Greencore working with Instep, launches new HGV2 Logistics Apprenticeships starting in March 2022

Feb 2, 2022 | Apprenticeships, Manufacturer News, Provider News

Greencore, a leading manufacturer of convenience food in the UK, has chosen Instep UK, as its partner for the delivery of HGV2 programme, which will be delivered using the LGV Apprenticeship programme.

Targeted at Greencore’s logistics teams across the country, this apprenticeship programme will upskill existing logistics colleagues and create career paths for newly engaged colleagues.

On launching this new provision, Greencore’s Ben Martin, Network and Transport Director said:

“This exciting opportunity will enable Greencore to invest in the skills required to continue to develop and expand our workforce, creating new job opportunities in our sites across the UK. We are really pleased to be partnering with Instep who already provide our Leadership and Management Apprenticeship Standards “

On winning the tender to provide these apprenticeships, Instep’s Chief Executive Officer Andy Murphy said:

“The challenges in Logistics, specifically HGV drivers, are well documented. We are thrilled to be supporting Greencore in the delivery of the HGV2 programme, which will provide new career opportunities for existing and newly engaged colleagues. Programmes such as HGV2 will not only have a great impact for Greencore and their new drivers, but a wider economic benefit, as we look to protect and create the labour market of the future”.

About Greencore:
We are a leading manufacturer of convenience food in the UK and our purpose is to make every day taste better.

We supply all of the major supermarkets in the UK. We also supply convenience and travel retail outlets, discounters, coffee shops, foodservice and other retailers. We have strong market positions in a range of categories including sandwiches, salads, sushi, chilled snacking, chilled ready meals, chilled soups and sauces, chilled quiche, ambient sauces and pickles, and frozen Yorkshire Puddings.

We have 16 world-class manufacturing sites and 18 distribution centres in the UK, with industry-leading technology and supply chain capabilities. We generated revenues of £1.3bn in FY21 and employ approximately 13,000 people. We are headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.

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About Instep UK:
Instep UK Ltd is a specialist education and training provider with 30 years of experience. Instep offer innovative education and training solutions, through the delivery of Apprenticeships, and commercial training across the country and overseas.

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