Dulson Training

adaptive controls HGV training

Course Information

Our specially adapted Lorry and Bus training vehicles allow for wheelchair users the opportunity to train and test for a new licence. 
Fully automatic gear box, push/pull hand controls for braking and accelerating and a specially designed winch/sling system. We have already helped numerous people pass their driving test. Some have started driving professionally, others have seen it as a personal accomplishment and some have used it for leisure reasons like driving RV's or motorhomes. 
You can now go directly from a Car to a Class 1 without needing to pass the Class 2. This new rule allows direct access to the full size HGV articulated trucks.
We can deliver the HGV training at our following locations: Telford, Shrewsbury, Wolverhampton, Wrexham and Ludlow. 
We have full packages available to help you with every aspect of the course, with monthly payment options.
Once you have completed the course we can assist you with sourcing adaptive controls for your own vehicle. This might be a company owned truck, horse box, library van, motorhome or RV.

All you need to start is a valid UK car licence and be 18 years or older. We suggest that you visit us to check that the vehicle will be suitable for you before starting the process. 

Read Darrens story here (pictured with Paul T)

HGV test adaptive controls wheelchair user
Follow these 5 simple steps to gain your new licence:

Medical - We will post you a free application pack with a simple guide and the DVLA forms allowing you to arrange a medical.


Provisional Licence - Once you have completed the medical you can apply to DVLA for a new driving licence with the additional provisional category added. 


Theory Test - Prepare for your Mod 1a Multiple Choice, Mod 1b Hazard Perception and Driver CPC Mod 2 Case Studies theory tests using an online portal and once ready we will book these tests local to you.


Practical Course - We will arrange a driver training course which will include the Mod 3a Off Road Reversing test and Mod 3b On Road Driving test.


Driver CPC - We will arrange the Mod 4 Practical Demonstration training and test to coincide with your driver training course. You will only need to complete the Driver CPC Mod 2 and Mod 4 if you will be driving professionally. 

A simple guide to understanding the changes to HGV/LGV/PCV Training

Licence Requirements

  • You must be 18 years +
  • You must have a valid UK car driving licence

Why should I train?

There is currently a huge shortage of drivers in the UK and it is anticipated that this is now over 100,000

You can add other qualifications for transporting hazardous goods or driving tankers (ADR) or a Lorry Mounted Crane course to further improve your CV and options. 

Free Training

We will guide you through the entire process, from your initial application  to helping you to find employment once you're qualified.

Free Training

Modern, easy to drive artics with automatic transmissions (you will however, still receive a manual licence).

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Our instructors are professional and experienced. You will take your test at the same location as your training.

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We have great pass rates and offer courses in Shrewsbury, Telford, Wolverhampton, Ludlow and Wrexham. 

Train Now, Pay Later

We offer a variety of flexible payment options, from monthly instalments to fully-funded training.

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Reviews From Our Valued Trainees
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Amazing experience - it’s taken me more thank one go to get my licence and the only reason I continued is because of the amazingly calm, professional and encouraging manner of all Dulson staff. From the original enquiry through to the test, there is nothing they could have done better. Highly recommend.


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Well done to all concerned... from initial contact message through to completed delivery on uploaded training for my CPC.


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I just wanted to say I thoroughly enjoyed the course yesterday.

Paul was a brilliant instructor and I felt very confident once finishing the course.

Please could you pass on my personal thanks to him.


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Just want to say a massive thank you to Dulson Training for getting me through my class 2 I am so grateful for all the help and support you have given me. I just want to thank the instructors that I had they where great also a big thank you to Steve Dulson  for giving me all his help and support such a top bloke and I cant thank you enough. Thank you to Brian too who helped me get there in the end everyone at Dulson is great and I thank you all.


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I just wanted to say how impressed I was with the course content and the trainers who delivered them.

It was easy to book the days that suited me over a two week period and to complete each one. Pat was extremely helpful at every stage and made the process simple and easy with great communication along the way.

