The logistics sector has successfully won a place on the next wave of the Trailblazer apprenticeship scheme . Trailblazer apprenticeships are intended to be simple, accessible courses designed by employers specifically for roles in their business sectors, with funding made directly available to operators for external training purposes. The initiative was launched following a review of the existing apprenticeship model, which found that the frameworks were too complex and did not reflect the needs of businesses. A pan-industry group of […]
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