Trainee Driver Academy


Our Trainee Driver Academy (TDA)  will is a platform for any current employees or prospective employees possessing an excellent work history and great work ethic, who would like to join our distribution team and start the journey to becoming a professional LGV driver.

Program content

The Trainee Driver Academy will provide the foundation, knowledge and experience for obtaining a Class 2 license.

Trainees will be required to demonstrate an aptitude and understanding of both driving and theory skills which will culminate in them achieving their Cat C license.

Subjects covered to pass Licence Acquisition:

  • Theory based training test
  • Hazard perception training test
  • Cat C practical training test
  • CPC module 2 and 4

Additional subjects include:

  • Customer Service
  • Regulation and legislation governing working time, medical and license requirements
  • Planning route preparation
  • Vehicle preparation, Safety checks, Defect reporting
  • Safe controlled, fuel efficient driving techniques


Starting base salary is £24,000 p.a. rising to £32, 500p.a with additional premium Saturday shift rates and a potential £1,250 bi-annual bonus.

This is a fantastic opportunity to springboard your career into professional driving with a successful growing business. All of our current Distribution Team Leaders have progressed from driving roles with us so career opportunities with Reynolds are unlimited!

See what it’s like to spend a day in the life of a Reynolds driver…

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