Road Transport Drivers

Job holders in this unit group drive other transport vehicles in roles.

Wages

New workers
AVERAGE
Experienced
£ 10,399
£ 25,572
£ 38,781

Available jobs

In the past year there were 85,362 vacancies for this type of job

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • Undertakes minor repairs and notifies supervisor of any mechanical faults.

  • Maintains records of journey times, mileage and hours worked.

  • Checks tyres, brakes, lights, oil, water and fuel levels and general condition of the vehicle.

  • Drives vehicle to destination in accordance with schedule.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Purchasing

  • Tax Returns

  • Manual Handling

  • Warehousing

  • Palletizing

  • Vehicle Maintenance

  • Forklift Truck

  • Machinery

  • Pre-Trip And Post-Trip Vehicle Inspections

  • Vehicle Inspection

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Customer Service

  • Communication

  • Loading And Unloading

  • Sales

  • Professionalism

  • Collections

  • Lifting Ability

  • Detail Oriented

  • English Language

  • Management

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.