Abbey Launches Class 2 to Class 1 Driver Training


We are looking for highly motivated Category C (class 2 drivers) to make the transition to Category C+E (class 1). Abbey is offering full paid training with a guaranteed HGV Driver role on the successful completion of the course.

We have opportunities throughout the U.K. with various shift patterns available.


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Class 2 to Class 1 Drivers – Who we are Looking For

We welcome applicants who are enthusiastic and want to begin a rewarding HGV driving career with one of the UK’s largest road tanker companies.

Abbey will provide a solid and professional category C+E (class 1)  licence acquisition training programme which is supported by a highly qualified and award-winning  Driver Training team and experienced driver mentors.

To be considered for this programme you must have:

  • A valid Category C (class 2) Licence
  • Driver Qualification Card
  • Max 3 penalty points on your licence


How to Apply or Find out More


To apply, please send your CV to

You can also find out more by emailing your questions to or if you’d like to discuss the course and find out if it’s a good fit for you, you can call us on 07985 664866.


How this is Funded

Your training is led by Abbey’s own training team and supported by Mantra Learning. It is a mix of classroom and practical, on-the-road learning initially funded by Abbey Logistics. The scheme includes a small deduction from pay after training plus a loyalty bonus at the end of a set period.



Abbey Logistics Group is made up of three industry-leading divisions operating at the highest level in their respective fields. Our business is based on exceptional talent and strong values and our people are the key to our success.

We have a proud record of accomplishment for identifying, attracting and developing the best talent in the logistics sector, which has enabled us to continue moving the business forward, growing with existing customers and attracting new business to the group.

The business is growing rapidly. We are now the UK’s largest bulk food powder and liquids logistics provider and have diversified into other markets as our reputation for excellent customer service, best in class operations and our pro-active can-do spirit has spread.

Joining us is an opportunity to challenge yourself and work in a competitive, exciting and highly rewarding industry.

We have created a positive environment and our people thrive on overcoming challenges and exceeding our customers’ expectations.


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