Duration:

15 months

Programme overview:

 The LGV Driver (C+E) programme builds the knowledge and skills needed for driving and delivering goods across all sectors and distances for a range of customers – from private individuals and sole traders through to large global organisations.

Interacting with a wide range of people and customers, LGV drivers strive to meet expectations by providing a quality service that encourages repeat business and customer satisfaction.

The programme includes provision for learners to gain both the Category C and C+E licences, enabling them to operate articulated as well as rigid vehicles.

Who is this programme for?

The programme would suit individuals who

  • Are 18 years of age or older
  • Hold a Category B (car) driving license

The programme would suit new recruits with no previous experience within logistics as well as warehouse, office or driving staff who want to move into a large goods vehicle driver role.

Key learning outcomes:

Knowledge

  • Safe, controlled and fuel-efficient driving techniques.
  • Safe use of equipment and machinery.
  • Vehicle preparation including coupling and uncoupling of trailers, vehicle safety checks, loading, securing and unloading processes, and defect reporting.
  • Route preparation and contingency planning.
  • Role-related technology and systems.
  • Structure of the industry and organisation.
  • Minimising environmental impact.

Skills

  • Driving safely and efficiently.
  • Manoeuvring the vehicle in restricted spaces.
  • Proficiently controlling the vehicle, taking into account the size and type of vehicle and trailer.
  • Using and connecting to the correct type of trailer and its operating systems.
  • Complying with relevant systems and processes / following instructions and organisational policy.
  • Ensuring the vehicle is loaded correctly and securely.
  • Using techniques to protect the vehicle and load from theft and damage.
  • Fully complying with appropriate legislation and regulation within the transport industry.
  • Adhering to health and safety guidelines (e.g., manual handling).
  • Communicating effectively with customers and colleagues.

Behaviours

  • Demonstrating integrity, credibility, honesty and drive.
  • Taking responsibility for personal safety and that of others.
  • Taking responsibility for the safety of the vehicle and load.
  • Keeping up to date with industry developments.
  • Working in a professional manner.
  • Having a flexible approach.

Qualifications and certification:

  • Category C (Class 2) licence
  • Category C+E (Class 1) licence
  • Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) level 2 apprenticeship certification

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