Gist is expanding its driving academy so that prospective HGV drivers with no previous experience can now train up. It said its in-house instructors and examiners will support applicants through the programme and could see candidates gain a Category C or C+E licence in seven to 14 days. Gist’s driving academy was launched last October at its training and testing centre in Spalding. Initially it focussed on training existing Category C and provisional HGV licence holders, but the scheme has […]
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