BBC News 14 November 2017 

School teachers will need licence for minibuses



CAT D1 (Minibus)

Lloyds Motoring can help you obtain your minibus or coach test.

To obtain your CAT D (coach) or D1 (minibus) licence you will be required to follow these steps:

Step One:

Enquire about a starter pack through Lloyds Motoring with all the relevant forms to obtain a provisional licence

Step Two:

Arrange Medical with a GP for completion of a DLM1 form.

Obtain a basic disclosure certificate via Access NI: https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/services/apply-online-basic-check

Complete DL2 form.

Forward DLM1, DL2 and Disclosure certificate and 2 parts of your licence to the DVLNI to obtain your provisional.

Step Three:

Obtain Theory and Hazard Perception books/DVD from Lloyds Motoring and prepare for your tests whilst awaiting the DVLNI to return your provisional licence.

Step Four:

On Receipt of your Provisional licence with the relevant category added, book your Theory and Hazard perception tests. (See our section on Theory Tests).

Step Five:

Once you have passed both Theory and Hazard perception tests, contact Lloyds Motoring to book your training course.

To obtain a full licence to drive for hire and/or reward you will need to complete all 4 modules:

These are :-

  • Module 1 – PCV Theory and Hazard Perception Test
  • Module 2 – PCV CPC Case Studies Test. An Online Assessment can be undertaken here.
  • Module 3 – PCV Practical Driving Test
  • Module 4 – PCV CPC Practical Demonstration Test

CAT D (Coach/Bus)

This training course is conducted over 5 days with 4 days of training and testing on the 5th day.

Click on our Video Gallery for details of each Module.

Video Gallery

For full requirements please visit https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/articles/driving-passenger-carrying-vehicles-pcv-car-driving-licence

If you are ready to book this course, click our ‘Enquire Now’ link below or contact the office: 02890 825333