Rail Skills success for East Ayrshire students

The first programme of the QTS Rail Skills Academy has successfully completed, with 10 young people now equipped with the skills required to join the rail industry.   The Academy, delivered by QTS Training and funded through the East Ayrshire Council's...

Commonwealth Games staff and volunteers are encouraged to explore a new career on HS2

HS2 is encouraging the volunteers and temporary workers who played their part in the hugely successful Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games to dive into a new career on Britain’s new railway. This Friday (12th August) HS2’s construction partner, Balfour Beatty VINCI, will...

Hitachi work together to promote the next generation

As a company Hitachi are working to “Inspire the Next” technology or product which, in turn, will improve lives all around the world. As part of this strategy, Inspiring the Next Generation sits at the heart of the Hitachi philosophy,...

QTS Group receives Armed Forces Covenant award for its work with veterans

QTS Group has been awarded an Armed Forces Covenant award for demonstrating its commitment to helping members of the military and their families.  The national rail contractor was awarded a ‘Bronze’ status certification in recognition of its support for progressing...

Next stop career success – Midland Metro Alliance apprentices celebrate halfway milestone

Apprentices at the Midland Metro Alliance are celebrating a major step forward in their career after reaching the halfway point of their course. Last autumn, the alliance, which is designing and building a number of Metro extensions on behalf of...

Siemens Mobility recruits ex-armed forces personnel for Military2Rail programme

Twelve former armed forces personnel have embarked on a new career in the rail industry. Recruited as part of Siemens Mobility’s Military2Rail initiative, the recruits undertook an intensive, six-week training programme before starting their permanent roles in the business. With...

New courses added to HS2’s fast track job training programme

HS2’s construction partner, Balfour Beatty VINCI (BBV), is expanding its fast track job training programme to help local people start a new career in information management. BBV has already helped over 30 people to secure a job on HS2 through...

TransPennine searches for Rail’s future stars

TransPennine Express (TPE) is searching for the next generation of talent and believes its apprenticeship scheme holds the key to unlocking hidden gems. The train company has four new apprenticeships available in its Business Development, IT, Performance and Service Planning...

Thales UK launches new jobs scheme to get engineers back to work after a career break

Global technology company Thales UK has teamed up with the STEM Returners to launch a pilot programme open to engineers who have had a career break. Thales UK develops high-tech solutions, services and products to help companies and organisations in...

HS2’s fast track job training programme opens to new applicants

HS2’s construction partner, Balfour Beatty VINCI (BBV), is encouraging local people who are out of work or looking for a career change to register for its fast track training programme which enables candidates to progress onto a paid work...

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Railway Industry Association and Women in Rail Launch First Equality, Diversity And Inclusion Charter Event of 2022

The Railway Industry Association (RIA) and Women in Rail (WR) Equality Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) Charter Working Group are...