Trainee Driver Academy in Surrey

Job description


Yes free, this once in a lifetime opportunity has become available at our Reynolds Depot in Yate.

This  Trainee Driver Academy (TDA) position is a platform for prospective employees possessing an excellent work history and great work ethic, who would like to join the distribution team in Yate and start the journey to becoming a professional LGV Driver.

Trainee Driver Academy

Location: Unit 3, 247 Armstrong Way, Great Western Business Park, Yate, Bristol, BS37 5NH

Working Hours: Average of 48 hours per week

Shift Pattern: 5 days over 7

Starting Trainee Salary: £23,000

Who is it for?

This would suit a candidate who is looking to change direction and begin a career path in Transport, and to gain their LGV professional qualification. 

This is a fantastic opportunity to springboard your career into professional driving with a successful growing business.

How does it work?

Starting Salary £23,000 per annum
Contracted as Driver Trainee during 6 month probationary period
Aim to pass Class 2 licence in 12 – 14 weeks (Dependant on test bookings)
Once Class 2 licence is received trainee driver will be assessed on 7.5t vehicle and if upgraded salary will be increase to £26,000.
On completion of 6 month probation trainee driver will be assessed on Class 2 vehicle and if upgraded salary will increase to £29,000
CPC training is covered as part of Class 2 qualification
Program content:

The Trainee Driver Academy will provide the foundation, knowledge and experience for obtaining a Class 2 license.

Trainees will be required to demonstrate an aptitude and understanding of both driving and theory skills which will culminate in them achieving their Cat C license. Following an in-dept induction you will be trained by your driver mentor in all aspects of the role.

Subjects covered to pass Licence Acquisition:

Theory based training test
Hazard perception training test
Cat C practical training test
CPC module 2 and 4

Permanent Contract
Cash Introductory Scheme
28 days paid annual leave (increased with length of service up to 33 days)
Enrolment in to Pension Scheme
Healthcare Cash Plan
Access to discounts and savings through their Retail Rewards portal
Free onsite parking
Direct access to loans and savings plans with NLCU
Long service award
Baby boxes
Loyalty sick pay
Day of for moving home
Our client is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity
Role: Trainee Driver Academy
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Gloucestershire,

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Extra information

Education Level
Working hours per week
4 - 40
Type of Contract
Casual / Part Time Jobs
Published at
Profession Sub-category
Customer Service
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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