An inquiry has been launched in the Government’s target to create three million apprenticeships by 2020.
The latest government initiative to boost the number of apprenticeships has been welcomed by the Institute of the Motor Industry.
The RMI has welcomed the Government’s plans for a 0.5% apprenticeship level in April 2017 to raise funds for 3 million apprenticeships by 2020.
West Way Nissan has appointed 14 new apprentices to work across dealerships in the group’s network after embarking on a recruitment drive with Remit.
Sturgess of Leicester apprentice Will Allen won Outstanding Student – Light Vehicle at this year’s IMI Outstanding Achievers Awards ceremony.
JCT600 has taken on 23 new apprentices as part of a drive to recruit new talent which will see a total of 100 working across the business by the end of 2015.
BMW Group UK has taken on 43 new apprentices at its UK Mini and BMW production sites in Oxford, Swindon and Hams Hall near Birmingham.
Mitsubishi Motors UK has has a record number of apprenticeship requests from the dealer network for training at its headquarters in Cirencester.
Jaguar Land Rover has welcomed nearly 600 new graduates and apprentices to the business this week, the company’s highest intake to date.
Motor retail group Swansway believes in encouraging and growing young talent and plans to increase its apprentice intake 50%, by 2017.
Yorkshire based family car dealer JCT600 is looking for 27 new apprentices as part of its drive to take on 115 apprentices working in the business.
The chief executive of the Institute of the Motor Industry Steve Nash has welcomed the ambitious apprenticeships target of the new Government, but questions whether it’s achievable.
A need for more technicians is leading Volvo Car UK to mandate that every dealership in its network will engage in apprenticeships.
Audi has launched a website designed to attract apprentices for its car dealer network.
Automotive Management Live: Where franchised and independent dealers will find everything they need to know about operating a modern showroom and service and repair facility fit for the digital age.
When: November 7 2019
Where: Birmingham NEC
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