Ofsted gives full marks to Govia Thameslink Railway’s inclusive apprenticeship scheme

Education regulator endorses quality of the rail operator’s apprenticeship schemesInspectors find that internal trainers motivate apprentices to achieve their goalsGovia Thameslink Railway is on track to recruit 200 apprentices this year Govia Thameslink Railway’s apprenticeship scheme has received an official...

Midlands Engine Rail could ‘create and safeguard thousands of jobs’

Figures released by transport body Midlands Connect suggest that over 3,500 jobs could be created and safeguarded by the full delivery of Midlands Engine Rail, an infrastructure programme aimed at increasing rail capacity and securing faster and more regular...

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Would you like to work with like-minded people who want to make a difference in their towns, cities and wider society? As our North West and Yorkshire team expands, we are looking for exceptional talent across a range of Rail...

HS2 launches Interchange Station construction contract opportunity

HS2 Ltd kicks off search for construction partner for the station at the heart of the UK’s new high speed rail network.1,000 jobs will be supported by the contract, worth up to £370m.Regeneration around the station will support 30,000...

HS2 contractor supports Birmingham City University graduates into employment

Balfour Beatty VINCI, HS2’s construction partner for the West Midlands section of Britain’s new high speed railway, is working in partnership with Birmingham City University to support its graduates into employment. Birmingham City University’s (BCU) City Centre Campus is at...

Intertrain launches industry first Traineeship pilot

Intertrain, part of the City & Guilds Group, is pleased to announce that they will be the first rail training provider to offer Adult Education Budget funded occupational Traineeships to support 19 – 24-year-olds across the UK.  The first...

Birmingham business secures contract to train new recruits working on HS2

A Birmingham-based training provider is among the growing number of West Midlands businesses to win work supporting the delivery of Britain’s new low carbon railway HS2.  Balfour Beatty VINCI (BBV), HS2’s construction partner for the West Midlands, has signed a...

Post-Covid surge in demand for talent drives Ford & Stanley growth

Ford & Stanley, the specialist talent services company, has boosted its Executive and Blue-Collar recruitment divisions with the appointment of two senior managers to lead their expansion plans having experienced a significant surge in demand for new people. Phill Machell...

Sheffield’s 3Squared celebrates 18-year partnership with Sheffield Hallam University

Thanks to a fantastic collaboration with Sheffield Hallam University, digital solution specialists, 3Squared is celebrating the 18th year of awarding work placements to its students.  With each placement lasting 12 months, 3Squared has now provided placements to more than 60 Sheffield...

SLC Operations creates 12 new Driver Instructor jobs at The Rail Academy in the West Midlands

Qualified and Trainee Driver Instructor Opportunities from £65k* pa plus benefits  SLC Operations, a licensed train operator and founders of The Rail Academy based in Kings Norton, Birmingham, is recruiting 12 new Driver Instructors responding to growing demand from clients across the...