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A collection of articles featuring AssessTech

These articles were written by us, our customers, our suppliers, journalists and anyone else with something to say about AssessTech and our contribution to Competence Management for a Safer Railway.

Moving all our training online to keep you safe

Moving all our training online to keep you safe

As one of the UK’s leading training partners to the UK rail industry we understand how important it is for the safety of your staff, customers and the railway to maintain staff training and assessments.

We’d like to think we’re pretty innovative in our thinking, so as a result of the Coronavirus live event ban, we quickly moved all our training courses to interactive video conferencing this week.

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CrossCountry Trains have adopted a developmental competence management approach for their staff

CrossCountry Trains have adopted a developmental competence management approach for their staff

The Control department had previously encountered challenges to maintain the competence management processes within their team. Duty Managers were tasked with the role of staff assessment and they were too busy with their day job and grappling with the vast amount of paperwork and lack of time, that there were few real meaningful assessments being carried out.

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Investment in the rail infrastructure in the US opens up lots of new potential opportunities

Investment in the rail infrastructure in the US opens up lots of new potential opportunities

Director of Training at AssessTech Gabriel Stroud recently visited Los Angeles to attend Smart Transit, an event hosted in Los Angeles looking at how digitalization and technology is revolutionizing transit in the US, from enhanced analytics technologies to real-time passenger information systems. Rail will become the next big area of infrastructure investment for the US.

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User Forum 2019

User Forum 2019

2019 User Forum focuses on new features, new themes and new platforms.

Our User Forums provide competence management professionals, across heavy and light rail, an opportunity to get together to find out about developments in AssessTech’s range of products, give feedback on their experiences, discuss industry challenges and share best practice. 

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Focus on safety at EU Light Rail Conference

Focus on safety at EU Light Rail Conference

The recent EU Light Rail Conference which took part in Brussels on 16th and 17th May attracted decision makers and industry influencers from across the light rail and tramway systems industry and one of the key themes discussed this year was the role of technology in safety management. 

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AssesTech’s Round-up of 2018

AssesTech’s Round-up of 2018

ROUND-UP OF 2018 2018 has been a busy year for AssessTech. We’ve managed the electronic transfer of competence records from HEX to GWR to support employee migration, the adoption of competence management within light rail via Tram Operations Ltd, a stronger focus on...

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User Forum 2018

User Forum 2018

USER FORUM 2018 The Assesstech User Forum, held on the 19th September 2018 in central London, brought together a wide range of competence management experts to find out about new developments in AssessTech products, share experience and industry best practice, raise...

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Developmental Competence Management

Developmental Competence Management

Developmental Competence ManagementWhat is it? And why is it extremely important now that staff are working remotely? Developmental Competence Management is all about putting the candidate front and centre of the process, focussing on their needs and encouraging them...

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