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Scania Scania Driver Driver Experience Experience

Putting you in the driving seat


Gaining your licence is the first step towards a rewarding and satisfying career as a commercial vehicle driver


Call 0844 800 9131 or visit: www.scania.co.uk/learntodrive

Licence acquisition with Scania Commercial vehicle drivers are a vital lynchpin of the economy and acquiring a licence to become a truck, bus or coach driver is the first step towards a rewarding and satisfying career. With more than a quarter of a century's experience in providing driver training of the highest quality, the Scania Driver Experience will help you gain your licence quickly and safely at a highly competitive cost. Scania Start Plus – licence acquisition the easy way Available to anyone aged 18 or above who is in possession of a full Category B car licence and designed to make licence acquisition as simple as possible, why not opt for our Start Plus programme, which is available for all truck and bus/coach trainee drivers? Scania Start Plus includes your initial assessment, takes care of all the paperwork and even arranges your compulsory health check for you. With the medical requirements satisfied, we will assist with your provisional licence application, leaving you free to study the vehicle and driving theory DVDs we loan you to prepare for your theory test. With the theory tests under your belt, we'll then put you in the driving seat of one of our modern Scania vehicles. This is real-life training in the type of Large Goods Vehicle (LGV) or Passenger Carrying Vehicle (PCV) you can expect to drive once you have passed your test. Learn with the Scania Driver Experience and you will receive your own personalised driver portfolio. Containing a full record of your progress, this unique document is attractive to trainees and employers alike

Personalised training with skilled instructors and modern vehicles are the hallmarks of the Scania Driver Experience


Large Goods Vehicle (LGV) training Gaining the entitlement to drive all types of truck is a two-stage process which involves passing two tests known as Category C and Category C+E. Passing your Category C test allows you to drive two-, three- and fouraxle rigid trucks. Once you hold a Category C licence, you will then be eligible to progress to Category C+E, which enables you to also drive articulated vehicles. Following your free assessment, both our Category C and Category C+E courses are typically five days in duration and include a mock test. During this time our specialist in-house instructors will prepare you for every aspect of your vehicle's operation, including safety behind the wheel and on the road, understanding and using the controls, driving on all types of roads, manoeuvring, planning and awareness.

Scania Driver Experience provides both Category C training for rigids and Category C+E training for articulated tractor units


Call 0844 800 9131 or visit: www.scania.co.uk/learntodrive

Passenger Carrying Vehicle (PCV) training Available to anyone aged 18 or above who holds a full car (Category B) licence, subject to medical requirements, the Scania Driver Experience PCV course will prepare you for your Category D licence, which enables you to drive rigid buses and coaches with either two- or three-axles. Following your free assessment, courses are typically five days in length. All training is carried out in our own full size coach and our aim is for you to achieve a driving ability which exceeds the standard required to pass your driving test. The areas covered throughout the course include Vehicle Safety, Use of Controls, Manoeuvring, Awareness, Planning and Fuel Efficient Driving. At the end of each day your progress will be assessed, and your training will include a mock test in preparation for your Category D driving test.

Scania Driver Experience PCV courses qualify you to drive two- or three-axle rigid buses or coaches


Category B+E training If you have passed a car driving test (Category B) after 1 January 1997 you will need to pass a Category B + E trailer test if you plan to tow a trailer behind a car or light van. Examples of these trailers include plant trailers, car trailers, horse trailers and most caravans. Trailer driver licensing can appear very complicated at first, so please contact 0844 800 9131 with the details of the vehicle and the trailer type that you will be using and we can advise accordingly. Scania Driver Experience provides Category B+E training for all Category B (car/van) licence holders in our own vans and trailers. With courses specially designed to meet your own specific needs and available at times to suit you, our training covers all aspects of B+E operation, including: ! Safe driving ! Manouevring ! Reversing ! Hitching/unhitching ! Awareness on the road ! Planning ahead ! Fuel efficient driving ! Preparation for full

DSA driving test

A Category B+E licence allows post-January 1997 licence holders to tow trailers similar to those illustrated here


Call 0844 800 9131 or visit: www.scania.co.uk/learntodrive

Scania Driver Experience courses The Scania Driver Experience promotes the highest levels of skill and road safety through a range of high quality training programmes. Delivered at one of our four UK centres – Purfleet, Avonmouth, Worksop, Edinburgh – or at operator's own premises, (excluding licence acquisition instruction) our courses are available to you, your drivers and your trainers and include: ! LGV, PCV and Category B+E driving licence acquisition ! Driver CPC training ! Fuel efficient driving ! Product knowledge/familiarisation ! Train the trainer ! Professional Competence related courses ! Safe driving and safety courses ! Working Time Directive ! Digital tachograph ! Mechanical handling (fork lift truck) licences ! Instructor training for DSA LGV Register ! First Aid at Work (FAW) ! Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW)

In addition to licence acquisition, Scania Driver Experience provides Driver CPC training to fulfil all needs and requirements


Telephone: 01908 210210 Website: www.scania.co.uk

All information correct at time of going to press. Please consult Scania Driver Experience on 0844 800 9131 for further information and/or any updates to services provided. Trailer photographs kindly supplied by Ifor Williams Trailers Limited Caravan photograph kindly supplied by Coachman Caravan Company Limited

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Driver Training - Licence Acquisition  

Commercial vehicle drivers are a vital lynchpin of the economy and acquiring a licence to become a truck, bus or coach driver is the first s...