The rail industry provides a wide range of career choices, from train drivers to tradespeople, from engineers to customer service representatives, from management to construction, from Finance and Law to Information Technology. There is a career to suit everyone.
Please take a look through our member organisations websites for companies who are recruiting NOW!
The National Skills Academy for Rail
Britain’s Bravest Manufacturing Company is the nation’s leading Social Enterprise.. It is our mission to create employment opportunities for ex-Forces personnel, allowing them to use the skills they learned in the Armed Forces while enabling them to maintain their independence in civilian life.
However as we’ve continued to grow the range of products and services that we offer, we’ve also expanded our support to people outside the Armed Forces community. As well as employing ex-service personnel, we now support people with disabilities and health conditions.
Network Training and Resource Solutions (ntrs) are dedicated to providing exceptional training in all aspects of rail telecommunications, power and signalling within an authentic and safe environment.
With our state of the art City and Guilds accredited National Training Academy (NTA) and EAL (Excellence in Achievement and Learning) approved assessment Centre, we offer a wide range of entry level through to complex ‘off the shelf’ and bespoke courses aimed at both individuals looking to further their careers and businesses intending to upskill their workforce.
We also deliver resettlement training for forces leavers on behalf of the Ministry of Defence (MOD).
Recruiting for Exceptional People
Are you interested in helping to lead a world class railway that delivers opportunity for people and business?
Rail Group is a single, integrated body established by the Department for Transport to take Britain’s railway into the future, and to put passengers at the heart of the journey.
Our remit includes huge infrastructure projects such as the Rail Franchising Programme, Intercity Express Programme, Thameslink and Crossrail.
Already with extensive experience in the Rail sector we are always looking for commercial, finance, PPM, policy, contract management, procurement and rail specialist professionals, with confidence in their expertise, who are focussed on delivering excellence. With strong leadership we develop the best talent and empower people from the outset.
We are confident that Rail Group is an Employer of choice and the ideal career destination for rail professionals.
The Secretary of State for Transport appointed Terry Morgan CBE to develop a transport infrastructure skills strategy. The strategy contains recommendations for both government and industry to act on. It outlines the skills needed to deliver £61 billion in transport investment up to 2020. The recommendations include:
- delivering on our ambition for 30,000 new apprenticeships over the next 5 years to 2020, reflecting the government’s overall apprenticeship target and funding from the proposed apprenticeship levy
- ensuring the right mix of apprenticeships are on offer for the transport sector, including many at higher levels
- meet the challenge of new technologies by upskilling the existing workforce
- encouraging greater diversity in the workforce
- promoting transport and engineering as a career of choice for the brightest and best, leading to using 2018 as a year to celebrate engineering