New apprenticeships Large Goods Vehicle (LGV) Driver (L2)
About the role
Large goods vehicle (LGV) drivers drive in a safe and fuel-efficient manner, ensuring that the right products are delivered at the right time, location and temperature (if required), with the correct documentation and within the shortest lead times. They are responsible for maintaining the integrity of lead and vehicle by applying correct procedures for restraint, road, health and safety, and may work within one or more subsectors. They will deliver to a range of settings from warehouses to private homes, may be required to work in shifts and will usually work alone.
We provide a clear learning programme to take apprentices from entry through to the gateway for end-point assessment.
You can use our on-programme offer regardless of whether you are using Pearson as your end-point assessment organisation or not.
In order to meet the apprenticeship standards, apprentices must achieve:
- Mnimum of Level 1 English and attempt a Level 2 English
- Minimum of Level 1 Maths and attempt a Level 2 Maths
- Hold a Category C licence during the apprenticeship in order to drive large goods vehicles.
There are existing optional qualifications that have been mapped to show coverage of the apprenticeship standard.
As both a vocational and academic awarding organisation, we can offer a wide range of English and maths qualifications in line with your standards’ requirements from Functional Skills through to GCSEs.
As an ESFA-approved Assessment Organisation, we provide a full range of assessment services, resources and support from our experienced EPA team to equip you and your learners with the diverse requirements of the apprenticeship standards.
You can use Pearson as your end-point assessment organisation, regardless of whether you choose to use our on-programme offer or not.
The National Skills Academy for Rail (NSAR) has announced a Covid-19 temporary discretions for this EPA. This agreed temporary discretion relates specifically to the Practical Driving Assessment.
The end-point assessment consists of the following two assessment components:
- Knowledge test comprising short-answer questions based on scenarios encountered in the workplace.
- Practical driving assessment consisting of activities observed by the assessor and relating to the skills requirements in the apprenticeship standard.
The overall apprenticeship is graded as Pass/Distinction, based on the apprentice’s combined achievement of the specified grading criteria across the two assessment components.
Overall EPA is graded as Pass/Distinction, and the two assessment components are separately graded too.
Our range of EPA resources such as EPA specification, additional resources document and practice knowledge test are designed to enhance learners’ knowledge and/or hone essential skills required.
They are available to our customers who have signed up to Pearson EPA and include information on:
- Gateway requirements
- Assessment content
- Evidence requirement for each component