Freight Logistics

Modern Apprenticeship

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Getting from A to B doesn’t just happen. Are you someone who wants to help create a sustainable environment? Study for an apprenticeship in freight logistics and be involved with a sector that is focused on supporting all of Scotland’s industries.   

The apprenticeship is suited for practical people who are interested in developing environmentally friendly transportation strategies. Learn how to safely deposit raw materials. Work with the latest logistics technology such as autonomous trucks. Gain an understanding of the processes that could help lower fuel pollution.   

Scotland’s freight logistics industry is an essential part of other sectors such as manufacturing, food and drink, chemicals, healthcare, pharmaceuticals and more. There are a range of jobs to choose from. Become a van driver and transport medical supplies to a pharmacist. Work as a logistics operative and ensure products go to the right place.  

Entry requirements

There are no set requirements for the apprenticeship. However, if you are planning on becoming a logistics driver then you need to be at least 18 years old. You will also need to pass a medical exam before applying for a provisional large goods vehicle (LGV) licence.   

How does it work?

You’ll learn in a real-world environment and earn a wage. You’ll also study with a college or another learning provider. 

How long will it take?

This Modern Apprenticeship will take 12 to 24 months to complete.  

How to apply

Use the 'Find vacancies near you' search at the end of this page to look for vacancies, then you can apply online.

You'll apply on Apprenticeships.scot or the company’s own website – there are details on the vacancy advert.

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