Driver Academy

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Upgrade your licence and drive for Goldstar.

Are you ready to elevate your driving career?

Our qualified NRI Instructors provide expert training to help you maximise your potential obtain your HGV Cat C+E licence (Class 1 Licence), and unlock new career opportunities.

Upgrade your Category C, C1, C1E, D1 or D1E licence to C+E with the Goldstar Driver Academy, and enjoy a guaranteed job on the Goldstar driving team.

Don't want a job at Goldstar? Check out HGV Driver Training instead.


How it Works

In as little as 1 week, we'll equip you with all the tools and skills you need to upgrade your licence to C+E.

Our modern fleet of dedicated training vehicles alongside the coaching of our experienced instructors will ensure you're well-prepared to pass your HGV Category C+E test.

Why choose the
Goldstar Driver Academy?

Expert Training

Our qualified NRI Instructors have extensive industry knowledge and experience. They will provide you with all the skills you need to pass your C+E licence test with flying colours - You're learning from the best in the industry.

Guaranteed Job

Upon qualifying for your C+E licence, we offer you a guaranteed job. You'll enjoy the benefits of full-time, direct employment, including secure, regular hours and the stability of being part of a leading container haulier.

Mentoring Programme

Everybody knows that you don’t truly start driving until you’ve passed your test. That's why we created the Goldstar Mentoring Programme. An experienced Goldstar Driver who will show you the ropes, and help you settle in smoothly.

Goldstar Package

As a Goldstar Driver, you'll gain access to our comprehensive benefits package, which includes regular bonuses. We value our drivers, we reward hard work and dedication, and always aim to provide a fulfilling driving career.

What Happens Next

Once your successful application, telephone interview, and assessment are completed, we'll schedule suitable training dates for you. The Driver Academy course typically lasts 4 to 5 days, tailored to your driving ability.

After completing the training and passing the test, you'll enter our 2-week Goldstar Mentoring Programme, where an experienced Goldstar Driver will guide and familiarize you with the ropes.


Upon successful interview and a driving assessment, a deposit of £500 is required to secure your place in the academy. There will be an agreed repayment programme total of £1,200 (minus £500 deposit), plus the cost of any re-tests.


There is accommodation available in Woolpit (subject to availability). Further details available upon request.

What You Get

When you join the Goldstar Driver Academy, you'll get:

  • Your C+E Licence in just 1 week.
  • A guaranteed job on qualification.
  • An experienced mentor while you settle in and get to know your vehicle.
  • Access to our Goldstar benefits package, including regular bonuses.
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