National Training Academy For Rail

NTAR is a joint project between the National Skills Academy for Rail (NSAR), the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS) and the Department for Transport (DfT), with industry partner Siemens. The academy is playing a leading role in the new railway skills development programmes being driven by NSAR – working with the market to make sure that industry priorities are met.

Specialising in traction and rolling stock training: NTAR offer unrivalled facilities and courses, with our Northampton state-of-the-art facility acting as a hub to support and deliver services to customers across the country. Only by addressing training and recruitment needs now can we ensure that the UK can draw upon a highly skilled talent pool in rail engineering – and create a truly world-leading 21st century rail network.

  • NTAR are excited to be involved in the ‘Big Rail Diversity Challenge 2020’ promoting the varied and rewarding opportunities the rail industry has to offer.

    The Big Rail Diversity Challenge catalyses support for nre ideas through networking and team building to produce a successful and inclusive workforce.

    Diversity, Equality and inclusion are driving factors within our strategy and it is only through a cohesive effort across the industry that we can create and implement an attractive and welcoming environment for future generations.