MSM Training Limited provide professional HGV training in Dorset, Hampshire and Southampton delivered by DVSA qualified instructors. This is provided for commercial haulage companies as well as the general public looking to qualify to drive larger/heavier vehicles. Whether you’re an individual looking to learn or in charge of your own haulage company, our courses are an invaluable resource.
Our HGV driver training programme consists of both theory and practical exercises which will see you transition from the classroom to cabin of a full-sized heavy goods vehicle. Here at MSM Training, all of our courses are delivered by fully qualified and certified professionals.
Throughout your course, you will receive the full benefit of our extensive knowledge and will gain insightful tips on how to be a safe and competent heavy goods driver. All courses are fully supervised by our trained professionals. Once you have completed your HGV training, you will be ready to embark on your new career!
To understand the required training for your level and individual circumstances, we have listed the Licence Categories below:
To qualify for this HGV driver training course, you must hold a full Category C (rigid HGV) licence.
This course will qualify you to drive any rigid HGV, any articulated HGV and you will gain all trailer entitlements for every category you have on your driving licence. For example, you will gain your car and trailer, 7.5 tonne and trailer, minibus and trailer, bus/coach and trailer and rigid and trailer. You will gain five licence categories for only one driving test!
This HGV training course can be completed in as little as five days.
This course will entitle you to drive a vehicle over 3.5-tonne MAM; you will be limited to a trailer no bigger than of a tonne (750kg). With this HGV training course, you will gain the category C1 entitlement also; two qualifications with just one test. This entry-level HGV license places no upper weight limit on the driver with the average Cat C vehicle working out at around 18 tonnes.
Plus, with our Hiab training and forklift training programmes, you can boost your Category C Rigid HGV license even further. So call today to find out more.
This HGV driver training course can be completed in as little as five days.
This HGV training course will entitle you to drive the same as the Category C1 with the addition of a trailer over 750 kg. When fully loaded the trailer cannot weigh more than the towing vehicle, and the combined maximum weight can be no more than 12 tonne (12,000kg) MAM.
While the Category C1+E is usually present on licenses obtained before 1997, current legislations stipulate that a provisional must still be applied for. This involves a medical examination as well as a theory test that is delivered in two parts – both of which must be passed to successfully complete your HGV training course.
This medium sized lorry and trailer driver training course can be completed in as little as two days.
Ambulance drivers require this category.
The Category C1 7.5 Tonne HGV driver training course is available to all applicants aged 18 and above. The course is intended to replace the old HGV Class 3 license and is essential for individuals looking to drive larger vehicles.
This HGV training course will entitle you to drive a vehicle up to 7.5 tonne MAM (Maximum Authorised Mass) and is necessary for ambulance drivers and some horsebox drivers. You will be limited when towing a trailer; it must be no bigger than 3/4 of a tonne (750kg).
A prerequisite of passing this HGV training course is obtaining the provisional entitlements that form part of the paper aspect of your license. At MSM Training, we can assist you in acquiring and filling out your D2 and D4 forms.
This medium sized lorry driver training course can be completed in as little as two days.