17 February 2022 #Features & Interviews

Apprenticeships have traditionally been aimed at secondary school leavers, however they are increasingly being proved useful to plug skills gaps in their workforce and help existing employees to upskill. This year National Apprenticeship Week celebrated the contribution that hundreds of

10 February 2022 #Bus and Coach

A London bus and coach operator has marked National Apprenticeship Week by reaching the milestone of employing 1,000 apprentices – its highest ever number. Stagecoach is currently training its latest cohort of apprentices in roles ranging from driving and engineering

30 September 2021 #Uncategorised

Although there is currently a high-profile focus on the demand for HGV drivers in the UK, just as important is ensuring that those drivers have well maintained vehicles,  meaning there is also an ongoing and important need for a steady

03 October 2019 #Logistics #News #TNB News

Ryder, the independent provider of commercial vehicle rental, contract hire, and maintenance services, has celebrated the 25th anniversary of its National Apprentice Programme. Launched in 1994, the scheme has since employed a total of 245 apprentice technicians across the company’s

16 November 2017 #CV Sector #News #TNB News #Trailer

Cartwright, the leading UK bodywork and trailer manufacturers, have announced two new apprenticeship schemes. This year the Cartwright Group has taken on 33 apprentices, with 24 inducted onto the existing highly-successful two-year programme which has been running since 2012. In

12 April 2016 #SMMT News

Nine British automotive manufacturers have today launched a new initiative to help young people find a job in the automotive industry.

13 November 2015 #SMMT News

The London Taxi Company has announced that it will take on 30 manufacturing apprentices under a new scheme based in Coventry, just weeks after it was revealed that parent company Geely will invest an additional £50 million in its facilities there.

29 July 2015 #News #Top Stories

Isuzu Truck UK is confident that the successful introduction of its Advanced Apprenticeship Programme will mean a large talent pool of future Master Technicians for its dealers. The programme was launched last year in conjunction with specialist automotive training provider

13 November 2014 #Top Stories

Transport firm Bibby Distribution – along with training companies System Training and Training 4 Business – has launched a new apprenticeship programme aimed at finding young people careers in the transport and logistics sector. Aimed at plugging the gap of

27 October 2014 #Bus and Coach #Top Stories

  The Department for Transport has challenged students to improve bus journeys for passengers with hearing or visual impairments, with the launch of the ‘All Aboard’ campaign. This project has been set up to find cost-effective technology for buses that

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