The Supply Chain Academy has launched a work-based degree-level apprenticeship in supply chain management in partnership with Leeds Trinity University. The apprenticeship aims to help supply chain sector firms tackle the skills shortage, develop in-house talent and cut recruitment costs. The four year course, which was approved by the Institute for Apprenticeships last month, is tailored to employer’s needs with staff spending just 15 days a year on campus at Leeds Trinity and at the Upminster campus of the Supply […]
Trailblazer group requests procedural review of apprenticeship funding after only £6,000 offered to employers
The road haulage Trailblazer Group (TBG) is seeking a procedural review after being informed that just £6,000 has been allocated to fund two new LGV Driver Apprenticeships by the Institute for Apprenticeships & Technical Education (IFATE).
The trailblazer group for the logistics sector has expressed frustration at the delay in getting an apprenticeship for urban driving up and running, despite the current significant skills shortage.
Eight aspiring technicians are set to begin their apprenticeships at Sapphire Vehicle Services this month.