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HGV and PCV Training and Employment Academy

The Mid Ulster LMP through consultation with local industry stakeholders identified the need for a HGV and Coach driver Academy to support industry supply chains by addressing HGV and coach/bus driver shortages, specifically targeting participants who are:

  • Mid Ulster District Council residents

  • Over the age of 21

  • Holders of a full valid driving licence for a minimum of five years with no more than 3 penalty points.

  • Unemployed or underemployed (working less than 16 hours per week) or at risk of redundancy.

The Academy is fully funded and participants have the opportunity to gain a HGV licence (Class 1 or Class 2) and a guaranteed job interview with a local company with HGV vacancies.

How to apply

Applications closed on Thursday 27 October 2022. 

For further information, contact People 1st by telephone on 028 9030 3981 or email the People 1st team

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