"Colas Rail has supported my development throughout all of my rotations."
I started as a Colas Rail Graduate in September 2011. I was inducted into the company and received initial training within the first few weeks with Colas; including personal track safety (PTS), legal & commercial and health and safety at work. With initial training completed I then moved into my rotational placements within the Colas Rail Graduate Scheme. This consisted of 4, 6 month placements:
Colas Rail has supported my development throughout all of my rotations, from proposing courses suitable to my current role, to training to increase my overall management skills and my drive towards ICE Chartership.
Throughout my time within the Colas Rail Graduate Scheme I attended a number of highly relevant and beneficial courses, organised both through divisions and through central Colas Rail training. Training included the following:
Having completed the 2 year Graduate Scheme I have transitioned into a full time role as a Project Manager working within the AmeyColas joint venture, responsible for managing the delivery of a large scale track remodelling programme on the West Coast Mainline. Taking up this position would not be possible without the experience afforded to me by the Colas Rail Graduate Scheme and the support provided along the way.