Scania and SP Training have begun offering a national HGV driver training programme. Scania’s 40-strong team of driver trainers will handle the practical elements of the HGV test and SP Training will deliver the classroom content – including the mandatory Driver CPC modules – from the manufacturer’s network of 12 sites. During 2016, Scania delivered 9,000 days of professional training to 1,500 customers in transport and distribution. SP Training recently began working with Stobart Group to deliver and apprenticeship programme. […]
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