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Backed by years of experience, we offer a wide range of courses to suit different levels and needs.

From CPC to ADR training, Class 1 C+ E to Forklift training, our courses provide you with the skills you require to be a knowledgeable, safe and confident driver.

Driver CPC

The Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (DCPC) is a European Union Directive implemented in September 2009, and covers anyone licensed to drive commercial vehicles over 3.5 tonnes. Both newly-qualified and experienced drivers will have a legal responsibility to make sure they meet the requirements of the Driver CPC and carry a valid Drivers Qualification Card (DQC), once qualified.


ADR Training

From January 1st 2007 it became mandatory for drivers of all vehicles carrying Dangerous Goods to be trained by Department for Transport approved training providers. After sitting the approved dangerous goods training course and passing the examination, drivers receive an ADR Vocational Training Certificate (VTC) which is valid for 5 years and recognised throughout Europe. Within 12 months of the expiry date VTC holders are required to take a refresher course to bring them up to date with changes in dangerous goods legislation.

Class 1 C+ E

Our Class 1 C+ E course include:

  • 2½ day course to bring the candidate to a high level of training.
  • Finance packages available subject to status.
  • One to one Training

Forklift Operator Novice

Designed for individuals (16+) with little or no experience of using a forklift. 

This course will provide essential knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation, safe use and best practice of forklifts.

Forklift Operator Experienced/Refresher 

Incorporating pre-use checks and the safe and efficient operation of a forklift in the workplace this course is for those individuals who have already completed the novice forklift training and/or have forklift operation experience.

Electric Pallet Truck

Regulations require all employers to take reasonable steps to ensure safety among their employees and ensure their workers have been correctly trained and hold the appropriate certification.

½ day course will enable the candidate to have a safe working practice of the equipment and receive certification.

Tail Lift Training

The ½ day course is aimed at any operator using a commercial tail lift. Course includes correct loading/unloading , how they should be used along with pre use checks and working at height.

Fire Marshall

Suitable for individuals aged 16+ and aimed at those who are designated Fire Marshalls and/or oversee Fire Safety in their workplace.

The course covers topics like “How a fire might start and spread”, “How to manage and assess risks” and “How to use fire fighting equipment”..

First Aid Course

Providing individuals with the knowledge, skills and training and also complying with the requirements of the Health and Safety (First Aid) regulations 1981 this course is ideal for nominated first aiders.

Meet Your Trainers

Lee (Kenny) Everett

My journey started whilst serving in the British Armed Forces where I gained multiple licences including categories C and C+E.

When I left the forces, I drove category C and C+E vehicles commercially before becoming an approved instructor. After many years honing the combination of driving and teaching skills I can deliver unique training methods, not only to be successful in becoming a C+E driver but to promote an eco-safe driving attitude and gaining a skill for life.


With 39 years in the driving industry, Andy brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to FreightTrain. He’s been a Grade A DVSA ADI instructor and DVSA fleet trainer for 16 years – providing him with a multitude of skills that he is keen to pass on to his pupils.

“When I joined FreightTrain as a driver trainer, I didn’t just want to train drivers to pass their test. If I can pass on my knowledge backed by almost 40 years of experience, I can ensure we as a business promote safer driving.”

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