Driving Goods Vehicles Advanced Apprenticeship
Faculty of Engineering, Aerospace and Automotive
Faculty Level Location Length Ask Apply
Engineering, Aerospace and Automotive Level 3 Transplant Mastertrain, Matford Park Road, Marsh Barton Trading Estate, Exeter EX2 8FD 12-18 months

What is it like to study this course and how will I be assessed?

This Apprenticeship programme is designed as a progression from a Level 2 qualification and is aimed at candidates who will be progressing towards supervisory/managerial positions in the future. Candidates will be employed full time and will be trained ‘on and off the job’ during working hours, by a combination of the employer and our qualified instructors.

Candidates will also attend cohort sessions at our training centre during the apprenticeship for additional training on various aspects vocational driving. 

What topics will I study?

  • Driver Hours and Working Time Directive
  • Health and Safety in the Transport Workplace
  • Safe Loading of Vehicles
  • First Aid at Work
  • Driver Responsibilities
  • Route Planning
  • Eco Safe and Defensive Driving
  • Managing people
  • Operating Licences

What experiences will I get?

You will be trained to drive a Goods Vehicle, Cat B, C1, C or CE as well as the opportunity to progress to extra courses such as ADR, HIAB and forklift truck. 

What are the entry requirements?

Candidates will need to be able to achieve a Level 2 qualification in Maths and English as well as being enthusiastic and eager to learn.

The candidate needs to be employed in a vocation relevant to supervising/managing/operating vehicles in the logistics sector. 

What facilities are there?

We have a bespoke training facility, designed to develop candidates while ensuring their safety at all times. We offer a wide range of training vehicles with multiple gear box and vehicle configurations. 

What can the course lead on to?

Once completed candidates will have a possibility of progressing to a Level 4 qualification. 

Are there any additional costs?

Candidates aged 16-18 all fully funded, however any candidates over 19 are partially funded therefore the employer may be asked to pay a contribution to the programme. 

What support can I get?

We have dedicated assessors for each candidate as well as providing anonymous support via safeguarding and prevent. 

What will this training cost me?

This can vary depending on the age of the Apprentice and the size of an organisation. Please contact a Training and Recruitment Advisor on 01392 400800 for more information.


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