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. Since the launch of the LGV Driver Apprenticeship in April 2017 the logistics industry has paid over £300m in levy fees but has drawn down less than 10% of that sum. The low take up has been partly attributed to the absence of a Category C+E licence in the apprenticeship, which is needed to train […]
A final mile delivery trailblazer apprenticeship was given the green light at the end of last year, backed by the Institute of Couriers (IoC).
The Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) is urging the industry to put forward a HGV driver apprenticeship bid under a fast-track system launched last week.
The Logistics Skills Network (LSN) has slammed the DVSA’s decision to suspend HGV driver testing and training during the government’s latest four-week lockdown in England, which began last week.