Town & Country is a leading transport training provider in the North West. Part of the DriverLink Group.

LGV Driver Training

LGV Driver Training

Are you searching for North West HGV Transport Training? Town and Country / DriverLink Training can help!

Here at Town and Country / DriverLink, we have a wide range of HGV Transport courses available for you to kick-start your driver training journey.

Our course covers everything from form filling and medical bookings to theories, tuition, testing, and Module 4 (initial CPC).

We also provide training in modern, automatic vehicles, so you can be sure you’re getting the most up-to-date experience possible.

One thing that sets us apart from many other training providers is that we don’t make any guarantees about passing.

While some providers may promise you a pass, they’re essentially charging you for a retest you may not even need.

At Town and Country / DriverLink, we believe in providing our students with the training they need to pass on their own merit, without any unnecessary costs or false promises.

LGV Class 1 and Class 2 Training

When contemplating a change of career and considering becoming an HGV/LGV Class 1 or Class 2 driver, the task can feel a little daunting and overwhelming with a lot of HGV/LGV training providers based in the North West.

Here are some of Town and Country / DriverLink‘s key tips for becoming an HGV/LGV Class 1 or Class 2 driver at Town and Country / DriverLink.

Refresher Training

Refresher driver training is an essential step for any driver who wishes to sharpen their skills and remain up to date with the latest safety regulations.

That’s why we at Town and Country / DriverLink are proud to offer a refresher course that covers all the necessary aspects of driving, both on the road and behind the scenes.

Industry Ready Advanced LGV Training

Town and Country / DriverLink offers Industry-Ready Advanced HGV/LGV driver training to help individuals become truly industry-ready upon obtaining their vocational license.

Our advanced training program goes beyond simply passing tests and instead offers a total learning experience that prepares drivers to navigate any professional driving role confidently.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the difference between LGV and HGV?
LGV (Large Goods Vehicle) is a term commonly used in the UK to refer to trucks and lorries with a gross vehicle weight (GVW) exceeding 3.5 tonnes. HGV (Heavy Goods Vehicle) is a broader term that includes LGVs but may also encompass larger vehicles. In essence, all LGVs are HGVs, but not all HGVs are necessarily LGVs. Do the licensing requirements differ for LGV and HGV drivers? The licensing requirements for LGV and HGV drivers are generally similar, as both involve obtaining a specific category of license. However, the terminology can vary by region. In the UK, for example, the licensing categories are typically referred to as LGV licenses. Prospective drivers need to understand the specific licensing regulations in their respective countries to ensure compliance.
What type of training is provided during LGV/HGV driver training courses?
LGV/HGV driver training courses cover a range of topics, including vehicle safety, manoeuvring skills, understanding road signs, and effective driving techniques. Training often includes both classroom instruction and practical driving experience to ensure candidates are well-prepared for the demands of driving large goods vehicles.
Are there regional variations in the terminology and training standards for LGV and HGV?
Yes, there can be regional variations in the terminology used and specific training standards for LGV and HGV. Different countries may use distinct terms to refer to large goods vehicles and may have varying licensing categories. Prospective drivers should familiarise themselves with the local regulations and terminology to ensure they understand the requirements for obtaining the appropriate license in their region.