Qualification Guide
Click below to view the steps to becoming a qualified driver.
Get ‘Starter Pack’ from Driver Training Centre which will include Licence Application forms D2 and D4.
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Complete Licence Application Form D2, apply for the correct category of provisional licence required.
Make an appointment for ‘Doctors Medical’, remember to take form ‘D4’ Send forms D2 and D4 together with drivers licence to: DVLA Swansea, SA99 1BR. If you need to send your passport, you can take the application to the Post Office; who will check the details and give the passport back to you. If you have a digital passport you do not have to send the passport.
Obtain login details for your FREE ‘Online Theory Test Training’ from Driver
Training Centre.
When you receive your Licence with Provisional Entitlement, you can then Book your Theory Tests by Telephone: 0300 200 1122 or Online: www.direct.gov.uk

You will need:

a. Multiple Choice
b. Hazard Perception
c. Driver CPC Module 2 case studies

When you have passed the relevant theory tests, call our bookings hotline for fast track joining instructions. Tel: 01424 432200

Please remember to send us copies of any theory test papers as you receive them.

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35 hours of Periodic Training is now required by all LGV & PCV drivers every five years to continue driving professionally.

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Driver Training Centre are a long established transport training company in the South East within Sussex and near Kent. We provide solutions for all vehicle related licence requirements

We are members of the national HGV training network that provides a specialist quality service.

With our own manouvering area and fully air conditioned classrooms we offer a first class facility for all your training needs.

Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) Accredited centre No 1 for LGV licence acquisition.

Joint Approvals Unit for Periodic Training (JAUPT) approved centre No 25 for the delivery of Driver CPC Periodic Training.

We have been established for over 35 years and offer the very best training service available today.

Training Courses Available

  • ADR
  • Driver CPC
  • HGV / LGV Training
  • Operator CPC
  • PCV Training
  • Trailer Towing

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Why Choose Us For Your Driver Training?

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Modern Fleet of Vehicles

Our modern fleet of vehicles are regularly maintained, comfortable, easy to drive, and make licence acquisition a pleasure.

Quality Tuition

Our fully qualified Instructors will ensure you receive quality tuition for all categories of training.

Ideally Situated

Driver Training Centre is situated next door to the Hastings, East Sussex DVSA driving test centre and provides easy access for any tests. Perfect if you live in Sussex or Kent, but we have many people who travel from further away due to our high pass rates.

Driver Training Centre has the resources and experience to deliver our customers requirements.

National Driver Shortage

With the national driver shortage now exceeding 50,000, now is the time to train for a future or maybe change occupation. Jobs for newly qualified drivers are available now regardless of what you may have heard. We can help if required.

We will provide you with all the support and assistance needed to achieve your goals. Our experienced trainers are there to help you every step of the way, and make it a quick and easy process too.

National pass rates for LGV licences are about 45% our overall pass rate is substantially higher at
approximately 98%.

Professional Driver Training in Sussex

ADR Training

All Drivers of vehicles over 3.5 tonnes carrying dangerous substances in packages, tank containers and road tanker vehicles must attend a Department of Transport approved ADR course and pass the relevant Examinations.

HGV & LGV

We are a flexible hgv training centre with modern easy to drive, comfortable vehicles, fully air conditioned classrooms, off road manouvering facilities, a fully equipped training centre to cater for every transport training requirement

Driver CPC

35 hrs of Periodic Training is required to maintain licence compliance. Training can be taken in blocks of seven hours or as an intensive course.

Operator CPC

This qualification is required when applying for an operator’s licence for either Freight or Passenger operations .

To demonstrate professional competence, candidates must sit formal examinations with OCR and successfully complete case studies as part of the examination process.

PCV Training

If you drive for hire and reward you will need to gain PCV entitlement. Hire and reward does not mean if you take fares for any journey, it means if you are paid to drive the minibus or bus as part of your duties. We serve Sussex, Kent and further afield with PCV training.

Trailer Towing

All car licence holders after January 1997 are now required to take another test to enable them to tow any trailers.

The test is not just about reversing, it is similar to your car driving test but with a trailer attached, similar to the LGV licence lasting approximately 1 hour to include 15 minutes of independent driving.