Earn £35k after 3-years with our 'Warehouse to Wheels' training programme

  • Are you driven to succeed?

  • Not sure where your future career lies?

  • Want to earn as you learn?

  • Learn a new skill for life

The Thomas Ridley’s ‘Warehouse to Wheels’ program was designed to push ambitious colleagues to learn new skills and set them up with a career for life. We have successfully trained multiple workers, using our step-by-step program, from warehouse operative to fully trained Class 2 (Cat C) LGV driver in 3-years. 


Who are Thomas Ridley?

Thomas Ridley is a successful Foodservice business and is one of the largest independent wholesalers in the UK; we pride ourselves on delivering quality products, value, convenience and exceptional customer service, whilst retaining the personal touch.

Celebrating over 100 years as a Limited Company, we continuously invest in our people and our business to ensure Thomas Ridley Foodservice is at the forefront of the wholesale food industry.

Read about Barry's experience here

The Programme

Step 1

For the first 2 years, successful candidates will experience all areas of our distribution operation, learning the various skills for a fulfilling career in logistics. These are valuable transferable skills that will help you with your next steps.

Step 2

After 2-years, and in collaboration with our training partner, we will support you through the Class 2 (Category C) training. This training will give you the foundation, knowledge, skills & experience for a role as a LGV driver.

Step 3

If a driver spot is available we will move you into that role. If not, then you can go on our waiting list, or leave with your qualifications and our congratulations.

Next steps


If you are starting your work career, or fancy a change, then the Thomas Ridley’s ‘Warehouse to Wheels’ program could be perfect for you. Successful candidates will:

  • Have a Clean UK Drivers License
  • Have passed the UK school leavers age
  • Be ambitious and driven


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