Training

Total C+E HGV Driver Training

Course Details

The course is suitable for anyone wishing to upgrade their driving licence from:

B to C+E – Car to Artic

C to C+E – Rigid to Artic

D to C+E – Bus to Artic

Our instructors are all fully NRI qualified (National Register of Instructors) and provide the highest standard of driver training. We tailor all courses to the appropriate level of the student ensuring you learn in a relaxed, professional, and friendly environment.

Career Opportunities
C+E is the highest HGV Driving Qualification. You'll be at the top of your game. Maximise your earning potential and drive short haul, long haul and international.

What to Expect

Our C+E Driver Training is fully comprehensive – You’ll be competent with:

  • Daily walk-around checks
  • Safe uncoupling/recoupling practices
  • Defensive driving
  • Positional planning for all junctions
  • Reversing – using several different scenarios
  • Fuel and efficient driving techniques – including the exhaust brake and cruise control
  • Vehicle safety
  • Familiarization within the area in which you will be taking your test
  • Preparation for your test
  • Any other aspects that require covering through your learning journey

We have a dedicated reversing area on-site where you can practice and improve your reversing skills. This area is approved by the DVSA, which means you’ll become completely comfortable with the test reversing procedures before your official examination. It’s also the place where you’ll take your off-road manoeuvring test, which needs to be completed before the on-road test.

Our training vehicles consist of modern Mercedes Actros models that are fully automatic, carefully selected to assist you in gaining your licence a quickly and easily. Each vehicle is equipped with three seats, accommodating two trainees and an instructor comfortably, ensuring comfort and safety during training.

Goldstar HGV training is carried out at our training base in Woolpit, Suffolk, utilizing DVSA driving test centres – Ipswich, Norwich, or Chelmsford.

Important Info

Before you can begin the training, it is important that you possess a provisional C+E license (and have completed the relevant medical requirements), have passed the Theory test, Hazard perception test, and MOD 2 CPC.

We can guide you on how to do all this prior to training.

Course Price

C/D Licence to C+E
£1000 + VAT plus Test

B Licence to C+E
£2000 + VAT plus Test
additional Module 3a Test required – £40

Test – £115 (Retests charged at £200)

Course Duration

C/D Licence to C+E
5-day course

B Licence to C+E
10-day course

Course Location

Woolpit Training Centre

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Course Review
Training for a job you will learn and never forget.If I could recommend a great teaching environment, I would push people to go to Goldstar and take the bull by the horns and make a dream come true.
Luke Bridges - Suffolk - June 2023