Signet Solutions
+44 (0) 1332 343585
Meet the Signet Solutions team

Our Upcoming Courses

Consultant Team

  • Brian Cookson

    Senior Training Consultant

    Brian Cookson

    Brian has joined the team in March 2014. He is an experienced trainer bringing over 37 years’ Railway experience to enhance the Signet Team, working in the Industry as a Locking Fitter, Senior Technician, Installer, Cable jointer and going on to become a Trainer for the last 19 years.

    Brian has been involved with the development of training modules for Network Rail and he has developed his training delivery portfolio with a wide range of testing, maintenance and installation courses. Brian h...

    Click Here
  • Paul Morris - OBE MSc BSc

    Associate Consultant

    Paul Morris - OBE MSc BSc

    Paul joined the Company as an Associate Consultant in December 2007. An experienced training establishment manager, he has well-developed team skills both in the military and civilian spheres and railway engineering. Competent as a qualified teacher, apprentice mentor, post graduate lecturer, and as an academic registrar.

    Designed, bought, introduced and managed new and innovative training and education solutions; culminating in the “best practice” award from the Defence Training Review fo...

    Click Here
  • Mick Sawyer

    Associate Consultant

    Mick Sawyer

    A highly skilled signalling engineer with proven experience in the Testing and Commissioning of signalling equipment. Training professional with expert communications and organisational skills who has helped to design and implement a number of training modules across the range of Signal Engineering.

    A proven ability to work within major signalling schemes.

    Leading TIC role within the West Coast Route Modernisation Scheme
    Development and delivery of key module within Signal Engineering Conversi...

    Click Here
  • John Steatham

    Associate Consultant

    John Steatham

    John became part of the Signet Team in March 2013 as an Associate Consultant. His wealth of knowledge and experience in the Industry is a great asset to the portfolio of Signet Solutions' courses. He is a qualified Teacher and has been a Technical Trainer within the Railway Industry for many of years.

    He has delivered and developed a wealth of training courses including Basic Signalling, Electrical Installation, Point Machine courses, SMTH, Cable Jointing, Track Circuitry, Route Relay Interloc...

    Click Here
  • Simon Weatherill

    Associate Consultant

    Simon Weatherill

    A highly skilled signalling engineer with proven experience in the Railway industry. Training professional with expert communications and organisational skills who has delivered many of our course modules across the range of Signal Engineering. Simon works as an Associate for Signet whilst also developing his own Signalling Company.

    A proven ability to work within major signalling schemes.

    Delivery of key module within Signal Engineering Conversion Programmes.
    Currently active on major project...

    Click Here
  • Mike Smith

    Associate Consultant

    Mike Smith

    Mike is a highly skilled engineer with over 40 years experience in railway signalling and train control covering Design, Test and Commissioning, Maintenance and Engineering Management.

    As well as working globally in countries such as Hong Kong and Malaysia, he is an experienced Tester in Charge and has worked on many major projects throughout the UK.

    Click Here
  • Bob McNair

    Associate Consultant

    Bob McNair

    Bob has extensive experience in training and developing a wide variety of students from differing backgrounds and levels of competence. He has comprehensive knowledge of several training methods and has recently been successful in attaining a Level 4 Training and Development qualification.

    He has vast experience of coaching on a one-to-one level and has excellent communication skills both oral and written at all levels and a proven track record of working under own initiative as an individual ...

    Click Here
Find Us On Facebook
Facebook Photo

23 June 2018 - 10:39am

Signet stand at the Swindon Panel celebration weekend. “Design a track circuit” challenge

Click Here To View

View Post

Facebook Photo

2 June 2018 - 10:34am

Well done to Markus and the IRSE Swiss section on presenting a wonderful convention. Excellent technical visit and insights into different technologies and good friendships gained. Congratulations from Signet Solutions.

Click Here To View

View Post

Facebook Photo

29 May 2018 - 4:27pm

First day of the IRSE convention with technical papers this morning and then some site visits this afternoon to the Cerino tunnel which is fitted with ETCS level 2.

Click Here To View

View Post

Facebook Photo

28 May 2018 - 4:59pm

A welcome from Markus, the IRSE President for this year. All our best wishes to Markus and his team, looking forward to a good week of development.

Click Here To View

View Post

Facebook Photo

25 May 2018 - 11:15am

Well done to our Greek delegates attending Mod 3BI this last two weeks. They were presented with their certificates by Andy Knight and pictured with their tutor Mick Sawyer - Safe journey home boys and hope to see you again.

