T: 0116 287 7692
E: training@dataacademy.co.uk

Friendly and professional driver training available for all categories of LGV/HGV. We will help you every step of the way from applying for your licence, theory training, booking tests, practical training and any advice you require during and after your training. All our instructors are DVSA approved and we have our own fleet of vehicles.
BBC "You've been scammed" featured a Rogue LGV broker. They are very hard sell, and will ask you to pay a deposit over the phone, they don't actually do the training, but contract it out, which means you may pay much more than you need in the long run, or your training time may be reduced and this could result in poor pass rates.. If you have reached this far, then I'm sure you are serious to take on the journey/route to become a professional HGV driver. Please call us before parting with any of your money, we will only offer you professional advice and guidance on acquiring your licence. No pushy salemen here!!

Our LGV / HGV driver training for all LGV classes requires the following 5 steps. (Except Category C+E).

Step 1 - Medical
Next Medical dates : @5:00 PM at our offices. (we will need you here at 4:15pm-ish to complete the forms required. Help will be given) Re-medicals also undertaken for the 'seasoned HGV driver.

-Monday 26th June @4:15pm

-Monday 10th July @4:15pm

-Monday 24th July @4:15pm

We have all the forms needed (D2 and D4) to apply for your provisional licence and medical. We will go through them with you to ensure they are filled in correctly, so you get them back from DVLA within their agreed time frame (within 21 days). All we ask is for you to get to us on the Medical evening for around 4:15pm-4:30pm with a full bladder, that way we can iron out any problems with any of the forms. oh, and any medication you are taking, bring that in with you to show the Doctor.

Cost of Medical is £70, there is no cost for the actual application for the provisional licence for LGV,

We can also organise a visit to our Doctors surgery in Leicester if you cannot make our 5pm appointments
Please call to book a place on:- 0116 287 7692

It is a legal requirement for a LGV vocational licence that you pass a medical (very basic).

We offer our medicals at our Leicester facility every 2 weeks in the evening for your convenience; And remember, we have all the forms needed.

We recommend that you contact your own Doctor first just to compare prices.

Having passed your medical, you can now send for your provisional LGV licence. Which you will have to send via recorded delivery.

Step 2 - LGV / HGV Theory Training Course and Test
Next theory dates :

TBA- Please call as these courses get full pretty quick!!

CALL NOW FOR THIS MONTHS DATES!!!

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Our unique theory training procedure will be explained :- 0116 287 7692 or 'REQUEST AS CALL BACK'

The LGV theory test consists of a hundred questions plus a hazard perception test consisting of nineteen video clips.

The 100 question theory test is computer-based with multiple choice answers. You have 115 minutes to complete this.

The hazard perception test consists of 19 clips containing 20 scoreable hazards, and lasts 25 minutes.

From Sept 10th 2009 new drivers will also have to complete a case study (CPC Part 2). A situation or scenario will be set and the candidate will be given questions relating to this situation.Wherever possible the case studies will involve pictures, graphics and diagrams. Candidates will be given 75 minutes to complete this part of the test.

We offer a LGV / HGV theory training.

Step 3 - LGV Driving Assessment
When you receive your LGV licence back or have completed your LGV theory test, the next stage is a driving assessment.

The assessment is a short course and is approximately sixty minutes of practical LGV driving and instruction in the vehicle that you will be in when training.

This assessment makes it possible for us to very accurately assess the amount of time you will require for your training course, in order for you to pass your test first time.

This allows us to maintain our very high percentage of first time pass rates. The instructor will issue you with a copy of the assessment and also detail activities you need to practice while driving your car to reduce your training days (thus saving you money!).

Step 4 - Practical Training Course
Following the DVSA approved lesson plans, we not only prepare you for your test, we also train you for the job you are going to do when you have passed your test.

All courses include reversing at our own Leicester based reversing centre with four DVSA replica reverse pads. In addition, during your course you will be trained in real life situations both reversing and delivering, preparing you for the career you are about to embark on.

A small selection of our customers comments.

On all points Darren was clear and to the point. Had helpful hints and was always calm. On all points training was brilliant” C.R. - LGV category C licence passed 1st time.

Clear and concise information instils confidence from the first day” P.K. - LGV Category C licence passed 2nd time.

All good. Thanks a million.” N.R. - LGV Category C passed 1st time.

Very enjoyable course if able to take class 1 would not hesitate coming back” B.C. - LGV Category C licence passed 1st time.

It was the best training I have had from John and the team and I would recommend any one who wants to do a LGV course to go and train with Data Academy” R.S. - LGV Category C and C+E licence passed 1st time on both.

Step 5 - Practical Test
Whilst there is no such thing as a “guaranteed pass”, we will guarantee you will be trained to and indeed above a DVSA test standard with the driving confidence in your own ability to pass. The LGV test consists of a reversing manoeuvre and approximately a one hour drive on the road.We not only train you on the test routes, but train on varying roads, and situations, giving you a broader repetoir of driving skills for when you take your test.

After passing your test we are happy to offer help and advice about anything you are not sure about. We are just a phone call away on 01162 877692 or call in for a cuppa and a chat. We can also help you to find work as we have many companies who contact us when they are recruiting new HGV/LGV drivers.