LGV recruitment agency listing

A large goods vehicle (LGV) driver transports goods around the UK and beyond.

No specific qualifications are required to become an LGV driver. However, most employers prefer to take on candidates who are physically fit and have evidence of basic skills, preferably demonstrated through GCSE passes in English and maths. A LGV licence category C1, C or C+E is essential to work as an LGV driver. Younger entrants to this profession may be able to secure themselves a place on a Young LGV Driver Training Scheme, which enables them to gain an LGV licence and NVQ qualification.

All LGV drivers receive on-the-job training from their employer. Training may cover driving skills, basic vehicle mechanics, health and safety, and loading and securing goods. Drivers may also be offered the opportunity to study for NVQs in Driving Goods Vehicles. Under EU laws, all LGV drivers must hold a Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (Driver CPC) in addition to their LGV licence. LGV drivers who transport dangerous goods are also required to have an Advisory Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR) certificate.

Some LGV drivers are self-employed while others work for road haulage firms, manufacturing companies and major retailers. Employment opportunities for LGV drivers are usually advertised through driver recruitment agencies. Candidates for these jobs need to be physically fit as drivers may be required to load and unload their vehicles themselves.

Starting salaries for newly-qualified LGV drivers are around £14,000 a year. Experienced staff may be able to move into higher paid management roles.

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  • Revolution Driver Recruitment Solutions Ltd

    Revolution Driver Recruitment Solutions are a specialist agency focused on placing exemplary driving professionals into positions across the Midlands area. We typically source HGV and LGV drivers for some of the county's largest companies, building long term relationships that enable us to deliver quality candidates time and time again. All personnel complete a detailed assessment process to make certain that they adhere to our high standards.
    Coverage Midlands
    • 1 Eastlands Court Business Centre, St Peters Road, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV21 3QP

    Operating from 13 locations across London and the South East, Extrastaff are specialists at providing temporary driving staff for high profile, local clients. Since 2003, we have supplied candidates such as LGV Drivers, Van Drivers and 7.5 Tonne Drivers to companies including John Lewis, City Link and DHL. We are a high quality, high street agency with Recruitment International consistently listing us as a 'Top 250 Recruitment Company.'
    Coverage London & Home Counties/ South East England
    13 Offices Nationwide
  • UK Drivers

    UK Drivers specialise in the source and supply of "experienced" LGV and Non LGV drivers to meet your ad-hoc, temporary and permanent requirements. UK Drivers is a division of an established, national transport company, who understand the fluctuating needs and operational issues within the distribution industry. We have tailored our unique, on demand service to provide our clients with reliable support, 24 hours a day.
    Coverage Staffordshire and Cheshire
    • The Quadrant, Town Road, Hanley, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ST1 2QD
  • Recruiter tip provided by Multi Trades Recruitment Ltd

    If staff will be required to transport dangerous goods, employers must ensure that candidates obtain an Advisory Dangerous Goods Roads certificate (ADR). This is a legal requirement and usually lasts for 5 years upon completion of the course. An agency will be able to pre-assess candidates to guarantee that they hold this certification before recommending them.

  • Multi Trades Recruitment Ltd

    Taking a professional and cost-friendly approach to recruitment, Multi Trades work nationwide and are able to address all positions within the Driving sector. Candidates are sourced via industry networking, social media and our own extensive database before being subjected to an interview process that guarantees they're of the highest calibre. We typically recruit LGV, HGV and 7.5 tonne drivers for permanent, temporary and contract roles.
    Coverage UK, Europe, Middle East and World Wide
    • 1-3 The Courtyard, Calvin Street, Bolton, Manchester, BL1 8PB
    • The Dower House, 108 High Street, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, HP4 2BL
  • Berry Recruitment - Driving Division

    Berry Driving is an industry leading recruitment division that is more than capable of filling all classes of LGV vacancies across the country. We have consultants based in 30 locations nationwide and typically provide staff for class C, C+E and C1 LGV positions, as well as HIAB, moffett and lorry driving roles. The candidates we provide have all been skill, license and knowledge tested. We also have REC Driver and FTA membership.
    Coverage UK wide
    15 Offices Nationwide
  • RLM Personnel Limited

    RLM Personnel are a family run business specialising in recruiting HGV drivers for blue chip organisations in areas covering London, Hertfordshire, Kent and Essex. Established in 2002, RLM has become one of the UK's leading employment agencies providing quality driver placements into clients in many different sectors building a respectable reputation within the industry.
    Coverage Hertfordshire, Essex, Kent, London
    • 30 Church Street, London, Enfield, Enfield Town, EN2 6BA
  • Jobseeker tip provided by Multi Trades Recruitment Ltd

    Candidates will need to carry an LGV driving license before they are able to enter the sector. The license is divided into category C1 and category C, which allows drivers to operate a vehicle up to (C1) and over (C) 7.5 tonnes.

