We offer a range of flexible packages that best provide a solution to your requirements:
Including those working in similar roles in other sectors, the logistics industry employs around 2.3 million people, which equates to 8% of the UK’s workforce.
The shortage of HGV drivers in the UK as of last year has climbed to 59,000 as 64% of transport and storage businesses now face severe skills shortages, according to a recent report by FTA. The number of HGV drivers is down 16,000 or 5.0% year-on-year.
To meet this demand, in the short term – many employers are using agency drivers but changing IR35 legislation has increased their hiring costs.
In the long term, most employers are losing precious time sorting through irrelevant applications from jobseekers for permanent roles.
System Group’s Driver Academy could help you to reduce your spend on agency drivers whilst reducing the amount of time spent reviewing unsuitable applications.
EMPLOYERS AND DRIVER ACADEMY
AEB Funding is great resource for employers who need to improve the skills of their fleet to meet the future challenges of a skills shortage. It can support staff to gain new skills, improve their current level of knowledge in an occupation, or get them ready for an apprenticeship.
As a training provider, we can also use AEB funding to convert local job-seekers into suitably qualified, committed candidates for your vacancies AT NO COST. Regardless of whether you interview them or hire them, we do not charge any fees for this service.
Using our 4-stage process and the assistance of Government funding we can greatly reduce the costs of growing your business, by providing drivers who have:
Class 1 (C+E) HGV Licence
Class 2 (Cat C) HGV Licence
Using our 4 Stage Process, we convert local job-seekers into qualified candidates for your vacancies.
We source candidates to attend your driver academy
We can screen these applicants based on location, commitment, eligibility & availability to kickstart their career with you
We can put the candidates through a training program, where they gain a number of qualifications
Once they’ve passed our program, we can supply you with competent candidates for interview who are ready to make an immediate impact