Driver Apprenticeship


Job Details


UK Greenford Multi User 1 - 10366

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time



Closing Date

17/06/2021 11:00

Wincanton Professional Driver Programme

Wincanton Professional Driver Programme– your Driving career starts here!


Have you ever considered Driving as a career? We are currently looking for individuals who are either starting out in their careers or potentially considering a career change. This can be quite a costly process however our Wincanton Professional Driver Programme offers this to you for free!!

At Wincanton we believe that our people are our most important asset and our apprenticeship programme it’s a great opportunity to kick-start your career as a Driver and earn whilst you learn.

Wincanton Professional Driver programme

The 12 months training you undertake will cover everything from your medical to getting your category C or C + E licence. You will start your Wincanton journey working in one of our Warehouse, Porter or Transport office roles, in your local region, whilst you complete your Driver training programme.

Whilst you are training you can expect to earn between £18,000 -£22000 per annum, this will depend on the role you initially do and site location. Once you have qualified as a Wincanton Driver you can then expect to earn between £30,000-40,000 per annum.

On successful completion of your Driving tests (approximately 4-6 months after you started) you will be able to start driving and take one of our many Driver positions within the region earning up to £25K-35K per annum – role and location dependant.

 It has never been a better time to join us!

The apprenticeship includes licence acquisition training for Cat C or C+E LGVs and is delivered through a blended combination of on the job tuition plus off the job master classes, workshops, e-learning content and professional discussions. Additional training may be included to ensure you are fully compliant and safe.

Entry Requirements and Selection process

•Right to work in the UK

•Full Clean Driving Licence

  • GCECs (or equivalent) in English and Maths grade C or above

•Flexible approach to location (you may be expected to complete your training in a different location in the region)

•Be 18 years old or over

• Be a resident in the UK or EEA for three years

Our selection process

  1. You will need to complete an online application form which includes eligibility questions. If successful, you will then be required to complete an online hazard perception assessment.
  2.  Following on from that   our team will contact you via phone to explain more about the programme and answer any questions you may have.
  3. The final stage will be to complete a medical questionnaire and have an Interview with one of our Transport Managers.

We will require all of our driver Apprentices to start by the 26th March.

Please note you may be asked to complete a DBS check on successful completion of the Apprenticeship.


Benefits for you:

We really value our people and offer a friendly working environment, a focus on developing your skills and a competitive salary. Benefits include full uniform, safety equipment, access to a company pension scheme with employer contributions and other optional schemes you may wish to join. These are just some of the reasons which make Wincanton a great place to work!

Want to find out more? Have a look at our Wincanton Professional Driver programme brochure:


We currently have Driver Apprenticeship  opportunities across the UK. Please check our careers site for a full list of locations.


About us

Wincanton is a leading third-party logistics (3PL) and supply chain solutions provider in the UK and Ireland. As the largest British logistics company, we work in industry sectors as diverse as milk, defence, energy, retail, consumer goods and construction, supporting every stage of development and adding value through our supply chain expertise and innovative approach to logistics challenges. With over 19,000 colleagues across more than 300 sites and a 3,400-strong fleet of vehicles, we put our customers at the heart of everything we do and our mission is “to make our customers business’s better, every day.”

Our people are at the core of our business and what makes Wincanton great. That’s why we provide significant opportunities for career progress, as well as training enrichment and multi-skilling, in a dynamic working environment.

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Please note due to the high volume of applications we may close this vacancy early.