CAT C+E training / Atrice training: Vehicles over 3,500kg and with a trailer over 750kg. A vehicle with a detachable or separate trailer. Artics are often used for long haul national and international journeys.
The Merlin team are with you through each stage of the process – The medical, the paperwork, the theory tests, the practical training and the on road driving test.
Merlin Supply Chain Solutions has strategically located training hubs throughout the UK.
To become a heavy goods vehicle (HGV), bus or coach driver you need to:
Have a full car licence
Be over 18 (There are some exceptions)
Pass a medical exam
D4 Vision assessment
D4 Medical assessment
THE OFF-ROAD EXCERCISES: Part 3a
Your test will last up to 30 mins and includes:
An ‘S’ shaped reverse into a bay
Showing the uncoupling and recoupling procedure if you’re taking a test with a trailer
THE ON-ROAD DRIVING TEST: Part 3b
Merlin Supply Chain are approved Driver CPC part 3 test providers.
Vehicle safety questions
1 hour of practical road driving
During your practical road driving, the examiner will see how you:
Use the vehicle controls
Move away at an angle, uphill and downhill
Do a controlled stop
Use the mirrors
Give appropriate signals
Show awareness and anticipation of other road users’ intentions
Manage your progress and control your vehicle speed
Deal with hazards
Select a safe place to stop
FINDING THE RIGHT JOB FOR YOU:
With an extensive recruitment network Merlin can also assist recently qualified drivers to find the right job for them.
WHY MERLIN? ★★★★★
Merlin ensures that all drivers passing through the training centre meet the exceptionally high standards expected by the industry. Merlin instructors concentrate their efforts into making every driver the very best that he/she can be, ensuring they become an asset to the logistics sector.