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Apprenticeship training course

Large goods vehicle (LGV) driver C + E (level 2)

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.

Qualification level
2
Equivalent to GCSE.
Typical duration
13 months
Apprenticeship category
Transport and logistics
Maximum funding
£7,000
Maximum amount government will fund
for apprenticeship training.
Also known as
  • Artic driver
  • Driver
  • HGV driver
  • LGV driver
  • Lorry driver
Skills
Skills an apprentice will learn
  • Drive safely and efficiently on public and private roads, and manoeuvre the vehicle in restricted spaces; safely use and position vehicle fitted equipment (eg mobile cranes)
  • Proficiently control the vehicle taking into account the size and type of vehicle and trailer
  • Use relevant equipment and machinery safely and efficiently to ensure the safe handling of customer goods, safely open and restrain trailer and vehicle body doors.
  • Carry out delivery and other relevant activities in a safe and efficient manner complying with relevant systems and processes, following instructions and organisational policy
  • Prepare the vehicle and the load for deliveries, including safely using and positioning vehicle fitted equipment; carry out vehicle safety checks and deal with or report any defects or maintenance issues to the appropriate person; complete daily walk round check sheets
  • Ensure the vehicle is correctly loaded and is safely secured to minimize chances of damage or load shifting
  • Ensure techniques are used to protect the vehicle and load from theft and damage.
  • Effectively plan the most economical route to be used, minimising waste and loss; plan, prioritise and adapt accordingly when situations arise out of the normal routine
  • Use relevant IT systems appropriately and in line with organisational requirements.
  • Fully comply with appropriate legislation and regulation within the transport industry
  • Work safely adhering to the health, safety guidelines e.g. manual handling
  • Use Appropriate methods to communicate effectively with customers and colleagues in line with organisational standards
  • Work independently using own initiative.
  • Work closely with suppliers and customers to ensure any problems, damages or anomalies are corrected.
  • Work as part of a team, showing an ability to work under pressure and to agreed deadlines.
  • Support colleagues and contribute to achieving objectives or goals.
  • Use and connect to the correct type of trailer and its operating systems

Full information on Large goods vehicle (LGV) driver C + E (level 2) is available from the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education.

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