Personal Learning Account (PLA Funding)

Access fully funded and free LGV driver training courses using a Personal Learning Account (PLA) from Welsh Government

Please note: PLA applications for LGV driver training are currently closed due to high levels of demand. We will update this page and our Facebook when applications reopen.

A Personal Learning Account (PLA) will allow you to study part-time around your existing responsibilities. It will enable you to obtain the skills and qualifications you need to change your career or progress in your current job. 

Personal Learning Accounts provide flexible training, fully funded by the Welsh Government. You'll be able to get new skills and qualifications that local employers need to help you progress your current career or change it altogether.

To qualify for a PLA, you must be:

  • Aged 19 years or older
  • Living in Wales
  • Earning less than £29,534 

You are currently able to complete the following courses with us using PLA funding:

    • LGV C (Class 2) Driver Training
    • LGV CE (Class 1) 'Direct Entry' Driver Training
    • LGV CE (Class 1) 'Upgrade from LGV C' Driver Training

    How to apply

    Click here to read more about Personal Learning Accounts and the courses available with us on the Coleg Gwent website.

      Click here to apply for a Personal Learning Account via Coleg Gwent.

      When asked for your preferred campus, enter 'Heads of the Valleys Training.'