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TTA and City Furniture Hire To Offer 5 Driving Goods Vehicle Apprenticeships In Harlow.

Transport Training Academy, in conjunction with City Furniture Hire Limited, is delighted to be able to offer 5 new Driving Goods Vehicle Apprenticeships to individuals eager to build a career in the logistics industry.

The 12 month apprenticeships, working alongside experienced drivers, will lead to a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification award in Driving Goods Vehicle which will also include the Driver CPC, Manual Handling, and Banksman.

The apprenticeships will be based at City Furniture’s Harlow Depot.

City Furniture Hire Limited is one of the largest stock hire companies in the UK and provides quality hire furniture for events, exhibitions, conferences, offices, and outdoor functions. The company provides tailored-solutions for all occasions, and offers an extensive range of quality products. City Furniture Hire Limited is passionate about offering a professional and efficient delivery service and its fully trained delivery team, which operates from warehouses nationwide, is committed to ensuring its clients’ furniture always arrives in excellent condition and on time.

Apprenticeship Vacancy: description and personal specification.

This apprenticeship will give you the opportunity to learn a skilled trade that will set you up for a great future. The Apprenticeship takes a minimum of a year to complete.  During this time the company will give you all the support you need to succeed, as well as a good wage and extra benefits.

The duties include loading and unloading of hire furniture, constructing and dismantling hire equipment, and assisting with the deliveries to private and corporate clients. Candidates who will need to display a high standard of customer service will gain a thorough knowledge of working within the warehouse which will include completion of paper work and stock rotation.

In order to qualify for this Driving Goods Vehicle Apprenticeship, candidates will need to fulfil certain eligibility criteria.

You must be 17 years of age or older and have a full car driving licence. Candidates must also display a genuine willingness to learn and a serious commitment to building a career within a fast-paced but rewarding industry. Successful completion of the Apprenticeship may lead to the offer of a permanent position with City Furniture Hire Ltd.

Skills Required.

Applicants will need to be able to work on their own initiative and as part of a team. Applicants have to be reliable and have a flexible approach to work as well as being able to work in a fast-moving industry.

Candidates must be motivated, flexible, trustworthy, and have good communication skills. Applicants will also need to possess an excellent customer service ethos and a strong want to learn and develop.

Qualifications required.

Category B Driving Licence (Car)

Terms and Conditions:

The standard working hours are 45 hours per week, (working 5 nine hour days through Monday to Sunday depending on business needs). The standard pay is £6.45 per hour, rising to £6.70 per hour.

If you would like to apply for one of these Driving Goods Vehicle Apprenticeship vacancies, and you’re enthusiastic and keen to learn, take this opportunity by applying now. For further information, contact Transport Training Academy on 0845 056 0561.

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