HGV Professional Driver Traineeship is a joint initiative between Limerick and Clare Education and Training Board and the Mid-West Regional Skills Forum. This pilot initiative offers a pathway into a career in HGV driving. On this 7-month programme, you will experience learning in an education and training setting and in the workplace, gaining valuable experience in real work and industry environments, making you more skilled, more employable and enhancing your employment opportunities. This exciting new initiative has been developed in partnership with the haulage industry in the Mid-West.
If you have any concerns about returning to learning, you will be reassured by the extensive support package that you will receive on this traineeship. This includes access to a learner community, an on-the-job mentor to help guide you and career services that can help you gain employment in this industry.
Our Industry Partners
- Mullally Haulage Ltd
HGV Professional Driver Traineeship
This 7-month traineeship will provide you with job-specific skills including rules of the road, driving a heavy goods vehicle, both rigid and artic body, care and maintenance of the vehicle, loading and unloading, customer service and document management. On-the-job training will be provided by our industry partners while off-the-job education and training will take place at our College of Further Education and Training, Raheen Campus.
Applicants must have a Provisional C licence in place. The selection process for this programme includes Cab Test, English Test and Interview.
Progression / Employment Opportunities
On successful completion, you will be equipped with skills to gain employment as a HGV driver in the industry.