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Category C1+E Training

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    If you already have a Category C1 licence, and you want to tow more weight without retraining on a larger vehicle, then Category C1+E training is for you.

    Completing Category C1+E training means you can drive a total of 12 tonnes in a vehicle weighing between 3.5 and 7.5 tonnes (although the weight of the trailer may not exceed the unladen weight of the vehicle). While we usually recommend the Category C or C+E course, which gives you broader job opportunities for the same time and cost to train, you may not wish to drive larger trucks. If that’s the case, the C1+E is for you.

    • Why should I take the Category C1+E training?

      • Tow more weight without retraining on a larger vehicle
    • What can I drive with after my Category C1+E training?

      • Removal trucks with additional trailer space
      • Tow large caravans, boats or motorbike trailers
      • Tow tree shredders and other heavy machinery

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    Very happy with my training, from sorting out my theory test and giving me an online link, to the practical driving that was friendly and made me feel relaxed and confident with what I was doing. I'd definitely recommend to a friend. Well, I've recommended to two friends already!
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    Just 6 Steps to your new career



    We’ll send you a training pack with everything you need to get started.


    Receive your starter pack

    Register your details and an advisor will be in touch to discuss your training requirements.


    Medical test

    We’ll help you arrange a health check with your local GP. It only takes 5 minutes, so no need to worry.


    Complete your theory test

    To help you prepare for your test, we offer a huge range of online learning materials and 1:1 support from our advisors.


    Practical training

    A training advisor will contact you to schedule a convenient time to train. Once you begin, our experienced instructors will spend 4 days providing all the preparation you need to pass your practical test.


    Find the job for you

    After passing your practical test (congratulations!), take your Driver CPC Initial Qualification (if applicable) and attend your two-day Direct Access work skills course. We have a great job search team available when you are ready to apply for LGV jobs in your area!

    With you all the way Expert support after you pass

    • Help rewriting your CV

      Our recruitment team can help write you a job-winning CV.

    • Career advice from industry experts

      Get free, impartial advice on potential employers and career development.

    • Regular job updates

      We’ll regularly keep you posted with our top picks for you by email.

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