This is for anyone wanting to drive a C1+E (7.5 Tonne with trailer) Medium Goods Vehicle and trailer, and have passed an LGV medical, and LGV theory tests when doing a C or C1 course.
On completion of this course and you have passed the test, you will be licensed to drive a goods vehicle up to 7.5 tonnes with a trailer up to 4.5 tonnes (Combined train weight of 12 tonnes).
You will also gain the B+E (Car & Trailer) Licence, if you don’t already have it.
Holders of D1 (Minibus) entitlement will also get their D1E. This is due to the C1E test being greater or equal size to the other entitlements.
If LGV theory tests were passed for your C1 or C test they are valid forever, so there is no need to do them again, unless you have C1 ‘Grandfather Rights’. For drivers who passed their car driving test before the Licence changes made in 1997, they will have C1E ‘grandfather rights’ on their Licence with code 107. This limits drivers to a combined train weight of 8,250kg (To upgrade to the 12 tonne combined train weight, an LGV medical is needed and LGV theory tests must be passed before taking the C1E driving