Don-Bur will take on 15 engineering apprentices in 2021 as a part of a long-term commitment to retaining critical industry skills. Working in partnership with NSEG Training Association, the trailer builder has already taken on eight apprentices this year who it said had demonstrated the willingness and potential to grow within the business. It said apprenticeships, from initial training up to and including technician level 3 and graduate level 4 schemes, were “vitally important to offer career stability and planned, […]
Tarmac is rolling out a new smartcard for its HGV drivers, which it claims will make it easier for them to move between it’s 400-plus sites.
Trailblazer group requests procedural review of apprenticeship funding after only £6,000 offered to employers
The road haulage Trailblazer Group (TBG) is seeking a procedural review after being informed that just £6,000 has been allocated to fund two new LGV Driver Apprenticeships by the Institute for Apprenticeships & Technical Education (IFATE).
The RHA has raised concerns that many operators are unaware of the costs they’ll be hit with when the apprenticeship levy comes into effect next April.