The government has finally given the go-ahead to a Trailblazer apprenticeship for lorry drivers after it was submitted for the third time last month. An industry-led consortium of logistics employers, supported by the RHA, FTA and CILT, has been working on the LGV Trailblazer Standard for more than a year. Consortium chairman Colin Snape, HR manager at Nagel-Langdons, told Motortransport.co.uk of the decision by BIS: “Myself and the group are delighted our hard work has paid off and we will […]
In 1995, Abbey Logistics approached All Saints secondary school in Kirkby looking for talent to fill two management trainee vacancies. The young men it chose, Steve Granite and Paul Laverick, have grown up to become the current MD and commercial manager at the Merseyside company.
The government must avoid any “distraction or dilution” from the trailblazer apprenticeships as the April 2017 start date approaches, the RHA has said.