Never Mind the Gap - a Women in Rail initiative

10.00am to 12.00pm at Derby



10.00am to 12.00pm

Training and Work Placements to Help Get More Women into Rail

If you’re thinking about returning to work or have not been given a chance to fulfil your potential, then this is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for.

Women in Rail is a registered charity and aims to improve diversity in the UK rail industry by providing support for all women within, or those interested in joining, the sector.

Never Mind the Gap is a Women in Rail initiative designed to provide free training and work placements for women in the East Midlands who want to get their career on track.

You’ll have the chance to get work experience at some incredible local rail companies who are excited about showing you how rewarding a career in rail can be.

The event will include overviews of each company providing work placements (Bombardier, Cross Country, Mott McDonald & Network Rail), the purpose of the placements, activities and competencies. In addition they will highlight the flexibility with hours on the placements.

The 3 training days will cover an industry overview, building the candidates confidence, safe working and a meet with the employers.

The placements range from roles in operations, procurement & project management to customer service.

Min age is 18.  People who are currently employed are welcome to attend however they must be able to complete the programme in full.

To find out more and to register your details for the Meet the Employer event on Monday 14th October 2019, 10:00 – 12:00, visit the Women in Rail website.  Venue:  Derby Conference Centre, London Road, Derby, DE24 8UX.

The training and work placements programme will take place 6th – 25th November 2019

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