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”.