What Happens In A PTS Medical?

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INFRA Skills provide a comprehensive range of workplace medicals, but the Network Rail PTS Medical is the most popular. It is required for anyone who wishes to work on, or around, the railway network, and assesses a person’s fitness for the specific environment.   What does Network Rail Personal Track Safety involve? Personal Track Safety […]

INFRA Skills Wins Pioneering Equality Award

INFRA Skills were awarded the Social Value for Future Generations ‘Pioneering Equality’ Award, alongside sister company, RSS Infrastructure (RSSI), at the Social Value Portal 2021 Award Ceremony on Thursday 18th November 2021. What is the National Social Value Measurement Framework? The National Social Value Measurement Framework (or National TOMs for short) – is a method […]

INFRA Skills Support World Mental Health Day 2021

World Mental Health Day 2021

Promoting World Mental Health Day 2021 Our focus for World Mental Health Day 2021 is on how you can promote mental health in the workplace. First, we want to know if your mental health seems to have an impact on your job. The answer is an emphatic yes. Your mental health influences your actions, as […]

HS2 Minister Visits Birmingham To Open New INFRA Skills Training Centre

Richard Toy, CEO, Sean Harrison, Managing Director, Peter Thompson, Rail Director, and Steven Morley, General Manager are pictured with Andrew Stephenson.

On Monday, September 27th, Andrew Stephenson, Minister of State at the Department of Transport and the HS2 Minister, officially opened the new purpose-built INFRA Skills Training Centre in Aston, Birmingham.     What is the purpose of the new Training Centre? The new INFRA Skills Training Centre focuses primarily on rail and construction training. This […]

Team Auctus Complete Pedal To Paris 2021

Pedal To Paris 2021

Team Auctus completed the Pedal To Paris 2021 challenge on Sunday 6th September 2021. The team included Richard Toy, Sean Harrison, Andrew Coates, John Handley, Martin Benson, Simon Capper, Graham Talbot, John McDonough, Steve Broadfield and Ryan Spence. The premier cycling event was hosted by The Royal British Legion charity, to coincide with their 100 […]

INFRA Skills Commitment To Railway Mental Health Charter

Railway Mental Health Charter

What is the Railway Mental Health Charter? INFRA Skills has signed the Railway Mental Health Charter to promote the reduction of mental health stigma and improve workplace behaviours. The Railway Mental Health Charter is a framework for rail businesses to use to promote, manage, and support the mental health of their employees. The charter, which […]

INFRA Skills Support ‘My Whole Self’ Day

Bring your whole self to work – wherever that may be. In 2020 employers like INFRA Skills believe we shouldn’t have to leave parts of our identity behind – be that our cultural or ethnic background, sexuality, or health – when we work. When we’re empowered to be our ‘whole self’ at work we can […]

Apprenticeship Success Story: Jake Neal-Brown

We are celebrating an Apprenticeship Success story. Jake Neal-Brown was originally training to become a plumber, when he came across a very different opportunity to enrol on a Level 2 Rail Engineering Apprenticeship with INFRA Skills. He had never envisioned himself working on the railway, but having spoken to others, he was encouraged by their […]

Apprenticeship Success Story: Jodie Watkins

We celebrate another Apprenticeship Success Story. Jodie Watkins had always found herself enjoying more of a hands-on approach when it came to working. Having never considered the rail industry as a career before, she started to gather more of an insight into what it would entail from acquaintances she knew with first-hand experiences. She found […]

INFRA Skills Partner for Construction Gateway Success

INFRA Skills, a leading training provider, have been working in partnership with Eurovia Contracting, Coventry City Council and the West Midlands Combined Authority to deliver the Construction Gateway. Better Job Opportunities The Construction Gateway is a 2-week programme that will enable local people who are struggling to seek employment; to gain the skills, knowledge and […]

INFRA Skills Sign The Building Mental Health Charter

Furthering their commitment to raising Mental Health issues awareness in the infrastructure sector, Auctus Management Group Ltd, and subsidiary business; INFRA Skills have signed the ‘Building Mental Health Charter’. Building Mental Health’s goals are to encourage the industry to engage and embrace the mental health agenda, make best practices and information readily and wherever possible […]

INFRA Skills Support Acorns Children’s Hospice

Acorns Children’s Hospice provides specialist palliative care for life limited and life threatened babies, children and young people across Birmingham and the West Midlands, as well as support for the families. This support is offered from Acorns three hospices, based in Birmingham, Walsall and Worcester, and in the community. Acorns hospices provide a home-from-home environment […]