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Employability programmes work a little differently from other courses, especially when it comes to eligibility. For example, someone from Glasgow wouldn't be eligible for a programme taking place in North Ayrshire, and vice versa. Check the Postcode Eligibility tab in the Things to Know section to make sure this programme is open to you.

Overview

  • Warehousing & Logistics
  • Industry
  • Ongoing
  • Start Date
  • 20-25
  • Eligible Age Range

About this programme

This a fantastic opportunity to develop skills that can be life changing and allow individuals to access employment opportunities that have been out of reach.

Being unable to drive prohibits securing a job where you need to commute by car, or need to drive for work.

This is a vocational programme which has been designed for those who want to work as distribution and/or delivery drivers and people who may need a driving licence due to it being essential for the occupational sector that they would like to work in.

The programme will provide ongoing support, training, guidance and funding for participants to:

  • secure a provisional driving license
  • access driving lessons through our onsite driving instructor
  • prepare for and book a theory test including support from our development team
  • prepare for and book a driving test
  • secure a full driving license
  • gain warehousing work experience at our FareShare depot
  • access forklift training , as we are an accredited RTITB training centre
  • gain hours driving a forklift in our FareShare depot
  • be trained to drive vans, through van conversion training
  • gain vital driving experience, as a volunteer driver
  • develop/improve time management skills
  • undergo accredited customer service training
  • undergo accredited health and safety training
  • secure and sustain driving employment

Where you'll be

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  • Address 1070 South St, Glasgow G14 0AP, UK
  • City Glasgow
  • Post Code G14 0AP
  • Area Scotstoun
  • Country United Kingdom

Things to know

Updated on September 20, 2022 at 12:01 pm
  • Industry: Warehousing & Logistics
  • Programme Type: Course
  • Eligible Age Range: 20-25
  • Qualification Gained: Award in Customer Service: Principles and Practices, RTITB Counterbalance Lift Truck Licence, Health and Safety at Work, First Aid at Work, Core Skills Communication, Driving Licence, Food Hygiene Certificate, Manual Handling Certificate
  • Course Length: 6 months to 1 year
  • Start Date: Ongoing
  • Course Capacity: 20
  • Eligible Groups: Not in Full Time Education, In Receipt of Benefit, Disabled Person, Lone Parent, Homeless / At Risk of Homelessness, Care Experienced, Ex-Offender, LGBT+, BME Groups, Health Conditions, Long Term Unemployment
  • Attendance Pattern: 2 days per week (9am - 3pm), Days will be arranged with Provider
  • Travel Expenses Covered: Yes
  • Postcode Eligibility: Glasgow City

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