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Skills for Logistics

Driving Goods Vehicles (DGV)

This page contains information about the DGV qualifications, the NOS that underpin them and the Apprenticeship frameworks that use them.



The DGV qualification provides LGV drivers with a qualification demonstrating they have the skills and knowledge in order to carry out the role of a LGV driver to a professional standard.

Qualification Content 

The qualification now includes the Carry and Deliver Goods units, these were available as a separate NVQ previously. You will now be able to take the qualification in the vehicle you drive and have the type of vehicle listed on the final qualification certificate:

· Motor Cycle
· Van
· Rigid Vehicle
· Articulated or Draw Bar Vehicle


The DGV qualification demonstrates to an employer that the employee is capable and competent to do their own job and confirms to the employee that they have a range of flexible skills backed up by a nationally recognised vocational qualification.

Applicable to…

This qualification is for those who drive goods vehicles in logistics.