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Understanding Your LGV/HGV Licence

Starting a career as a lorry driver means getting to grips with a variety of licences and undergoing specific training – which can seem complex and overwhelming at first. However, at The LGV Training Company, we’ve created this guide to make sense of the requirements, offering to-the-point answers to common questions about becoming a professional […]

What is The Driver CPC Card?

The Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) is a mandatory qualification for professional drivers within the European Union, aimed at enhancing road safety and driving standards. It applies to drivers operating heavy goods vehicles, buses, and coaches, ensuring they possess up-to-date knowledge and skills. T This guide breaks down the essentials of the Driver CPC […]

How to Get Your CPC Card: A Guide for Every Aspiring Professional Driver

Introduction Becoming a professional driver can be an exciting and rewarding process, but there are plenty of steps involved before you can officially start. A substantial milestone in this journey is obtaining your Driver CPC (Driver Certificate of Professional Competence) Card. Much like the journey to passing the HGV Theory Test, getting your CPC Card […]

What is an HGV Medical? A Guide for Aspiring and Existing Lorry Drivers

Introduction Starting your career as an HGV driver is exciting and filled with opportunities. A crucial part of this journey is the HGV medical exam – a process that ensures you’re fit and ready to take on the road. At The LGV Training Company, we understand the importance of this exam and are here to […]

How to Pass The HGV Theory Test: Your Guide to Success

Introduction Starting your journey to become a Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV) driver is both exciting and challenging. A crucial step in this journey is passing the HGV Theory Test, an assessment that ensures you have the necessary knowledge and skills to operate large vehicles safely. This blog will guide you through the intricacies of the […]

How to Become a Lorry Driver

The allure of the open road, the freedom of travel, and the satisfaction of playing a crucial role in the supply chain make lorry driving an appealing career choice. In the UK, the demand for more HGV drivers is consistently high, offering a stable and rewarding career path. This guide will walk you through the […]

How Long Does it Take to Become an HGV Driver?

Becoming an HGV or lorry driver is an excellent way to open the door to a new and improved range of career opportunities. Right now, HGV driving is quickly becoming one of the most secure and well-paying jobs in the UK, and you don’t need a specialist degree to get started. All you need is […]

Top 10 Common Misconceptions about HGV Drivers

The past year, we’ve become more aware than ever about what’s an ‘essential’ service. In particular, especially as things return to normal, we’ve seen how vital HGV drivers are to the nation’s economy. A massive shortfall of drivers is attracting people to the profession, but myths still exist about the job and what it entails. […]

What’s Being a HGV Driver Really Like?

When you’re first looking to become a HGV driver, you might be a bit confused about what to expect. After all, most people can imagine what your average office job will be like, but trying to figure out how being a HGV driver will impact your like is something else entirely. And before you jump […]