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Driving Goods Vehicles Level 3

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What this apprenticeship teaches you

The Driving Goods Vehicle Level 3 apprenticeship is great for employers, helping businesses build a stronger, more confident workforce equipped with greater skills. It provides Large Goods Vehicle drivers with a qualification demonstrating they possess the skills and knowledge to carry out the role of LGV driver to a professional standard.

Examples of the units covered are:

  • Preparing the vehicle for driving
  • Protect the vehicle and load
  • Drive the vehicle on public roads in a fuel-efficient manner
  • Plan the route and timings for the collection and delivery of loads
  • Apply technology in logistics operations
  • Assess the motor vehicle condition

Why choose this apprenticeship

The Driving Goods Vehicle Level 3 apprenticeship is great for employers, helping businesses build a stronger, more confident workforce equipped with greater skills.

How the apprenticeship works

This qualification is for those within the logistics industry, wishing to become an LGV driver. There are a total of ten units to be achieved as well as five core skills to complete this apprenticeship. Candidates will normally expect to complete the award within one year.

How the assessment works

The apprentice will be assessed through practical observations both in the workplace and at GTG Training. The apprentice will undertake vocational training in the workplace and will attend GTG Training's purpose built motor vehicle workshop on a block release basis for underpinning knowledge and practical training. Assessments will be carried out on site at the candidate's workplace are will take approximately five visits, each lasting around 1 to 1.5 hours

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