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
|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
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|
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