Rigid Truck Driving Lessons in Dublin

Rigid Truck Driving Lessons in Dublin
Rigid Truck Driving Lessons in Dublin

How do I learn to drive a Rigid Truck in Dublin?

Are you interested in learning to drive a Category C Rigid Truck over 7.5 Ton? Are you considering upskilling or a change of career? Passing your Category C Rigid Truck Driving Test can open a door of opportunity to you and will be a skill you can keep forever.

We cover the Test Centres at Tallaght, Finglas, Naas and Navan. Rigid Driving lessons in Dublin and the surrounding counties of Kildare and Meath. We are available 7 days a week from 7 am to 10 pm so even if you have a Full-Time job we can find a time for driving lessons that suits you best. To begin Rigid Truck Driving Lessons in Dublin you must:


  1. Be at least 18 years of age and a holder of a Category B Licence.
  2. Get your Public Services Card. You will need this to sit your theory test
  3. Apply for and pass the Category C Theory test (theory test.ie). You can also do a combined Truck and Bus theory test to gain a learner permit in both categories.
  4. For convenience, you should also sit the CPC Case Studies exam at the same time as you cannot work professionally like a truck or bus driver without an up to date CPC.
  5. Apply for an appointment to get your learner permit at NDLS.IE or alternatively you can turn up any day and wait in line (which often only takes 20/30 Minutes and can be preferable to waiting 6 weeks for an appointment).
  6. Before attending the NDLS center you need to get a Medical Certificate completed by your doctor (the form is available on the NDLS website). You also need to bring photographic ID, Proof of Address, Evidence of residency entitlement and PPS Verification.
  7. After attending the NDLS Centre you should receive the new Learner permit within 10 days and are then entitled to start taking rigid driving lessons.
  8. You can contact us on 01 455 9231 at any stage of this process for help or assistance or fill in the form below.

Why choose Pinnacle Driving School for Rigid Truck Driving Lessons in Dublin?

So you have received your Category C Learner Permit and want to begin taking Rigid Truck Driving lessons. Here are some of the reasons you should give us a call:


  • Unbeatable Value either paying per lesson or availing of a block booking.
  • All Dublin test centers and surrounding areas including Tallaght, Finglas, Naas and Navan covered
  • Up to date knowledge of all test routes
  • All lessons will be tailored to suit your needs. We promise not to take you anywhere you are not yet capable of but if you are ready we will try to encourage and challenge you as much as possible in order to pass the Rigid Driving test in as few driving lessons as necessary.
  • Rigid Driving Lessons in Dublin, Finglas and Tallaght are available 7 days a week from 7 am to 10 pm.
  • We can teach maneuvers not covered on the Category C Rigid Truck test such as Bay Parking.
  • For additional safety and peace of mind, all trucks have Dual Pedals fitted.

Rigid Truck Driving Lesson Prices

Whether you prefer to pay per lesson or buy a block booking we can find a package to suit all budgets. If you have never driven a truck before then you will be looking at around 10 hours of driving lessons in the Rigid Lorry in order to pass the Category C Driving Test. Due to the length of the test route (70 minutes) 2 Hour lessons are most beneficial.

Our Prices are as follows:

Hour Rigid Driving Lesson: €140

10 Hours of Rigid Driving Lessons: €650* (Save €50)

* Each additional Hour: €65

10 Hours of Rigid Driving Lessons and Truck Hire for Driving Test: €850

Use of Truck for the Category C Driving Test:  €220

Use of Truck for CPC and Driving Test: €260