Driver development programme

The Driver Development Programme with Stobart Logistics and The National Logistics Academy
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A great opportunity

The Driver Development Programme (DDP) is a great opportunity for our driver community to progress and enhance their careers here at Stobart Logistics.

We’re committed in supporting all our employees with their personal development, that’s why we have invested in this tailored training programme, partnered with The National Logistics Academy, to give our drivers the skills and knowledge to help them progress within our industry.

Partnering with the best!

We enlisted the help of our Driver Development partners to help us realise our goal of installing a solid framework for providing the best advancement opportunities for our driving staff. With the DDP now in place, we’re working together to improve and build upon it for future generations.

Our driver development programme

Qualifications to help you exceed

A group of representatives of large employers within the logistics sector worked together to write qualifications based on what they want within this programme.

Classroom learning

Our drivers undertake classroom learning on a series of specially designed units and activities over the course of a year. When the year comes to an end, they undertake an End Point Assessment which ties it all together.

Life enhancing skill set

The Driver Development Programme (DDP) covers a huge range of skills, knowledge and behaviours about the whole sector. It’s not just about teaching the skills to do a job.

Life long knowledge for a life long career

Our drivers gain an understanding of issues affecting the sector e.g the ways logistics industries need to protect the environment and how technology is changing logistics. Setting them up for a life long logistics career.

Key course aspects

Stobart Logistics has partnered with The National Logistics Academy, a network of top rated, specialist logistics training providers who have a deep knowledge and understanding of the sector, to deliver commercial training, licence acquisition and apprenticeships
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  • Designed to meet drivers’ needs, those of their managers and the entire Stobart Logistics business.
  • Classroom-based sessions including maths and English and all course materials are provided.
  • Course materials created by Stobart and The National Logistics Academy
  • A qualification employees can use for the rest of their life, it’ll really help them day to day as well
  • Tailored specifically to meet individuals needs

Our driver training manager

The course is run by Paul Barden, our driver training manager. His wealth of experience and commitment to driving personal development has made the DDP a real success and sets us apart from our competitors.

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