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Driving Good Vehicles Advanced Apprenticeship at NITAL

Course description

This programme has been devised for candidates who have developed their driving role and are in a position to progress to HGV. 

Candidates may have already achieved driving Goods Vehicle Intermediate Apprenticeship.


Course content

Course will consist of combined NVQ and Technical Certificate in Driving Goods Vehicles along with Functional Skills in Maths, English and ICT. You will also work towards Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR) and Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS).

Entry requirements

No specific academic requirements but a full UK drivers license.


You will compile a portfolio of evidence, sit online tests, complete discussions and undertake a class 1 drivers license 

Financial information

Those individuals aged 16 to 18 will be eligible for full programme funding, those aged 19+ will be part-funded.

Future opportunities

Candidates may become HGV drivers or progress to management/supervisory positions. 

Further information

For current apprenticeship vacancies go to

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact NITAL directly.

Last updated date: 11 December 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Throughout the year
  • Duration: 12 to 15 months
  • Course code: 441
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