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 […]
Stockton Riverside logistics apprenticeship programme shows what can be done when employers step up to the plate
Securing funding for logistics apprentices is only half the battle when it comes to solving the skills crisis – getting students and employers talking is also vital. Stockton Riverside College (SRC) on the south bank of the Tees believes that with its Logistics Academy it has created a successful collaborative model for others to follow.
The new apprenticeship levy will come into play on 6 April and will change the way the industry funds and trains its apprentices. Having led the industry’s bid for its own trailblazer apprenticeship, RHA deputy director of policy Colin Snape marks National Apprenticeship Week for Motortransport.co.uk by outlining the top five things operators need to know about the tax and how to use it.