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Why More Of Us Are Turning To A Career As An HGV Driver

It’s good news for transport; while other industries have had a hard few years to contend with during the recession logistics is going from strength to strength and with an ageing workforce looking to retire it is the perfect time to jump start your driver training and begin a lucrative career as an HGV driver!

High Demand For Dedicated Drivers

With logistics being such a booming and ever important industry there are tens of thousands of HGV driver vacancies in the UK. Logistics is unhindered by the rise of the internet and increased reliance on technology, goods will always need to be moved from A to B whether they’re ordered online or on the high street so there’s no shortage when it comes to careers.

Competitive Salaries For New Drivers

Qualified HGV drivers can expect to earn between £20,000 and £30,000 and with a class 1 license you can earn as much as £40,000! All it takes is dedication, stick to your targets, drive safely and practice professionalism and your career will keep taking you to new and more exiting heights.

Work Around Your Lifestyle

A driving career is unique in that you get to plan your schedule around your life. If you want to spend more time with the family you can work weekdays, if you have commitments in the week you can work weekends and if you need to be at home in the day you can always drive at night.

Continued Growth

We’re living in unstable times but the logistics industry is constantly growing. Unlike with many industries there is always high demand for qualified HGV drivers in the UK so once you start your career you have the comfort and peace of mind that comes with knowing you won’t have to make another career change in a few years’ time.

If you’re considering becoming a fully qualified HGV driver then The LGV Training Company is here to help. We offer fantastic CPC driver training and HGV courses so you can learn from the best and get your license in no time. If you’re looking for the right guide to help you jump start your fantastic new career simply call us now on 0800 0744 007 to speak to a dedicated member of our team.

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