Induction, safety and skills training for road, rail and sea
Strategically positioned at the heart of the Humber Energy Estuary, we are the UK’s first centre for integrated, multimodal logistics training.
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Grimsby Institute hosts the Bondholders Breakfast event where Sam Whitaker announces the intention to develop and deliver a logistics training hub.
Sam Whitaker delivers a presentation on Modal’s training offer to the Hull and Humber Chamber of Commerce Shipping Committee. A written letter of support is received from the Chair, Graham Cross of GXD Logistics, in recognition of an industry-led training offer.
The signing of the Humber Growth Deal hosted by Grimsby Institute.
The Modal team attend the Teaching and Assessing Competence in the Logistics Sector Conference hosted at the Defence School of Transport at Normandy Barracks (Leconfield). Patrick Henry chairs the...
Date: 17 March
Place: Normandy Barracks - Leconfield
Patrick Henry attends the opening of the Rail Academy in Newcastle. Connections are made and Modal’s Rail offer starts to take shape.
Following a detailed site options appraisal process Modal select the preferred site on Kings Road in Immingham.
Grimsby Institute sign the Funding Agreement for Modal, which secures over £2m of capital investment, making it the largest skills capital project under the Humber LEP’s Local Growth Deal.
Modal meet with the Business On The Move team and secure exclusive rights to develop a Humber edition of the educational board game, the first regional version of the game. Over 40 businesses will be involved in the promotion of the game which will be gifted to over 30 schools in the Humber region.
The Modal team visit South Wales Police, in Cardiff, to learn about the best practice they have delivered via the use of driving simulators to improve driver behaviour, driver safety and fuel efficiency.
Modal hold initial discussions with representatives of the National College for High Speed Rail to establish the need for a Humber-based regional training facility.
The Modal team visit the Port of Dover to learn how port operations sited in a town centre environment can stimulate economic growth.