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Harry Mason     11th October 2019

SP Training Launches Dangerous Goods Driving Apprenticeship with Flogas

SP Training has partnered with leading LPG gas supplier Flogas Britain Limited to deliver a bespoke professional driver programme tailored to create new rigid truck drivers for the company, including the necessary training and skills to transport dangerous goods. To help combat the national driver shortage, Flogas is using the Apprenticeship pathway to create new,…

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SP Training Secures Contract To Train DVSA Examiners

Donna-Marie Brown     6th September 2019

SP Training Secures Contract To Train DVSA Examiners

SP Training has secured an agreement with Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) to deliver training to its examiners, enabling them to achieve their truck and bus driving licences before they become fully-qualified vocational examiners in LGV (large goods vehicle) and PCV (passenger carrying vehicle). In the last two years, DVSA has trained 63 examiners…

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C+E Apprenticeship

Donna-Marie Brown     19th August 2019

SP Training Welcomes Artic Licence Inclusion Within Apprenticeship Standard

SP Training is welcoming plans to include acquisition of the C+E or articulated truck licence within the apprenticeship standard. The company has provided an array of training services to a diverse range of businesses, from owner-drivers to national groups, and says a change in the way funding is structured can help the industry by allowing…

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SP Training Launches Construction Training

Donna-Marie Brown     2nd August 2019

SP Training Launches Construction Training To Boost Skills In Cumbria

SP Training has launched a new construction training programme to help deliver training to ensure both local employers and their workforces have the necessary skills to combat the national staff shortage. In partnership with Carlisle College, the new range of construction courses will upskill local people, helping to keep jobs in the region and enable…

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Claire Prince     1st August 2019

Summer Driving Tips

Whether it’s the daily commute to work, the school run or a long journey to a holiday retreat, driving in the summer has its challenges. As well as glare, which can also be treacherous in winter, you’ve got high temperatures to contend with, which can make your car behave differently. Roads are often busier, especially…

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National Road Victim Awareness Month

Donna-Marie Brown     1st August 2019

National Road Victims Month

Which month do you think the most road traffic accidents occur?  You might expect the answer to be one of the winter months because ice and snow increase the risks to road users. However, it is August that usually sees more fatalities on UK roads than any other month. For this reason, road traffic accident…

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Claire Prince     25th July 2019

Wimbledon

Wimbledon is a great British Institution. There are so many iconic moments to come out of Wimbledon – among our favorites are John McEnroe’s infamous outburst, Andy Murray’s win which ended Britain’s 77 year wait for a men’s champion, and who can forget Cliff Richard’s singsong in the rain. Wimbledon is the oldest tennis tournament…

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Claire Prince     18th July 2019

Knife Crime

After falling for several years, knife crime in England and Wales is rising again. So, what is happening? Police-recorded knife crime has been rising consistently since 2014, with 39,818 incidents in the 12 months ending September 2018. This is a two-thirds increase from 2014. Out of the 44 police forces in England and Wales, 42…

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Claire Prince     11th July 2019

Sexual Orientation

What is Sexual Orientation? “Sexual orientation” is a term frequently used to describe a person’s romantic, emotional or sexual attraction to another person. Sexual orientation is different from gender identity, which refers to the internal sense of whether one is male or female. The concept of sexual orientation refers to more than sexual behaviour. It…

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Fire Safety at Work

Claire Prince     4th July 2019

Fire Safety at Work

Most fires can be prevented, by taking some basic and common sense precautions. Those responsible for workplaces and other buildings to which the public have access can avoid them by taking responsibility for and adopting the right behaviours and procedures. Causes of Fire in the Workplace Fire is a chemical reaction requiring the combination of…

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