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 Support International Day of Persons With Disabilities 2021

What is International Day of Persons With Disabilities? When the United Nations General Assembly passed resolution 47/3 in 1992, it agreed that everyone should recognise the International Day of Persons With Disabilities (IDPWD) every year. In all areas of society and development, the General Assembly wants to protect the rights and wellbeing of people with […]

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 […]

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.     The new INFRA Skills Training Centre focuses primarily on rail and construction training. This vital training facility will assist infrastructure companies in developing […]

Stacey Hazlehurst Case Study

What were you doing before you started working at INFRA Skills? “I qualified as a registered adult nurse in 2012. I began my career newly qualified as an Occupational Health Nurse at Jaguar Land Rover. During this time, I gained a University Advanced Diploma in Occupational Health. After 4 years, I moved into the NHS […]

Adam Hurren Case Study

What were you doing before you started working at INFRA Skills? “After I left school, I enlisted in the Royal Navy and became a ‘Warfare Specialist’, with my main duties and responsibilities revolving around the Radar and Gunner systems. During my time in the services, I had the honour of representing the Royal Navy Sports […]

INFRA Skills Take Part In National Inclusion Week 2021

National Inclusion Week 2021

INFRA Skills Ltd has announced that it will be taking part in National Inclusion Week 2021. National Inclusion Week, running from Monday 27th September – Sunday 3rd October 2021, was created by Inclusive Employers who organise the campaign each year. The week aims to raise awareness of inclusion in the workplace. Now in its ninth […]

We Support Samaritans Awareness Day 2021

Every year in July, Samaritans branches in the UK and Republic of Ireland hold local events to raise awareness that Samaritans are here to listen to anyone who’s struggling to cope, at any time of the day or night. The campaign titled ‘Samaritans Awareness Day’ or ‘Talk To Us Campaign’ encourages the importance of communication […]

EDI Charter Launched To Support Sector Diversity

6 November 2020: The Railway Industry Association (RIA) and Women in Rail (WR) have launched a Charter to champion equality, diversity and inclusion in the UK railway industry. The joint ‘Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Charter’ is a commitment to work together to build a more balanced higher performing sector and has been backed by over […]

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 […]