D1 & D1E Minibus lessons PCV training school Liverpool

Good Reliable Results - Currently 100% for the past year

Some of our clients who we have sucessfully helped their teaching staff to pass the D1 Minibus course

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Chris Tyson Passed November 2012D1

Chief Trainer Paul Spencer has over 20 years of D1 Minibus training experience

Paul Spencer our chief trainer has held a full Category D & D1 licence since 1986. Paul also has some of the highest proven pass rates in the uk. Paul has worked as a instructor covering various course including the following {Training PCV courses / Training Driving Instructors / Teaching Speed awareness courses for Lancashire County Council / B+E Towing courses / Passed the cardington Driving Special test / Fleet Driver Training}

Rest Assured your training will be up to the highest standards.

Our extra Safety checks

I feel that all drivers have a duty of care towards their passengers and themselves. {Safety check list will be provided at no extra cost}


Do you require a full Category minibus training in Liverpool D1 or {D1E towing licence} minibus licence?

Not - required

If you are a volunteer driver {not receiving any payment including wages/fuel allowance/any payment in kind/not employed as a teacher or caretaker}

Yes - required

As a general rule if you passed your test before 1st January 1997 you need the 101 restriction removed so that you can earn money or drive a school minibus.

D1 minibus pcv restriction 101

Prices D1 Minibus training

2 Day course {16 hours}

3 Day course {24 hours}

0151 281 6463

Module 6 training and test


Hire or reward encompasses any payment in cash or kind passengers which gives them a right to be carried including being paid in your job role and then asked to volunteer to drive a minibus. Contact our D1 Minibus training Liverpool.

D1E Licence upgrade

1 Day course {8 hours}

2 Day course {16 hours}

3 Day course {24 hours}

0151 281 6463

If you passed your test after 1st January 1997 you do not have the Category D1 entitlement on your licence.
However, you may drive if:
a) you drive for a non-commercial body but not for hire or reward
b) you are over 21
c) have held a car licence for 2 years
d) are providing your serevice on a voluntary basis {you are not employed by the school/company}
e) the minibus is under 3.5 tonnes

D1ESimon BrockDannyD1SephenChris Littlehales D1 MinibusMike Navin D1Alan Ashley D1

School teachers

If you are a teacher where you are asked/volunteer to drive the school minibus, you will need a full 'D1' minibus licence. {If you passed your car driving test before 1997 you already have D1 on you driving licence however you will see a 101 restriction which needs to be removed in order to leagally drive a school minibus. How to remove the 101 restriction By passing the PCV minibus Category D1 Theory/Hazard perception & Driving test.


Are teachers classed as volunteers

If you are paid as a teacher this is classed as reward or. This needs a full 'D1' licence.

If you drive out of school hours you are still classed as teaching or supervising and acting as a teacher, this could be classed as driving 'during school hours'.
Also please check with your insurance company regarding the use of non - full 'D1' licence holders to see if cover will still be in force.


It's the driver's & schools responsibility to ensure the safety of the children that are being transported. If an accident causing damage or injury or loss of life were to happen then the driver is at risk of prosecution.


How to gain your provisional PCV D1 licence

Relax I will take care of arranging all the study materials and booking of tests plus medical where required

1. Fill out D2 & D4 forms {your doctor usually charges a fee for completing the medical D4 form}

Click the link below to request the D2 form


{Email us if you don`t receive your D4 form from the DVLA, we will email you the D4 form}



{Module 1} Pass the theory test 35 and Hazard perception test 15

Module 2} Pass a case study theory test 30 - {teaching staff not required to do this module}

Module 3} Pass the D1 PCV driving test 115

{Module 4} Pass a vehicle safety demonstration test 55 - {teaching staff not required to do this module}


One stop shop

I take care of arranging everything for my clients from booking all tests and study materials to arranging the medical if required

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