BiS Henderson Academy opens training centres in Golden Triangle
Fri, 27 Jun 2014
The BiS Henderson Academy, part of the BiS Henderson recruitment and logistics consultancy group, is to establish two training centres in the heart of the logistics industry’s ‘Golden Triangle’ in the Midlands.
The Academy will aim to offer traineeship courses for young people in preparation for apprenticeships in the logistics sector.
The two centres will be located in Wellingborough and Northampton, and will mark the first phase of a network of BiS Henderson Academy training centres to be set up in the 50 top logistics ‘hot spots’ across the UK.
Opening this summer, the centres will run 10 ‘Gateway to Logistics’ (G2L) courses throughout the year for 15-20 people at a time, providing the basic skills required by employers before starting either a logistics traineeship or an apprenticeship. The next step will be to place them into apprenticeships that have been designed to meet the needs of employers and the future career ambitions of candidates.
The BiS Henderson Academy is working with some of the country’s largest employers of logistics personnel to design apprenticeship courses that are suited to each individual company’s future requirements. In addition, the Academy is actively engaged in promoting the sector to schools, colleges and local job centres, to encourage young people into the industry through a logistics apprenticeship.