Bite-sized eLearning is seen by operators as a more valuable method of delivering Driver CPC than classroom-based courses, according to a survey of 1,000 haulage firms. Training provider Road Skills Online (RSO) said the results revealed an “unequivocal response” from the industry to the government that the current professional development regime needed overhauling. The survey, which remains open until 31 January, was launched at the end of last year as part of RSO’s response to the consultation into the future […]
As 2014 draws to a close, MT.co.uk looks back at the stories you wanted to read. There were shocks, surprises and startling revalations galore in the road transport industry, but what were the ten stories that attracted the most attention? Here’s a clue: Seafield, Stobart and shortages dominated…
Skills for Logistics (SfL) is to launch a voluntary accreditation scheme for Driver CPC training providers in a bid to drive up standards within the road transport sector. SfL hopes its new scheme will “sharpen up” the quality of training currently on offer to candidates and make it more relevant to operator’s needs.
Motor Transport has joined the RHA and the CILT in calling on chancellor George Osborne to set aside £100m to fund the urgent recruitment and training of up to 45,000 new HGV drivers in his Autumn Statement on 3 December.