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Goldstar Transport operates a training centre at the Woolpit site. The centre is registered with the Department for Transport and the Scottish Qualifications Authority to deliver ADR training in all classes except radio-actives.

The centre is also part of the National Logistics Training Consortium for the delivery of Driver ADR/CPC training and is also JAUPT approved.

Goldstar is an approved centre for the delivery of DCPC modules 1a, 1b and 2 case studies.

The Academy was set up in 2013 for licence acquisition training and three vehicles were purchased. With four qualified DVSA / RTITB / NRI LGV registered instructors providing quality training pass rates are high.

The ‘Train to Employment Partnership’ scheme has been set up to provide a source of drivers for the Company and is subject to an interview and driving assessment before applicants are accepted on to the scheme.

  • C (Rigid) training can be carried out subject to an interview and full payment of £1,500, this includes one test. Any re-tests are £150 per test.
  • Once C licence has been achieved and progression to CE licence is required, subject to an interview, there will be an agreed repayment programme of £1,500 in total plus any re-tests at £150 per test
  • If you have a C licence and want to progress to a CE licence, subject to an interview, there will be an agreed repayment programme of £1,500 in total plus any re-tests at £150 per test
  • Driver CPC – Candidates should be in possession of Modules 1a, 1b and 2, or we can provide the modules here, prospective Goldstar drivers will be provided Modules 3&4, any retest to be paid by the candidate at £55 per test
  • Students are with an instructor for 8hrs a day. This includes driving tuition, reversing exercises and MOD4 preparation work.

Once CE licence has been achieved, there will be a 2-week mentoring period prior to being allocated a vehicle.

  • Please note that the shift allocated after training is not negotiable and may be a day shift or a night shift depending on the operational needs at the time.
  • Goldstar can offer a range of training courses, driving assessments and placements for ex-service personnel.
  • Outside companies looking to put their staff through either C or CE then contact Darren Gooding direct to discuss available offers.
  • New DGSA course's available now........  Class 7 Radioactive coming soon........

For further details please contact...

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  • Tel: 01359 245 375 (Training Department) or Mob: 07581 258291 (Darren Gooding)
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