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 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
    14 Offices Nationwide
  • 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
  • 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.

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.

  • HGV? 7.5 Tonne? Forklift? Irrespective of your staffing needs, FlexPlus can 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. Ask about our employee app free trial.
    Coverage UK wide
    15 Offices Nationwide
  • Hughes Recruitment Solutions is a family owned recruitment agency, specialising in supplying driving and industrial staff, on both a temporary or permanent basis. We have a very personal and 'can-do' approach to our work and with over 25 years combined logistics recruitment expertise between us, we know how to match the right people to the right job. From van drivers to LGV drivers, warehouse ops to management, we provide a quality service 24/7.
    Coverage Throughout the Yorkshire and Humberside region
    • Office G3, Evans Business Centre, Monckton Road, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF2 7AS
  • Whether you are looking for someone who can operate a HIAB or a Minibus, finding the best drivers is not always easy. Fortunately at , Aspen Wolf 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 North East England
    • 8 East Cliff Road, Durham, Seaham, SR7 7PS
  • 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
  • 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
    26 Offices Nationwide

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LGV Salary Rates
Low Pay:£17,550
Medium Pay:£22,913
High Pay:£28,332
6 Month Change:Down 2%
Sample Size:5,355
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Average LGV Salaries by Region
Scotland
£23k
North East
£21k
Yorkshire &
Humberside

£22k
Midlands
£23k
East Anglia
£24k
London
£25k
Home Counties
£24k
South East
£23k
South West
£23k
Welsh Borders
£21k
Wales
£24k
North West
£23k
Northern
Ireland

£23k
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