COVID-19 Update (30 June 2020)

Staff are now returning to work due to customer demand. We have carried out a comprehensive risk assessment for all visitors and staff at our training centre, ensuring a safe and protected environment.

DVSA practical tests will be available from the middle of July. Contact Joe Dalton on 01392 42 62 42 to book you place.

We are also getting busy on construction and agricultural plant, forklift and other types of training. Driver CPC is still being offered online at a greatly reduced price.

LGV / HGV Lorry Loader Training

Trans Plant Mastertrain can offer two types of LGV (HGV) lorry loader training certification. They are:

  • Trans Plant Mastertrain certification;
  • CITB CAA Certification.

Both opportunities cover your legal duties and obligations for LGV (HGV) lorry loader training and certification and also meet your insurance needs. The CITB route is recognised nationally in the construction industry. For our certification contact our head office and the course will be adapted to suit your needs.

For CAA/CPCS certification there are various routes available:

Before embarking on CAA/CPCS testing, each candidate is required to hold a current CPCS Health & Safety certificate. Tests are taken online and can be booked through our office or direct on 08706 004020

Route 1: To achieve an initial trained operator red card

This route is for a candidate with little or no experience. Duration of courses is dependent on the category of machine.

LGV (HGV) lorry loader training is followed by technical tests – both theory & practical elements

Route 2: Upgrade a red card for full competent operator blue card

This upgrade involves an NVQ in Plant Ops. This is attained by building a portfolio of evidence plus site visits by our assessor and the technical tests – both theory & practical elements.

Funding may be available. Please ask our office for details.

Route 3: To achieve a full competent operator blue card

This route is for acandidate with 5 years + experience on the machine.

An NVQ is achieved through the Experienced Worker Assessment route including technical tests – both theory & practical elements.

For the CITB route every candidate must have a current Health & Safety test.
We can book the test for you or contact 08706 004020.

LGV (HGV) lorry loader training Location

Courses can be held at our training centre or at the customers’ premises. You are welcome to bring your own mobile plant to our training centre to eliminate hire costs.


LGV / HGV Lorry Loader Training Booking and Information

To book your training or for more information about LGV / HGV Lorry Loader Training please get in touch using the details below or visit our Contact Page.


01392 42 62 42

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