Government extends funding for HGV driver training


Government funding to train HGV drivers has been extended for another year in a move aimed at tackling the ongoing skills shortage in the sector. The funding was announced last year as part of government plans to train 4,000 new HGV drivers. Three thousand were to be trained through skills bootcamps and 1,000 through the adult education budget (AEB). This week the government confirmed that the AEB funding for HGV driver training, which has been under review, would be extended […]