Course Description

Heavy Goods Vehicle Driving (Rigid) Killarney

This course is designed to provide the transport industry with category C licenced drivers of Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGV) with rigid bodies.

          What Will I Learn?

  • RSA – Driver CPC Training (CPC Licence)
  • Heavy Goods Vehicle Driving – Rigid Truck (HGV – Rigid)
  • CILT ADR – Hazard Chemical Training Certificate (ADR)

      Where Should I Apply?

  • High demand for qualified drivers
  • Work in the transport and haulage sector
  • Opportunities for travel
  • Varied work schedules

The following additional certifications are also offered as part of this course:

  • RTITB – Forklift Counterbalance Operator Certificate (RTITBI)
  • RTITB – Forklift Reach Operator Certificate (RTITBR)
  • ADR – Hazard Chemical Training Certificate
  • Manual Handling


CollegeKerry College of Further Education & Training
Course LocationKillarney, Kerry
Course CategoryLogistics & Transport
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationAward / Certificate
Awarding BodyETB
Awarding Body DetailsDriver Certificate of Professional Competence
Course Start Date6th March 2023
Course End Date28th April 2024
Course Duration8 Weeks
Course FeeNo Fees
Entry RequirementsApplicants must be 18+ years of age on entry to the course. Junior certificate standard of education or equivalent. Mature applicant route available for applicants aged 23+. Competent written and spoken English (CEFR B1 or Higher). Non-EU/EEA applicants must have permission to work in Ireland. Hold a current full Category B driving licence. Hold a current Category C learner permit. Van or light truck driving experience is desirable. Only applicants who complete a successful interview and CAB test will be considered for this course. NOTE: Applicants must present a valid B licence and a HGV (C) learner permit so their application may be processed.
Carear PathHGV drivers are employed by raw material suppliers, manufacturers, distribution companies, major retail chains, supermarkets and road haulage firms etc. They collect, transport and deliver goods locally, regionally, nationally and internationally.
Course Code371627
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