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Large Goods Vehicle (LGV) Driver C+E Apprenticeship WCF Chandlers

Are you looking to start your career within the tanker driving industry, but currently do not possess the required driving qualifications (e.g. LGV Cat C, CPC, ADR)? If yes, the WCF Fuels Driver Academy could be the one for you!

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £20,000 (£9.62ph) will be payable until successful achievement of driver qualifications (estimated 3mths). Following this, wage will increase to £21,500 (£10.37ph). After approx. 9 months continuous service, full driver wage will be applicable.

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week (day shifts) Overtime may be available during the week as well as weekends as necessitated by the business (predominately in the winter).

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    13 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    27 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As a Fuels Tanker Driver for WCF Chandlers, you will drive a 4 or 6-wheeler vehicle, doing both bulk deliveries and hose deliveries.  Your duties will include;

  • Delivering to domestic, commercial and agricultural customers throughout our operating area
  • Daily loading of the vehicle following all operational procedures and Health & Safety guidelines
  • Carrying out pre-shift vehicle safety checks
  • Ensuring that all company policies and procedures as documented in our Driver’s Handbook

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

You will receive dedicated training undertaken by our external Training Partner (SP Training), expert training from our in-house accredited Trainer, as well as support and guidance from our Leadership team.

At the end of the program, you will be qualified and competent in all aspects of tanker driving:

  • Hold a LGV Category C+E Licence (Successfully passed all aspects of the Large Goods Vehicle (LGV) Driver C+E Apprenticeship)
  • Gain CPC & ADR qualifications
  • Hold a Petroleum Driver Passport (PDP)
  • Understand safety processes & procedures
  • Know the importance of good customer service

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Part of our growing team of skilled fuel tanker drivers.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade (Grade Grade D (grade 3) or ab) Essential
Other Eligibility is subject to passing a HGV medical (Grade Pass) Essential

About the employer

WCF is a private company, partly owned by its employees, operating a number of autonomous businesses focussed on niche retailing and specialist distribution in the UK.


WCF Chandlers


Lancaster Approach

North Killingholme


DN40 3JZ


Simon Wainwright

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Large goods vehicle (LGV) driver C + E

Level 2 (GCSE)

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