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UK first for F-TEC

UK first for F-TEC

F-TEC – the forklift industry’s dedicated engineering training centre – has been provided with two state-of-the-art hydraulic simulator boards for use in its engineer courses. Leading parts supplier and F-TEC training partner TVH has loaned the unique simulators – the only two in existence – from its training centre in …

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BIFA launches freight apprenticeship microsite

BIFA launches freight apprenticeship microsite

The British International Freight Association (BIFA), the trade association for UK freight forwarding and logistics companies, has launched a dedicated website – https://apprentices.bifa.org/ – that will focus on helping both employers and potential recruits to better understand apprenticeship opportunities in the freight forwarding industry. Carl Hobbis, BIFA’s Training Development Manager, …

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Apprentice power tapped by Royal Mail and The Cartwright Group

APPRENTICE POWER TAPPED BY ROYAL MAIL AND THE CARTWRIGHT GROUP

Leading trailer manufacturer, the Cartwright Group, has embarked on an exciting new initiative by swapping apprentices with one of its biggest customers, Royal Mail, to provide greater insight into each of the individual operations. Six vehicle technician apprentices from Royal Mail Fleet had the opportunity to tour Cartwright’s factory at …

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BIFA – New apprentice category for freight awards

BIFA New apprentice category for freight awards

The British International Freight Association – BIFA – is to add a new Apprentice of the Year in Logistics category to its annual Freight Service Awards competition. The new award is sponsored by Outsource Training and Development, a leading provider of innovative training, education and recruitment, and will recognise apprentices …

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Consultation commences on LEEA Apprenticeships

Consultation commences on LEEA Apprenticeships

On 19 July, Ross Moloney, CEO of the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA), Andrew Wright, Head of Learning & Development (LEEA), and Baz Trewhella, L&D Project Specialist (LEEA) met with Benita Notley, Head of Standards Development at the Institute for Apprenticeships (IFA) and Bhavena Patel, Relationship Manager (IFA) to begin …

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Exam success for Nerak apprentice

Exam success for Nerak apprentice

An apprentice with Nerak Wiese, the vertical conveyor specialist, recently passed his mid-course exams at distinction level. Oliver Davies, 21, will complete his two-year Mechanical Engineering apprenticeship this year and is looking forward to a career with the Brecon-based company. “We are delighted with Ollie’s success,” commented John Oakley, Nerak’s …

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Palletways apprenticeship scheme hits half a decade

Palletways apprenticeship scheme hits half a decade

The Palletways UK apprenticeship scheme hit a five-year milestone in November. Since the programme began in Winter 2012, some 17 apprentices have entered the scheme with 11 moving to a permanent contract upon completion. 3 apprentices are currently being trained. When apprentices join, they receive comprehensive training and support so …

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Palletways apprenticeship scheme hits half a decade

Palletways apprenticeship scheme hits half a decade

The Palletways UK apprenticeship scheme hit a five-year milestone in November. Since the programme began in Winter 2012, some 17 apprentices have entered the scheme with 11 moving to a permanent contract upon completion. 3 apprentices are currently being trained. When apprentices join, they receive comprehensive training and support so …

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Award success for Linde UK engineering apprentices

Award success for Linde UK engineering apprentices

Three engineering apprentices have won awards at Linde Material Handling’s annual Apprenticeship Awards. Jack Congram, 18, James Middleton, 26, and Callum Armour, 20, were each recognised as the best in their respective year groups and James, from Linde Creighton, was named as the overall ‘apprentice of the year.’ Held this …

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