About the Transport Industry

The Transport and Travel industry is an essential part of the day to day functioning of the UK with many people using public transport on a daily basis.

Millions of passengers are transported throughout the UK and overseas by air, coach, road, water and rail every year. This creates a wide range of exciting career opportunities in a range of locations such as airports, train and coach stations as well as canal boats, cruise ships and ferries.

Some careers in transportation require higher education while others offer on the job training, the key to success within the industry is customer service, being able to meet customer demands. Delivering a good service involves many different aspects from engineering to planning routes, driving passengers and entertaining travelers.

There are many different career options available from Air Traffic Controller to Taxi Driver have a look to see if anything interests you!

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Careers at Jack Richards
Jack Richards & Son is a family business, so our senior people take a close interest in the development of all company staff. Regular staff meetings and an ‘open door’ policy allows everyone to contribute to the success of both the business and their own caree...
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Greater Anglia Apprenticeship
Greater Anglia provides an exciting and challenging apprenticeship programme for aspiring young engineers. A railway specific engineering pathway makes this a unique apprenticeship experience.
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Careers at Goldstar
Goldstar Transport operates a training centre at the Woolpit site. The centre is registered with the Department for Transport and the Scottish Qualifications Authority to deliver ADR training in all classes except radio-actives. The centre is also part of the...
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DAF Parts Advisor Apprenticeship
As this role offers a varied workload the Apprentice will develop skills in a number of areas, including: Safe storage of parts. Handling, storing and receiving stock, payments, procedures, identifying, sourcing and ordering parts. Monitoring and solving cust...
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