The board of Banbury United are delighted to announce that JLD Driver Training will be extending their sponsorship of the club’s King’s Sutton End Terrace until the end of the 2018-19 season.


Mark Allitt, United’s Commercial Director, was delighted to see JLD extend their commitment to the club and commented “I’m really pleased to have JLD extending their sponsorship package with us and to have another member of our sponsorship portfolio extend their current deal. It gives the club assurances to plan ahead and I’m extremely grateful to the directors of JLD for supporting us for the next two years.”

Director of JLD Driver Training, Lisa Dixon, was pleased to confirm the extension and said “We’re delighted to carry on with our sponsorship with Banbury United and thought supporting the club for at least 2 more years would help give them stability and for us to enjoy the exposure the club is currently giving us. We have really enjoyed seeing JLD associated with the club not only at the matches but across social media as well. We hope our support will help the club to continue its progression over the next two seasons.”

Trailblazer Apprenticeships

JLD Driver Training Ltd have successfully become a Main Provider for the delivery of the Governments new Trailblazer Apprenticeships that start in May 2017. This means JLD can deliver apprenticeship training to employers that will use the apprenticeship service to pay for apprenticeship training.

JLD Driver Training will be delivering Trailblazers in the following areas:

  • Large Goods Vehicle Drive
  • Supply Chain Warehouse Operative
  • The Supply Chain Warehouse Operative
  • Express Delivery/Courier

JLD will work with employers to look at training needs within their business. As each Trailblazer has its own scheme of work and must include industry related training,JLD can include: Cat C, Initial Driver CPC (Mod 2&4), Periodic Driver CPC, ADR Training and Forklift Truck Licence (Counter Balance/Reach) as part of the training on offer.

Lisa Dixon Managing Director of JLD Driver Training commented “JLD are extremely pleased to have passed the quality assurance required to become a Main Training Provider for Government Apprenticeship Trailblazers, these are exciting times for employers as they are now in the driving seat. Trailblazers will enable employers to train new, and upskill existing staff to gain core knowledge, skills and behaviours vital for the industry”

For more information on how JLD can help with your training please call the office on 01295 250821 or email