Driver Academy – LGV Driver Apprenticeship – Application Process

Driver Academy – LGV Driver Apprenticeship – Application Process

Further to LTB 491/21, issued on the 22nd November 2021 on the agreed Launch of the Driver Academy Approach to Driver Training and LTB 527/21, issued on the 6th December 2021 on the Application Process for the Driver Career Path element, Royal Mail have now shared application information for the LGV Driver Apprenticeship places.

While this scheme is not currently open to existing Royal Mail Group employees, CWU members may have friends or family who would be interested in applying for places on the scheme.

Produced below are a video link to a promotional film the business has created to advertise the Apprenticeship program:

Video Link Royal Mail LGV Film

The Introductory paragraph and link to the application process:

We’re excited to launch an LGV driver apprenticeship scheme as part of our new driving academy of excellence. This is a fully paid, 13-month programme for new drivers with between 1 and 5 year’s driving experience. It will take you from a complete novice to a professional LGV driver with a mix of in-the-cab and classroom training from top Royal Mail driver coaches and external partners.

You’ll learn everything you need to know to become a first-class LGV driver – from best practice to road safety and customer service – to help you become the next generation of Royal Mail LGV driver.

Apply now and join our exciting, brand new LGV driver apprenticeship scheme

The link to the Application process via the Royal Mail Careers page:

These positions are now open to application and Royal Mail expect interest to be extremely high. We would therefore encourage interested parties to apply without delay.

We would ask Branches to bring the contents of the LTB to the attention of CWU members.

Any enquiries in relation to this LTB should be addressed to Davie Robertson, Assistant Secretary, email: quoting reference: 216.01. 

Yours sincerely

Davie Robertson 

Assistant Secretary


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