It is clear that your team strive to excel and exceed expectations, and on this they delivered it all.

What was also pleasing was that it was interactive and participative with the training team having good interpersonal skills and humour making all the subjects easy to engage with and get the most out of.

Please pass on my thanks to them all.

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Just like to add no driver looks forward to their cpc courses Neil & Rose made the course as painless as possible the time flew by, whilst it was done remotely with limitations on discussions we still managed to have some form of discussion between new drivers and the more seasoned drivers.  I would just like to extend my thanks to Neil, Rose and Pat very friendly team very helpful and may possibly be back to add to my CPC hours in the future I will be recommending Dulson in the future.


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From the initial phone call to pat about wanting to go for my cat c license right up to steve driving me back from the test site to rodenhurst and everything in between was just brilliant. Loved the cpc modules and steve is an asset to the company. The driving assessment was perfect and the fella that assessed me was brilliant. John was an absolutely fantastic trainer and a really nice fella. Super supportive and encouraging and its because of his wealth of knowledge and information he handed down to me I passed first time. So from start to finish I couldn't have been happier.. thank you


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Everything was absolutely faultless from the moment I first called the office to the moment I left after passing my test. First impressions were very good as the office staff explained everything I needed to do with a provisional and theory tests etc. They sent a full information pack of forms out that i found very useful and made the whole process easy. This is something that stood out to me as other driver training businesses didn’t give me a good first impression. Even though I didn’t pass first time(my fault), Steve and his team worked very hard in finding me a test as soon as possible and at the right time for myself. They were great.


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A big thanks for all your help with getting me through my class 2. And a massive thanks to Allen for his patients and perseverance. Totally recommended to anyone thanks again

Louis Price

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I found the course and the tutors to be very engaging, informative and overall superb.

Thank you to all at Dulson Training for your help and guidance with the CPC course. Brilliant!


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I would like to thank Steve Dulson for organising my training days and I would also like to say a special thankyou to John Challenor who was my coach trainer. The training was well planned with structured lessons. I couldn't have asked for anything more, passing both my cpc mod 4 and pcv practical tests 1st attempt on the same day. A massive thank you to all at Dulson Training for making me feel very welcome.

Tessa Wheeler

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Best driving school by far they helped me pass my class 1 and 2 and they did it at times that were suitable to me and they make sure you are 110% ready for your test Highly recommended.

Barry Jarman

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Just to say a huge thank you for your help and patience in getting me through my test. Many Thanks Kate


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Just a quick thankyou after having passed my LGV C test this morning and a special thankyou to Allan for his patience and persistence; I really believe that even if I'd failed the test today I would still have emerged a better driver after having met Allan

Gareth John

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A big thank you to Allan for his time, skill and patience in getting me through Class C last Thursday.....first time !!!!!

And for my CPC 4 test too !! A full unconditional recommendation to Dulson Training !!!!

John Anyon

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HIGHLY RECOMMEND. I did my class 2 with Dulson training and CPC MOD4 and passed both first time! Very friendly instructors and try to help you with what you feel the least confident about ( I had Paul as my instructor ) will definitely be back for my class 1 with Dulson training. 5*

Tyler Adderley

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Great team at Dulson's I had the pleasure of tony and Alan for my class two both great guys and easy to get on with and then I had rob for my class one who is top bloke definitely put me at ease straight from the start and definitely helped me on my journey to my new career great advice with all and will 100% recommend to anyone guys thanks and all the best to you all

James Bedworth

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I could not of been happier with the whole experience. Very helpful every step of the way and felt comfortable with my instructors.

Steve Smith

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We covered all relevant modules , this course was achieved remotely .I found the course full of relevant information and very interesting.

The course was presented in a professional and very easy to follow way via 3 host presenters Rosemary, Dave, Neil,not forgetting pat for her excellent customer service