HGV drivers now have the opportunity to do some of their Driver CPC training at home after a flexible course was launched offering a mixture of e-learning and classroom-based work. Skills for Logistics and training firm Pertemps have teamed up to offer the course after acknowledging the “huge shift” in the way people have been working and learning over the last 12 months. They said that the blended learning, JAUPT-accredited version of the Driver CPC provided a mixture of two […]
The industry is facing a new shortage in essential fleet skills as companies restructure their businesses in the wake of the pandemic, FleetCheck has warned.
Skills for Logistics (SfL) has called on operators to make the case to government for a funding boost for apprentices to ensure a pipeline of talent for the future. Following a meeting last week between Matthew Hancock MP, minister for skills at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) and SfL the door remains open but change hinges on operators demonstrating an appetite for it. Apprenticeships presently only attract full funding between the ages of 16 to 18. After […]
A career in logistics, including becoming an HGV driver, is the solution to spiralling unemployment rates – but the DVSA needs to sort out the thousands of lost driving tests during lockdown, according to Logistics UK.