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Call 0345 260 2508
01962 712220 (Winchester)
02381 733019 (Southampton)
0163 5789019 (Newbury)
* Award Winning Driving School - No Extra / Hidden Costs - DVSA qualified Instructors - Tests Pre-Arranged - Over 30+ yrs experience *
The South's Premier LGV C1 (Ambulance) Driving School in Southampton Hampshire & Berkshire
" The Official Approved Training Provider for South Central Ambulance Service"
Get your LGV C1 Ambulance Licence Fast With Our Intensive Driver Training Courses
We offer both the LGV C1 and PCV D1 ambulance driver training courses to enable individuals or groups to drive an ambulance or a passenger transport vehicle in Hampshire and Berkshire.
We use van size vehicles pictured above for your training, Not 7.5t lorries like most companies
Book your LGV C1 (Ambulance) Course Today!
**Trailer Training UK Ltd have over a 90+% 1st time pass rate**
Trailer Training UK Ltd has training centres in Southampton Hampshire and Greenham Berkshire.
Trailer Training UK Ltd has grown from strength to strength in the past 10+ years. Over these years we have helped thousands of clients achieve there goals and gain there LGV C1 driving licences helping you get on the road to a new career.
You will be comprehensively trained by one of our experianced and knowable LGV driving instructors in one of our popular and easy to drive ambulance size training vehicles. Our calm and encouraging training technique is proven to bring the best learning results out of our students giving you the ability and confidence to drive safely and gain your licence to a new career.
We realise the short time scale people have so we have two LGV C1 vehicles so you can be sure of availability.
Our instructors have been training lorry and bus drivers for over 30 years and we have a 90+ % 1st time pass rate.
All training is 1 to 1, just you and the instructor, not shared.
The LGV C1 (C1 ambulance) driving licence is required to drive most ambulances and horse boxes. Generally the London Ambulance Service requires you to have the LGV C1 licence entitlement. Other areas of the county, such as Surrey Ambulance Service and Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire Ambulance Service, require both the LGV C1 and PCV D1 licence entitlements.
If you are unsure which LGV C1 training course you require we can carry out an assessment drive to determine your course.
IMPORTANT: When looking for a training provider make sure you know how many hours you are getting per day. Many providers are quoting " Price per day " but the day is typically only 3 to 3.5 hours duration.
Our LGV C1 ambulance driver training vehicles are easy to drive VW LT 46 and Iveco Daily They have the advantage of being small and manoeuvrable, with simple controls, brakes and gears, whilst meeting all DSA requirements to gain your LGV C1 ambulance licence.
Helping you get on the road to your new career
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Can I just say thank you for all your support yesterday morning. I really wanted to thank Steve yesterday but he wasn't back yet, he was really supportive and made me feel really calm in the training.
Many thanks again
...Dear Steve,Thank you for all you help,"the course was fantastic, well thought out and executed drills and routes, with a professional and friendly teaching manner. it was great to be in a vehicle specific to what I was looking to advance into a career with. all the vehicles and equipment were brilliantly maintained and user-friendly. I thank Steve and his team for the amazing service I experienced through booking my course and the training and test day as well!"Many Regards Simon
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Steps to get your LGV C1 Ambulance licence
1. Medical - Take the LGV medical - down load from below.
LGV & PCV Medicals - From £52 - Drivers Medicals have sites across Hampshire and the UK to conduct your LGV C1 medical. Call 01454 317436 for an appointment or visit their web site at www.driversmedicals.com
Or call 023 80420467 -39 Spitfire Court, Mitchell Close. Woolston SO19 7TN
2. Licence application - Apply for your provisional LGV C1 licence entitlement D2 from DVLA - down load the link below.
3. Call us - Book your Cat C1 driving course or assessment so we can assess how long a course you will require.
4. Theory test - Book and pass the LGV theory tests
5. Training course - Start your LGV C1 training course.
6. Drivers CPC - Take you driver CPC qualification if needed. Click here
Click here for D4 information
Click here for D4 medical form
Click here to order D2 provisional licence form
Click here to book your LGV theory test online
Click here for driver licensing information
Buy your LGV theory test pack from us call now..
Official DSA LGV Theory test CD £35 + p&p
Official DSA Hazard perception DVD £15.99 + p&p
Driver CPC - the Official DSA Guide for professional goods vehicle Drivers
Book £9.99 + P+P
The Official DSA Guide to Driving Goods Vehicles
Book £17.50 + P+P
Download our PDF brochure
The LGV C1 driving test is conducted at the DVSA large goods vehicle driving test centre with an off road manoeuvring area. The test lasts about 90 minutes. A VERY HIGH standard of driving is required to pass this type of test.
Course: LGV C1 (Ambulance) medium goods vehicle with a MAM over 3500kg and under 7500kg. Location: Southampton Hampshire and Greenham Berkshire
Age: 18+ For drivers 18+ who passed their car driving test (cat B) after January 1st 1997. and wish to drive a lorry with a MAM over 3500kg and under 7500kg.
Course length: 12 to 30 Hours
LGV C1 driver training courses are between 12 and 30 hours duration depending upon your driving experience and ability to fully prepare you for the DSA LGV C1 driving test standard.
Typically this can be done between 2 and 5 days in duration.
Medical: Take the LGV medical
Apply for your provisional LGV C1 licence entitlement Theory Test: Pass the LGV theory and Hazard perception tests. Test Criteria:
Answer 5 questions relating to basic safety and loading of the vehicle.
Complete an `S` shaped reversing exercise accurately and safely.
Drive on road drive for about an hour in varying roads and traffic conditions including motorways where possible.
Complete an Independent drive, uphill, downhill and angled starts
Demonstrate a high standard of driving throughout.
Drivers who got their drivers licence after September 1997 will be required to do the driver initial CPC before they can drive for hire and reward.
The initial CPC consists of two parts, module 2 theory case study and module 4 practical test.
Most emergency ambulance drivers do nor need the CPC
Prices Contact us for our latest training Prices as our courses are tailored to your needs - call 0345 260 2508. Course Description Assessment drive Optional. to determine which course is for you. 12 Hour course For those who are very confident in driving large van type vehicles. 15 Hour course For those who are confident in driving large van type vehicles. 18 Hour course For those with only car driving experience, our most popular course giving ample time for practice. 24 Hour course For those with limited car driving experience, and with extra practice time. 30 Hour course As above but with that extra time
LGV Theory Test
LGV Driving Test
Payment can be made by either:
1. Debit Card, 2. Credit Card (3% surcharge on all credit cards), 3. Cheque, Bankers Draft etc
LGV C1 ambulance driver training, covering the south, Hampshire, Dorset, Wiltshire, Surrey, Berkshire, including, Southampton Eastleigh Portsmouth Winchester Fareham Gosport Porchester New Forest Petersfield Andover Lee-on-the-Solent Basingstoke Wickham Romsey Whitchurch Bordon Whithill Fordingbridge Havant Alton Hayling Island Lymington Emsworth, Reading, Bracknell, Maidenhead, Farnborough, Basingstoke, newbury, Woking, Camberley, Aldershot, Tadley, Aldermarston, Marlborough, Chieveley, Henley on Thames, Chineham, Crowthorne, Guildford