Training guarantees safe working
VR Transpoint's employees in various positions have received the appropriate basic training for their tasks. Regular repeat training maintains and develops professional skill in rail and road logistics.
Training in rail logistics
Railway logistics shunting yard workers undergo the training required for the position at the Kouvola Railway and Adult Training Institute KRAO. The Finnish Transport Safety Agency Traficom grants them a licence to drive a radio-controlled locomotive.
We ensure practical expertise with systematic mentoring. As a rule, we carry out the mentoring in the genuine work environment using genuine tools. The guidance is always given by a rail logistics supervisor who has received mentoring training.
Every year, we organise refresher and further training required by Traficom for those working in railway traffic safety tasks. In addition, our employees receive separate safety training for our customers’ and partners' locations.
Road logistics training
In road traffic, we train our drivers as well as our operators and their drivers according to the changing requirements of the transport industry by expert trainers.
We organise training according to needs and demand in the different areas of our business operations. In addition to our own professionals, we also use local expertise and other partners in the training
Our basic training covers the following topics, among others:
- Driver induction
- Occupational Safety Card
- Forklift card
- Customer-specific work instructions
- Load securing