How to become an HGV driver?
As the supply chain industry is expanding day by day, more and more HGV drivers needed soon. If you wanted to become an HGV driver and expand your horizon in this industry than below are the steps you should follow-up to become an HGV driver–
You must be 18 years old and hold a full car driving license.
Step 1 – In order to become a successful HGV driver who would be able to drive for long hours and has vital eyesight, your health is going to first and foremost need in this job. The D4 form you’ll have ordered from the DVLA is for a medical assessment, which a registered medical practitioner (either a GP or a private doctor) needs to fill out with you.
DVLA than further crosscheck whether you meet all the necessities for this job or not?
Step 2 – Upon a successful medical examination, you would require a D2 form for starting the training. As there are multiple categories hence you can find a nearby training institute which would help in getting things done.
Step 3 – Type of licenses
a. Category C1 license
b. Category C1 + E license
c. Category C license
d. Category C+ E license
You can visit following link for getting a detailed specification for all these categories https://www.gov.uk/driving-licence-categories
Step 4 – Now, The final step to becoming a professional lorry driver? You’ll need to earn your initial Driver CPC (Certificate of Professional Competence) qualification.
Pass the four modules – including a theory test as well as a driving ability test – and you receive a Driver Qualification Card (DQC). It lasts for five years, and you’ll need to keep it with you whenever you’re driving.
At Drivas Recruitment we have many lorry drivers’ job/HGV drivers’ job in Abingdon, Oxfordshire, Oxford, Evesham and Banbury areas hence please get in touch with us in order to start your career.