A webinar with Network Rail Portfolio Manager Jack Gookey & a Workforce Development Expert

Network Rail Training have important updates of the COSS Recertification training course. This virtual session will include confirmation of the ‘go-live’ date, material run through, virtual reality update, behavioural requirements, plus a Q&A session.

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The Rail Accident Investigation Branch uncovered with Ian Capewell

Register for The Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) Webinar with Ian Capewell in collaboration with NSAR.

In the upcoming webinar, Ian will explain the roles and responsibilities of RAIB and how this aligns with track worker safety.

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New RTAS Rules V2.0 & Highlighted Changes

A new version of the Rail Training Assurance Scheme Rules (Version 2.0) has been published in collaboration with Network Rail’s appointed Assurance Organisation NSAR.

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Transport Infrastructure Efficiency Strategy (TIES) Living Lab

A partnership between the UK Government, its agency Innovate UK and firms including Kier and Costain is an initiative harnessing the vast quantities of intelligence that UK infrastructure projects generate, that can help identify modern methods of construction. Click the button below to find out more.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) apprenticeships guidance

NSAR is working closely with numerous organisations to monitor the situation and remain committed to supporting you at this challenging time, to protecting apprentices and to minimising disruption as much as possible.  Click the button below to view the guidance.

NSAR Adult Care EQA Live

We are proud to make another announcement in that IfATE has also approved NSAR to deliver an external quality assurance (EQA) service for Adult Care Apprenticeship Standards. 

NSAR Screen EQA Live 

We are proud to announce that IfATE has approved NSAR to deliver an external quality assurance (EQA) service for Screen Apprenticeship Standards. 

Driving Social Mobility in Transport

NSAR understands a more skilled workforce increases the chances of upward socially mobility. Members of the Strategic Transport Apprenticeship Taskforce (STAT) have developed a “Driving Social Mobility in Transport” Leaflet. 


The document sets out good practice examples to improve and champion social mobility in the transport sector. It aims to promote pre-employment training opportunities and is a guide for employers on how to get involved. 


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