Main objectives:The carriage of goods and materials by a contracting employer. Drive a lorry or van to transport freight over short distances.

Typical functions and responsibilities:

  • Drive a motor vehicle, excluding road machinery or other mechanical vehicles, in general contracting.
  • Goods service deliveries within an urban area.
  • Drive between a depot and loading and unloading points.
  • Load or unload and assist with any other work in connection with the employer’s business.

Typical qualifications and experience:One to two weeks on-the-job training and appropriate licence.