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    Freightliner - Trainee Drivers 2022 - (01/11/21)

    Good luck with it all, it is a long process so patience is key. Make the most of the practice material the OPC send you and you will give yourself the best shot.
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    Freightliner - Trainee Drivers 2022 - (01/11/21)

    The tests will be emailed to you from the OPC directly. You don’t need to have an account or anything. Good luck. 1636922852 The vacancy has closed now. As with most trainee vacancies they receive 1000’s of applications so often close very quickly.
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    A career as a train driver

    Depends which assessment you failed but yes you do indeed only get 2 lives to apply once you fail a psychometric test.
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    Freightliner Various Trainee Drivers

    I started with FL this week, our training is in Birmingham and only 3 of the group of 12 are for the Birmingham depot they are trying to get the training done where they can. Can’t speak highly enough of our experiences so far. As @Stigy mentioned, they provide a hire car which is delivered to...
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    Freightliner Various Trainee Drivers

    I start in two weeks. My training is in Birmingham and I will be based at Eastleigh too. HR advised that a hire car will be provided to get me to and from the training. The car being delivered to my house each Sunday and being picked up from here too. The reply you got would appear your...
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    Apprentice Train Driver - Crosscountry - Multiple Locations (09/02/2021)

    Trainee driver with Freightliner based at Eastleigh depot.
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    Apprentice Train Driver - Crosscountry - Multiple Locations (09/02/2021)

    I went through this process for the 1 Bournemouth vacancy, you couldn't change the location when applying but they said they would allocate accordingly. I was interviewed by the depot and area manager for Bournemouth so the allocation process worked. From speaking to a XC driver a lot of the...
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    Freightliner Various Trainee Drivers

    I have had my medical, completed my right to work and sent by my signed contract and still haven't handed in my notice as I want to leave it as long as I can. FL HR advised me that 6 weeks prior to start date was enough time for them as long as the important parts such as the DBS check, medical...
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    Freightliner Various Trainee Drivers

    Well you wont be far behind mate.
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    Freightliner Various Trainee Drivers

    The October group is being trained in Birmingham, I know that there are at least 4 other people along with me that are going to Eastleigh IM in that group. @djack123son looks like you will be joining us just a month later if you are in the November group?
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    Freightliner Various Trainee Drivers

    I know they are very busy on boarding trainees at the moment. There is an August group, October group (which I am on) and Cara mentioned the November group to me too the other day when she was explaining how busy they were with new groups.
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    Freightliner Various Trainee Drivers

    Cheers mate, are you in a similar position?
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    Freightliner Various Trainee Drivers

    Came via email Monday evening.
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    Freightliner Various Trainee Drivers

    Yes I have, medical and DBS check done too. Start date 18th October in Birmingham. I was told 5 people on the course are for Eastleigh intermodal. Are you the same mate?
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    Trainee Driver Assessment Process Tips

    Generally I found all the tests on the day easier than I anticipated, computer based ones as part of stage 2 were trickier. MMI will always the toughest part for me. It’s important to try and stay relaxed and don’t put too much pressure on yourself.
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    Freightliner Various Trainee Drivers

    Cara is on holiday this week mate so don't be surprised if you don't hear anything else this week. Yes I did all of mine in Watford too, can't remember the date of the first lot but the second lot was Jan 7th! The had my DMI in December last year. I wasn't too fussed about IM or HH but like you...
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    Freightliner Various Trainee Drivers

    Hi @CrazyTrain sounds like we did our psychos at the same time, Dec 19, Jan 20? I too missed the call initially but rang Cara back to confirm a few details and she has also been in touch to try and book me in for a medical. I am waiting for the letter to arrive. Other than that I am the same as...
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    Freightliner Various Trainee Drivers

    Cheers mate, yes very happy!
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    Freightliner Various Trainee Drivers

    Anybody else on here had any contact this week regarding an October course? I have been offered a position following my application that began in 2019, I applied for Eastleigh.
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    Trainee freightliner mendip

    Just had it confirmed by FL HR that the October group for Eastleigh vacancies is indeed for Intermodal and not HH.

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