What will the apprentice be doing?
This is an exciting opportunity to join Thames Water as one of our LGV Driver Apprentices. Our Drivers are ambassadors for Thames Water out on the road so you will be responsible to ensure that our values are upheld and provide a first-class service to our customers.
You will be working alongside an experienced driver technician for the duration of your programme and will receive ongoing support from your mentor, line manager and training provider to complete your class 2 qualification and develop your experience to excel within your career at Thames Water.
We’re in the beginning of journey towards becoming carbon neutral by 2030 and increasing our fleet of 5 electric vehicles so we’re looking for someone who is passionate in joining us on this journey.
As one of our LGV apprentices you will work as part of the Logistic Management Centre (LMC) which operates a new fleet of state-of-the vehicles including:
- Tankers with jetting capability
- Potable Water Tankers
- Inventory delivery vehicles to support both reactive and planned work.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
Cat C+E licence
Large Good Vehicle (LGV) Apprenticeship Standard
On the job training delivered by the employer
Allocation of an apprenticeship delivery coach who will carry out:
- Regular training
- Assessment and support visits to ensure you acquire new learning, knowledge skills and behaviours in order to progress and develop.
- Identify, track and support 20% off the job training activities
- Quarterly formal progress review meetings; identifying learning achievements and next steps
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Permanent role within Thames water
Reality CheckOver 18 and Full driving licence required
Skills RequiredCommunication skills, Organisation skills, Time management
Qualifications RequiredGCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3/D) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade D/3) Desired