Many teachers and outdoor activity instructors will be asked to
drive minibuses as part of their work.
Unfortunately all drivers who passed the car driving
test after January 1997 can, legally, only drive small
minibuses and cannot do so as part of their paid
employment. In order to drive a larger minibus as part
of their work drivers must pass the D1PCV Driving Test.
Why should you learn to drive a minibus now?
budgets being slashed many schools and colleges
cannot afford to train their staff to drive
Arriving for interview with the D1 PCV licence will
make you more attractive to your prospective
As soon as you
start work you will be able to take your students on
field trips, sports events and other outdoor
What do you have to do?
need to pass a vocational medical, apply for a provisional
D1 licence, pass a theory test and a hazard perception test
and train for and pass the practical test.
Contact us today on 01752 846600 or by email at
and we will guide you
through the complete process.
How much will it cost?
process including medical, theory and hazard
perception tests and practical training and test can
be achieved for less than £1000.
It’s always worth
asking your new employer if they would contribute
towards the cost of your training.
How long will it take?
medical, theory and hazard perception tests is
dependant on your personal motivation but should not
take more than a few weeks.
training and test is normally a four day course.
A word from someone who has completed the training