If you are currently employed, but you want your new licence to allow you to move to another employer or you may be unemployed. This option is fully funded by the government, but you must have a connection with a new employer (not an employment agency) before you can apply.

LGV/HGV Skills Bootcamps are government-funded training courses designed for individuals new to driving large goods vehicles (LGV/HGV), or for those seeking to advance with license progression.

Three courses, referred to as 'PATHWAYS', are available.

  • Novice to CAT C (Class 2) - PATHWAY A
  • Novice to CAT C+E (Class 1) - PATHWAY B
  • CAT C to CAT C+E (Class2 to Class 1) - PATHWAY D

To successfully complete your Skills Bootcamp journey, can you commit to all of the below:

  • Attend an ONLINE induction.
  • Complete 20 hrs of ONLINE theory learning.
  • Be able to take time off to attend a medical & theory tests.
  • 5 days practical driver training (Novice to CAT C or CAT C upgrade to CAT C+E)
  • 10 days practical driver training (Novice to CAT C+E)

The training above takes place over approximately 16 weeks. Funding rules apply, therefore progress is monitored throughout and failure to abide by these requirements will result in withdrawal from the Skills Bootcamp journey.

Once you have read the details above you can start the application process by ticking the box below. PLEASE TAKE YOUR TIME AND ANSWER THE QUESTIONS ACCURATELY OR YOUR APPLICATION MAY BE DELETED.

Section 1: Employment status?

To apply for 100% Skills Bootcamp funding you must have found an employer that is willing to offer you a job role once you have completed your training.

Section 1: Details of your new job offer.

Tell us about your interview - choose 1 of the following.

What was the date of the interview?

Have you received formal confirmation of a new job role?.

Tell us about your new employer.

By checking the box below you are giving us permission to contact the person above on your behalf to discuss your Skills Bootcamp application

Section 1C: Which course are you applying for?

Employers recruiting newly qualified drivers do not need to contribute to the training fee.

Course Name - Novice to CAT C (Class 2/Rigid)

All Employers: Government contribution (100%) = £2,693.77. Employer contribution (0%) = £0.00

The prices above exclude VAT.

As you are staying with your current employer after training the Department for Education requires your employer to make a contribution to the funding.

Course Name - Novice to CAT C+E (Class 1/Artic)

All Employers: Government contribution (100%) = £3,745,65. Employer contribution (0%) = £0.00

The prices above exclude VAT.

As you are staying with your current employer after training the Department for Education requires your employer to make a contribution to the funding.

Course Name - Upgrade CAT C (Class 2/Rigid) To CAT C+E (Class 1/Artic)

All Employers: Government contribution (100%) = £2,032.84. Employer contribution (0%) = £0.00

The prices above exclude VAT.

Section 2: Your Age

Unfortunately, you are not eligible for funding on the Skills Bootcamp

Section 3: How long have you lived in the UK?

Unfortunately, you are not eligible for funding on the Skills Bootcamp

Section 4: Do you have the right to work in the UK?

If you are unsure you can find out further information here

Unfortunately, you are not eligible for funding on the Skills Bootcamp

Section 5: Do you reside or work in England?

To qualify for funding you must live in England or within a commutable distance in Wales or Scotland to England-based employment

Unfortunately, you are not eligible for funding on the Skills Bootcamp

Section 6: Your Driving Licence

Do you hold a full UK driving licence?

Unfortunately, you are not eligible for funding on the Skills Bootcamp

Section 6A: Points On Licence

How many points do you currently have?

Unfortunately, you are not eligible for funding on the Skills Bootcamp

Your Contact Details

Please make sure your contact details are correct before completing the application form.



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