How to become a delivery van driver
You can get into this job through:
- an apprenticeship
- applying directly
You may be able to start in this job through an intermediate apprenticeship as an express delivery operative with a delivery company.
This apprenticeship will take a minimum of 12 months 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 and the correct licence
Experience in storage, warehousing or other driving work will be useful.