Professional (LGV) Driving Apprenticeship Programme, John Lewis Partnership

Are you a school or college leaver or unemployed, who loves driving? If so the John Lewis Primary Transport Driving Goods Vehicle Apprenticeship is for you. It’s the perfect introduction to the logistics sector and a promising future with John Lewis.


The John Lewis Partnership is a visionary and successful way doing business, boldly putting the happiness of Partners at the centre of everything it does. It's the embodiment of an ideal, the outcome of nearly a century of endeavour to create a different sort of company, owned by Partners dedicated to serving customers with flair and fairness.


Job Detail

To promote the Partnership brand through a professional and courteous manner towards other road users whilst delivering to our networks of shops, service buildings and distribution centres. Meet all key performance indicators (KPI) whilst ensuring the customer receives unrivalled service. To embrace vehicle telematics and vehicle types as you strive to deliver savings to support the wider business.


Training to be provided

To complete the twelve month Driving Goods Vehicle Apprenticeship Programme gaining a level 2 Certificate in Driving Goods Vehicles, Level 2 Award in Employee Rights and Responsibilities and where identified Functional skills. Secure a category C+E driving licence, in order to become a competent LGV C+E Driver.


Working week

8:30am till 4:30pm (37.5 hours) Flexibility is required as the transport department deliver 24 hours a day, across 7 days of the week. Where shifts are worked the appropriate shift premium will be paid.


£195.00 per week, once qualified to C licence increase to £300.00pw increase to £385.00pw  when qualified and passed C+E licence at approximately 9 months.


Skills Required 

·         High Level of Customer Service Skills

·         Plan and organise, good road knowledge

·         Loading and unloading vehicles, physically capable

·         Keeping vehicles in good condition

·         Ensuring goods are safely secure

·         Work on own initiative and meet deadlines 



Category B (car) Licence with no endorsements. No formal qualifications required just a genuine interest in the area and a passion to succeed.


Future Prospects

At the end of the apprenticeship an LGV Driving role with Primary Transport should be achieved.  A variety of driving roles exist across the John Lewis, Retail division and the Waitrose Food division.  The diverse nature of the Partnership means that opportunities to work in other areas of the business are a possibility; these could include working at National Distribution Centres, Customer Delivery Hubs, Regional Distribution Centres, National Distribution Centre or selling Branches.


John Lewis Partnership- Magna Park
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Full time
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10 140.00 gross annual income
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