Rail jobs, staff issues and training

11.05.20

Selby College selected as Siemens Mobility Ltd training partner

Siemens Mobility Limited has elected Selby College as the training partner for its new rail facility in Goole, East Riding of Yorkshire. The company has received 200 applications for the facility’s first 12 apprentice roles.

The apprentices will be the first of up to 700 employees for the new rial manufacturing facility. They will spend their first year at Selby College, learning and enhancing core engineering skills, as part of a comprehensive, three-year training programme beginning in September 2020 through to joining the workforce at the Goole factory when it opens in 2023.

Selby College has a record of being a high-achieving college and is just 10 miles from the Goole site.

Managing Director of Rolling Stock and Customer Services for Siemens Mobility Ltd, Sambit Banerjee, said: “The appointment of Selby College is another important milestone for our Goole facility and will have a key role to play in helping us create a legacy of highly-skilled engineers.”

READ MORE: Siemens submits plans to build £200m train manufacturing site in East Yorkshire

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