LGV Removals Driver Apprentice BRT Removals & Storage

Working as an LGV Removals apprentice, your role will be initially working with the existing team to support removals across the UK. Through the apprenticeship you will learn all areas of LGV Category C driving. As you gain experience you will complete your full Category C licence and qualifications for LGV driving.

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Closing date: 21 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,984.00 to £17,846.40

    Potential salary increase when the employee successfully passes their LGV licence. Potential overtime payment

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates
  • Working week

    Contracted to 30 hours. Overtime during Monday to Friday, paid at same hourly rate. Overtime for Saturdays paid at Time+1/2. Working hours TBC

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    24 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    03 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000254947

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Liaising with teams at the start of each day, making sure all relevant and required equipment is loaded prior to departure from head office
  • Driving to address, working together to safely park the vehicle in an adequate position to facilitate loading
  • Checking with the client on which items are to be moved
  • Dismantling large items of furniture for packing and removal
  • Carefully packing items and belongings
  • Keeping an accurate record of any storage requirements; including but not limited to, accurately making an inventory of items and storage locations
  • Effectively loading items and furniture into the vehicle and securing them safely
  • Safely drive to the new location, working together to safely park vehicle in an adequate position to facilitate unloading
  • Ensuring full payment has been received prior to unloading
  • Unloading belongings and placing them where needed, under instruction from the client
  • When the job is completed, check with other teams to see if any assistance is required
  • Ensuring customer completes all required paperwork
  • Ensuring vehicles are well maintained, clean, tidy and safely locked at the end of the day

The training you will be getting

In this role you will work towards obtaining a Level 2 LGV Category C (Urban Driver) apprenticeship qualification and Licence.

Functional skills in maths and English (if required).

The training for the apprenticeship will be ongoing through the 12-months and will involve practical and online training both on the job and with the apprenticeship provider.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

The successful completion of this apprenticeship will lead to a full-time Removals LGV Driver position.  


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Physical fitness, Manual handling

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4) Desired

Things to consider

Please note this role will involve physically demanding work. The role will also involve some extensive travel and the requirement to stay away from home at times. We do require our apprentices to have a satisfactory medical assessment. You also need to be over the age of 18 You will need to hold a valid full UK driving licence with at least 6 months driving experience to qualify for the license acquisition

About the employer

Established for over 40 years now, we specialise in local and national removals as well as office and business relocation services and house clearances. Our purpose-built storage facilities in Paignton offers secure self-storage and container storage solutions, and are available for short or long-term rental. Over the years we have built a strong and successful reputation for ourselves, renowned for our high levels of service and value for money.

Employer

BRT Removals & Storage

Address

UNIT 12

TORBAY BUSINESS PARK

WOODVIEW ROAD

TQ4 7HP

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Training

Training provider

TRANS-PLANT TRAINING LIMITED

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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