Embarking on a career as an HGV (Heavy Goods Vehicle) driver is not just about getting behind the wheel; it's about embracing a crucial role in the backbone of our economy. Quality HGV training is the cornerstone of this journey. It's not merely a pathway to acquiring a licence; it's about gaining the skills, knowledge, and confidence to navigate the roads safely and efficiently. In an industry where every delivery counts and safety is paramount, comprehensive HGV training ensures that drivers are not only competent but also equipped to meet the dynamic challenges of the road. This is where GS Driver Training steps in, offering expert-led, DVSA-recognized HGV training courses in Surrey, UK, ensuring that every trainee is road-ready, responsible, and fully prepared for a rewarding career in HGV driving.

Comprehensive HGV Training Courses

Why Choose GS Driver Training?

At GS Driver Training, we pride ourselves on our extensive experience in HGV Training, solidified by our recognition as the best HGV training company in the UK for three consecutive years - 2021, 2022, and 2023. Our history of excellence in providing HGV training in Surrey and across the UK is a testament to our commitment to quality and effectiveness in driver education.

GS Driver Training stands out with its unique offerings. We are one of the few HGV schools able to provide both male and female instructors, catering to the diverse needs and preferences of our trainees. Additionally, our modern fleet of vehicles ensures a comfortable and state-of-the-art learning experience. This combination of experienced instruction, award-winning service, and cutting-edge resources makes GS Driver Training a top choice for those seeking comprehensive HGV training in Surrey.

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Our HGV Training Courses

GS Driver Training offers a range of HGV Training Courses, tailored to meet the needs of every aspiring HGV driver.

C1 Training:

This course is perfect for drivers looking to operate vehicles between 3.5 and 7.5 tonnes. It covers vehicle handling, safety protocols, and road awareness, ensuring drivers can confidently navigate with larger vehicles.

C+E Training:

Aimed at drivers who want to operate articulated vehicles, this course provides in-depth training on handling larger, more complex vehicles, focusing on safety, advanced driving techniques, and compliance with road regulations.

CPC Training:

The Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) training is essential for professional HGV drivers. It covers a wide range of topics, including legal compliance, health and safety, and eco-friendly driving practices, ensuring drivers are well-rounded and knowledgeable professionals.

These courses at GS Driver Training are designed to ensure that each trainee not only passes their test but also emerges as a skilled, safe, and responsible HGV driver, fully prepared for the challenges of the road. Our commitment to high-quality HGV training in Surrey is unmatched, making us the go-to destination for comprehensive HGV driver education.

The Training Process

Medical Examination:

Start with an HGV driver's medical examination to ensure fitness for driving large vehicles.

Theory Test:

After passing the medical test, prepare for and pass the HGV Theory Test, including multiple-choice questions and hazard perception.

Practical Training:

Enrol in one of our comprehensive practical training courses, such as C1, C+E, or CPC, depending on your career goals.

Practical Driving Test:

pass the practical driving test, demonstrating your driving competence and safety awareness.

Visit our Training-Process page for more detailed information.

Comprehensive HGV Training Courses

Testimonials and Success Stories

Hear from our successful trainees who have not only passed their tests but are thriving in their HGV careers:

"GS Driver Training transformed my driving career! The instructors were supportive, and the practical training was invaluable. I passed my Class 2 test on the first try and have now advanced in my job. Thank you, GS Driver Training!" - [John D.]

"The comprehensive training and expert tips I received were second to none. I'm now confidently driving HGVs, all thanks to the team at GS Driver Training." - [Emma S.]

Read more inspiring stories and experiences from our trainees on our Success-Stories page.

Why HGV Training is Crucial

In today's fast-paced world, the role of HGV drivers is more crucial than ever. They are the lifelines of the economy and logistics, ensuring the timely and safe delivery of goods across the country and beyond. High-quality HGV driver training, like the programs offered at GS Driver Training, is essential in preparing these professionals. Not only does it equip them with the necessary skills to operate heavy goods vehicles safely and efficiently, but it also ensures adherence to the highest standards of road safety and legal compliance. As the demand for skilled HGV drivers continues to grow, comprehensive heavy goods vehicle training becomes indispensable for meeting the logistical needs of businesses and consumers alike.

Ready to start your journey as a skilled HGV driver? Visit GS Driver Training to explore our comprehensive range of HGV training courses. Whether you're just beginning or looking to upgrade your skills, we have the right program for you.

Don't miss out on the opportunity to train with the best in Surrey. Contact us today to discuss your training needs or to enrol in one of our award-winning courses. Connect with us through our Contact-US), or give us a call. We're here to help you take the first step towards a rewarding HGV driving career.


We offer training for various licences, including HGV (Heavy Goods Vehicle) licences, and PCV (Passenger Carrying Vehicle) licences for aspiring bus drivers.  

To obtain your HGV licence, you need to complete our HGV training program, which includes both practical and theoretical components, followed by passing the necessary tests.

Driver CPC (Certificate of Professional Competence) is a mandatory qualification for professional HGV and bus drivers. It ensures that drivers have continual professional development and remain competent and safe on the road.

The cost of HGV training varies depending on the type of licence and the length of the course. Please contact us for detailed information on our training costs.

Licence training costs typically include course fees, test fees, and sometimes materials or additional resources. We provide a full breakdown of costs before you commence training.

A trained bus driver with a PCV licence can find opportunities in public transportation, private coach services, and various other roles requiring large vehicle operation skills.

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