Delivery Drivers and Couriers

Delivery drivers and couriers collect, transport and deliver goods using a range of vehicles, including bicycles and motor vehicles up to 7.5 tonnes in weight.

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 obtains receipts from customers for goods collected/delivered.
  • 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, Learning Strategies, Critical Thinking, Active Learning, Monitoring, Active Listening, Speaking, Writing, Mathematics, Science

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