Click Here To View

View Post

Facebook Photo

22 May 2018 - 4:09pm

A big warm welcome to our Greek delegates from Athens - following Andy Knight's visit earlier this year to deliver an IST Control Tables/RRI Design combination course they have now come to Derby to take part in a Mod 3BI course with Mick Sawyer. I hope you enjoy the course.

Click Here To View

View Post

Facebook Photo

22 May 2018 - 3:55pm

Click Here To View

View Post

Facebook Photo

22 May 2018 - 12:36pm

Well done to Andy Knight and Brian Cookson. They both cycled 35 miles - Pedal in the Peaks around Carsington Waters and Tissington to raise money for Derby Hospital

Click Here To View

View Post

Facebook Photo

20 May 2018 - 12:57pm

Carsington Water for the 35k ride for Derby Hospitals

Click Here To View

View Post

Facebook Photo

27 April 2018 - 11:07pm

Another very interesting IRSE Annual Dinner and we’ll done to Markus on his inaugural speech as president and I Iook forward to your presidential year.

Click Here To View

View Post

Facebook Photo

27 April 2018 - 6:54pm

Congratulations to our IRSE/Signet award winner, we’ll done Robin and best wishes from all at Signet and I hope you enjoy your convention in Switzerland.

Click Here To View

View Post

Facebook Photo

20 April 2018 - 2:14pm

Well done to all my PTA delegates after their successful completion of a two week IST course. Great delegates who have worked hard for two weeks and been a really enjoyable group. Thank you to Perth PTA for their hospitality and welcome.

Click Here To View

View Post

Facebook Photo

16 February 2018 - 3:47pm

Well done to all my students who have all successfully completed the Control Tables/RRI-DO course in Athens. Well done to Aktor and all the delegates who were also great company for the two weeks μπράβο (bravo in Greek)

Click Here To View

View Post

3 February 2018 - 11:20am

A new country for the Signet team next week, two weeks training for a Signal Engineers in Athens, Greece.

View Post

Facebook Photo

22 November 2017 - 9:44am

It’s not only the Railway that is Digital. Here’s Jon G8GJC working digital on the 20m amateur radio band. Couldn’t do it without a Signet cuppa.

Click Here To View

View Post

10 October 2017 - 1:10pm

This afternoon Signet will be hosting the IRSE Midland & North Western Section meeting in Derby (Derby Resignalling). Lecture starts at 5.15pm
We look forward to welcoming attendees once again to our training centre:
Signet Solutions Limited
Kelvin House
RTC Business Park
London Road
Derby
DE24 8UP

View Post

Facebook Photo

30 September 2017 - 3:09am

Well done to all the bursary winners who attended the IRSE Convention, but special congratulations to Amy and Luke who were IRSE/Signet sponsored

Click Here To View

View Post

Facebook Photo

29 September 2017 - 4:16pm

IRSE Convention Day 4 - Morning visit to the Denton County Transport Authority. Visiting the maintenance depot and seeing where equipment is fitted into the vehicles (PTC sensors)

Click Here To View

View Post

Facebook Photo

28 September 2017 - 1:56am

IRSE Convention Day 2 - Really good tour of BNSF and GE facilities today and some good insight to technical equipment and Positive Train Control. No pictures allowed at GE unfortunately but the technical tour was excellent.

Click Here To View

View Post

Facebook Photo

27 September 2017 - 3:47pm

IRSE Convention day 2

Click Here To View

View Post

Facebook Photo

26 September 2017 - 5:26pm

Glad to be one of the major sponsors of the 2017 IRSE Convention. Looking forward to day one which has a full day of technical papers.

Click Here To View

View Post

Facebook Photo

26 September 2017 - 2:12am

Enjoying diner with the Engineers of the future and the IRSE/Signet award winners at the 2017 IRSE convention in Dallas Fort Worth. Well done to all and especially Luke and Amy

Click Here To View

View Post

Facebook Photo

26 September 2017 - 12:13am

Opening address by our IRSE President Mr Peter Symonds

Click Here To View

View Post

Facebook Photo

3 August 2017 - 1:27pm

Congratulations to Andy Knight who did a 46 mile bike ride at the Prudential Ride London Event on Sunday. His charity was for the Alzheimer's Society and he raised a massive £725.00 - well done Andy 😁

Click Here To View

View Post

Facebook Photo

7 July 2017 - 1:00pm

Happy Birthday to Barry who has been on a Points and Clamplock Installation course with us this week all the way from Ireland

Click Here To View

View Post

Click Here To View A Larger Map

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can click the link below to disable cookies, otherwise, we'll assume you're happy to continue
Close This Notice

Disable Cookies | 3rd Party Data Processors