Ryder is celebrating 25 years of its award-winning technician apprenticeship programme and insists high-quality apprentices are needed now more than ever. Its national apprentice programme was launched in 1994 and since then the rental, contract hire and maintenance provider has employed 245 apprentices, who all undertake the IMI certificate in heavy vehicle maintenance and repair. Ryder said the success of its apprenticeship programme is down to the pastoral care and support, with each apprentice assigned a one-to-one mentor for three […]
FM Conway has launched an HGV driver apprenticeship scheme to help tackle the UK’s driver shortfall.
The Treasury has to act quickly to release some of the £83m the logistics industry has paid in the Apprentice Levy between April 2017 and March 2018 to help fill the skills gap as the UK heads for Brexit on March 29, says FTA head of skills Sally Gilson.