About Somax

Somax Ltd was founded in 2003 by Simon Werkshagen following a career in the logistics sector. The business involved training drivers to be licensed to drive heavy good vehicles and passenger carrying vehicles. This evolved in 2005 with the addition of the Young Driver Training and Women into Transport scheme which was fully funded and incorporated the NVQ qualification. Since 2005 we have delivered all types of driver training to over 10,000 clients mainly in the South West but also Nationwide for some key accounts.  Delivering taylor made apprenticeships to include Cat C1 or C licensing (18-23 year olds) as well as Driver CPC solutions for our PCV and LGV customers.

Delivering competetive and quality training products:

  • Driver CPC for both PCV and LGV Drivers
  • Apprenticeships in LGV and PCV sectors
  • ADR
  • Operators CPC
  • Licence acquisition for all categories of vehicles
  • Forklift training

Backwell based Somax Ltd honoured at National Training Awards

'Backwell based driver training company Somax has been honoured with a prestigious National Training Award in recognition of their outstanding contribution and commitment to training, learning and development in the workplace.'

Somax Ltd was presented with a Regional National Training Award at the South West Regional Ceremony

Somax Ltd was recognised in the Collaboration and Partnership Award category for its outstanding achievement of 100% pass rates for over a thousand drivers achieving a full Level 2 qualification in Driving Goods Vehicles and Driving Passenger Carrying Vehicles. The partnership with Weston College has been an exceptional success.