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Do you dream of a life on the road, going to places you have only ever seen on the TV?


Well, if you have a passion for driving and don't mind being away from home then an LGV Driver Programme Vehicles (LGV) apprenticeship sounds just up your street!

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  • Safe, controlled and fuel efficient driving techniques relating to driving the LGV

  • Safe use of equipment and machinery

  • Vehicle preparation, including vehicle safety checks/inspections

  • How to protect the vehicle and associated loads

  • Planning and preparing processes (eg planning fastest/most efficient route)

  • Basic IT applications and other relevant technology and systems


  • Drive safely and efficiently (SAFED) on public and private roads, and manoeuvre the vehicle in restricted spaces

  • Proficiently control the vehicle in all traffic situations and weather conditions

  • Use relevant equipment and machinery safely and efficiently to ensure the safe handling of customer goods

  • Comply with relevant systems and processes

  • Prepare the vehicle and the load for deliveries, including safely using and positioning vehicle fitted equipment

  • Protect the driver, vehicle and the load from theft and damage

  • Effectively plan the most economical route to be used, minimising waste and loss

  • Use basic IT systems appropriately and in line with organisational requirements

  • Fully comply with appropriate legislation and regulation

  • Establish a good rapport with customers/colleagues

  • Use appropriate methods to communicate effectively with customers and colleagues in line with organisational standards

  • Work well in a team, showing an ability to work under pressure and to agreed deadlines


  • Consistently demonstrate integrity, credibility, honesty and personal drive

  • Take responsibility for their own safety and that of others at all times

  • Take ownership for own performance and training, and proactively keep up to date with industry developments

  • Strive to achieve the best results in all they do

  • Demonstrate a commitment to achieving all personal and organisational objectives

  • Show a genuine interest in meeting the needs of others

  • Demonstrate pride in their own role through a consistently positive, professional approach with customers and members of wider team

  • Show willingness to accept changing priorities and adapts well to new work patterns and changing requirements, with a flexible approach to their work


The apprenticeship will take a minimum of 13 months to complete prior to taking the end-point assessment.

Qualifications: Gain your nationally recognised qualification (Level 2) Large Goods Vehicle Driver, plus your category C+E (Class 1) driving licence, initial drivers CPC and Drivers Qualification Card.


As an apprentice you will have an active role in learning the following skills required within the transport and logistics industry:


  • Transporting goods with pick-ups and multi drop deliveries

  • Navigating a planning routes

  • Supervising the loading and unloading

  • Log book and tachograph training


If you have read through the information and think 'Yep, this apprenticeship is for me' then just a few more points to consider:

  • Are you a good timekeeper?

  • Are you 18+?

  • Are you in possession of a car licence (CAT B or C1)?

  • Do you work well under pressure?

All these things are key as you will be working to tight time slots that you must meet!

Still interested? Well, what are you waiting for...


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As the number one logistics training provider within the UK, there is no where better to start your career than here with System Group.


If you are an employer who would be interested in recruiting an apprentice or enroling one of your existing employees on the apprenticeship programme, please contact us and we will help you with any queries.


0151 317 4450


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