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Royal seal of approval for Go North East and Gateshead College’s training initiative

Royal seal of approval for Go North East and Gateshead College’s training initiative

News   •   Aug 23, 2019 08:51 BST

​Go North East, the region's largest bus company, and Gateshead College, the best performing college in England for post 16 education and training, have received a royal seal of approval for their unique Bus Driver Routeway training programme in this year’s Princess Royal Training Awards.

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.