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Transport and Logistics

Transport & Logistics Licence Types

Ritchies Training Centre offer a complete range of transport and logisitc driving courses. From simple car driving licence to passenger vehicles and on to rigid and articulated goods vehicles. Please see below for an overview of each license type and the available training courses.

 

LGV – Large Goods Vehicle

To commence an LGV training course you will need a provisional LGV Licence. For this you must:

Be 18 years of age.
Hold a valid car licence.
Be certified medically fit.

The different catagories of LGV Licence are listed below:

C1 – Rigid goods vehicle between 3500kg and 7500 kg towing a trailer up to 750kg
C1 + E – As for category C1 but towing a trailer over 750kg – total weight not more than 12000kg
C – Rigid goods vehicle over 7500kg towing a trailer up to 750kg
C + E – As for category C but towing a trailer over 750kg

PCV – Passenger Carrying Vehicle

To commence an PCV training course you will need a provisional PCV Licence. For this you must:

Be 18 years of age.
Hold a valid car licence.
Be certified medically fit.

The different catagories of PCV Licence are listed below:
D1 – Minibuses with between 9 and 16 passenger seats towing a trailer up to 750kg
D1 + E – As for category D1 but towing a trailer over 750kg – total weight not more than 12000kg

D – Bus with more than 16 passenger seats towing a trailer up to 750kg

D + E – As for category D but towing a trailer over 750kg
All necessary arrangements including medical appointments and completion of application forms to enable you to obtain your provisional licence can be handled by our administrative staff.

 

Drivers and digital tachographs

Introduction

If you drive a commercial bus, coach, lorry or van, you need an approved tachograph to monitor activities covered by EU drivers’ hours rules.

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