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Real Skills

About Us

Real Skills Training specialises in the education, training and assessment of personnel to the UK railway industry. Real Skills is a Railway Safety Training and Assessment provider delivering NSAR, Achilles RISQ (5*), EAL (Direct Claim Status) and NVQ approved training at venues across the UK. Our experience and expertise within the industry has helped us to establish an enviable reputation as one of the foremost providers of high quality training courses and workforce supply.

By choosing Real Skills you can be assured our dedicated staff understand the need for a highly skilled and competent workforce as well as the highest standards that the rail industry demands.


Core service features:

  • Safety Critical Training
  • Assessments
  • Labour supply
  • Apprenticeships
  • Traineeships
  • Pre-Apprenticeships


Real Skills services are tailored to our customer’s requirements, delivering a service that improves the training outcomes and the effectiveness of your workforce.  We work hard to incorporate our customers’ visions and values into the service we deliver, and   our experience, insights and commitment to quality means that we are trusted to deliver by industry leading companies.

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Here at Real Skills, we deliver a wide range of Railway Training Courses which are perfect for those who are looking to start a career in the railway industry. As well as this, we provide training for those looking to advance their career and recertify their skills. So, no matter what you’re looking for, you can count on Real Skills to deliver high-quality Railway Training Courses for you and your team.

Railway training
The main purpose of our Railway Courses and additional Rail infrastructure courses is to develop the knowledge and skill set of your workforce. In addition to this, our courses are designed to improve safety on the railway and ensure that candidates understand how to work safely and deal with challenges that arise when working on or near the line.

At Real Skills, we deliver railway training to, not only meet objectives but to educate and inform candidates of how they are expected to work on or near the railway infrastructure.

Specialist training
If you’re looking for specialist Railway Courses for specific roles, look no further than Real Skills. We offer a wide range of training courses that are tailored towards the exact needs of candidates, including introductory courses such as Personal Track Safety and Track Induction and senior level certification and re-certification courses like Safe Work Leader (SWL).

There are many different aspects of railway training; including online assessments. Some of our courses incorporate an E-Learning assessment which, although we would recommend completing this assisted in one of our IT suites, can be completed in the comfort of your home.

As well as this, we also offer classroom-based training which is guaranteed to be informative and educational – providing candidates with valuable training.

We also provide railway courses which provide candidates with the opportunity to gain hands-on experience. Practical assessments allow individuals to put into practice what they have learned in the classroom.

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