ScotRail are a Supporting Partner of the DofE and offer their apprentices the opportunity to do their Gold DofE.
ScotRail is responsible for running safe and reliable train services throughout Scotland.
ScotRail’s 4850 employees carry over 227,000 passengers on 2000 services every day. The safe, easy and reliable services ensure it is Scotland’s leading transport provider. Its vision of “connecting Scotland” lets the passenger experience their journey from door to door and helps to invest in the future of the railway and Scotland.
In April 2015, the ScotRail franchise was awarded to Abellio Group to operate. Its business is like a family – it works together to support all of its colleagues. ScotRail really believe in hiring young people like you. It thinks the DofE is hugely important and believes the DofE is giving all employers young people with the attitudes, talents and skills to really succeed in the workplace.
“ScotRail really believe in the DofE, so much so that all our modern apprentices are given the opportunity to do their Gold Award with us. The DofE encourages and develops self-belief, motivation, determination and how to overcome difficult situations with innovative thinking, all of which are skills expected from our staff.”
– Shirley McIntyre, Head of Learning and Development at Abellio ScotRail Ltd