Europa Worldwide Group is to run its apprenticeship driver programme for the second year after its first two candidates passed with flying colours. Europa’s Warehouse to Wheels initiative is open to both new and existing staff and aims to attract young drivers. The programme includes a year-long apprenticeship to become a qualified category C (class 2) HGV driver. The scheme’s first two apprentices in its first year were Manjot Singh-Bassi (pictured right) and Aaron Golding (left), both 28 year old […]
Almost half the apprentices entering the logistics industry are over the age of 25, figures from research and marketing agency Firedog – the company led by former Skills for Logistics MD Ross Moloney – have revealed.
Gregory Distribution has taken on four apprentice drivers at its Cullompton depot as part of a drive to attract younger people into the industry.
The Large Goods Vehicle (LGV) Driver Apprenticeship is set to be torn up this summer and replaced with two new LGV Driver Apprenticeships, one of which will include the cat C+E licence for the first time, while the other will focus on urban driving skills and only include the cat C licence.