Thursday, September 16, 2021
IRTE Skills Challenge

Skills Challenge testing week roots out the industry’s best

Coach and bus apprentices and technicians from across the UK met in Bristol in June as the 10th anniversary IRTE Skills Challenge got under...
Wendy Barrett Stagecoach Manchester apprentice

Stagecoach Manchester launches bus driver apprenticeship programme

Stagecoach Manchester is building on its induction training programme with the launch of a bus driver apprenticeship programme. The programme lasts 14 months and will...

FCL joins IRTE Skills Challenge for 10th anniversary edition after joining fight against pandemic

New sponsor of the IRTE Skills Challenge Filtration Control Limited (FCL) joins the competition for its 10th anniversary after an eventful year developing a...
Go North East Engineer director Colin Barnes, apprentice Oliver Barry and Suzanne Slater, Assistant Principal for Apprenticeships at Gateshead College

Go North East is on the hunt for new apprentices

Go North East is working with Gateshead College to hunt down new apprentice engineers to bolster its team. Eight successful applicants will complete a four-year...
Beverley Bell Training

Beverley Bell Training: A new look at sharing knowledge

Compliance – it’s the cornerstone of the industry. While few things have remained certain for coach and bus during the pandemic, high compliance standards...
Yellow Buses engages customer service training provider

Yellow Buses engages customer service training provider

Bournemouth-based Yellow Buses, and its Yellow Coaches arm, have worked with local company Simon Scarborough Associates to deliver what the operator calls “a bespoke...

Commercial feature: Training and safety

Training and safety encompasses every part of your operation. The cost of errors can be huge, but there are suppliers to help you cover...
In person DCPC training now permitted in England

Climbdown permits ongoing in person DCPC training in England

DVSA has clarified its approach to the delivery of in person Driver CPC (DCPC) training in England while the country is under a four-week...

Go-Ahead bringing in the bus industry’s next generation

Go-Ahead Group recruits 20 graduate trainees a year, most of them in bus. We talk to the woman in charge of the programme about...

Small Business Leadership Programme aims to help businesses recover from COVID-19

Owners of small businesses in England stand to benefit from a government-backed leadership programme to help with growth after coronavirus COVID-19. The Small Business Leadership...

Stagecoach outlines net zero ambitions for Scotland’s Climate Week

Stagecoach has outlined its net zero plans in Scotland to mark Scotland's Climate Week event, held 13 – 19 September. That roadmap includes £21.4m investment...