All the knowledge and essential skills needed for a successful career where one becomes either a courier or delivery driver are covered by these skills. The drivers can use any mode of transport including cycles, motorcycles, cars vans and, minivans and trucks.
This qualification falls under the framework of the Driving Good Vehicles Apprenticeship.
Being a worker, or a job seeker, as delivery driver or a courier.
WHAT IS INVOLVED IN STUDYING THIS COURSE?
Everyone is allowed to choose the pathway that demonstrates his or her skills as either being a courier or a delivery driver.
These pathways include:
Cycle, and in this case, only level 2 is needed
City & Guilds will be the main centre for learning, and one must have an access to a vehicle which is appropriate.
Each student will be assessed by evidence portfolio in every unit.
One is working as a delivery driver or a courier and he or she possesses some relevant skills and knowledge, and this is usually from a role where one has been supervised.
This is ideal for the ones who have been in this sector for a long period of time, and they know how this sector operates including driving duties, goods delivery and collection and who want graduate to team-leading, supervision of management.
When one possesses these qualifications, he/ she can become an efficient courier, delivery driver LGV and light goods driver.
There are other related qualification that learners could go and take them.
Certificate of level 3 in Traffic Office
Certificate of level 3 in Logistics operations
INVOLVEMENT IN DELIVERING THIS COURSE
One needs suitably qualified staff to carry to offer assessment and the training as a way of delivering these qualifications.
In addition, suitable facilities should available, as they enable learners achieve the industry standards. The facilities include appropriate vehicles.
All learners should be employed in a role where specialized plant and machinery operations are involved
The legal age for this course is 16 years and over, and the learners should have an appropriate driving license.
This levels suits someone if he is working as a delivery driver or courier, or someone who possesses relevant knowledge, usually from a role where he has been supervised
Level 2 has 4 available qualifications, and each level comprises units that are mandatory and appropriate to the relevant transport mode.
WHAT AVAILABLE CAREERS?
One can be become a
Delivery/light goods driver
Related courses which learners can also take:
Traffic Office, level 3 certificate
Logistics operations, level 3 certificate
These qualifications are ideal for those who have been in this sector for a long term, and they know how the sector operates in terms of driving and goods delivery/collection, but they want to enhance their skills.
This level has there available qualification namely:
Transportation of Freight by Road Diploma (Draw Bar Vehicle)
Transportation of Freight by Road Diploma (Rigid Vehicle)
Transportation of Freight by Road Diploma (van)
Possessing these qualifications can help one become an efficient: