The National Logistics Academy

Artic HGV upgrade

Overview of role

Driving and delivering goods across all sectors and distances for a range of customers from private individuals and sole traders through to large global organisations. The Cat C to CAT C+E programme is aimed at rigid vehicle drivers who are wanting to obtain an CAT C+E licence to drive articulated vehicles. 

Typical length

8 – 10 weeks

Entry requirements

Candidates must hold at least a valid UK category C licence and be at least 19 years old.

What drivers will learn

  • Masterclass - including Tachomaster, protecting the brand, keeping you and your load safe, eco driving, and who's in whose blind spot
  • HGV C+E practical training and test
  • Health and safety training
  • Interview preparation training
  • Work experience


The skills bootcamp includes licence acquisition training for Cat C+E HGVs. This training is provided at one of our 60 HGV training centres across the country, 15 of which are DVSA approved test centres providing easy access to test dates. We have modern fleet of 200 plus manual and automatic training HGVs and over 200 highly experienced instructors.

The skills bootcamp training is tailored to the needs of the individual employer and is delivered through a blended combination of on the job tuition plus off the job master classes, workshops, e-learning content and professional discussions.