Drawing on 20+ years of railway training experience, our driver training programme is focused on experiential learning and introduces Augmented and Virtual Reality.
MTR has brought together the latest technologies and innovation to create industry-leading skills and development training programmes.
Our experience-based learning environment delivers driver training that improves operational safety, reduces operational risk, and enhances performance. Our blended approach combines classroom, practical and virtual learning, making use Augmented and Virtual Reality.
Driver Training Programmes With a Difference
To address the growing shortage of qualified train drivers in the UK, condense the overall length of training time and enhance the learning experience, MTR has developed a specialist toolkit for trainee and qualified drivers that includes:
- Augmented Reality apps
- Targeted training video content
- A bespoke learning portal
- Virtual Reality supported learning
Working in close partnership with clients and their specific training requirements, the Academy offers tailored, accessible and flexible content that has been designed to fit the various ways individuals learn.
The Academy’s comprehensive programme was developed in consultation with Trade Unions and ensures candidates are well-versed in the relevant rules and regulations, alongside developing competency in the practical elements of the railway.
With a consistent track record of delivering through collaborative partnerships and joint ventures, we offer ground-breaking, technology-led approaches.
We deliver high performing railways. Our award-winning train operations include TfL Rail, soon to become the Elizabeth line.
Our Rail plus Property model offers transformative rail regeneration based on sustainable design and construction principles without taxpayer funding.
Our capabilities range from small-scale infrastructure improvements through to delivering new track infrastructure and extensive station works.
Drawing on 20+ years of railway training experience – our driver training programme is focused on experiential learning and introduces Virtual Reality.
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