Caravan Courses, Towing & Handling

Changes to the law as of 20th September 2021

We offer B+E, C1+E, D1+E and Caravan Towing Courses

Following Government changes to towing regulations from 20th September 2021, you no longer need to take a B&E test.

You can tow a trailer with a total weight of 3500 kgs giving you a gross vehicle weight of 7 tonnes.

If you need to tow a vehicle & trailer combination in excess of this you will need category C1&E which would give you a train weight of 12 tonnes.

Trailer Training & Towing Courses are available for all categories.

  • Plant & Machinery
  • Car Transporters
  • Tree Surgeons
  • Horsebox Driver Training

Our Caravan training courses are specifically designed for all users who want to update their skills or learn how to tow Caravans correctly.

Courses include manoeuvring on our DVSA approved off-road training area for perfecting reversing procedures, coupling and uncoupling, on-road assessment and advice where necessary.

To book your course please call 01424 432200

Driver Training Centre based in Hastings, East Sussex offers caravan towing courses for all categories of vehicles, Horse-box Owners, Cargo Trailers and of course caravans. We are proud of our pass rates which are well above the national average.

Get Your Starter Pack

We will send you everything you need to start your driver training and become qualified.

Just passed my B+E trailer test first time, with no minors – very pleased!!  A great bunch of folks that helped me get through the test with confidence. Like many of us, we have been driving for years so going back to ‘driving school’ can be daunting!  Jim made me feel comfortable and explained all aspects of the test to me clearly so I felt completely ready on the day. Paula is great in the office, very patient with arranging dates and times around work schedules and all the staff are very knowledgeable  I would really recommend these guys!

JB, East Sussex

Did my B+E Trailer training with Mark which was superb and booking was all very easy with Paula. Thoroughly recommend the Driver Training Centre

MS, East Sussex

Great driving instructors with easy tuition. Highly recommend for your trailer towing lessons!

CM, East Sussex

Passed B+E test first time, thanks to great training from Brian. Highly recommend.

KH, East Sussex

Very happy with the driver training centre, staff are very helpful and down to earth people. they got me through my B+E trailer test and passed first time.

RM, East Sussex

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To book your caravan towing course or for more information.
Call: 01424 432200