How to become a delivery van driver
You can get into this job through an apprenticeship or by applying directly.
You could do an Express Delivery Operative Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship or an Urban Driver Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship.
These apprenticeships take at least 1 year to complete.
You'll usually need:
- some GCSEs, usually including English and maths, or equivalent, for an intermediate apprenticeship
You could apply directly to work as a delivery driver.
Employers will expect you to have:
- basic English and maths skills
- a good driving record
- the correct driving licence
You'll find it useful to have experience in storage, working in a warehouse or other driving work.
You can find out more about working in logistics from Generation Logistics.