Outsource Vocational Learning, part of the Seetec Group, has been recognised as Apprenticeship Provider of the Year for Transport & Logistics
Outsource was announced a winner at the FE Week and AELP AAC Apprenticeship Awards 2019, which recognise excellence in apprenticeship provision. This years’ awards attracted more than 350 entries in a range of new categories celebrating 13 individual apprenticeship routes.
Outsource was awarded the Transport & Logistics Award in recognition of more than 20 years’ experience working within the sector. This includes their work towards raising the profile of the sector, working with leading organisations to develop Level 2,3 and 4 Standards for aviation and creating a series of interactive modules for international freight forwarding.
Seetec Group was also awarded Business & Administration Apprenticeship provider of the year for their work at the forefront of developing the Business Administrator Standard and leading the way in helping large employers to Leverage their Apprenticeship Levy.
Melanie Nicholson, Seetec’s Executive Director for Excellence, Apprenticeships and Skills, said: “We design the programme with employers and support them to prepare both managers and apprentices, providing flexible delivery options to maximise success.
“We are working closely with BIFA to raise the profile of the transport and logistics sector and support succession planning, we are delighted this award will help to showcase the opportunities available in the sector.”
Vikki Kerslake from employer DB Schenker highlighted the benefit of working with Outsource: “Outsource really partner with you, it’s like having another arm of your own business. What sets them apart is that they really make the business ready for the apprentices.”
The awards were announced at a glittering ceremony during the Annual Apprenticeship Conference Gala Dinner in Birmingham. Shane Mann, Managing Director of FE Week’s publisher, said: “These awards are a brilliant opportunity to demonstrate and celebrate the importance of apprenticeships. The volume of entries we’ve received was overwhelming and showcased just how much talent there is in the sector.”