Go North East rising star scoops accolade at prestigious awards
Last week, during National Apprenticeship Week, Go North East’s Zoe Gibbons scooped the Customer Service Apprentice of the Year accolade at Gateshead College’s annual Edge Awards.
Go North East apprentices keep the wheels moving on 700-strong fleet of buses
This National Apprenticeship Week (3-7 February 2020), award-winning bus company Go North East is celebrating its engineering apprentices that help keep the wheels moving on its 700-strong fleet of buses.
Go North East and Gateshead College recognised for revolutionary training programme at Princess Royal Training Awards
Go North East, the region’s largest bus operator, and Gateshead College, the best performing college in England for post 16 education and training, have been commended with a Princess Royal Training Award for their workplace learning at a ceremony that was held at St James’s Palace in London.
Royal seal of approval for Go North East and Gateshead College’s training initiative
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.