It has been 10 months since the government started taxing businesses with the apprenticeship levy. At the moment, only businesses with payrolls of more than £3m have access to the funding pot they are contributing to, but as the levy hits its one-year anniversary the gates should open to smaller hauliers who want funding for training new or existing staff. And while May might seem a long way off, experts have warned that it takes time to understand the funding […]
Cemex has launched an Apprentice Driver Scheme for 18 to 23-year-olds, and is on the hunt for 12 candidates for this year’s intake.
Skills for Logistics (SfL) is to launch a voluntary accreditation scheme for Driver CPC training providers in a bid to drive up standards within the road transport sector. SfL hopes its new scheme will “sharpen up” the quality of training currently on offer to candidates and make it more relevant to operator’s needs.
Plumbing and heating products supplier Wolseley is launching a year-long apprenticeship scheme for aspiring HGV drivers at two of its DCs.