Large Goods Vehicle Drivers

LGV drivers collect, transport and deliver goods in rigid vehicles over 7.5 tonnes, articulated lorries and lorries pulling trailers.

Entry Reqirements

Level 2 NVQ; GCSE at grades A*-C

Typical Tasks

  • Undertakes minor repairs and notifies supervisor of any mechanical faults.
  • Maintains records of journey times, mileage and hours worked.
  • Drives vehicle to destination in accordance with schedule.
  • Assists with loading/unloading and ensures that load is evenly distributed and safely secured.
  • Agrees delivery schedule and route with transport management.
  • Drives vehicle from depot to loading/unloading point.
  • Checks tyres, brakes, lights, oil, water and fuel levels and general condition of the vehicle.

Desired Skills

Reading Comprehension, Critical Thinking, Speaking, Learning Strategies, Mathematics, Active Listening, Writing, Active Learning, Monitoring, Science

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