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Trailblazer Working Group holds inaugural meeting

Trailblazer Working Group holds inaugural meeting

A Trailblazer Working Group (TWG) to develop the apprenticeship standard for the Lifting Industry has been assembled by Baz Trewhella, Project Specialist at the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association, LEEA, following an intensive consultation campaign. The TWG met for the first time on Wednesday 14 November 2018 during LiftEx 2018. The …

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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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Pick of young forklift engineers graduate in style

BITA Pick of young forklift engineers graduate in style

The best of Britain’s young forklift service engineers have been honoured in a graduation ceremony hosted by the British Industrial Truck Association (BITA) in the magnificent surroundings of Hoar Cross Hall in Burton on Trent. Four graduates attended the ceremony, representing an inaugural class of eight, all of whom achieved …

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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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Cartwright expands apprenticeship programme

Cartwright Chairman Peter Cartwright offers his expertise to Cartwright apprentices and managers

Altrincham-based trailer and commercial vehicle body manufacturer, Cartwright Group, has developed its award-winning apprenticeship programme to include new modules and an induction week with a renewed focus on support and team-building. One of the UK’s leading manufacturer of trailers, the company has a reputation for their marketing-leading innovations that include …

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Volvo Motherwell welcomes six new apprentices

VOLVO MOTHERWELL WELCOMES SIX NEW APPRENTICES

Leading manufacturer of Volvo rigid and Terex Trucks articulated haulers, Volvo Motherwell, has recruited six new apprentices to join the workforce at its North Lanarkshire HQ. The new modern apprentices were selected via a multi-disciplinary test at the East Kilbride Group Training Association (EKGTA), which was followed by interviews, an …

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Cartwright holds graduation and awards ceremony for final year apprentices

CARTWRIGHT HOLDS GRADUATION AND AWARDS CEREMONY FOR

Young people who have completed an award-winning apprenticeship scheme with trailer and commercial vehicle body manufacturer Cartwright have celebrated their graduation at their manufacturing site in Altrincham. The event also celebrated achievements from apprentices across the scheme with awards presented to outstanding candidates. Group Managing Director Mark Cartwright and Production …

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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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