HGV Driver Trainee

London, England, United Kingdom · Operations


First Mile are London’s leading business recycling service, helping 25,000 customers in London. We need polite, efficient and capable drivers who know and understand driving in London to collect from our customers.

We are looking for Collection Drivers for our busy recycling business based in London. Primarily night shifts, but some day shifts may be available.

If you have your provisional HGV licence and have passed your Multiple Choice and Hazard Tests, or if you're committed to achieving these, then this may be the opportunity for you!


During your training for your HGV licence you will be employed and we will support your learning and give you work across a range of duties, e.g, loading for an existing driver, driving a Transit Van or caged vehicle on key activities, delivery of products to our customers.

We will pay for you to undertake your driving training and practical tests as well as your CPC theory and practical test.

Once qualified you will be on a permanent Collection Driver contract and trained through our own Driver Academy to meet the First Mile standards of driving, in one of our new fleet of HGV vehicles!


Salary during training: £27,000 per annum

With qualified HGV and CPC (and driving a HGV vehicle): From £33,000 per annum, occasional overtime also available.

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