You will need Category B on your licence.
Anyone who passed a car driving test on or after January 1st 1997 may not have the necessary C1 category upon their licence to legally drive Ambulance or Horsebox that weighs between 3500kg - 7500kg on the public roads and will have to pass further tests. Prior to gaining your C1 Category you will have to undertake a Medical and apply for a Provisional Licence, you will then have to pass your LGV theory and hazard perception test. Once completed you are then ready to take your C1 Course and DSA C1 Test.
Drivers of large goods vehicles (LGV), including ambulances, have to satisfy a higher medical standard than car drivers.
Take along a D4 Form for your GP to complete and with your completed D2 Form, send off to the DVLA.
If you are uncertain on where to obtain the relevant forms or are having any problems filling them out, please don’t hesitate to contact us or call us on 08004346238.
We can send all the relevant forms right to you or offer advice if you may need it.
Apply for a C1 Provisional Licence
Click here to apply for your C1 provisional licence.
Theory and Hazard Perception Test
You will need to successfully pass a DVSA LGV Theory and Hazard Perception Test for the C1 catergory.
Click here to book your C1 Theory Test
The test lasts approximately 90mins and consists of:
- Meeting the examiner;
- show me tell me questions;
- reversing exercise;
- on-road driving.
*Must have your licence with you to take your test otherwise it will be forfeited.