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 […]
In 1995, Abbey Logistics approached All Saints secondary school in Kirkby looking for talent to fill two management trainee vacancies. The young men it chose, Steve Granite and Paul Laverick, have grown up to become the current MD and commercial manager at the Merseyside company.
The logistics sector has successfully won a place on the next wave of the Trailblazer apprenticeship scheme .
Skills for Logistics MD David Coombes writes that while there is a huge push at the age of 16-18 on what they are going to do after they complete their time at school/college, a lot of people are not aware that apprenticeships are for people of all ages.