1. Overview

You need to apply for the correct provisional entitlements on your driving licence and include a medical report to become a lorry or bus driver.

You’ll then need to pass:

You’ll also need to complete the Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (Driver CPC) if you want to drive a bus or lorry for a living.

For driver licensing, lorries are called Large Goods Vehicles (LGVs) and buses or coaches are called Passenger Carrying Vehicles (PCVs).