Applications open for logistics and transport training with NRC

  • Applications opened today for 20 logistics and transport coordinator training places with Northern Regional College (NRC)’s Assured Skills Academy.

    Successful participants will receive six weeks of industry-relevant training at NRC’s Newtownabbey campus. They will gain an industry recognised qualification and guaranteed job interview upon completing the course.

    Participants will also receive a weekly training allowance of £150, travel expenses, and may be eligible for childcare allowance.

    The six local companies with immediate vacancies in the role are DFDS Logistics Ltd, Belfast; McBurney Transport, Ballymena; Woodside Logistics Group, Ballynure; Lynas Foodservice, Coleraine; TST Transport, Ballymena and WestRock, Newtownabbey.

    The Assured Skills Academy is also being supported by the Department for the Economy. Its director of skills, Graeme Wilkinson said it “is a great opportunity for anyone seeking a new career in logistics and transport. I urge anyone interested to submit their applications at the earliest opportunity.”

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    Julie Powell of Northern Regional College added: “NRC has a track record of providing high quality industry-focussed training that enables people to compete for jobs in a range of sectors.”

    Applicants must be 18 years old by 24 February 2020 and hold at least one A level at grade A-C, or equivalent qualification. No experience in the field of logistics or transport coordination is necessary. Applications close Friday 31 January.

    For more information and details of how to apply, visit www.nidirect.gov.uk/assured-skills

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