Class 1 Driver – Tramping With Full Training Provided

Company: RT Keedwell

Salary: £30,000+

Location: Highbridge, TA9 4AG

LGV Driver – Apprenticeship

About RT Keedwell Group

The R T Keedwell Group is a nationwide haulage company, operating from a network of eight depots. A long established family business founded in 1969, we are proud of our modern vehicles and trailer fleet and the team that operates them.

We are looking for a Trainee driver Academy to trained qualify as a LGV Driver. Successful candidates will train to pass their Class 1 and become a professional driver for RT Keedwell. You will receive local professional training from our partner SP training through the LGV apprenticeship model. You will receive a blended learning experience which will include on the job training, eLearning and Tutor led remote sessions.

What’s in it for you?

  • A competitive salary of up to £15 an hour once qualified. Pay starts at £9.50 an hour for the first 3 Months. Rising in increments throughout the apprenticeship program.
  • Class 1 – C+E Licence fully funded by us.
  • 28 Days Holiday per year inclusive of bank holidays
  • Statutory Pension Scheme
  • 48 Hours permanent contract with opportunities for overtime for extra income
  • The role is predominantly a Tramper/4on4off position once qualified
  • Join a well-known business where you will be a valued member of the Keedwell Team!

Is this for me?

This is a new and exciting training vacancy which will lead into a qualified driver position upon successful completion of the academy training. Perhaps you are looking for the chance to retrain and have always wanted to work as a driver? Are you a van delivery driver keen to work with larger vehicles? These opportunities will suit people from all walks of life who are willing to learn, inves time in retraining. You will also need;

  • Currently hold a standard driving licence with less than 6 points and 1 years worth of car driving experience
  • To pass a medical assessment prior to appointment
  • To be over the age of 18 years of age
  • To be Committed to a formal training program which includes online learning/assessments as well as virtual online classroom sessions in addition to workplace training
  • To have achieved a GCSE grade 3/D (Or equivalent eg;level 1 functional skills) in Maths and England by the end of training. If you don’t already hold a D in these subjects, we can provide functional skills support to help you achieve an equivalent qualification (Level 1 function skills)

We would love to hear from you if you are interested in becoming an LGV Driver at RT Keedwell and would like to gain your LGV licence while receiving on the job training.

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