Got drive? We've got the keys to your new career.

If you’re looking for a well paid career, you’re in the right place. The UK is in need of 1000s of HGV drivers. Our one-month course in Bristol is a fast-track route to getting there.

Complete a Level 2 in Warehousing and Storage Principles, as well as Class 2 HGV driver training. End by taking a test for your CAT C HGV license. This is all worth £5K and it’s totally free. Buzzed?

There’s just 20 spaces and it’s a first-come first-serve basis.

(Applications shut on the 16th January 2024).

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The pros of working as a HGV Driver

Earn big

New HGV Drivers earn 

£22-37k per year on average.

Freedom to move

Avoid being chained to one

location and escape the boring 9-5.

Career stability

There’s no shortage of HGV work.

Demand for new talent is high.

  1. Get the theoretical skills you need across 20 days full-time training (15 days classroom and 5 days self-directed revision). Learn all about about the supply chain and where the deliveries start and end up.
  2. Then progress into our HGV academy to complete 7 days practical driver training.
  3. Next, take your driving test and gain a HGV CAT C licence (for rigid body lorries)
  4. Finally, gain support into meaningful HGV driver employment.

Get trained up and out there

NVQ L2: Warehousing and distribution

License to drive a Class 2 HGV

Support into HGV employment

Are you eligible?

West England Combined Authority residents 

Unemployed or earning under £21,255

UK or EU Citizens (3 years or more)

Ages 19+ (as of 31.08.23)

Evidence of identity (Photo ID, POA, etc)

Open to training and learning skills

Serious about a career as a HGV Driver

Commit to complete the full course

What to do next


No but it’s very likely. If you complete training, you’ll get an interview with an employer and 98% of our previous learners who completed their training have got a job within a few weeks. Our college partners are working with employers actively looking to fill live roles – all promising stuff.

Have a quick Google search and you’ll find plenty of them around.

Register and complete the eligibility check. It’s a quick and easy process and takes around a minute to complete. Based on your answers, we will direct your application to the most relevant curse to you. 

No, you won’t be paid until you secure a role. Most candidates fund themselves throughout the training programme through evening/weekend work, savings, family support, and Universal Credits, depending on individual circumstances.

If you’re eligible it’s completely free of charge. Zilch! The training is worth a thousands of pounds for the whole programme (practical and theory, the  tests, CPC and digital taco etc) combined. It might not always be free – so we recommend taking advantage of it asap.

No, that’s not an available option right now.

You have to be 19+ to apply.

No, attendance at the Information Session is mandatory if you wish to enrol. Already decided you want to enrol but cannot make the Information Session? Contact us at 0333 577 5222 or email and we can have a chat about your options.

Gain new knowledge and skills in customer service skills and understand about the supply chain (where the deliveries start and end up) plus more.

At a venue located in the BS8 area of Bristol. The event will take place on Thursday 18th January 2024. If you’re eligible, we’ll email you the full details. There’ll be two sessions on each of the days – at 10am and 1pm. If you’re eligible and secure a spot at the Information Session, you’ll get the option to book your preferred time slot.

No. This is for people new to the industry only.

We can’t promise that there’ll be future courses in your area. Keep checking our Facebook page for updates, and feel free to email and ask to be put on a waiting list. We’ll gladly put you on there.

Photo ID such as a passport, driver’s licence or citizen card (please make sure these are valid and in date). Birth certificates also accepted as valid ID.

Proof of residency (utility bill or bank statement dated within the last three months)

National insurance number (NI card or past wage slip)

Proof of Universal Credits or your last three months of wage slips.

Proof of citizenship (for those born outside of the UK)  

Our team will remind you when we book you on to the Open Day.

Classroom and practical sessions will both take place at venues in Bristol. Address details will be provided by the college at the Information Session.

A blended mix of in-person classroom sessions and in-person practical sessions  

You will be provided with further details at the Information Session.

Usually it’s 9am-4.30pm from Monday to Friday but our college partner will confirm this on the Information Session or before your start date.

No this is an intense course and requires full time commitment.

If you expect to miss parts of the training, we recommend you apply for a future course and commit to the entire programme.

This course is full-time study for five days per week, Monday to Friday, 9:30am to 4pm. You could potentially work around your study days.

No. If you have points, you can still apply.

No. Feel free to reapply when you have a full drivers licence.

After you have successfully passed your medical, gained your provisional licence and passed your theory modules, you will take your practical HGV course and test.

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