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UK Port Agent Apprenticeship EOI submitted
Posted on Monday, January 30, 2017
The Institute is facilitating an employer trailblazer group to
develop a UK Port Agent Apprenticeship scheme.
Finding and keeping high quality staff within a tough business
environment is a challenge faced by most, if not all, port agency
companies regardless of company size or location.
The project will support employers through subsidised training
and employment and also in the provision of defined training and
skills to new employees (and may even apply to current employees
who can be moved onto apprenticeships).
The Expression of Interest has now been lodged with the
Department for Education.
As part of the assessment process all bids are placed online to
give interested parties an opportunity to comment on the proposals.
Those who participate in the survey are asked to feedback against a
number of factors that will help assess the bid.
This survey is now live for a week and the link to it is
The survey will close on 5th of February. It is
a short deadline so please act promptly.
The survey is short and will not take more than ten minutes to
We would ask that as many UK companies as possible complete the
survey to support the Port Agent Apprenticeship proposal so please
forward this to any relevant contacts for them to also
There is still time for UK port agency companies to join the
employer trailblazer group for the project so if you are willing to
join our trailblazer group please email firstname.lastname@example.org
85 Gracechurch St, London EC3V 0AA, +44 (0) 20 7623 1111, email@example.com