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The first female apprentice joins the Heritage Skills Training Academy

Emma Harrison, 17, is the first female apprentice to join the Severn Valley Railway (SVR) along with four other new recruits at the Heritage...

Hyder Consulting boosts Bristol team

Hyder Consulting has made two new appointments to its fast-growing rail team in Bristol. Rachel Bennett and Tom Constantine are joining the company as...

Syntax adds to growing rail division

Recruitment services provider Syntax has added three new faces to its burgeoning rail recruitment division. Chris Beck and Laura Smit have both joined the rail...

Talent trawl for railways

Solihull College and Virgin Trains have joined forces to find unemployed young people, aged between 18 and 24, to join the company’s training scheme. The...

Change here for better prospects

Railway apprentices at Prospects College of Advanced Technology in Basildon, Essex, will benefit this winter from a new purpose built Rail Academy. The academy has...

Shorterm Group launches TrainsPeople

Shorterm Group has acquired Bridgen Training, now rebranded as TrainsPeople Limited, the railway training experts based in West Horndon, Essex. The acquisition is part of...

SpencerGroup appoints CDI AndersElite as recruitment partner

Spencer Group, one of the UK’s leading specialist engineering businesses, has announced the appointment of CDI AndersElite to manage all of its permanent and...

ScotRail apprentices graduate

A second tranche of hard-working ScotRail Modern Apprentices in Customer Service has graduated under a pioneering initiative to develop young talent. Around 70 guests — including Angela Constance,...

Morson celebrates National Apprenticeship Week

Global recruiter, Morson Group welcomed apprentices past and present to an event celebrating National Apprenticeship Week. The event took place on Wednesday 5 March at...

Benchmark training boosts leadership development

Benchmark Training Ltd is a specialist designer and provider of behavioural change training programmes for organisations where strict safety compliance and regulatory frameworks apply....

Keltbray crew bridge skills gap

A further seven apprentices have joined Keltbray Aspire, part of Keltbray Group which provides electrification services for the rail industry. The new apprentices will be...

Gain a job with the McGinley Rail Apprenticeship Placement Scheme

McGinley Support Services has established the Rail Apprentice Placement Scheme (RAPS) to help apprentices develop successful careers after their placement has finished. In the current...

Apprenticeships – popularity grows

More than double the number of young people are choosing engineering apprenticeships as degree courses, the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has revealed. Figures...

Joint skills plan for Carillion and SPL Powerlines

Carillion and Austrian-based SPL Powerlines welcomed shadow rail minister, Lillian Greenwood MP, to the new training facility in Doncaster recently. A joint programme between the...

ARTP – The voice of training providers

Changing systems and standards is a challenge for all industries. Reforms can be a reaction to major incidents or they can just be part...

Changing places

Houghton International has teamed up with South West Trains to create an apprentice exchange programme. SWT apprentices visit Houghton International’s facilities in Newcastle upon Tyne....

David Cameron encourages apprentices

David Cameron has been encouraging apprentices on a visit to Carillion in Wolverhampton. Carillion says it is the largest single employer of construction apprentices in...

Signalling mentorship programme launched by advance-TRS

The signalling recruitment team at advance-TRS has proposed a new mentorship programme. Managers at advance-TRS hope the Signalling Mentorship Programme will see between 60 and...