Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) has announced details of an Apprentice Bike to Work Scheme and an Apprentice Free Ticket Scheme.
Carl Lomas, chairman Institute of Couriers and chairman of Transport for Greater Manchester Urban delivery group was presented with a postgraduate certificate by Lord Mandelson, Chancellor of the Manchester Metropolitan University.
Following a short inspection in June 2017 Ofsted has confirmed that Mantra Learning remains a good provider.
The government is officially launching its apprenticeship levy today (6 April 2017) as part of the biggest shake-up of skills for a generation.
Large employers are encouraged to register for an online apprenticeship service before the launch of the apprenticeship levy on 6 April.
The government today (12 August 2016) published proposals for a new funding model for apprenticeships and further details on the apprenticeship levy.
The Road Haulage Association (RHA) has issued a stark warning that consumers could see empty shelves this Christmas as the chronic lack of truck drivers affecting their industry worsens.
Start Christmas shopping now, warns Transport Minister: Lorry driver shortage 'could mean empty shelves'
The 24th September saw the culmination of the collaboration between Mantra Learning, Redwood School and Manchester Communication Academy with the Greenpower Challenge race day at Aintree Motor Racing Circuit.
The Freight Transport Association says there is a growing shortage of lorry drivers in Britain which needs to be addressed.
This guide provides advice for employers on what they need to do to comply with the law and reduce risk.
Your questions answered about the consequences of missing the Driver CPC deadline
Oldham Council has launched an innovative new scheme to support those in warehouse work to get higher paid jobs as drivers.
The Warehouse to Wheels scheme sees the local authority working with leading driver training firm Mantra Learning Limited to boost the skills of those in the logistics industry.
Hauliers across England and Wales could see a £11 million a year boost as the government raises the speed limit for lorries on single carriageway roads to 50 mph.
The Warehouse Technology Group (WTG) seminar and live demonstrations event held on the 21st May generated much interest and attracted bumper attendance from professionals from across the logistics industry.
At the Greater Manchester Skills for Business Awards held on 3rd July, two awards went to Mantra Learning customers in recognition for their commitment to skills development in the logistics sector.
Road haulage managers believe greater adoption of fuel efficient driving behaviour holds the key to reducing the industry's fuel consumption and, subsequently, fuel-related costs and CO2 emissions in the short-term, according to new independent research commissioned by Shell.
Ofsted awards Mantra Learning a Grade 2, ‘Good’, with many exceptionally good and strong features in a very positive inspection report
Short distance repair and testing drivers to be made exempt from additional professional driving tests and training.
Last week it was announced that The Apprenticeship Grant for Employers of 16-24 year olds (AGE 16-24) has been extended for another year until 31st December 2014.
This grant offers up to £1,500 per apprentice to employers with less than 1000 employees, who are new to Apprenticeships or haven’t enrolled a new recruit or existing employee onto an Apprenticeship programme in the previous12 months.
For more information on the benefits of taking on an apprentice, click here.
Under the Workforce Development Programme small and medium sized businesses in Greater Manchester and Cheshire and Warrington can access fully-funded Driver CPC and FLT training.