Date(s)/Time October 12, 201713:30 - 16:30 Location London Transport Museum Contact Details Jeanette Bowden firstname.lastname@example.org Category(ies) Educators Key Stage Level 3 Key Stage Level 4 Description Transforming London: The Next Generation Promoting careers in Rail Venue: London Transport Museum, Covent Garden Date: 12th October 2017 Join 3 leading UK employers for a fun and educational day to learn about careers in the transportation sector 2 group sessions*, each accommodating 20-30 students with timings as follows: 10am – 1pm 1.30pm – 4.30pm (this booking) Leading global and UK train manufacturers Bombardier Transportation and Hitachi Rail Europe are proud to be partnering during national Railweek, in association with the capital’s public transport operator Transport for London and Young Rail Professionals, to host a one-day event to attract the next generation of students to drive the future of rail transportation technology in Britain. Why attend the ‘Transforming London’ event? The rail sector in the UK is undergoing a major renaissance and three major UK employers – Hitachi, Bombardier and Transport for London – have joined forces to create a one day event at the London Transport Museum to attract the next generation to careers in Rail. With sustained growth in passenger numbers, record levels of investment and brand new rail routes, such as Crossrail and HS2, the rail sector is second to none in the diversity and scope of career opportunity it currently offers. The next generation is crucial to the sustained growth of the sector, which is currently seeking to attract 30,000 new apprentices over the next decade. There are a wide range of careers on offer, from train design and engineering to marketing, communications, project management and services. Targeted towards students aged 12-16 considering their future career paths, this is a unique opportunity to meet graduates, apprentices and senior personnel currently working in the rail sector, including representatives from global technology leaders Bombardier Transportation and Hitachi Rail Europe as well as the leading London transport operator, Transport for London What can you expect on the day? Each group of 20-30 students will have the opportunity to: • Meet and share experiences of graduates and apprentices currently working in the rail sector • Hear short presentations from industry leaders • Watch a video outlining career opportunities in Rail • Participate in group activities including building eco-powered vehicles for a fun race competition • Fact finding treasure hunt designed to encourage students to appreciate key aspects of rail and public sector transportation What skills will be involved and what can students expect to learn? • Team-building • Communication • Creativity and imagination • Appreciation of environmental aspects of the sector • Importance of safety in transport context • Planning and coordination Places are strictly limited and being offered to local schools on a first come, first serve basis. For further information, or to enrol, please use the contact details provided below: How to register: Through the booking form below Or by email: email@example.com phone: 07971 850606 quoting ref LTMevent1210 *Please note that as sessions are 3 hours in duration, lunch will not be provided, though light refreshments will be available during the day. Bookings Bookings are closed for this event.