Transport Trainer - based at Longtown CA6 5LY

Job Role

Transport Trainer



Longtown, Carlisle – travel to other depot locations will be required.


Job Purpose

To provide training and development to the drivers employed by Wm Armstrong (Longtown) Ltd through driver assessments, one to one coaching, classroom and on-line training.



£30,000 pa


Permanent Full Time Position


Brief Summary of Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Undertake assessment of new drivers and those employed by Wm Armstrong’s and complete relevant paperwork.

  • Contribute to the maintenance of accurate training records using the learning management system.

  • Support departments with identifying training needs and training development plans.

  • Deliver driver training programs both classroom and field based including Drivers Hours and WTD.

  • Update and maintain internal training resources to keep up-to-date with technical and statutory changes.

  • Champion the use of vehicle telematics and camera systems.

  • Support drivers through coaching and assessment in safe and fuel efficient driving techniques.

  • Maintain own knowledge and qualification through training and research.

  • Work with senior management in developing initiatives to enhance safety in the workplace and reduce accident and incidents. 

  • Undertake other such duties consistent with the level and nature of the position.


Key Skills

  • DSA Registered

  • LGV Driving Instructor

  • DCPC up to date

  • IT skills – Microsoft


What we offer:

  • Competitive salary

  • Long Service Holidays

  • Work place Pension

  • Medicash Cashplan

  • Life Insurance – Death in Service Benefit provided

  • Uniform and PPE provided

  • Varied shift patterns giving opportunities to work overtime


Wm Armstrong (Longtown) ltd is a provider of specialist haulage, palletised distribution and warehousing services to customers throughout the UK.We operate from our Head Office site at Longtown near Carlisle and depots at Uddingston, Aspatria and Wick.We take a pride in providing both new and long term customers with a high levels of service.



or send your CV and covering letter to

For postal applications send to:

HR Department,

Wm Armstrong Ltd,





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