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Exciting times for Training and Assessment Services

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In the last Training Matters edition, Bridgeway Consulting announced the launch of a new training academy at West Horndon in Essex.

The interest and footfall at the Academy centre has exceeded Bridgeway Consulting’s initial expectations. Pino De Rosa, Bridgeway Consulting Managing Director, says, ‘These are exciting times for Bridgeway’s rail training and assessment services. The opening of the West Horndon academy has been a really positive venture for us and reinforced our position in the market place. The academy is proving to make a valuable contribution to the rail industry.’

Supporting the West Horndon Academy is a dedicated training and administration team, which has many years of experience of successfully delivering rail training and assessment services to the rail industry. This is proving to be pivotal in its successful operation.

Range of Training

Bridgeway Consulting delivers the following rail training and assessments, which are available nationally:

  • NCCA Sentinel Track Safety
  • Permanent Way Engineering
  • Small Tools & Plant Equipment
  • Machine Crane / Controller / Operator
  • Health and Safety.

Bridgeway’s proactive approach to delivering a quality service is underpinned by a detailed management process. Steve Diksa, Assurance Services Director says, ‘Bridgeway has become synonymous with excellent rail training, mentoring and assessments.

‘We appreciate the simple fact that in today’s business place providing an average or good service is just not enough. We are committed to providing a customer service level, which can only be regarded as EXCELLENT! I am pleased to see that our vision of delivering a service that makes a real difference to the rail industry is being achieved.’

The commitment to achieve excellence is reinforced by rail industry expertise within the Training and Assessment Services Department. This knowledge base permits Bridgeway Consulting to provide a dynamic and innovative style of training that equips individuals to carry out duties efficiently, professionally and more importantly safely.

Further features of the Bridgeway training and assessment service include:

  • A national online track safety training open programme
  • Pre/Post training advice and support
  • Trainers and assessors that carry out operational roles on a regular basis – theory backed with first hand experience that is CURRENT TODAY
  • Electronic archiving and 24/7 availability of all training / competence documentation

National Coverage

Bridgeway Consulting operates a national programme of Sentinel Track Safety courses and with a wide range of training facilities around the country, Bridgeway are able to deliver its training services to meet demand.

24/7 Service

Bridgeway also has the flexibility of sending its trainers to a venue of the client’s choice. This is also applicable for their assessors who are available to deliver workplace assessments anywhere on the rail network.

In addition to this, Bridgeway provides a mentoring service that is available to suit the client’s requirements. This allows our clients to call a Bridgeway mentor or assessor 24/7, making Bridgeway distinctively available midweek days or nights and also during weekends.


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