Arriva online learning
Transport services firm Arriva has launched an online learning and development system to provide a programme of e-learning for its 33,000 staff. The company has set-up a dedicated e-learning website called the Gateway, which will bring training directly to staff. The site draws together existing training and external resources into one point of access.
Air traffic controllers around Europe are to get new training in risk management via an interactive online course. Eurocontrol, responsible for air navigation safety, is rolling out the course to staff from 30 countries. London-based XOR has created the software, which draws on the lessons learned from high-profile disasters like the King’s Cross fire. It will be followed-up by a two-day classroom course.
Managers working at Caledonian Life have the chance to gain internationally-recognised qualifications after the group launched its school of manage-ment. The courses, approved by NEBS, include a team leader award and diploma in management. Based at Mont Clare Hotel in Dublin, the centre will enable staff to help develop business solutions.
Training for bankers
Banking staff in the Middle East are getting British training on project management, teamwork and communication skills. The tailor-made development programme was introduced following a series of trade missions. The Right Track Consultancy will deliver the training to the Institute of Banking Studies in Kuwait City.