NSAR is the driving force behind Routes into Rail on behalf of the Rail industry. Routes into Rail is a sector initiative launched in 2020 to provide a single source of advice and information on the breadth and depth of careers offered in the rail industry.
Better understand their company’s overall competencies, qualifications and training plans, down to individual level plans and progress.
Available for all organisation sizes and sectors.
We help organisations better understand their current workforce and determine their needs and investment requirements for the future, through data analysis and forecasting.
We assess the quality of compliance, delivery and premises for regulatory training across the UK.
We offer the full range of apprenticeship services for businesses from development and levy planning to assessment and quality assurance.
The NSAR Apprenticeship Agency service supports businesses across the rail industry by providing and supporting their apprentices.
The NSAR Rail Workforce Survey is an annual comprehensive survey of rail industry professionals.
Each year, railway organisations across the industry contribute by submitting their workforce data on demographics, job roles and work locations.
NSAR collates this information, in addition to data from the Sentinel database and from the Office of Rail and Road, to produce a workforce profile providing approximately 95% coverage across the sector including the supply chain.