Trailerblazer Group celebrates as funding for C+E LGV Driver apprenticeship rises to £7,000


Ministers have agreed to increase funding for HGV apprenticeships to £7,000, after the road haulage Trailblazer Group (TBG) rejected the previously announced level of £6,000. The group, which helped develop the apprenticeship standard, welcomed the announcement by the education secretary and urged the sector to engage in the process to help solve the driver shortage. Ministers intervened after the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IFATE) set a new level at £6,000 to fund two new HGV driver apprenticeships. The […]