Our Training Courses

Below are the courses we train at I Drive Driver Training.

This page is designed to help give candidates a better understanding of licence categories and driving test requirements. It is jargon-free to make it clear, concise and easily understandable.

For more information, please call - 01444 227633.

Note: MAM means Maximum Authorised Mass (Gross Weight).

Car Driver Training
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A vehicle up to 3,500kg MAM (e.g. car, 4x4 or van), towing a trailer upto 750kg MAM* (trailers 750kg MAM and under, are easily recognisable because they don't have a braking system and handbrake built into the drawbar).

* You may be able to tow a heavier trailer with a car, if a certain criteria is met:

​The overall train weight is not more than 3,500kg MAM
The MAM of the trailer is not greater than the kerb weight of the towing vehicle.
 

Requirements

Minimum age is 17.
You must have your B provisional licence
No medical required. (you must be able to read a number plate at 20 metres).
Car Theory Test required. (Multiple-Choice & Hazard Perception Test).
Note: If you passed your car driving test before 1997, you will have automatically received Grandfather Rights for: B+E, C1, C1+E (107), D1, and D1+E. If you passed in 1997 or after, you only got a licence to drive a car!

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B+E Driver Training ( Car and Trailer)

A vehicle up to 3,500kg MAM (e.g. car, 4x4 or van), towing a trailer upto 3500kg MAM* 

Requirements

Minimum age is 17.
You must have your B licence
No medical required. (you must be able to read a number plate at 20 metres).
If you passed your car driving test before 1997, you will have automatically received Grandfather Rights for: B+E, C1, C1+E (107), D1, and D1+E. If you passed in 1997 or after, you only got a licence to drive a car!

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Cat C1 Driver Training

A vehicle up to 7,500kg MAM, towing a trailer 750kg MAM or less

Minimum age is 18.

Note: If you passed your car driving test befrore 1997, you will have received your C1 Grandfather Rights automatically, so you aren't required to take this test.

 

Requirements
  • Medical required. (This will last until your 45th birthday, or for 5 years if you are already over 40).

  • You must have your full car driving licence with C1 provisional entitlement.

  • You must pass both the LGV Theory Test and Hazard Perception.

  • You may require the Driver CPC Initial Qualification.

Cat C ( Rigid ) Driver Training
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A vehicle over 3,500kg MAM towing a trailer 750kg MAM or less

 

Requirements
  • Minimum age is now 18! (This changed from 21 years of age on 10th September 2009, but you are required to pass your Drivers CPC Initial Qualification tests).

  • Medical required. (This will last until your 45th birthday, or for 5 years if you are already over 40 when you have it).

  • You must have your full car driving licence with C provisional entitlement.

  • You must pass both the LGV Theory Test and the Hazard Perception test (unless you have previously passed your C1 driving test).

  • You may require the Driver CPC Initial Qualification if you want to drive commercially.

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Cat C+E ( Articulated ) Driver Training

Minimum age is now 18! (This changed from 21 years of age on 10th September 2009, but you are required to pass your Drivers CPC Initial Qualification tests).

Note: We use a Wagon and Drag Drawbar outfit for undertaking the C+E driving test. This gives you a full artic driving licence. It's surprisingly easy to drive, especially if you did you Category C test with us, as it's the same truck, just with the trailer added on.

 

Requirements
  • You must have your Cat. C licence. (C+E provisional is added automatically when you pass your C driving test).

  • No medical required. (The one you had for your Cat. C covers you until your 45th birthday, or for 5 years if you were already over 40).

  • There is no theory test to take. (The ones you passed for your Cat. C covers you forever).

  • You may require the Driver CPC Initial Qualification if you want to drive commercially.

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Call us today!

01444 227633

hello@idrivegroup.co.uk

Open 7 days a week:

Monday-Friday  8am-5pm

Saturday  8am-4pm

Sundays  9am-4pm

Location

Our office is Dunsfold Airport,

Stovolds Hill

Cranleigh

Gu6 8TB

Hickstead ( By the Services A23)

 

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