Job Title: Driver Apprentice
Division: EV Cargo Logistics
Location: UK
Closing Date: 31st July 2021

What is the opportunity?

EV Cargo Logistics is pleased to be expanding our driver apprenticeship programme. We are now looking for people who are excited by the prospect of working in a dynamic business that is fast-moving and constantly changing,

We are recruiting for HGV Driver Apprenticeships at a number of our depots. This is a great opportunity to join our business as a Driver Apprentice where you will undertake a fully supported and funded training programme to gain your full Class C+E licence.

Programmes are for a minimum of 13 months and you will receive excellent training at our training provider’s premises and in various locations local to your depot.

You will enroll in the Large Good Vehicle (LGV) Driver programme. You must hold at least a valid UK category B driving licence and be 18 years old.

The programme operates on a Monday to Friday basis – 40 hours per week. Once the training is completed you will have the opportunity to access a range of flexible shift patterns.

We would like to hear from you if:

Some key duties of this job are listed below, however this is not an exhaustive list;

  • You are a qualified LGV Driver C E with CPC.
  • You understand Tachograph laws and rules and regulations of the road.
  • You have Good geographic knowledge of UK roads.
  • You have experience driving articulated vehicles.

You’ll learn:

  • Road safety practices, procedures, and legislation – including goods vehicle and working time restrictions and vulnerable road users
  • Vehicle safety and preparation – including checks and inspections, defect reporting, and load security
  • Safe and fuel-efficient driving (SAFED) driving techniques – including restricted space manoeuvres and using public and private roads
  • Transport planning – including route selection and vehicle selection
  • Health and safety practices, procedures, regulations, and legislation within a supply chain environment

Why EV Cargo Logistics?

You’ll get a competitive salary, generous holiday entitlement, access to a discount scheme, company pension scheme, long service awards, service-related holidays, and excellent career development opportunities.

We welcome applications from everyone as we are actively building diverse teams. Our working environment is an inclusive one and a place where everyone can thrive and develop their potential.

About us

Underpinned by world-class technology and innovation, EV Cargo offers a powerful solution for international freight delivery, warehousing and distribution solutions to help businesses grow. With the best people in the industry, EV Cargo ensures global brands benefit from a distribution chain with worldwide reach via an unrivalled multimodal transport portfolio.

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