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I'm due to start my driver training on 13th June. I was wondering if there was any annual leave whilst training? Thanks.
 
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You'd be best speaking to the TOC, for the most part you can accrue leave in training but few will allow you much in the way of time off, especially in the classroom stages.
 

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Cheers for that, I'm not after long periods of time off, just a day here and there for hospital appointments (of the maternal type!)
 

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Cheers for that, I'm not after long periods of time off, just a day here and there for hospital appointments (of the maternal type!)

If you are up to scratch you get a week off around week 13? Depending on which toc, not keen on you missing anything
 

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I think ours has a two day limit on leave during classroom training. Any more then you have to restart if and when another course is available.
 

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Unlikely, who is it with?
No a/l until the classroom work was completed when I trained, not even bank holidays. It would be pretty disruptive to the class if you took a couple of weeks off as they tend to cram as much into a short space of time as possible.
 

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Unlikely, who is it with?
No a/l until the classroom work was completed when I trained, not even bank holidays. It would be pretty disruptive to the class if you took a couple of weeks off as they tend to cram as much into a short space of time as possible.

As the OP stated, it would be an odd day for hospital appointments. More than likely an afternoon or morning ordeal and not a full day? My toc were accommodating to these issues as we have lives to live also. While you are granted time off during classroom, I will stress what others have said. It must be absolute minimum as you may fall behind the workload. A guy on my course ended up needing a week off due to illnesses and caught up in his own time. Basically sitting 2 exams for the price of 1 while we sat another. Didn't take him long to catch up.

Just make sure you state exactly when and keep to a min and they should be understanding
 

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Manchester mate.
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As the OP stated, it would be an odd day for hospital appointments. More than likely an afternoon or morning ordeal and not a full day? My toc were accommodating to these issues as we have lives to live also. While you are granted time off during classroom, I will stress what others have said. It must be absolute minimum as you may fall behind the workload. A guy on my course ended up needing a week off due to illnesses and caught up in his own time. Basically sitting 2 exams for the price of 1 while we sat another. Didn't take him long to catch up.

Just make sure you state exactly when and keep to a min and they should be understanding

Thanks for that and yes as you say, I'm not asking to go in holiday, it will be for maternity appointments with my wife. As you say, probably just a few hours!
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Hi mate

whereabouts you going to be based?

I'll be based in Manchester, eventually working out of Victoria.
 

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My Toc wouldn't let me have a moving day during my training. Was also rejected (and more annoyed) that they wouldn't let me have one of the England World Cup games off!
 

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I'm due to start my driver training on 13th June. I was wondering if there was any annual leave whilst training? Thanks.

You need to speak directly with the training manager and offer to base the appointments if possible around your training, this is the only way to ensure there are not any disappointments on either side.
 

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You're legally entitled to take time off for 2 antenatal appointments. You don't need to take it as annual leave.

Congratulations!
 

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I'm due to start driver training shortly and having come from another position internally, I wondered if the annual leave I still have remaining for this year is transferred across or whether the slate is wiped clean so to speak.

If so, I better use my remaining days!

Any info gratefully appreciated..

Thank you
 

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I'm due to start driver training shortly and having come from another position internally, I wondered if the annual leave I still have remaining for this year is transferred across or whether the slate is wiped clean so to speak.

If so, I better use my remaining days!

Any info gratefully appreciated..

Thank you
I would ask your HR department.

If you have accrued holiday then that will be given to you (or should I say, it should be given to you), either in time off or in pay in lieu of time off.
 
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