Productivity, Skills and Technology Symposium 

21st March 2019, Crawley College  

Join us for the first in a series of events focusing on productivity, skills and technology. This event is for employers and will cover topics such as:  

  • Human factors and non-technical skills
  • Mental well-being and its link to productivity
  • New technologies for rail employers 

NSAR completes transition from BS 11000:2010 to ISO 44001:2017

NSAR is proud to announce that we have successfully completed our transition from BS 11000:2010 to ISO 44001:2017. 

The new standard focuses on establishing and managing collaborative relationships with suppliers, customers, partners and internal departments for mutual benefit. 

QA Workshops & Forums 2019

View our list of QA workshops and provider forums for 2019. 

Our workshop events are for anybody involved in managing a training & assessments provider within the rail industry. The forums are for those involved in managing a training & assessments provider and presents a Q & A session on topical issues provided by NSAR, assured providers and various stakeholders.

Skills Live

A digital platform that rail industry employers can use to connect with young people who may not have considered careers in rail. 

Using video, Skills Live works to address the skills shortage by enabling employers to showcase a  range of job roles in rail and supporting employers by promoting greater diversity in the workplace.

External Quality Assurance

NSAR is now enabling employers in digital industries, freight and rail to take responsibility for the quality of apprenticeship assessments. The three employer-led quality assurance boards ensure that apprenticeships deliver what employers need.


NSAR helps its members globally by working with the national governments, industrial partners and blue chip organisations providing a range of skills related services targeted at the promotion and development of technical and vocational skills education and training in support of national industrial strategies. 

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Skills Intelligence

We provide up to date industry insights using our expertise and a range IT tools. Our skills intelligence allows the rail and peripheral organisations to make the right decisions.

Skills & Training

NSAR works with education, training providers and industry leading companies to ensure there is an effective supply chain to deliver skilled people for the industry.

Quality Assurance 

We are dedicated and passionate about ensuring that high quality, cost effective training is available and being delivered to meet your needs of the industry.

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