A new vocational training programme that will lead to a professional qualification for young people looking to enter the vehicle recovery industry is being developed by Isuzu Truck UK honorary chair Nikki King OBE together with the Professional Recovery Operators Federation and the Institution of Vehicle Recovery. King, who is also chair of the Skills for Life Trust (SFLT) that helps give school children the soft skills they need to prepare for the world of work, works with six schools […]
The transport and logistics industry has paid an estimated £130m in Apprentice Levy taxation since its introduction in April 2017 but has reclaimed only a fraction of this sum to fund training new or existing staff.
Massey Wilcox Transport is calling on the government to tackle the driver shortage crisis by introducing a loan scheme for trainee HGV drivers, which would operate in a similar way to the student loan system.
The government has finally given the go-ahead to a Trailblazer apprenticeship for lorry drivers after it was submitted for the third time last month.