Q & A's

PASSING YOUR TEST WITH THE EXPERTS IN CANNOCK

British HGV Training Group are here to help you get your license.

Q & A's

Q - How to obtain your LGV/PCV provisional Licence?

A - Step 1 -contact one of our advisers or complete our form for an information pack.

Step 2 – once you receive your pack, two forms require completing D2 form (we can help you with this) and a D4 form(medical form to be completed by either your own gp, or we have a list of reputable doctors costing minimal fees).
Step 3 – Both forms need to be sent to the DVLA with your photo driving licence in the envelope which we provide for you.
Step 4 – You will receive your provisional within 1 – 2 weeks, once you have this give one of our team a call on 
01543 879318 and we can arrange for you to have a free no obligation assessment 

Step 5 – Relax and let us organise the rest for you.

Q – Do I need to go to my own Doctors for a medical

Q – How long does it take?

A - Once you have obtained your provisional licence you will be required to sit a Theory and Hazard perception test. This can be booked by our experienced team. Once this is passed you can then start your Practical driving course which will be booked within one to two weeks(subject to availability) our friendly team will take you through all of these steps to make sure you get qualified in the shortest time possible, so that you can start your new career.

Q – How much can I earn as a driver?

A – A class C Driver can earn up to £485 per week and Class C+E driver can earn approx. £600 per week, this should increase with experience.

Q – How will I get my first job without experience?

A – Many agencies will take you on without experience and there is a shortage of LGV Drivers so you have that as your advantage.

Q – Why would any haulage company employ a new driver?

A – Many haulage companies will be happy to employ new drivers because they can mould them into the job that is required without the bad habits.

Q – Do you offer a guaranteed pass scheme 

A – There is no such thing as a guaranteed pass, like in many tests you make a mistake you fail. The “guarantee pass” term is just a marketing ploy to get you to book with companies that offer this.

Q – What is the difference between HGV and LGV

A- There is no difference HGV – Heavy Goods Vehicle and LGV – Large Goods Vehicle

Q – Do I need to go to my own drs for my medical

A – No, however if you wish you can but enquire as to the price as often they can charge from £50 - £160 for a medical.

We however have a list of GPs in the area that have fees from £40.00 - £55. Ask or details.
For professional HGV instructors in Cannock, get in touch with British HGV Training Group. Call us on 01543 879 318 to book an appointment.
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