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Caravan Towing Courses and Reversing Lessons - Eastleigh, Portsmouth, Southampton, Winchester, Fareham, Hampshire

Book your Caravan Towing Course Today!

Caravan Towing Courses and Reversing Lessons - Covering Winchester, Eastleigh, Fareham, Portsmouth, Southampton, Bournemouth, Hampshire, Dorset and Wiltshire and Berkshire

Our caravan courses are run by experianced instructors that are also caravanners

Not towed before? Train with our caravan

New to caravanning or need some help with reversing, our team of driving instructors are here to help. Bring your own caravan or use one of our trailers.

Trailer Training UK Limited's team is lead by Director Steve Davis who has attained the highest grade DSA ADI qualification (Grade 6), so you can guarantee you will be in good hands.

Steve is also a former principle instructor and consultant to the Camping and Caravanning Club, and instructor with the Caravan Club. Steve has over 30 years of caravanning and towing experience and a wealth of caravanning knowledge, so you know you will be in good hands.

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Our courses can be as basic or advanced as required. If you are new to caravanning or moved to a larger caravan, unsure if you can tow a caravan, maybe just need to get to grips with the reversing our team are ready to help.

All caravan towing lessons are structured to your individual requirements and our one day courses cover the following.

Caravan course

Contact us for training Prices as our courses are tailored to your needs - call 0345 260 2508.

Theory Session covering the following:

  • Safe loading of a caravan

  • Towing and the law

  • Licence to tow

  • Stabilisers, Stability, snaking

  • Weather conditions and towing

  • Weights, outfit matching,

  • Nose weights

  • Weather and road conditions

  • Pitching

Practical Session covering the following:

  • Reversing in a straight line

  • Reversing around left and right corners 

  • Safe Hitching and un-hitching

  • Pitching up

  • Daily safety checks

  • On the road driving procedures

Caravan reversing course  (2 & 1/2 hour)

Contact us for training Prices as our courses are tailored to your needs - call 0345 260 2508.

  • Reversing in a straight line

  • Reversing around left and right corners

Group training

Contact us for training Prices as our courses are tailored to your needs - call 0345 260 2508.

All training is with your own vehicle & caravan. A box trailer can be supplied if required, ask for details.

Why choose us for your caravan course?

  • UK`s leading trailer training provider

  • We use qualified instructors

  • Instructors are CRB cleared

  • Our customers highly recommend us

  • Competitive training rates

  • We are camping and caravanning club and caravan club instructors

  • Training consultants to the Camping and Caravanning club, NCC, RYA

  • Preferred all categories driver training provider for BAE Systems 2010, 2011,2012.

  • Jaupt approved CPC training centre

Are you Legal to tow?

1. Driving licence rules and what you can tow

The rules on what you can tow are different depending on when you passed your driving test.

You can view your driving licence information online to see if you’re allowed to tow.

Licences issued from 19 January 2013

From 19 January 2013, drivers passing a category B (car and small vehicle) test can tow:

  • small trailers weighing no more than 750kg

  • a trailer over 750kg as long as the combined weight of the trailer and towing vehicle is no more than 3,500kg Maximum Authorised Mass (MAM)

If you want to tow a trailer weighing more than 750kg, when the combined weight of the towing vehicle and trailer is more than 3,500kg, you’ll have to pass a further test and get B+E entitlement on your licence.

You’ll then be able to tow trailers up to 3,500kg.

Licences held from 1 January 1997

If you passed your driving test after 1 January 1997 and have an ordinary category B (car) licence, you can:

  • drive a vehicle up to 3.5 tonnes or 3,500kg MAM towing a trailer of up to 750kg MAM

  • tow a trailer over 750kg MAM as long as the combined weight of the trailer and towing vehicle is no more than 3,500kg

For anything heavier you need to take a category B+E driving test.

Licences held before 1 January 1997

If you passed your car test before 1 January 1997 you are generally entitled to drive a vehicle and trailer combination up to 8.25 tonnes MAM.

This is the weight of a vehicle or trailer including the maximum load that can be carried safely when it’s being used on the road.

You also have entitlement to drive a minibus with a trailer over 750kg MAM.

Towing heavier combinations

If you want to tow heavier combinations, you’ll have to first apply for provisional entitlement to the new C1+E entitlement. You’ll then have to pass the category C theory test and C1+E practical test.

Once you’ve done this you can drive vehicles and trailers with a combined weight of up to 12 tonnes MAM.


Caravan towing courses and reversing lessons are currently available at:

Southampton, Hampshire

We are less than 3 miles from the M3 J11, 20 miles from Portsmouth, 8 miles from Southampton ferry terminal. And less than 60 miles from London


Payment can be made by either:
1. Debit Card, 2. Credit Card (3% surcharge on all credit cards), 3. Cheque, Bankers Draft etc

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