  • Haul-It Nationwide Ltd

    With a database of more than 20K LGV/HGV professionals, Haul-It Nationwide offer a specialist and competitive service to our Driving clients across the country. Supplying everything from ADR to Container Drivers, our service is friendly on time and cost with our flexible fees guaranteeing that you receive the right solutions for your company. We can manage every step of the process, tailoring our offering to fit exactly to your business needs.
    Coverage Nationwide
    • 14 Davy Court, Castle Mound Way, Central Park, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV23 0UZ
  • Countrywide Driver Services Limited

    Covering all HGV and LGV positions, Countrywide Driver Services provides honest and expert recruitment solutions to the UK Driving sector. Driving is a 24/7 business and that's why we're able to offer fully qualified candidates at any time, day or night. Our team has over three decades of experience within Haulage and Distribution, giving us the knowledge to help clients make exemplary hires for their permanent, temporary or contract vacancies.
    Coverage Throughout the UK.
    • New Garage, Mitton Road, Whalley, Lancashire, BB7 9JU
  • Flex Recruitment Plus

    HGV? 7.5 Tonne? Forklift? Irrespective of your staffing needs, FlexPlus can design solutions to meet the most demanding of Driving requirements. Our industry knowledge has allowed us to overcome challenging projects and build long term relationships with clients. We supply all classes of HGV/LGV Drivers, Drivers Mates, Bus Drivers, Multi-Drop Drivers and more. All candidates are license checked and have a UK right to work.
    Coverage UK wide
    15 Offices Nationwide

    Nationwide Construction Recruitment is a leading specialist Construction Employment Agency supplying TEMPORARY Construction Plant Operators, Drivers and Access Plant Operators to clients from the built environment in London and throughout the UK.
    Coverage London and throughout the UK
    • 3rd Floor, 207 Regent Street, Marylebone, London, W1B 3HH
    • No 37 Cheltenham Office Park, Hatherley Lane, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51 6SH
  • Pure Staff Ltd

    Pure Staff are a dependable Midlands based agency who specialise in supplying quality HGV, LGV, PCV and 7.5 Tonne drivers for our clients within the Driving sector. From our offices in Birmingham, Worcester and Bilston, we deliver a personal and flexible service when recommending all classes of drivers for permanent or temporary positions. Pure Staff are ISO 9001 accredited and AWR compliant.
    Coverage The Midlands and Welsh Borders
    • 8 Lowesmoor Wharf, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR1 2RS
    • Office 8, Oxford Street Industrial Park, Vulcan Road, Wolverhampton, Bilston, West Midlands, WV14 7LF
    • The Chamberlain Building, 36 Frederick Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B1 3HN
  • Top Team Personnel

    We supply the right staff for the right job, and are aim is to get this right every time. The LGV drivers that we have on our books, have all had written test, licence checks with the DVLA and all have had an face to face interview.
    Coverage Northamptonshire, Bedfordshire, Milton Keynes.
    • First Floor, Thrift House, 60c Oxford Street, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, NN8 4JJ
  • Temp Find

    Covering areas including HGV, LGV and 7.5 Tonne, Temp Find are able to provide effective staffing solutions for the Driving industry in the South East area. We are adept networkers and utilise our industry contacts, internal database and recruitment prowess to fill a range of positions that also encompass LGV drivers, couriers, forklift operatives and instructors. We're ISO 9000 accredited and can fill permanent, temporary or contract vacancies.
    Coverage South East UK
    • Mayfair Search (Temp Find), Green Park House, 15 Stratton Street, Mayfair, London, W1J 8LQ
  • Interaction Driving Recruitment

    Interaction Driving is one of the UK's leading industry recruitment services and specialises in delivering quality driving solutions from a network of over 30 offices. From LGV to 7.5 tonne drivers, all candidates must undergo highway code, competency and license checks before being placed into the permanent, temporary or contract vacancies of our clients. We have been providing quality top staff since 1990 and offer a local out of hours service.
    Coverage UK wide
    27 Offices Nationwide
  • DDR Staffing Solutions

    Whether you are looking for someone who can operate a HIAB or a Minibus, finding the best drivers is not always easy. Fortunately, DDR Staffing Solutions understand this, and we know how to find candidates who will blend seamlessly with your business. We offer a one-to-one service to our clients, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and we pride ourselves on our honesty. Give us a try and discover what we can bring to your business.
    Coverage Durham North East England
    • 8 East Cliff Road, Durham, Seaham, SR7 7PS

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