Thompsons UK is to launch an apprenticeship scheme next year, which will aim to bring in four new body builders every year. The Croydon branch of the body builder is currently in the process of designing the programme, and is in talks with nearby Croydon College. Works manager Neil Butler is heading up the programme, and told MT he’s happy to be involved having started out at the business as an apprentice himself. “I started here as an apprentice 12 […]
Last year industry players won their long-waged battle for a government-funded driver training apprenticeship. The Trailblazer pitch had been denied twice previously when the government said it didn’t think training a driver would stretch over the 12-month period needed to meet funding requirements. While the Trailblazer scheme was eventually approved, CM Downton was well ahead of the game with its own 12-month driving apprenticeship.
Palletline has appointed four warehouse apprentices after being inundated with 100 applicants.
FM Conway has launched an HGV driver apprenticeship scheme to help tackle the UK’s driver shortfall.