Category D1 Training

Category D1 / Minibus

The Category D1 driving licence allows people to drive Passenger Carrying Vehicles (PCV) with upto 17 seats, including the drivers seat. The licence holder can then obtain an income by driving these vehicles for hire and reward.


In order to attend this course you will need to be a minimum of 17 years old and hold a full Category B (Car) licence. The first step will be obtain your provisional licence. In order to do this, you will need to have a medical and send a completed D2 and a D4 Medical Form (download here) application form to the DVLA. Our staff will arrange this for you. Once you have received your licence back then then we will book multiple choice and hazard perception tests. We can even arrange to provide you with revision material if required! If you are struggling with any part of your revision our staff are always on hand to explain things to you.

Why Choose DHT Training Solutions?

Our Driving Instructors are the best and most experienced in the area and our aim is to provide you with such a good service that you will recommend us to your family and friends. DHT Training Solutions have their own off-road reversing area and can replicate the conditions you will face during your driving test. Our Category C training is provided in an Automatic vehicle, however you will receive a manual entitlement on your licence (assuming you have a manual car licence)

Our training generally takes place over 5 days, on a 2:1 ratio, but we are totally flexible and can arrange training over a shorter duration on a 1:1 basis if required. We pride ourselves on being flexible to meet our customer’s requirement’s and can deliver training on an evening or a weekend.

During the course we will cover the following:

  • Vehicle familiarisation, ensuring your (and ours!) safety when you go onto the Public road.
  • Vehicle Safety Checks
  • Moving away safely
  • Hill starts
  • Controlled stopping
  • Independent driving
  • Reversing exercise
  • Mock driving tests on test routes you might face on your actual test
  • “Show me, tell me” questions

All of our courses are fully inclusive of test fees and Vat and there will be no hidden costs!

Please contact us to discuss your requirements and to book this course!

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