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.

NSAR Membership

NSAR membership provides organisations with access to a network of key industry players exchanging professional support and expertise.

NSAR can support your organisation to identify your skills needs and help you to plan, recruit and train your workforce.

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.

NSAR News & Insights

Rail training industry review

Feb 16 2024


Rail training industry review – get involved

As many rail organisations will be aware, the low number of new trainers entering the industry has been a concern for some time. This is […]

Feb 6 2024


February insights from the NSAR Chief Executive

I introduced Edward Hughes, NSAR’s new Head of Policy Engagement, in my December update. Ed has hit the ground running and developed an excellent engagement plan […]

Feb 2 2024


PRESS RELEASE: NSAR celebrates National Apprenticeship Week

This week, 5-11 February is National Apprenticeship Week. NSAR is getting involved by promoting the value of apprenticeships and how businesses can find support. The […]
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