SP Training has welcomed plans to include acquisition of the Category C+E HGV licence within the apprenticeship standard. The training provider was responding to the news that The Large Goods Vehicle (LGV) Driver Apprenticeship should include the category C+E licence by the autumn. It came after motortransport.co.uk learnt that the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IFATE), the body which approves apprenticeships, is set to give the greenlight to the inclusion of the C+E licence on 4 September. Earlier this […]
The deputy head of the FTA will talk about what the association believes are the five most pressing industry issues at this year’s Microlise Transport Conference.
Gregory Distribution has taken on four apprentice drivers at its Cullompton depot as part of a drive to attract younger people into the industry.
Both the RHA and the FTA have slammed JAUPT’s unilateral decision to change the procedure governing Driver CPC course approval, stating its new diktat will not improve standards but could cause further reputational damage. The associations have gone on the offensive after course approvals body JAUPT wrote to training providers this month, stating copies of all presentations and documents used to deliver Driver CPC courses would, effective immediately, now need to be sent to it at the course approval stage. […]