Larger companies such as the RAC have a fairly stringent application process that may include a telephone interview and a couple of assessment days at one of their centres.
Smaller companies will normally hold interviews where they will expect candidates to display their knowledge of different types of vehicles and an ability to provide excellent customer service. Some companies may well encourage you to learn more about the diagnostic side of the role while training you to fix vehicles at the roadside.
In each issue expert contributors look back at the vehicles of the time, the companies that used them and the personalities behind the trucks.You can obtain one of these privately by applying to training courses listed both online and in trade magazines, though they typically cost between £1,000 and £1,500.Some companies will pay for this training, or include it in part of their own development course, so it’s worth checking whether you are required to have it before you apply. You can apply for a training scheme through larger breakdown services such as the RAC, AA, or Green Flag who will pay for you to obtain the HGV licence and ensure you have all the tools you need to do the job.The magazine is an authoritative and compelling read available in print and digital format.Speaking to a local news station, Huo, the driver, said he was in his truck waiting for a delivery when he heard a knock on the door.