LGV Licence Training

Become a qualified LGV Driver through our high-quality training programmes, which have been helping people to reach their potential for over 50 years.

Anyone over the age of 18 and holds a full car licence can learn the skills and knowledge to become an LGV driver and acquire their Cat C or C+E licence.

HGV Training

Overview of Course

The LGV Driver training programmes provide learners with the opportunity to obtain their Cat C and/or Cat C+E under the guidance of industry specialists who support learners with both practical and theory training.

Carrying out your LGV Licence Training with Mantra Learning will provide you with the best route to passing. Our off-road manoeuvring pads are built to Driving Standards Agency (DSA) specifications, providing you with the perfect learning environment to practice manoeuvres and gain confidence in moving the truck before driving on the roads. Mantra Learning has been training people in logistics and transport for over 50 years and prides itself on high-quality tuition from industry professionals. Instructors provide guidance on the number of training hours needed prior to a test to ensure learners have the best possible chance of passing. 

On completion of your training hours, you will be ready to take a test to obtain a professional LGV driving licence and Driver Qualification Card (DQC) enabling you to drive goods vehicles over 7.5 tonnes and improve your career prospects.

Mantra Learning are an approved centre for Driver CPC periodic training and have developed modern resources to interact learners and ensure CPC is relevant and will add value to your job.

To find out more about funding options for your LGV licence, complete the form at the bottom of this page and a member of our team will contact you. 


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Driving programmes

The following driving programmes can be completed through Mantra Learning: 

  • B+E (trailer, horsebox or caravans less than 750kgs)
  • D1 (minibus training up to 3.5 ton)
  • Category C1 (vehicles between 3.5 -7.5 ton)
  • Category C1+E (vehicles up to 7.5 ton with a trailer) 
  • Category C (class 2)
  • Category C+E (class 1) 

What you will learn

To acquire a licence the driver needs to complete all the stages listed below:

  • Medical test
  • Theory test
  • Hazard perception test
  • 1 hour pre-training assessment drive
  • Driver training
  • Driver CPC case studies
  • Practical test
  • Driver CPC practical demonstration

Employer Benefits

Training with Mantra Learning provides employers and learners with a quality assured training experience. With over 50 years experience of teaching in the transport sector, we provide learners with a bespoke training programme, providing them with appropriate hours to give them the best possible chance of passing.  

Nationwide LGV training is also available via The National Logistics Academy network (see link in header). 


Drivers may aspire and wish to acquire their Cat C+E licence, which will allow them to drive articulated vehicles. Further progression opportunities can include ADR training, Road Haulage CPC and Transport Management. 

The Driving Goods Vehicle Apprenticeship is an apprenticeship funded route to acquire an LGV licence and develop professional driving skills.

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