Wednesday, June 29, 2022
Training

CPT Training launched in partnership with Lloyd Morgan Group

The Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) has announced the launch of its new membership service, CPT Training, which is to be delivered in partnership...
Coach and bus specific DCPC modules from RTITB

RTITB adds coach and bus-specific DCPC modules

RTITB has introduced Driver CPC (DCPC) modules that it says are designed specifically around the challenges faced by coach and bus drivers. Subjects include understanding...

ZeeDrive coach driver school: First trainees begin careers

The first cohort of trainees have completed their training in Zeelo's new coach driver training school ZeeDrive, and are now being actively matched with...
First Bus creates engineering apprentice academy with Reaseheath College

First Bus apprentice academy built around zero-emission buses

First Bus has worked with Reaseheath College in Cheshire to create what the operator says is the UK’s first apprentice academy to train engineers...
First Bus apprentice engineer Danielle Curtis

First Bus apprentice engineer proves age is just a number

Aged 33, Danielle Curtis saw her last chance to secure her dream career in engineering. Two years on, she tells her story to promote inclusivity in...

The future of coach driver training and recruitment?

In June the first cohort of trainees began a funded coach driver training programme designed by Coatham Coaches. Is this the future for coach...
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...

David Heptinstall joins Stagecoach Manchester senior team

David Heptinstall has been appointed Engineering Director by Stagecoach Manchester. He joins from Stagecoach Yorkshire, where he held the same role from 2016. Mr Heptinstall...