WHY CHOOSE NDS

  • OUR OWN ROAD

    Train and test on our private yard, drive the same routes you will be tested on

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  • COURSES 7 DAYS A WEEK

    We have courses available 7 days a week

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  • DVSA APPROVED

    We are the only DVSA Approved Customer Site in Nottingham

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Welcome To Nottinghamshire Driving School

Nottinghamshire Driving School provide a variety of driver training courses including:

HGV/LGV Cat C & C+E, Module 4, B+E, EDC Trailer Training, Driver CPC Training, Cat C1 & C1+E, Caravan Towing, Horsebox Towing, DCPC, First Aid, Forklift, Cherry Picker and HI-AB training.Our training is provided in our own private off road driver training area where you can conduct all types of manoeuvres in a relaxed, safe and controlled environment.

Although we are based in Nottingham, we cover Leicester, Derby, Lincoln and South Yorkshire.

Book all your dates, then call us to pay over the phone or pay on arrival.

                 

Courses Available 7 days a Week

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OUR TEAM

Please feel free to browse through our team of qualified instructors

ALAN MCCLEAN

ALAN MCCLEAN

Operations Director
Alan served in the Armed Forces, Ulster Constabulary and Fire Services, so he understand what a company or individual demands from a training course!
DAVID BARRON

DAVID BARRON

Training Centre/Transport Manager

David has many years’ experience in the Transport Industry, starting at the bottom and working his way through the ranks to achieve the position of Logistics Manager. David is a keen advocate of ongoing training, both for himself and all members of his team.

Kayleigh McClean

Kayleigh McClean

Office Manager
Kayleigh is the office manager. She will guide you through all your training requirements and completes all bookings, you’re in safe hands with Kayleigh.
Paul Bown

Paul Bown

Teacher & Trainer Driver CPC

Paul has immeasurable experience in the transport industry, before joining NDS he was a group Transport Manger for a large company. Paul has passed the DVSA LGV Instructors, SAFED, FLT and HI-AB to name just few training courses.

Nigel Warren

Nigel Warren

Medical

Brothers Dean and Nigel are our first aid trainers. Dean was serving member of the Royal Engineers, a regimental medic class 3 and has been teaching since 2009. Nigel has been teaching since 2001. Both have been CRB checked and regularly attending First Aid and Health & Safety courses throughout the year to keep up to date with current procedures and legislation.

Dean Warren

Dean Warren

Medical

Brothers Dean and Nigel are our first aid trainers. Dean was serving member of the Royal Engineers, a regimental medic class 3 and has been teaching since 2009. Nigel has been teaching since 2001. Both have been CRB checked and regularly attending First Aid and Health & Safety courses throughout the year to keep up to date with current procedures and legislation

Nigel Ballard

Nigel Ballard

Teacher & Trainer Driver CPC
Nigel teaches all our classroom Driver CPC both at our JAUPT Approved centre in Nottinghamshire and he also goes to sites to teach CPC.
ALAN MCCLEAN
DAVID BARRON
Kayleigh McClean
Paul Bown
Nigel Warren
Dean Warren
Nigel Ballard

CUSTOMER REVIEWS

Andry LincolnEmma Anthony
Andry LincolnAlan Lankford
Andry LincolnBen Furneaux
Andry LincolnNigel Ballard
Andry LincolnGary Smith

All the staff are very professional and friendly. I will certainly be coming back to do mine in the spring! Thank you NDS, highly recommended to all my friends.

Emma Anthony

NDS are a fantastic company and really well organised. Alan who gave me training for my B+E was a great explainer and polite. A big thank you from me!

Alan Lankford

I have recently passed my B+E thanks to Alan at NDS. A very professional and capable Instructor. Great value for money and would highly recommend to anybody wishing to expand on their driving skills.

Ben Furneaux

I had a DCPC course in August 2016. I found it very informative and will return in the future. Thank you NDS.

Nigel Ballard

I passed my trailer towing test last week with Alan from NDS. I highly recommend this company - First class instructors.

Gary Smith

FAQ

  • Once I have passed Cat C & C+, how long before I find work?
    Currently there is a shortage of around 50,000 HGV/LGV drivers in the UK. Companies are happy to employ newly passed drivers. Give yourself the best chance of landing a job by doing your research and having a professional CV drawn up.
  • What's the minimum age for driving a HGV/LGV lorry?
    In line with the implementation of Driver CPC, In September 2009, the minimum age for driving an HGV (category C and C+E) vehicle was reduced to 18 years from 21 years. The aim of the reduction was to entice younger drivers into the commercial HGV transport industry. Read More
  • What is driver CPC
    Driver CPC means that once you beome a qualified HGV driver you will attend classroom based training that consists of 7 hour modules. You will be required to have completed 35 hours in every 5 years.
  • How much can a lorry driver earn?
    The average salary of a permanent, full-time UK LGV driver is currently around £27,000. A newly qualified HGV driver (cat C and CE) can expect to earn a salary in the region of £20,000 to £25,000 in permanent employment, whilst an experienced driver can earn in the region of £23,000 to £35,000+.
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  • How long does it take to become a lorry/HGV driver?
    Gaining HGV entitlement to drive commercially (categories C1 or C) takes smewhere in the region of eight to ten weeks from start to finish. This usually includes everything: (initial medical, acquiring your provisional licence, your theory training and testing, and your practical training and testing.) A large portion of this time is spent waiting for the provisional entitlement to be granted and theory test studying and test booking. Read More
Park House, Mile End Road, Colwick, Nottingham, NG4 2DW
0115 987 5507