NAB WELCOMES IMI INITIATIVE TO HIRE APPRENTICES

Published 05/02/2014 00:00:00 in Press Releases

The National Association of Bodyshops (NAB) has welcomed news from The Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) on their call to action doubts from the automotive sector about employing young people and to future proof businesses by hiring apprentices. 

Frank Harvey, Head of NAB commented, ‘NAB applauds the IMI in commissioning this piece of work, and would encourage the education establishment and employers to seriously consider apprenticeships within the automotive sector as a viable alternative to continued academia.

“NAB believes that as vehicle technology increases, both in terms of construction materials and techniques, and advancements in active and passive safety and control systems, greater investment is needed.

“As an industry we need to recruit, train and develop now, the skill set needed for the future”.

 

ENDS

NOTES TO EDITORS:

Rupal Rawal, Communications Assistant
Tel: 020 7307 3412
Mob: 07528 977 157
Press Office direct line: 020 7307 3422
Press Office fax: 020 7307 3406

Web: www.rmif.co.uk Email: rupal.rawal@rmif.co.uk

The Retail Motor Industry represents the interests of operators in England, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Isle of Man providing sales and services to motorists and businesses. The RMI has a formal association with the independent Scottish Motor Trade Association which represents the retail motor industry in Scotland.   

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