Company Education of ČD Cargo, a.s.



Basic project information

Registration number: CZ.03.1.52/0.0/0.0/16_043/0004932
Name and number of the appeal: 043, Education of company’s employees
Name and number of priority axis: 1 - Employment support and workforce adaptability
Investment priority: 1.3 Workforce adaptability
Name of the programme: Operational programme Employment

Term of project realisation: 1st April 2017 – 31st March 2019
Total costs of the project: 4 305 332,- CZK
Grants from ESF funds: 2 152 666,- CZK


Aims and activities of the project

The aim of the project was to improve the level of knowledge and skills of both the ČD Cargo, a.s., and partner organisation from Brno ALTWORX s.r.o. employees and secure the unity of their qualifications and competences with requirements for their work.

Number of people involved in the project (supported people): 225; of which 183 employees took part in courses for total of 40 hours minimum.

Project activities:

  1. Technical and other skilled education, welding lessons including periodical examinations – total of 95 welders, rail vehicle repairmen, electrical mechanics, operating electricians and railway engineers with total of 40 hours minimum;
  2. Technical and other skilled educational activities, non-destructive testing courses including examinations – total of 3 supervisors, diagnosticians and rail vehicle repairmen with total of 40 hours minimum;
  3. Soft skills, managerial ability activities – total participation of 76 headquarter division directors, operational unit and rail wagon repair centres directors, heads of operational workplaces and rail wagon repairs centres, or other directors or senior staff, total of 40 hours;
  4. Specialised IT activity – total of 9 IS administrators and experts in the ICT area with courses of total of 40 hours minimum. Mainly ALTWORX s.r.o. employees took part in this activity.

The project is in coordination with the strategic aim to develop the internal repairs system and to be a sought employer as well thanks to the education system support. The project also included directors and selected senior employees of the company.