HGV Skills Bootcamp

Want to become an HGV driver?

Our new driver pathway is the one for you

Skills Bootcamps are Government funded practical training courses delivered at no-cost to learners, leading to a job interview and hopefully a successful job placement.


Eligible learners are:

unemployed for less than one year
employed but are looking to move into a new jobs as an HGV driver
self-employed and want to supplement their income potential by working as a driver alongside their trade
employed but wish to work part-time as a driver alongside their existing job
prisoners able to work on day-release
employees, supported by their current employer on a pathway to progress their career with the same employer – for example warehouse to wheels. (employers pay a 30% contribution towards the training cost)

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Our courses are designed to be flexible, so that a learner can either attend a block Bootcamp (typically 2 to 3 weeks) or alternatively on a part-time basis (such as one day a week over 16 weeks) to fit around other commitments.

Each Bootcamp consists not only of HGV driving lessons and up-to two attempts at the test, but, if applicable to the learners needs – theory test, Module 4, medical, Driver CPC, tacho card and a range of practical live workshops including manoeuvring, safe loading, pallet truck, manual handling, tail-lift, daily vehicle checks and drivers hours.

What we offer …

Two-week Skills Bootcamp at one of our training centres

Our unique “Pro-on-Day 1” Workshops

Safe Loading
Drivers Hours
Daily Vehicle Checks

Category C – Rigid

Intensive HGV driving course including two free attempts at the test
Plus additional manoeuvering workshops to help you pass the first time

Optional extra week to add Category C+E (Artic) to your licence

Intensive HGV driving course plus two attempts at the test

Tail-liftModule 4 workshops and test
Digital tacho card
One-to-one work finding assistance from our Skills Mentors




Before you attend the practical training Skills Bootcamp

You must meet the following requirements:

Medical, licence application and theory test

Full online Driver CPC course making you compliant for 10 years Saving you round £350

Selection of online modules to boost your day-one knowledge

The Course

Comprehensive work-ready courses designed to make you work-ready with the skills you need to start a successful career as a professional HGV driver;

Existing Cat C licence holder with refresh pathway …

Practical, work training!

Our three-week course includes:

Pre-attendance: Assistance with medical

During the course:


1-2-1 HGV driver training with an experienced instructor
Additional vehicle manoeuvering workshops to help you gain confidence
Full driver CPC course

Supporting you to find the right job as an HGV driver.

We have a large panel of Prospective Employers, who support our Skills Bootcamps.

Our Skills Mentors will work with you to help you find the perfect job for you.


Eligibility: aged 19-64, unemployed or looking to change your career


Practical work-ready workshops designed to give you the knowledge to start you new career with confidence and to make you feel like a pro on your first day, including:

How to load a truck safely
Daily vehicle checks
Safe use of a tail lift
How to use a pallet truck
Practical Tachograph card demonstration
What you need to know about drivers hours

Ready to join the workforce?

Sign up now …