How to become a postperson
You can get into this job through:
- an apprenticeship
- working towards this role
- applying directly
You could do an express delivery operative intermediate apprenticeship, if you want to work as a postperson with driving and collections duties.
You'll usually need:
- some GCSEs, usually including English and maths, or equivalent, for an intermediate apprenticeship
Royal Mail often recruit temporary staff. This can be a useful way for you to get some experience and apply for permanent jobs as they come up.
You can apply directly for delivery work. You don't need any specific qualifications. You'll need to apply online.
You can get more on careers and training in postal work from Royal Mail.