Cemex has launched an Apprentice Driver Scheme for 18 to 23-year-olds, and is on the hunt for 12 candidates for this year’s intake. Run in association with training provider System Training, the scheme offers a professional framework to achieve a Driving Goods Apprenticeship Level 2 and a Category C licence. Candidates must hold a category B, clean driving licence, together with a good level of Maths and English, proficiency in information technology and understand the importance of work place health […]
It has been 10 months since the government started taxing businesses with the apprenticeship levy. At the moment, only businesses with payrolls of more than £3m have access to the funding pot they are contributing to, but as the levy hits its one-year anniversary the gates should open to smaller hauliers who want funding for training new or existing staff.
Samworth Brothers Supply Chain driver Matthew Pickering has been named the FTA’s Truck Driver of the Year 44-tonne 2016, following a hard-fought contest.
The FTA and RHA are set to meet with the Treasury today to make the case for government funding for the training of HGV drivers.