Trailer Towing Training

Lockdown Update 25/2
DVSA have still not confirmed when they will be opening the driving test centres, so we cannot move any further in booking training and testing yet.
As soon as we know when training and testing will be allowed to take place,  we will be rescheduling candidates who were already booked for training and tests in the order in which they were booked, with priority being given to candidates who have had more than one test cancelled due to successive lockdowns. Once these candidates have been rebooked, we will start working on our waiting list. Please let us know if you wish to be added to the waiting list.
This is what the DVSA said on 24/2/2021

In its roadmap the Government set out that driving tests and theory tests in England will restart (as part of step 2) no earlier than 12 April 2021.

DVSA is working closely with the government and will provide more information as soon as we are able to do so on motorcycle, vocational and other tests, lessons and training.


The rules on what you can legally tow are different depending on when you passed your driving test. Click here to find out if you need to take a separate driving test for towing a trailer.

BE licence. 3.5t vehicle & trailer

Whether you need training to be able to pass a BE test, or you already hold the licence and just want some refresher training we can help.

We offer a range of courses to suit your needs and your experience.

Training, tailored to your requirements

(Hourly rate £40 + vat)

If you are very confident in your towing ability, you might feel that you don’t need much training. We invite you to book two hours of initial training, then have a discussion with your instructor about how much additional training (if any) you might need, then arrange to book your driving test.

Alternatively if you just want to arrange your lessons two or three hours at a time, so that you can fit your training and test around your other commitments, then we will be happy to help you with this.

One and half day intensive or semi-intensive course

(9 hours including time on the driving test)
£360 + vat, plus driving test fee of £115 (total £547)
This course is suitable for someone who is confident in towing, for example if you have previously successfully reversed and towed a small trailer (e.g. a 750kg trailer as permitted on a car licence) or you already hold a tractor and trailer licence.

Two day intensive or semi intensive course

(12 hours including time on the driving test)
£480 + vat, plus driving test fee of £115 (total £691)
This course is suitable for any driver regardless of their towing experience.

Additional information

Training can be taken on consecutive days, or if preferred, lessons can be booked two or three hours at a time to suit your schedule.

If you would prefer to use your own car for the driving test, we can help you with this, but we would need to check that the vehicle is suitable for the driving test before making a booking.

If you have a disability and need to present an adapted vehicle for the driving test, we will be happy to help you use your own vehicle.

In the event that you do not pass the driving test, we can arrange practice time before a retest for you.

For further information or to make a booking please call us on 01603 443954