Monday, 08 October 2018 / Published in News, Training News
Take a look at the progress of Apprenticeships in figures. The figures in bracket below show there position back in July. • 341,700 apprenticeship starts reported for the first 11 months of the 2017/18 academic year from August to June, against 472,500 starts reported in the equivalent period in 2016/17 – 28% down year on
Thursday, 29 March 2018 / Published in News, Training News
The first training provider visited as part of Ofsted’s increased focus on new apprenticeship training providers was found to have made insufficient progress in all areas. Key6 Group Limited, which currently provides training for 208 apprentices was visited from February 15–16. Ofsted’s inspector said apprenticeships are “not fit for purpose,” tutors had been “ineffective in
Thursday, 18 January 2018 / Published in News, Training News
As everyone has read in the news over the last few days that Carillion has ceased trading and gone into voluntary liquidation and has put at risk the jobs of thousands of people, NSAR is working to support the Rail Safety Trainers and apprentices affected by this situation.  The skills and experience of these people
Tuesday, 19 December 2017 / Published in Training News
NSAR has been gathering feedback on the Events Calendar since its launch late 2016.  Enhancements have been made to the events calendar in line with the most frequent feedback.  Changes to note are: Additional status of ‘cancelled’ for events Additional field for event type i.e. initial training, recertification training, assessment etc Ability to copy and
Friday, 21 July 2017 / Published in News, Training News
“Training provider removed from apprenticeship register after Tes informs Department for Education of ongoing police fraud investigation A training provider was approved to deliver apprenticeships by the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), despite being the subject of an ongoing fraud investigation by police. A total of 12 individuals with links to UKRS Training, which
Thursday, 23 March 2017 / Published in News, Training News
Following an extensive investigation into allegations of non-compliance of training delivery, Network Rail has confirmed the suspension of UKRS Training Limited from delivering rail safety training. It is understood that UKRS Training Ltd intend to appeal the decision. Network Rail advises you not to use this provider for training during the period of suspension, as
Thursday, 01 December 2016 / Published in News, Training News
NSAR Platinum Training Provider Award was received only by Morson Vital Training this year after a rigorous inspection. Matthew Leavis, Group Training Manager who picked up the award said: “The one thing that Morson stands for is our commitment to quality. We always try and base everything around quality. “ Neil Robertson, NSAR’s CEO congratulated Morson
Thursday, 21 July 2016 / Published in News, Training News
Addendum to previous update On 21st July the matter of UKRS v NSAR was restored to the Competition Appeals Tribunal (CAT).  On the day before the hearing the parties received a letter from the President of the CAT, suggesting that a convenient means of dealing with the question of whether NSAR’s training and assessment auditing
Friday, 10 June 2016 / Published in Training News
We are pleased to announce that Jan Hindhaugh and Angi Bell will be joining us as Quality Assurance Managers on 15th June. Angi will be based in Scotland and will also provide support to our IT Manager Steven Copeland for SkillsID and SkillsBackbone. Angi has a long career in rail dating back to 2003. From