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 […]
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.
Nearly 100 operators involved in bridge strikes have been reported to the traffic commissioner in the last 12 months, figures reveal.
Hauliers are calling for a moratorium on apprenticeship levy payments following further delays to the inclusion of a Category C+E licence in the LGV Driver Apprenticeship.