Lauren Crowther     8th December 2021

FAQ’s about HGV Skills Bootcamps answered

The Government is investing in Skills Bootcamps to train up to 5,000 people to become HGV drivers. In addition, people can train through courses accessed locally and funded by the Government’s Adult Education Budget.The move will help tackle skills shortages and support more people to launch new careers within the logistics sector. Find answers to…

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Lauren Crowther     24th November 2021

SP Training expands apprenticeship portfolio with L4 Assessor Coach

This unique course includes the Level 3 CAVA Assessor Award, which is the industry standard qualification for people looking to assess learners for accredited courses. The addition of this course will benefit a variety of sectors in the local area to provide employees with the skills and development who are involved in training, coaching, and…

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Lauren Crowther     7th November 2021

New HGV drivers to be allowed to go straight to artic test

Some rules about learning to drive an HGV and bus or coach are going to change on 15 November 2021 (subject to Parliamentary approval). The changes affect: what you’re allowed to learn to drive and take your driving test in how the driving test works From the 15th of November, the DVSA will be pulling…

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Lauren Crowther     25th October 2021

Everything you need to know about the HGV Skills Bootcamps and how to apply

Following the nation’s pressure to save Christmas and combat the LGV Driver and Supply Chain issues, the government recently announced that they are investing in new Skills Bootcamps to train up to 5,000 people to become HGV drivers so new drivers can acquire their license as quick as possible.  Once the bootcamps are operational, it…

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Lauren Crowther     22nd October 2021

Everything you need to know about an LGV Driver Apprenticeship

SP Training has a long history of developing new and innovative, industry-leading, award-winning training solutions, and given the recent driver shortage crisis, wanted to outline our apprenticeship offering with national partners, and what the LGV Driver apprenticeship entails.  We have an abundance of opportunities available through our national apprenticeship Driver Programme, where we partner with…

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Lauren Crowther     27th September 2021

Supply Chain issues ahead of Christmas, what is the solution?

From Nando’s running out of chicken and Costas’s coffee bean crisis to Weatherspoon’s facing Beer shortages and talking Carlings and Coors off the menu, the LGV Driver shortage continues to cause disruption to Supply Chains all over the UK, and it’s not getting any better. The issue that has long plagued the Logistics and Transport…

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Lauren Crowther     18th March 2021

Mental Health In The Workplace – are you prepared?

Today is My Whole Self day – a campaign delivered by Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England, that aims to champion workplace culture change, so employees feel comfortable to bring their whole self to work.  System People Education and SP Training are proud to be supporting My Whole Self this year. In 2021, we shouldn’t…

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Harry Mason     29th November 2019

New Co-op Driving Apprentice Tops Performance Rankings

An apprentice truck driver, part of the initial cohort of Co-op’s all-new professional driver programme, has beaten nearly 320 drivers to be the top-performer at the company’s Castlewood distribution centre, despite acquiring his licence with SP Training just three months ago. Heading the monthly driver performance rankings, Aron Marshall is part of Co-op’s professional driver…

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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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