Large Goods Vehicle (LGV) Apprenticeship

Join our new apprenticeship drivers' academy and become LGV qualified with the opportunity to acquire additional driving qualifications and start a career with a leading employer. Applicants must be 18 years old and hold a valid UK Driving Licence.

As leaders in our field we’re always on the lookout for driven and committed individuals to fulfil their potential and drive improvement, productivity and help themselves develop within the company. To help give back to our employees we offer benefits such as annual salary increases, 27 days annual leave and a pension. To ensure a smooth learning journey we have an ever-growing network of apprentices to work alongside, and mentors with valuable expertise and strong skillsets to learn from.


Annual wage

Working week
Monday to Friday
Total hours per week: 40

Expected duration
12 Months

Possible start date
01 Apr 2020

Apprenticeship level
Intermediate Level 2 (GCSE)

Reference number

1 available

Application closing date
8th March 2020

Enterprise Way
RG19 4AN

What will the apprentice be doing?
Forterra has launched a new Drivers' Academy where apprentices will train, learn and gain the qualifications and experience to become an LGV driver delivering building products nationally once trained. After the initial apprenticeship progression will include the LGV C+E licence and ALLMI lorry loader qualification. Team work is important so supporting the transport depot team is part of every day working.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
At the end of the apprenticeship you will achieve the C licence and Driver Qualification card. You will be required to attend block release training off site for 12 weeks which will be fully arranged by Forterra and is an important part of  your training.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Once qualified we're keen to offer as many career opportunities as possible.

Desired skills and personal qualities
Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Patience, Physical fitness, Working and behaving safely.

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 5) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 5) Desired
Other UK Valid Driving Licence (Grade Pass) Essential

Things to consider
Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an assessment centre at Thatcham site. Salad Skills will contact you if you have been successful. Full feedback will be given after this process.

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