LGV Driver Apprentice
GBP23,753 (increasing to GBP29,692 after 3 months) + great benefits
Full time (40 hours per week)
January 2022 start date
Our Level 2 LGV driver apprenticeship will set you up for success as a Class 1 LGV driver at Co-op. It won't cost you a penny to get your licence, and you'll learn more than just driving skills.
This is a 12-15 month programme, which takes you all the way through to becoming a qualified driver. You'll get a permanent role when you successfully obtain your licence, and a good salary with regular reviews, plus premiums for backshifts, nights and weekends.
You'll train while doing a proper driver's job from day one, working alongside an expert trainer. After getting your licence in just three months, you'll get to grips with the health and safety, regulation and customer service side of the role. We'll help you to develop communication skills and introduce you to the latest technologies the logistics industry.
You're guaranteed 40 hours per week during the programme, and 20% of your time will be dedicated to structured learning. With the experience you gain, and the coaching you get from your personal mentor, you'll have a clear route to becoming a transport expert at Co-op - growing your confidence on the road and in the depot.
We asked our current driver apprentices what they love about their job???
* Financial security - you get a great salary and a secure job you can build your life around
* Training - you get free first class training from experienced Co-op colleagues and external mentors
* Career prospects - with drivers in demand, you'll get the qualification and skills to build a sustainable career
* Freedom - you can use your time on the road to reflect and learn by listening to music or audiobooks
* Work/life balance - you'll work a set number of hours, and you'll never have to sleep in your lorry
To apply, you just need a full UK/EU car driving licence, and a desire to learn.
Once qualified, there are plenty of career options available to you. Whether you want to move into driver training, management, or even further your qualifications - we'll invest in you and your career.
Building an inclusive workplace
We want to build diverse teams where everyone can give their best and develop to their full potential. We believe in equal opportunities, and we know it's important that our teams reflect the communities they serve.
We can make reasonable adjustments to our interview process according to your needs. You can find out more about our people policies at (url removed)/peoplepolicies.
As part of the application process for this job, you'll need to complete an online maths and English assessment. It will take around 12 minutes to complete this test, and you can use a calculator and a dictionary