Springburn-based training provider on track after striking GOLD

-Scot-Train has now trained more than 25,000 candidates since opening in 1997-

A Springburn-based company has been recognised for its excellence in the training and assessing of more than 25,000 candidates for roles on Scotland’s railway network.

Scot-Train, part of the SWGR group, has been awarded the highest GOLD award by the National Skills Academy for Rail (NSAR) for its effectiveness as a provider of rail training.

Scot-Train offers a comprehensive training and development service for a variety of skills and qualifications across a number of industries, including rail, engineering and construction. Since opening in 1997 it has trained more than 25,000 candidates at its purpose-built training facilities in Springburn.

Kevin Boyle, Head of Compliance for Scot-Train, said: “Everyone at Scot-Train is extremely happy and proud to have achieved a GOLD assurance provider award from NSAR.

“The award is testament to the whole team constantly striving for excellence with a dedication to always meet the demands of our clients. Not only do we have a great team of people, but we also benefit from first-class facilities, based closed to the centre of Glasgow.

“We are all looking forward to training and supporting even more people and helping them make the most of the many exciting opportunities in the rail industry in the year ahead.”

Scot-Train provides both NSAR-approved rail training as well as occupational health services, including medicals and D&A registration, offering a “one-stop facility” for those entering a career in the rail industry along with continual career development. Railway training and management development courses can be specifically designed to meet clients’ requirements, with assessments and mentoring for all grades and skills also available.

The training company also offer occupational health services both internally across the group business and externally for a wide range of clients and sectors, all delivered from a purpose-built medical centre at the Glasgow base.

For more information please contact Scot-Train on 0141 557 6130 or email

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Issued by Brian Welsh PR on behalf of Scot-Train, part of the SWGR group. For more information contact: Brian Welsh PR | | 07976 456 765


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