North Star Awarded ‘Employer Newcomer of the Year’ at the 2020 Apprenticeship Connect Awards

December 2020

North Star is honoured to have been awarded ‘Employer Newcomer of the Year’ at the 2020 Apprenticeship Connect awards.

The award is testament to North Star’s investment in and commitment to developing young talent in the rail industry, beginning with the successful recruitment of our first apprentice in January 2020.

North Star’s apprenticeship scheme includes a general induction to the business and the rail industry, before apprentices move into a more visible and proactive support role within the business.

In particular, the judges were impressed by North Star’s commitment to promoting learning opportunities for apprentices in the rail industry and to offering a fully rounded learning experience that includes opportunities for on-the-job coaching and development.

Managing Director for North Star, Richard Brown, commented: “The success of our Apprenticeship programme is a matter of pride for the business. As we continue to grow internationally, we look forward to continuing the promotion of important sustainability initiatives such as the nurturing of young talent into the industry.”