Benefits for employees

  • Formally recognising the skills, knowledge and experience that people already have
  • Ensuring that people do not have to relearn skills and knowledge they already have
  • Confirming competence for a job or role
  • Confirming eligibility for entry to, or credit towards, a qualification or course
  • Reducing the time and cost required to gain a qualification

Skills Recognition is practiced in many different ways across the various industries, and within the rail industry. Some organisations are currently using Skills Recognition more than others. This website is intended to strengthen and extend the use of Skills Recognition across the rail industry, and to assist in harmonising the process where possible, while still maintaining flexibility to meet the needs of individuals and operations.