Skills Bootcamp Application

Skills Bootcamps are free training courses in England that last up to 16 weeks. The courses are suitable if you’re new to heavy goods vehicle (HGV) driving, or you’re returning to driving.

HGV Skills Bootcamp places are in high demand and we are currently adding new applicants to a waiting list for places.

Completing the following application will gauge your eligibility for Skills Bootcamp funding, and if successful you will be added to the waiting list.

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

  • 20 hrs of online learning via OLLIE. Completion time of 4 weeks.
  • Be able to take time off to attend theory tests.
  • Be able to take 2 weeks off to attend practical driver training/test.

Funding rules apply therefore, progress will be monitored throughout and failure to abide by these requirements will result in withdrawal from the Bootcamp journey.

Please take time to answer all the questions accurately.

Question 1: Your Age

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

Question 2: How long have you lived in the UK?

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

Question 3: 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

Question 4: 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

Question 5: Your Driving Licence

Do you hold a full UK driving licence?

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

Question 5A: Points On Licence

How many points do you currently have?

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

Question 5B: Do you have any unspent driving convictions?

If you are unsure you can find out further information here

Question 5B: Please provide details of your unspent driving convictions below.

Question 6: Employment status?

We will NOT attempt to contact your employer. All data entered is strictly confidential.

**IMPORTANT**
To obtain Skills Bootcamp funding as an individual you must seek employment in the logistics sector on completion of training. This can not be with your current employer.

If you wish to stay with your current employer they will need to obtaining on your behalf. Full details of how to do this can be found here.

Question 6A: How long have you been unemployed?

Question 7: Have you already had a successful LGV medical?

Question 8: Have you previously been enrolled on a skills bootcamp scheme with another training provider?

Please provide details of previous skills bootcamp scheme.

Who was the training provider?

What was the name of the Skills Bootcamp?

What was your start date?

What was your completion date?

Question 9: Which licence are you interested in training for?

**GUIDANCE NOTES PLEASE READ**

Cat C to C+E - Rigid to Artic: You must already hold a Cat C/Class 2 licence.

Cat C - Rigid & Cat C+E - Artic can be done from a standard car licence.

Question 10: Have you successfully completed any of the LGV theory tests?

Question 10A: Which modules have you completed?

Question 11: Equipment Requirements?

You will need internet access for online training courses & Zoom induction interviews.

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

Question 12: Medical Conditions?

Do you suffer from a disability or medical condition that must be disclosed with the DVLA?

If you are unsure please check the Government website for details.

Question 13: Your Flexibility?

As practical training planning can change due to a variety of circumstances, how flexible are you with training dates?

Question 14: Travel Distance?

Your PRACTICAL TRAINING will be carried out at one of our training centres. As you will need to commute daily for practical training, how far are able to commute?

Your Contact Details

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



"We find the team at SP Training to be highly experienced, knowledgeable and a pleasure to deal with. Their understanding of our training needs and the logistics sector in general is second to none. With an innovative and flexible approach to our requirements this makes them an ideal business partner and our training provider of choice."

Neil Robinson, Director – Tyson H. Burridge

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