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 […]

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 […]

Team Auctus Complete Pedal To Paris 2021

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

INFRA Skills Ltd Celebrates Commitment To Railway Mental Health Charter

Auctus Management Group Ltd, and subsidiary companies RSS Infrastructure Ltd and INFRA Skills Ltd has signed the Railway Mental Health Charter to support the reduction of mental health stigma and change behaviours in the workplace, through cross industry collaboration. The Railway Mental Health Charter is a framework to help rail companies promote, manage and support […]

Team Auctus Unveil Official Cycling Team Jersey and Sponsors

Auctus Management Group Ltd and its subsidiary businesses; RSS Infrastructure Ltd and INFRA Skills Ltd are less than one month away from taking on the intense Pedal To Paris cycling charity event, a 460km challenge for the third year. This year’s team consists of the largest number of riders to date, and will feature: Richard Toy, Sean Harrison, Andrew […]

An Apprenticeship Success Story – Jodie Watkins

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 incite into what it would entail from acquaintances she knew with first-hand experiences. She found out about an apprenticeship scheme, delivered […]

Force Atlantic Complete Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge 2019

On 19th January 2020, the Force Atlantic officially completed the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge 2019. Departing from La Gomera on 12th December 2019 alongside 34 other teams, the team of four have conquered massive adversity whilst crossing the Atlantic Ocean, known as the ‘World’s Toughest Row’.

Sleep Survey Launched For UK Rail Workers

  “With up to 1 in 8 people now working night shifts in the UK, it is vital that we research the impact on their sleep and health”   Professor Russell Foster, Oxford University Sleep and Circadian Neuroscience Institute, October 2019   During a Track Safety Alliance ‘Fatigue and Sleep’ Conference in September 2018, representatives […]

INFRA Skills Ltd 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 […]

Force Atlantic Set Sail on Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge 2019

On Thursday 12th December 2019, the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge officially commenced. Two weeks prior, the island of San Sebastian in La Gomera, Canary Islands welcomed 35 teams, a total of 103 rowers, as they arrived on the island with their boats, equipment and families to receive an array of safety and instructional demonstrations from […]