HGV & LGV Driver Training Chelmsford

If you drive an HGV or LGV without the valid operator license, your vehicle will be impounded and scrapped after 21 days, and you can receive a fine of up to £1000. Sigma Studies specialise in providing the best possible training available in Chelmsford and we teach at four different levels – CAT C, CAT C1, CAT C1+E and CAT C+E. Having a valid license is a legal requirement for anyone who drives professionally for business purposes and we have a team of experienced driver training specialists here who pride themselves on their ability to help learners pass their test as quickly as possible.

We train drivers all over Essex from Chelmsford, Basildon and the surrounding areas!

We are experienced driver training experts specialising in HGV and LGV

Every course we deliver is designed to be as time-efficient and inspiring as possible. We are always on hand to offer support and guidance should you need it and we run a variety of courses including Driver CPC and ADR training.

There are four different HGV licenses:

CAT C License:

This is the entry level of HGV license and is a requirement if you are driving a vehicle over 3,500kg. The minimum age requirement for this is 18 years old and is the most popular HGV license in the UK, used for most local or national deliveries.

CAT C1 License:

Anyone who finished their car test prior to January 1997 already has this by rights and if not, we can offer the training needed to obtain this license. This license gives you the right to drive vehicles weighing between 3,500 kg and 7,500 kg, with a trailer, without a trailer the vehicle should not weigh over 750 kg.


This license gives you all the benefits from CAT C1 as well as being able to drive a vehicle with a trailer weighing less than 12,000 kg. The weight of the trailer, when fully loaded can not weigh more than the unladen weight of the vehicle.

CAT C+E License:

To obtain this HGV license, you must have a CAT C license already. The minimum age is 18 years old and this is used for nationwide deliveries.

Call 01375 887 270 book your HGV or LGV driver training in Chelmsford

With help from the Sigma Studies you will be taught everything you need to pass these tests and get onto the road, so get in touch today!

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