Driver Apprentice (Plant and Tools)


Our Apprentices are the future of our business. As an Apprentice on our 21-month apprenticeship programme you will learn all of the skills to become a top Driver with a fantastic range of future career options ahead of you.

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Annual wage


Total hours per week

40 hours

Expected duration

21 months

Possible start date

01 Feb 2021


On a day‐day basis you’ll work from one of our Service Centres learning how to:

  • Drive safely and efficiently (SAFED) on public and private roads
  • Proficiently control the vehicle
  • Use relevant equipment and machinery safely and efficiently to ensure the safe handling of customer goods
  • Comply with relevant systems and processes
  • Prepare the vehicle and the load for deliveries
  • Effectively plan the most economical route to be used
  • Use basic IT systems appropriately and in line with organisational requirements

Working week

Monday - Friday, 07:00 - 17:00.

40 hour per week

Date posted

24 Nov 2020

Apprenticeship Level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship


1 available

Requirements and prospects


  • Motivated to learn new skills 
  • Good at learning and applying practical skills


Minimum of 5 GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in subjects including maths and English.

Personal Qualities

  • Enthusiasm
  • Behave responsibly
  • Good team worker and able to take instructions

Future Prospects

Progression available for the right candidate.

About the employer

A-Plant recently rebranded as Sunbelt Rentals. As part of FTSE50 Ashtead Group plc, Sunbelt Rentals is the global leader in equipment rentals in the UK, US and Canada ‐ as well as specialist operations in Europe. Together, our teams of experts provide rental equipment and managed solutions into every market and sector, including construction, industrial, energy, infrastructure, government and events.


Dunnings Bridge Road
L30 6TF

Training provider

Level 2 Large Goods Vehicle (LGV) Driver apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

Training framework

Large goods vehicle (LGV) driver

Training provider

Gen II Engineering & Technology Training

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Gen II Engineering & Technology Training


Jordan Walker


Application instructions

You must write a 300-600-word personal statement explaining why you wish to apply for this role. Things to include are: Why you want to do this apprenticeship and why you want to apply for this role? What experience do you have that is relevant? Any activities that you have done that you feel are relevant to the role. This is the most important part of the application. To apply visit

Application closing date: 20 Jan 2021

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