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Advanced Level Transporting Freight by Road

The Level 3 in Transporting Freight by Road is a work-based qualification and it is aimed toward drivers who are working at a more senior level or those who have been identified for promotion within their organisation. If this is you, this qualification could lead to employment as a goods vehicle driver, including vans, articulated and draw bar, and rigid vehicles.

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Additional Information


Location: Work Based

Duration: 15 – 18 Months

Entry Requirements: You should hold a contract of employment and be employed for a minimum of 16hrs per week.

Personal Progression: You could progress on to a Level 3 framework in Logistics Operations or in Leadership and Management.

Course Content

Example Units:

UNIT 2 – Minimise the Environmental Impact of Logistics Operations

This unit supports experienced drivers to consider their environmental impact and identify ways that they can support the reduction of the organisation’s environmental footprint.

UNIT 14 – Principles of Food Safety Supervision in Logistics

The unit develops the knowledge and understanding a driver requires in the transportation of food goods. Drivers will learn how to ensure compliance with food safety legislation, the application and monitoring of organisational procedure and the importance of personal hygiene in the distribution of food goods.

Costs/Funding

This qualification can be fully funded within an Apprenticeship framework and as a stand-alone qualification through the Advanced Learner Loan. Alternatively, this Level 3 is also available commercially as a stand-alone qualification.

Next Steps


1 – Contact us today to let us know that you are interested.

2 – We will arrange a time for one of our team to come and see you.

3 – Complete enrolment and book your first session.