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To help employers with their apprenticeship delivery, FSDF member RTITB can now conduct End Point Assessments (EPA) for Supply Chain Warehouse Operatives and LGV Drivers. “RTITB are an approved End Point Assessment Organisation for these important apprenticeship standards, helping to develop new talent for the transport and logistics industry,” says Laura Nelson, Managing Director of RTITB, the preferred regulatory body for workplace transport training. “We’ve worked with employers and training organisations for many years to ensure relevant, high quality assessment […]

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According to FSDF member RTITB, the UK’s largest Driver CPC Consortium, many lorry drivers in the food and drink retail and logistics sectors are missing out on appropriate, relevant Driver CPC Periodic training.   “As an employer, delivering generic Driver CPC modules from a training provider might tick a compliance box, but it falls short in terms of addressing the particular needs of the food and drink industry,” says Laura Nelson, Managing Director of RTITB, which has just launched a […]

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Many businesses that outsource their lift truck training could save thousands of pounds and improve efficiency by training in-house and achieving their own in-house accreditation. FSDF member RTITB is offering a free of charge cost analysis to help businesses make the right choice. “Many firms keep outsourcing their lift truck training without stopping to consider if it is right for them,” says Laura Nelson, Managing Director, RTITB, the preferred regulatory body for workplace transport training. “Quite often outsourced training is […]

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The Henderson Group Training Academy in Northern Ireland has further improved its LGV driver training programmes and increased efficiency with the help of the FSDF member RTITB Instructor Academy. The move has enhanced the performance and safety of hundreds of drivers delivering food, retail and other goods across the region. Warehousing, logistics and transport are a key part of operations across the Henderson Group business, which incorporates Henderson Wholesale, Henderson Retail, Henderson Foodservice and Henderson Group property. To train personnel […]

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In response to the recent terror attacks that have seen vehicles used as weapons across the UK and Europe, FSDF member RTITB has launched a new Master Driver CPC course, Counterterrorism Measures for the Professional LGV Driver. As of October 2018, the threat level of terrorism in the UK, has been set by the Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre and the Security Service (MI5) at “severe”, meaning that an attack is “highly likely”.   “Although statistically the risk of incident is relatively […]

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Entries are open for the Talent in Logistics Awards 2019. Talent in Logistics supports and celebrates the 2.2million+ logistics, transport and warehousing employees that keep the logistics sector running. The awards, which are free to enter, will see a number of new additions to this year’s categories, not only celebrating the individuals that contribute to the industry operationally, but the teams and strategies that successfully develop talent to drive the industry forward. New Categories include Innovation in Recruitment, Excellence in […]

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Workplace accidents, injuries and fatalities are frequently occurring as employers fail to check the qualifications and training credentials of agency staff working in lift truck operations, warns FSDF member RTITB. “All too often lift truck incidents hit the headlines,” says Laura Nelson, Managing Director for RTITB, the preferred regulatory body for workplace transport training. “Recently we have seen several cases where agency workers or temporary employees have been involved in accidents, many of which could have potentially been avoided if […]

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FSDF member RTITB has launched an updated Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP) training course to ensure operators have the skills and knowledge to work safely and efficiently at height.  The Accrediting Bodies Association (ABA) categorises MEWPs, sometimes referred to as cherry pickers or access platforms, into 4 main groups; 1a, 1b, 3a and 3b, which classify the different capabilities of the machines. Machines can differ significantly in weight, height, dimension and capacity, and the operating environment can also vary significantly.  […]

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With the number of Driver CPC Periodic Training attendees lagging compared to the previous 5-year training cycle, FSDF member RTITB, the UK’s largest Driver CPC Consortium, questions why. Results from the DVSA show in the 6-month period from January to June, the Driver CPC Periodic Training market is reported to have had 20% fewer attendees than the previous cycle, equating to more than 100,000 drivers. Up until February 2018, there were only slightly fewer attendees compared to the previous cycle, […]

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The RTITB Instructor Academy has launched a new Assessor course to help employers cost effectively check whether lift truck operators have the correct training and skills to work safely in their business. The new Lift Truck or MHE (Materials Handling Equipment) Operator Assessor course enables employers to acquire in-house skills and knowledge for assessing and reporting on an operator’s abilities, without the need to invest in training staff as Lift Truck Instructors. Qualified Operator Assessors will be able to conduct […]

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