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Apprenticeship Carry and Deliver Goods NVQ - Level 2


As an apprentice you will gain experience and the relevant qualifications as a delivery van driver of a typical 3.5 tonne van making regular deliveries of small loads, parcels and mail.

If you don't already hold a driving licence you can gain one along with your apprenticeship.

Entry requirements

No specific entry requirements are necessary for the apprenticeship. Literacy and numeracy skills to a level one are desirable but we can offer additional learning support if required.

As this is an employed position, you must be employed in a relevant role.

Start dates and fees

If you are between the ages of 16 and 18 the apprenticeship is free of charge. If you are 19 and above your employer must pay a one off fee.

During your apprenticeship your employer is obliged to pay you a wage at the minimum rate for an apprentice.

For information on apprenticeship opportunities please visit our Vision Apprentices website.

How long is the course?

Depending on the individual the course normally lasts one year to 18 months.

How will I be assessed?

The NVQ will be delivered in the workplace where your assessor will visit you for support and assessment. 

The technical certificate and key skills will be delivered at college on day release.

What does the course lead to?

You will be qualified as a delivery van driver of small loads/parcels.

You may have the opportunity to progress to a supervisor role and study a level 3 qualification.

What will I study?

Your apprenticeship is made up of the following elements to complete your framework:

  • NVQ Level 2 Carry and Deliver Goods
  • BTEC Edexcel level 2 Award in Carry and Deliver Goods
  • Key skills communication
  • Key skills application of number
  • Functional maths
  • Functional English

What can I go on to study?

The apprenticeship can lead to an advanced apprenticeship at level 3. For this you will be required to work in a position supervising others.

How do I apply?

If you are looking for an employer to do the apprenticeship with please apply for a vacancy at


Next steps

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Why choose West Notts?

Best college for A Levels value added* in the East Midlands

£50m investment in our facilities since 2008

In the top 10% of all providers nationally for apprenticeships

Second for vocational value added* in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire

90% of students move into a positive destination

*Value added is a measure of a student’s progress against their starting point
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