Helping employees achieve their career goals

Employing over 700 staff across six centres in the North of England and Scotland, Story Contracting’s goal is to help employees achieve their aspirations, no matter who they are.

This ‘One Story’ approach sees our Learning & Development team and Training Centre staff working as one – an initiative which pays dividends for our employees.

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Technical Training & Assessments

We deliver a wide range of OTP and Safety Critical courses as well as providing assessments. Our dedicated team of Trainer /Assessors has a wealth of experience and our Training Centre is NSAR Silver certified.

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Soft-skills Training

As well as technical training, we also provide a suite of over 50 internal ‘bite-sized’ courses on the softer skills entitled Skills Toolbox. Our staff can sign up to these courses and bespoke their development to their individual needs.

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Our Story Mentoring programme is available to all employees and helps them to fulfil their potential in their chosen field and allows them to work with colleagues from across our Divisions to broaden their perspectives.

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Bespoke Learning Techniques

We design, develop and implement bespoke Learning Programmes to meet business needs and develop our people. These include NVQs, Commercial Awareness, P6 planning, ILM and Site Engagement to mention only a few.

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Graduates, Trainees & Apprentices

Our Graduates, Trainees and Apprentices all have a personalised development programme and named Mentors to enable them to settle in quickly and then excel in their role. Development and nurturing are key pillars of our commitment.

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Ian Purdham (Managing Director – Rail England)

The evolution of the Learning & Development function at Story Contracting has been a great success and a massive benefit to the business.

Ian Purdham

Managing Director - Rail England

Training – AMCO

Story is definitely the best training facility I've been to in a long time. I was extremely impressed with the trainers who delivered the course well and made all the delegates feel at ease.

Peter Hill


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