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HGV Training - Becoming a professional lorry driver

Q. What qualifications route did you take to realise your career? Initially gaining lorry licence and going on gain industry experience leading into formal qualifications through RTITB & DSA. Q. Please explain in detail what students will learn during your more

Related careers: Large Goods Vehicle Driver

Large goods vehicle (LGV) drivers, previously known as heavy goods vehicle or HGV drivers, are employed to drive goods in commercial vehicles from one destination to another, usually from a supplier to a customer. They drive all kinds of vehicles over 7.5 tonnes, including rigid trucks, articulated lorries, and trucks pulling trailers and may drive long or short distances. Drivers may be required to plan their journeys and schedule their deliveries. They are responsible for the security of their cargo during the trip. The work may involve loading and unloading goods, sometimes...more