The Large Goods Vehicle (LGV) Driver Apprenticeship should include the category C+E licence by the autumn, motortransport.co.uk has learnt. The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IFATE), the body which approves apprenticeships, is set to greenlight the inclusion of the C+E licence on 4 September. Earlier this year FTA said the absence of the C+E licence made the apprenticeship “not fit for purpose”, since it failed to address the HGV driver shortage. Skills for Logistics MD David Coombes, an IFATE […]
The government has ruled out funding HGV licence acquisitions to ease the current driver shortage in the UK, according to DfT minister Lord Ahmed.
A final mile delivery trailblazer apprenticeship was given the green light at the end of last year, backed by the Institute of Couriers (IoC).
The logistics sector has successfully won a place on the next wave of the Trailblazer apprenticeship scheme .