As an Apprentice LGV Driver at FCC Environment, The Apprentice LGV Driver is responsible for; the health and safety of themselves, fellow staff and visitors to site. You will also receive a competitive salary, 20 days annual leave, Pension scheme, Life insurance, On the job training and progression.

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Closing date: 04 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    • Discretionary bonus scheme • Refer a friend • Flexible benefits including high street savings, cycle to work scheme and Gymflex membership, holiday purchase and many more.

  • Working week

    Shift will be based on business needs. Hours will be 6am - 6pm.

    Total hours per week: 42.50

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Expected duration

    13 Months

  • Possible start date

    18 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    06 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • To learn to drive all catergory C vehicles involved with the Recycling Centre contracts primarily hook loader units and servicing the Suffolk RC contract in a safe and efficient professional manner
  • To ensure that all factors which may affect the operation are communicated to the Transport Office immediately and where possible to colleagues to avoid problems
  • To comply with all aspects of the Environmental Permits of the sites worked on
  • To ensure that all equipment on site or being driven on the highway is in a safe and working condition, any defects are reported and acted upon immediately
  • To report any damage found or caused to all property, owned or 3rd party
  • To provide and return all documentation that is required is both timely and legible. This includes the presentation of all documents associated with the vehicle and work time directives. VU-digital Tachograph records, defect-daily walk around reports being stored and produced as required
  • To take all necessary precautions for the safety of people, vehicles and plant as per Health and Safety legislation. Seeking guidance from the Transport Manager and or Transport Office as required
  • To follow work instructions provided and Integrated Management System procedures as indicated by line management. To complete all Health and Safety Training and update as required
  • To carry out all the vehicle/plant daily checks and simple maintenance required, recording as necessary. This includes chassis washing and equipment lubrication
  • To report all accidents involving and affecting vehicles, plant-equipment, self or third party to the Transport Office
  • To respond to any changes or diversions as directed by the Transport Office or other Agencies, e. g. Police, DVSA etc.
  • To use the messaging technology provided and avoid the use of hand-held mobile phones
  • To carry out any other reasonable tasks as required by the Contract or line management

The training you will be getting

  • Large Goods Vehicle Driver, Category C
  • Mandatory Training - GDPR, Workplace Safety, Manual Handling
  • Health & Safety
  • CPD
  • JoB related training

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Once you have completed the LGV driver apprenticeships there is continued development in Leadership, Health & Safety. FCC Environment continue to grow as a business so the opportunities are endless

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness, Full driving license


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3) Desired

Things to consider

An interest and passion for the waste to resource industry • Flexibility, great communication/customer service skills • Working outdoors in all weather conditions • Driving License and access to transportation due to travel to various sites • Dedicated and committed to the Large Good Vehicle Apprenticeship.

About the employer

FCC Environment is one of the UK's leading waste and resource management companies employing more than 2,400 people. We provide a range of services, from collecting business and municipal waste to quarrying, recycling, and processing. We generate green energy from waste, recycle waste into new materials, promote reuse though our reuse shops and play a leading role in maintaining the circular economy. We are now on the lookout for Management Degree Apprentices to join our ever-growing business.




FCC Environment

Foxhall Road,


IP10 0HT


Christopher Isaac


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Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Urban driver

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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