Rigid Driving Lessons

Best Instructors | Best Training Vehicles | Best Facilities | Best Price

If you are considering a career as a Heavy Goods Vehicle Driver (HGV - RIGID), then The Irish School of Motoring’s Training Courses for Rigid Trucks will give you the knowledge and skills necessary to get your career off to a flying start. We provide professional Rigid Driving Lessons in Dublin (01 8641790) and Cork (021 4226688).

CALL OUR DUBLIN OFFICE AT 01 864 1790
CALL OUR CORK OFFICE AT 021 422 6688

HGV Courses

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ISM are the market leaders for Rigid Truck lessons (category "C"), which we have been successfully providing since 1965. We provide the best prices and most of all the most professional service possible. ISM’s training courses will ensure that you are well placed to pass your Rigid Truck Driving Test the first time you take it as we boast a 90% Test Pass Rate.

Our courses will give you not only the practical skills to pass your test but will guide you through the procedures for permit-applications, calculating laden weights and using tachographs. We also specalise in both the Initial and the Periodic Drivers CPC Training Courses.

Check out internet reviews about what people say about ISM; this will guarantee you won't want to book lessons with anyone else!

Prices

RIGID TRUCK (category C)

  • Special Introductory Off-Road Assessment (Dublin only) – now €50.00
  • Lessons are charged at €65.00 per hour (normally conducted in two-hour sessions)
  • We offer a special offer discount on a course of 10 hours that costs €600.00 (Save €50)
  • Hiring an ISM RIGID TRUCK for your Driving Test costs €190.00 (which includes a pre-test hour before your test)
  • *Winter Special: 10 hours + Vehicle Test Hire (including 1 hour before) is now €750.00

For more detailed information or to schedule an appointment, contact us at 01 8641790 (Dublin) or 021 4226688 (Cork). Our introductory assessment will provide you with off-road driving, shunting, reversing, theoretical information, CPC information and the ISM pack filled with all necessary application forms.

Our HGV Training Centre in Dublin

We are the only Driving School in Ireland that owns a HGV Reversing Bay. Our HGV Training Centre is conveniently located next to the RSA Finglas Driving Test Centre and provides a safe and secure environment for shunting trucks, practice for coupling and un-coupling trucks and off-side and near-side reversing. At this time we also serve all areas around the country such as Cork, Limerick, Kerry and Waterford. All our Centres and Instructors are fully qualified and are more than helpful and relaxed with helping you learn how to be an expert rigid truck driver.

We have designed our Reversing Bay exactly the same as the Road Safety has so you can reach the Driving Test standard in a professional manner. All other driving schools use public street corners which is not at all safe for other road users. Also, all our Training Vehicles are fitted with Air Brake Dual Controls and are fully insured.

Driving Lessons - RigidYour ADI ISM Driving Instructor will always be in control of the vehicle, so your safety and the safety of other road users will never be compromised. For more information or to make a booking call us now at 1850 530 430 or email us your details to info@ism.ie and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

ISM is the leading provider of systematic training programs to the Irish road-haulage industry. Our client-base of trucking companies have found that they quickly recover the cost of our Training Courses in savings derived from greater fuel efficiency, reduced machine wear and improved safety.

Why Choose ISM?

If you are a Manager in a Transport Company, considering whether to send your employees for professional instruction, we can quickly give you all the details of industry-standard driver certification. ISM also provides you with the most comprehensive list of Training Aids to get you started.

We will tailor our courses to meet your specific needs, and we will guarantee that, when your drivers have finished an ISM course, they will have been exposed to a wide array of information, including the most modern driving techniques and current road legislation.

Testimonials

quote   To whom it may concern,

                                                I have just completed a 10 week HGV Rigid course at Partas centre in Tallaght and as a result have successfully passed my HGV Rigid driving test. The course was in my opinion very well laid out over the 10 week period. I was initially very apprehensive during the first module of the CPC, but was surprised by how easily it fell into place over the next few weeks. Our tutor Mr. John Connell put all participants at ease and was excellent in his delivery, and very comprehensive in any explanations to any queries during the CPC modules. The multiple choice and case study exams as a result were a breeze.

The ADR section which lasted a week was very intensive and packed with relevant content and Mr. John Lennon delivered the course like the expert he is. Again, the exams that followed were made so much easier by his attention to detail during the information packed week.  

Joyce was immensely helpful in her assistance during the CV preparation and associated coursework. I now have a CV formatted to achieve the goal of securing a job.

I was surprised by the friendly and open attitude of the Trainers during the Fork Lift Truck course. All the people involved could not have been any more helpful in explaining the techniques of handling the machinery proficiently and with safety always at the fore. It was a great experience to be involved with experts in their field.

I wish to extend my gratitude to all the tutors involved in helping me complete the course with ease and confidence. But the tutor I would like to express my greatest thanks to is my driving instructor Ger. From the offset he was professional and sympathetic to each individuals needs with respect to their ability to control a large vehicle, and was able to encourage improvement in all the learners who were fortunate to receive his instruction. As a result of his direction I passed the driving test with just one fault.

Without doubt the course for me was a great success and would commend the architects of the project, including Frazier Meredith, David Fay, John Connell, John Lennon, Joyce, Ger, Tony, Seamus and all the instructors involved in all the different modules. I believe that success in the trucking industry will be easier to achieve because of this course and all the qualifications it has given me.

Thank you, to all involved.   quote  - Michael V Doyle

Further Learning

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