Babcock is one of the leading specialist training companies in the UK rail industry, delivering a wide range of training services to over 3,000 delegates per annum. 


We understand the need for safety critical industries to have a highly skilled and competent engineering workforce trained to meet exacting standards across all aspects of operations. That’s why our three core services - management of training, design/development and delivery of training, and the provision/management of training infrastructure – are geared to ensuring that all training contributes to the development of suitably qualified and experienced staff. 


Our close partnerships with customers and integrated approach to training service provision contextualise training to specific company requirements, entrenching the client’s vision and values and transforming training delivery to improve outcomes, reduce costs and deliver the workforce needed for continued success. 


In addition to our tailored training services, we also offer an all-inclusive one stop shop for Training and Assessment services, including Track Safety, Plant Welding, Permanent Way, Occupational Health and Safety and Signalling and Telecommunications.  Training and Assessment is available at our dedicated training centres in Glasgow, Manchester and Gosport, or can be arranged throughout the UK with our fully qualified and approved Training and Assessors. 


We manage and deliver one of the UK’s largest engineering apprenticeship programmes, training over 300 apprentices each year for Network Rail across Track, Signalling, Overhead Line, Telecommunications and Electrification and Plant, as well as managing their  Infrastructure Operations Apprenticeship for a further 200 apprentices a year.  In addition to developing and delivering training which meets Network Rail’s objectives, we provide and manage the infrastructure of the specialist training facilities and residential quarters at some of the apprentice training centres.  For more information about our work with Network Rail click here. 


Core service features:


  • Technical and Health & Safety Training
  • On Programme Assessment
  • End Point Assessment
  • Human Factors
  • Institute of Leadership & Management
  • Competence Management
  • Briefings
  • Training Consultancy
  • External Verifications 

We also have the capability to deliver digital learning solutions, training diagnostics, analytics and learning solutions as well as Learning Management Systems, thereby delivering a complete and sophisticated solutions designed to meet your organisation’s specific needs.