INFRA Skills, an esteemed provider of rail and construction training, is delighted to announce their nomination for the Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce GBBC Awards. With a focus on people development and technological innovation, INFRA Skills has earned recognition for their outstanding contributions to the industry. The GBBC Awards celebrate excellence and serve as a testament to INFRA Skills’ commitment to fostering a skilled workforce and driving advancements in safety and productivity.
Recognizing Excellence in People Development
INFRA Skills, in collaboration with RSS Infrastructure Ltd (RSSI), has been shortlisted for the esteemed ‘Excellence in People Development’ award sponsored by Wesleyan. Both companies are dedicated to investing in the future of the sector, addressing challenges such as the aging workforce, skills shortage, and lack of diversity. INFRA Skills actively supports various groups, including black minority ethnic individuals, women, ex-offenders, ex-armed forces personnel, young people, and those with disabilities. By reducing barriers to employment, INFRA Skills helps these individuals gain valuable skills and qualifications, opening doors to rewarding career opportunities within the rail sector.
Technological Innovation for Enhanced Safety and Productivity
RSSI, alongside INFRA Skills, has been recognized in the ‘Excellence in Technology & Innovation’ category sponsored by Millennium Point. Through a focus on leading-edge technological advancements, RSSI has pioneered initiatives that significantly improve safety and productivity. Their groundbreaking Semi-Automatic Track Warning System eliminates the risk of human error during train announcements, while the innovative rostering and fatigue monitoring system optimizes travel time, shift duration, and work type. Additionally, RSSI’s Safe Driver Control Methods include the use of a specialized Driver Awareness Warning System (DAWS) for transportation, ensuring the safety and well-being of their workforce.
Empowering Future Generations
INFRA Skills is proud to have partnered with Colas Rail to launch the Level 3 Rail Apprenticeship Standard. This program aligns with industry needs, driving sustainability and growth while inspiring a new generation of leaders within the rail sector. By providing comprehensive training and hands-on experience, INFRA Skills equips apprentices with the skills and knowledge they need to thrive in their careers, contributing to a more diverse and skilled workforce.
Being shortlisted for two prestigious categories at the Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce Awards is a testament to INFRA Skills’ commitment to excellence. Their dedication to people development and technological innovation sets them apart in the industry. As the award ceremony approaches, INFRA Skills eagerly awaits the opportunity to showcase their outstanding achievements and contribute further to the rail and construction sectors.