Training VehiclesLearn quickly and easily - Pass FIRST TIME!

With our new, modern AUTOMATIC GEAR BOX Training Vehicles.  

If you hold a manual gearbox car licence, when you take training and PASS WITH OUR AUTOMATIC VEHICLES -YOU GET A LICENCE TO DRIVE MANUAL AND AUTOMATIC LORRIES Read more...

Wallace DAF LF Auto HGV LGV training1 to 1 Training - just you & your instructor in the training vehicle from any of our 15 Wallace Training Locations


Want to upgrade to C+E/Class 1 to drive trucks with trailers? 

Arrange later or choose 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 above blue Class 1 / C+E tab.

  Finance Available with Wallace School

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 either 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 training 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 C+E Drawbar Combination Vehicles 

Wallace - HGV Class 1 / LGV C+E - Drawbar Training Vehicle Our Automatic Drawbar vehicles are available at all our training locations and our Manual Drawbar Vehicles 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.

If you passed your LGV C (HGV2) training with WALLACE call us to ask about your RETURNING CUSTOMER DISCOUNT

Close Coupled Drawbars are easy to reverseClick here to learn why drawbars are easier drive and reverse

Wallace Automatic LGV C and C+E training Vehicles

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



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
Quick learners, on a tight budget can choose this course but it is most suitable for very experienced 'C' holders, 2 years+ various driving with 18t/larger trucks
£895 +VAT plus DVSA test fee (weekday) £115 = Total £1189

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.
£1115+VAT plus DVSA test fee (weekday) £115 = Total £1453

AND REMEMBER, if you did your LGV C course with us, as a Returning Customer, you can get £60 off these courses.

  • Within 6 weeks of passing your Wallace Auto Drawbar Course and Wallace Driver CPC , take a few hours Development Practice to get the feel of driving our Articulated Vehicle:
  • FREE C+E Taster Session (approx 1 hr) for Wallace C+E drawbar course customers
    and why not BOOST YOUR FREE session and book 4 HOURS at the DISCOUNT PRICE of £225 inc VAT
  • It's cheaper to get C+E by drawbar.  Pass your C+E test without worrying about driving a complicated vehicle to test standard, but still get practice session using the Articulated vehicle ready for work.

 Finance Available with Wallace School

Wallace HGV Class 1 Articulated Training VehicleWallace Articulated Training Vehicle

Get your Class 1 / C+E licence with either an Articulated Vehicle at Wembley or with one of our easy Automatic gear box Draw-bar Vehicles at any of our locations. 

And after passing on the easy draw-bar take a Familiarisation Development Practice Training Session with the Articulated Vehicle to gain confidence to work with any C+E vehicle.  



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
For newly qualified LGV C drivers or for people who passed 'C' a while ago and have little truck driving experience.
Normal Price £1650.00+VAT plus DVSA test fee (weekday) £115 = Total £2095

AND REMEMBER, if you did your LGV C course with us, as a Returning Customer, you can get £60 off these courses.

Pass LGV CE with Wallace School of Transport

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 draw-bar vehicle for test £282 plus £115 for weekday DVSA test, total £397.

2 hours Warm-Up Lesson and use of Articulated vehicle for test £300 plus £115 for weekday DVSA test, total £415.



Driver Qualification Card

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



HGV Class 1 Reversing Practice with WallaceRefresher Familiarisation Training for existing licence holders.

Passed your lorry test some time ago? 
Maybe outside the UK? Inexperienced driver?  

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 automatic 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 

Four hours Driver Development Session - £300 inc VAT




C1 - Over 3.5 tonnes up to 7.5 tonnesOur LGV C1 are ideal training vehicles. 

Pass using our 4.6 tonne vehicle and you can drive vehicles over 3.5 tonnes up to 7.5 tonnes for:

Home delivery vehicles, ambulances, horseboxes, larger vans or small trucks.

C1 - 3.5 tonne to 7.5 tonne


 Wallace C1 Training Vehicle

  • 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?

You can go straight to LGV C and 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


Step 1 Badge  QUICK START PACKAGE  - Medical, PROVISIONAL LGV and Multiple Choice and Hazard Perception Theory STUDY MATERIAL. For prices and details  Read more...

Step 2 Badge  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...

Step 3 Badge  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...

Step 4 Badge  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...


Wallace LGV C1+E TrainingAfter 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How quickly can I start training?

Is there a difference between different schools length of training day?

Can I have a Back to Back package to obtain both LGV C and LGV C+E?

Can I have a Pass Protection Package?

How can some schools offer a no pass, no fee 'Guaranteed Pass'?

Does Wallace deliver training on behalf of 'brokers' or 'third party agents'?

Does Wallace accept Card Payments?

Where can I meet my instructor and vehicle?

Do you have a dedicated fleet of specialist training vehicles?

Do instructors keep a daily written report on my driving progress?

How do I know I will receive proper and correct training?

What subjects are taught during driver training?

Will I be able to get enough practice on reversing, especially for LGV C+E?

Is there an advantage to shared or individual training?

Why does Wallace have box body MANUAL & AUTOMATIC  training vehicles?

Will I have to wait for my driving test?

What is Initial Driver CPC (Module 2 & Module 4)?

Can you help me find work once I have passed?

Will I meet Neil and Ruth Wallace?

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I passed my bus licence first time as a result of the excellent training from Jon and Krishna who patiently built my confidence and skill in a very enjoyable way. Thanks

John Duff

Could I take this opportunity to thank you all at Wallace for the assistance in passing my LGV Class C driving test. Special thanks to my trainer at Slough who made me feel at ease and certainly trained me to a high standard. This development will now take my new business to the next level. Many thanks. Wayne Booth Director, UpSafe Scaffolding Ltd

Wayne Booth

After a bit of research, I ended up choosing Wallace and I'm glad I did. My first phone call was very informative and I had only to choose when to start the training. Got all the books from them, studied everything and passed my theory test first time. Went to do some practical training with Gerry the instructor and got my skills polished to a very high standard. Anticipate, not react. The best advice I could ever get. Passed my practical first time and also the following CPC theory and practical tests. If someone asks me where to go for a truck licence, my answer is 1000 times Wallace School of Transport. They care for you as if you were family. That counts more than anything.

Mr Augusto Barale

I passed the practical test first time and this is undoubtedly due to the professional and supportive manner in which I was instructed. Without this, I have no doubt that my progress wouldn't have been so quick or productive. Please once again pass my sincere thanks onto both the administrative staff and Michael himself.

Chris Bridger Student Paramedic

We have been very pleased with the help and assistance and standard of training we have received from your team. I will be in touch shortly to make arrangements for our new trainees.

Lee Bedingfield, Ups Automotive

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