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 […]
Apprentices will play a major part at the FTA’s Logistics Skills Summit that takes place next month, with a focus on the association’s apprentices currently conducting a three-year scheme at operator Gist.
A final mile delivery trailblazer apprenticeship was given the green light at the end of last year, backed by the Institute of Couriers (IoC).
CM Downton Downton’s apprenticeship programmes, covering driving, administration and mechanic roles, are a key strand of the company’s recruitment strategy. They’re particularly focused on apprentices benefiting from the support of more experienced colleagues to help develop their vocational skills. The company has designed a programme that delivers a return as well as creating opportunities for young and female drivers and those from more diverse backgrounds. After gaining their licence, apprentices partner up with an experienced mentor to learn skills on […]