Launch of 2015 UK Driver Goods Vehicle Apprentice Programme

Following the success of the pilot Driver Apprentice programme last year we are pleased to announce that the 2015 Driving Goods Vehicle Apprentice Programme is open for applications.

We are looking to recruit 18 apprentices to this year’s programme, 12 of these will be in Aggregate Logistics at locations across the UK and for the first time we are extending the programme to 6 Cement Logistics roles, where the apprentices will be trained to drive our cement tankers.

Vacancies will be based at the following locations:-

6 x Cement Tanker Driver Apprentices:  1 x South Ferriby, 1 x Tilbury, 4 x Rugby

12 x Aggregate Tipper Driver Apprentices:

Northern Locations:    1 x Halkyn, 1 x Doveholes, 1 x Shap, 1 x Selby

Southern Locations:    1 x Westmill, 1 x Bradwell, 2 x Angerstien, 1 x Kingsmead, 1 x Lincoln, 2 x Wickwar

During the programme the apprentices will undertake training and pass skills assessments in a variety of areas including Certificate in Driving Goods Vehicles; Functional Skills (English & Maths); Employee Rights & Responsibilities; How to Protect the Load and Safe & Efficient Driving.  Completion of the programme will lead to an LGV category C or C+E licence and the role of LGV Driver within CEMEX.

To qualify for an apprentice place candidates need to be between aged 18-23 and must hold a full UK car licence.

Attached at the end of this edition are our advertising posters (also in the Downloads section of the UK News website) which will provide more information.  We would appreciate you and your Teams’ support in placing these adverts on your site notices boards and inviting our employees to recommend our programme, and CEMEX, as an employer of choice, to their family and friends.

More information can be found via our vacancy advertised on the government apprentice website…  https://www.gov.uk/apply-apprenticeship where interested individuals can register and apply.

The application process opens on Monday 3rd August 2015, closing on 28th August 2015.

If you have any questions then please feel free to contact Carl Milton or Paula Webb.