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Go North East apprenticeships drive industry award wins

Go North East apprenticeships drive industry award wins

News   •   Mar 05, 2019 17:15 GMT

This National Apprenticeship Week (4 - 8 March 2019), the region’s biggest bus operator, Go North East is celebrating its young talent making a big impact – including two industry award-winning apprentices.

Why I’m living proof that apprenticeships work

Why I’m living proof that apprenticeships work

News   •   Mar 04, 2019 09:00 GMT

To mark the start of National Apprenticeship Week 2019 (4-8 March), former apprentice Colin Barnes - now engineering director at Go North East, shares his views on the value of apprenticeships, from his own experiences to heading up the company’s award-winning bus and coach engineering and maintenance scheme.

Award-winning recruitment scheme looking for next intake of trainees

Award-winning recruitment scheme looking for next intake of trainees

News   •   Aug 23, 2018 16:42 BST

A first-of-its-kind training and skills programme launched to help local unemployed people get back into work while supporting Go North East’s recruitment of new bus drivers, has gone from strength-to-strength, with the region’s largest bus operator now looking for more trainees for its September intake.

Go North East wins two accolades for innovative bus driver training programme at Recruiter Awards 2018

Go North East wins two accolades for innovative bus driver training programme at Recruiter Awards 2018

News   •   May 11, 2018 08:41 BST

The region’s largest bus company, Go North East, has been honoured for its ground-breaking Bus Driver Routeway programme at this year’s Recruiter Awards, scooping two accolades at the national awards including the top prize in the In-House Innovation in Recruitment category.

Recruitment and tourism award shortlists for Go North East

Recruitment and tourism award shortlists for Go North East

News   •   Mar 28, 2018 11:13 BST

The region’s biggest bus company, Go North East, has been shortlisted for three prestigious awards, acknowledging its commitment to excellence within the areas of transport, tourism, training and recruitment.

Go North East commended for engineering excellence

Go North East commended for engineering excellence

News   •   Mar 21, 2018 12:20 GMT

Significant investment into its award-winning employee training schemes combined with an injection of over £10million into new vehicles, technology and equipment has driven engineering improvements at Go North East, to achieve the highest standard available from the National Express Operator Awards in relation to its coach fleet.

Lucky seven needed to embark on engineering careers

Lucky seven needed to embark on engineering careers

News   •   Mar 01, 2018 17:32 GMT

This National Apprenticeship Week (5-9 March 2018), the region’s biggest bus company, Go North East is calling out to aspiring young engineers with a thirst for knowledge and the drive to develop hands-on skills to apply for seven coveted spaces on its award-winning apprenticeship scheme.

Top 100 apprenticeship employer accolade for Go North East

Top 100 apprenticeship employer accolade for Go North East

News   •   Feb 12, 2018 19:50 GMT

The region’s biggest bus company, Go North East has been named in the prestigious Centrica Top 100 Apprenticeship Employer list for its unique bus and coach engineering apprenticeship, developed in partnership with Gateshead College.

National award acclaim for Go North East and Gateshead College

National award acclaim for Go North East and Gateshead College

News   •   May 08, 2017 11:39 BST

The region’s largest bus operator, Go North East has won the Best Apprentice/School Leaver Recruitment Strategy accolade at the national Recruiter Awards for its apprenticeship scheme, implemented to tackle the industry’s skills shortage and running in partnership with Gateshead College.