“TfL Engineering has rolled out a skills and competency capture programme across our 1400 engineers.  We are using the SkillsID as our platform of choice owing to the simplicity and intuitive user interface and the number of facilities that are available to us to help deliver our capability management vision.We have started our capability and talent management journey and are planning an exciting future as we improve our understanding of and use the data within SkillsID to support individual engineers, profession teams and business development”.

John Batchelor

Principal for Engineering Capability



Developed by NSAR in collaboration with rail industry employers, SkillsID is a Competency Management System that meets the needs of organisations of all sizes, big, medium and small. 

SkillsID delivers a centralised and secure online record of each individual’s competencies, qualifications and training plans which is easily accessible to both the employer and the individual on a PC, phone or tablet. 

SkillsID provides instant access to your workforce’s training and competency records providing you with assurance of their competency. It can support strategic workforce planning and succession planning ensuring that you unlock the true potential of your organisation’s commercial ability. 

SkillsID features & Benefits

  • Mobile Access – Access records on any device, so you can manage your organisation wherever you are.
  • Tailored Dashboard – View your organisation on an individual, team and department level allowing you to select the performance metrics important to your business.
  • Top down view – View the data for your entire organisation in an easy to read format to identify where skills are particularly strong or require attention. 
  • Alerts and Notifications – Alerts employees and employers to expiring skills or upcoming training courses ensuring you stay on track of training.
  •  Customisable – Add customisable levels and descriptions for different competencies. Develop bespoke training plans together with notifications for individuals. 
  • Observation Tool – Build bespoke paperless assessments that can be saved and amended with compatibility on smart devices. 
  • Career Planner – Access to a GAP analysis tool where an individual can see a step by step guide to the training courses required to progress their career. 

For more information regarding SkillsID contact Steven Copeland at steven.copeland@nsar.co.uk

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