Category ‘C+E’ Licence


Category C+E Licence
Driver Training Course

AKA - HGV, Articulated Lorry. Lorry and Wagon.
The Category C+E licence, also known as the Class 1 licence, is the highest HGV driving qualification you can hold. It’s therefore a great option for professional HGV drivers who want to increase their level of expertise and take a step up their career ladder.
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This licence entitlement allows drivers to operate Articulated Lorries and or Category C vehicles with detachable trailers of over 750 kg. These vehicles can be fully articulated or drawbar combinations, and their maximum weight is 44 tonnes.
In order to gain your Category C+E licence entitlement, you’ll need to:
Be at least 18 years of age.
Hold a valid provisional C+E driving licence.
Pass a straightforward medical exam, If over the age of 45.
* The licence entitlement example below, shows the path and cost, to take you from a Category 'C' (Rigid Lorry) licence entitlement, to a Category 'C+E'  (Articulated Lorry or 'C' Wagon + Trailer)licence entitlement.
Vehicle Driving Ability Lessons with Pole Position Driver
Training CPC Part 3
5 days training with practical test on day 5
DVSA Driving Ability Test
- approx. time: 1h30mins
Vehicle Practical Demonstration
Training Session with Pole Position Driver
CPC Part Module 4 – 1 day with the test on the same day as driving test. DVSA Practical Demonstration Test5 Topics with 20 points available in each topicPass: minimum 15/20 in each topic and 80/100 overall.
Driver Medical
Pass a very straightforward medical exam, Eyesight and Blood pressure
* If you already have any of the following modules you can book part or all of this course with us.

Some rules about learning to drive an C+E Category vehicle changed on 15 November 2021.

You can now learn to drive in an articulated lorry (category CE) if your provisional lorry licence was issued after 15 November 2021 (if you had a provisional licence before this date, you need to take extra steps to upgrade your provisional licence
This means you can take your test in a Large Articulated Lorry (Category C+E) without having to pass one in a Large Rigid Lorry (Category C) first.
Our Combined Course offers the driver the quickest and safest route possible, from Category B licence (Car) to Category C+E. Our Combined Course provides training in a Category C Vehicle (Large Rigid) before jumping straight into a Category C+E vehicle. (Large Artic). Allowing you to train to be a Cat C+E driver in as safe and as short a timeframe as possible.
Category 'B' to Category 'C+E' Licence Costs >>
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