Classes of HGV Licence Avalable in the UK

There are four categories to choose from.

Various HGV and LGV Truck Licences Available In The UK
Licence DescriptionLicence Category
Vehicles over 3,500kg with a trailer up to 750kgC
Lorries between 3,500kg and 7,500kg with a trailer up to 750kgC1
Vehicles over 3,500kg with a trailer over 750kgC&E
Lorries between 3,500kg and 7,500kg with a trailer over 750kg - total weight not more than 12,000kgC1+E

The above is taken from the DVLA's INF2D booklet

Typically, you would choose class C for learning to drive a rigid lorry and C+E to learn to drive an articulated vehicle.

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