Building materials company Cemex will run its apprenticeship scheme for the second year running. The year-long programme, run in conjunction with System Training, gives apprentices what it describes as a “framework to achieve a Driving Goods Apprenticeship Level 2 and Category C + E licence”. The company is looking to recruit 18 people to train at locations across the UK, including six who will work at its three UK cement operations in Rugby, South Ferriby in Lincolnshire and Tilbury. The […]
Proposals to prevent drivers from completing the same module more than once during a five-year Driver CPC period could restrict operators’ ability to provide relevant training for their drivers, according to the FTA.
Jack Richards & Son is tackling the driver shortage head on and offering category C drivers in Cheshire the opportunity to gain their C+E licence at weekends.
The FTA has reiterated its warning that with the Driver CPC deadline now reached, the road transport industry is facing not only a short-term driver shortage but a more serious underlying recruitment problem.