HGV Driver Apprentice (Level 2) - Ollerton J. MURPHY & SONS LIMITED

Murphy is a leading global, specialist engineering and construction company founded in 1951 that improves life by delivering world-class infrastructure. As part of this apprenticeship, you will follow the Large Goods Vehicle (LGV) Driver C+E Level 2 2 apprenticeship standard which takes up to 14 months to complete.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 01 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    Competitive

    This pay rate is above National Minimum Wage

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, shifts to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    14 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    04 Dec 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000216393

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

As part of this apprenticeship you will work closely with our experienced HGV Drivers in order to learn and understand the role of logistics/transport in the Construction and Civil Engineering sector while undertaking the required training to obtain the relevant license classifications for lone working. 

Key responsibilities:  

  • Understand and demonstrate the importance of Health and Safety in the workplace
  • Comply with organisational safety, policies and procedures. 
  • Safe, controlled and fuel efficient driving techniques relating to driving the LGV. *vehicle configurations and associated safety issues, including safe access and egress from vehicles and trailers to include prevention of falling from height
  • Safe use of equipment and machinery eg manual handling equipment, vehicle and delivery systems, including where to find relevant instructions
  • Guidance on vehicle preparation, including vehicle safety checks/inspections, defect reporting, safety requirements, loading, securing and unloading processes
  • How to protect the vehicle and associated loads, including management of unlawful access to vehicle and loads
  • Basic IT applications and other relevant technology and systems eg tachographs, adaptive braking, hand held scanners, on board telematics etc. 
     

The training you will be getting

  • As part of this apprenticeship, you will follow the Large Goods Vehicle (LGV) Driver C+E Level 2 2 Apprenticeship Standard which takes up to 14 months to complete
  • For this apprenticeship you will be based at our Ollerton Plant Depot, Rushcliffe House, Newark Road, New Ollerton, Nottingham, NG22 9PZ.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • You will have a permanent position at Murphy with further opportunity to develop your career

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3 or above (D-A*)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3 or above (D-A*)) Essential

About the employer

Murphy is a leading global, specialist engineering and construction company founded in 1951 that improves life by delivering world-class infrastructure. Operating in the United Kingdom, Ireland and Canada, we provide better engineered solutions to infrastructure sectors including Transportation, Water, Power, Natural Resources, and Construction & Property. Headquartered in London, Murphy has a number of related businesses – Ground Engineering; Utility Connections; Murphy Plant; Murphy Process Engineering; Pipeline Testing Services; Specialist Welding Services; and Electrical Services. Murphy is a specialist in delivering pipelines, design, structural steel, tunnelling, fabrication, bridges and piling, and has a substantial holding of plant, equipment and facilities. Murphy employs around 3,600 engineers, professional managers and skilled operatives around the world. Together, we work as ‘One Murphy’ by directly delivering the people, plant and expertise needed to make projects a success.

Employer

J. MURPHY & SONS LIMITED

Address

Rushcliffe House

Newark Road

NG22 9PZ

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Training

Training provider

THE NATIONAL LOGISTICS ACADEMY LTD

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

Large goods vehicle (LGV) driver C + E

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


Employer's Application Instructions

Please apply using the website link. You will need to share your CV and a few basic details with us.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 01 Apr 2024