NSAR collaborates with organisations at an International level

NSAR is helping its member organisations internationally and working with 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 (TVET) in support of national industrial strategies.

NSAR is active in China, South East Asia, and the Middle East.

Download our International Leaflet to find out more about the work we do across the globe by clicking here.

An online tool ideal for Strategic Workforce Planning

Strategic Workforce Planning (SWP) is a critical activity for any organisation looking for sustainability in a constantly changing economy. organisations need to ask themselves – What resources do I need? When do I need them? How best can I attain them? 

Did you know that NSAR’s Skills Intelligence Model (SIM) can assist with SWP so you can get the right skills and people for your organisation?
The online tool that 
allows detailed and innovative skills forecasting for a comprehensive picture of what skills are needed now, as well as in the future. DfT-assured and adopted by industry giant Network Rail, the SIM is user-friendly and capable of producing reports at an industry and company level. 

For more information or to see how the SIM can help you or your organisation click here.

Don’t forget we on are YouTube!

Don’t forget we on YouTube!

Check out a range of informative and insightful videos surrounding rail and the work that NSAR is doing within the industry on our YouTube Channel.

To visit and subscribe to our YouTube Channel click here.

NSAR hosting another SIM training session for Network Rail

NSAR Skills Intelligence Team will be hosting another training session for Network Rail next week on Tuesday 27th August 2019, this time in York.

The session will focus on the usage of the bespoke Skills Intelligence Model (SIM) tool developed by NSAR to assist with  Network Rail’s Strategic Workforce Planning.

Want to find out more about our Skills Intelligence Model (SIM) and how it can help you with Strategic Workforce Planning, visit www.nsar.co.uk/sim

The skills gap is costing businesses more than a billion a year

According to Kirstie Donnelly MBE, the skills gap is costing businesses more than £1.5 billion a every year.  These skills shortages are felt particularly in the fields of science, technology, engineering  and mathematics (STEM).

This is why we work tirelessly to ensure that the skills agenda is of the highest priority to ensure industry can attract the necessary talent for the future.

NSAR provides a consolidated voice for the sector on skills, working with employers to develop apprenticeships, producing in-depth analysis and insight on the demand vs supply of skills, an integrated approach to education, training and professional development, as well as  providing quality assurance of  training provision.

To find out more, visit www.nsar.co.uk 

Looking for useful documents, reports and media about the rail industry?

Looking for useful documents, reports and media about the rail industry?
Visit NSAR’s Knowledge Centre.  

NSAR continues to remain an authority in rail industry in the UK. We publish internal & external reports, guidance material and videos which are internationally recognised for providing best practice in the profession.

Check out our archive featuring a number of brochures, reports, videos and more by clicking here.

Government sets out vision for a safe and biodiverse railway lineside

The Department for Transport commissioned (DfT) John Varley to undertake an independent review into Network Rail’s approach to vegetation management entitled “Enhancing Biodiversity and Wildlife on the Lineside”.

The review document assesses how effectively Network Rail manages lineside vegetation on its estate, in accordance with its statutory responsibilities to ensure a safe and reliable railway, in addition to its responsibilities to protect and enhance the natural environment.

To download the document click here.

More content creation for Skills Live in light of launch on 29th July 2019

NSAR continues to build video content for Skills Live in light of its imminent launch on 29th July 2019. Yesterday we filmed Zahra Choudhary (Assistant Project Manager) at Colas Rail and Akbar Qureshy (Graduate Engineer – Track) at Network Rail adding even more to our collection of videos the platform.

Want to bring your job roles to life? There is still time to get involved. Click here to register and get involved.