Certificates and other associated Company documents are available to download from our Document Library webpage

Railway Industry Supplier Qualification Scheme (RISQS)

Railway Industry Supplier Qualification Scheme (formally Link-up) is the UK rail industry supplier registration and qualification scheme. Originally established over a decade ago, RISQS has made a significant impact to the rail industry by providing a single common qualification process for suppliers that is shared by Network Rail and over 110 rail organisations including Infrastructure Management Contractors, Underground Infrastructure companies, Construction companies and all major Train and Freight Operators.                                             


NQA- ISO Quality Management: Certificate No: 50022

NQA is a leading assessment, verification and certification body and works in partnership with a wide range of business, government departments and charity organisations to help improve performance in quality, environment and health and safety management.

NQA- ISO Quality Management: Certificate No: 50022 NQA- ISO Quality Management: Certificate No: 50022 (319 KB)

Highfield Awarding Body of Compliance (HABC) Centre No: 14061


Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance (HABC) is the UK and Middle East’s leading supplier of compliance qualifications and apprenticeships. They offer over 200 qualifications. HABC is regulated by Ofqual, the Welsh Government, the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) Accreditation and the Security Industry Authority (SIA).

Seaton Rail delivers First Aid, Health & Safety, Teacher, Assessor, Customer Service, Conflict Management, Food Safety and Business & Management Qualifications through the Qualifications Credit Framework with Highfield as the awarding organisation.    

HABC Centre Approval Certificate            

The British Safety Council

The British Safety Council is a global health, safety and environmental charity. They work with businesses to improve their health, safety and environmental management. The British Safety council campaign and influence, and are champions of young worker safety. We share their vision that no one should be killed, injured or made ill by their work.

BSC (British Safety Council) Membership Certificate

Rail Industry Contractors Association

The Rail Industry Contractors Association was founded as AOTLS in 1999 and consists of many of the leading suppliers to the rail industry, including contingent labour & safety critical staff. By working as a collective force our members are able to gain information and exert influence, which they could not achieve alone.

RICA Certificate RICA Certificate (443 KB)

National Skills Academy - Railway Engineering

NSAR Ltd was established with wide railway industry support to help tackle current and future skills needs within the railway engineering industry. The industry’s vision is that by 2015, its engineering workforce will have the necessary skills to support the maintenance, development and expansion of a first-class, cost effective 21st Century railway.

NSAR is also the Training and Assessment Licensing body for Network Rail.

NSARE Certificate NSARE Certificate (330 KB)

NSAR Assurance Certificate 2018 NSAR Assurance Certificate 2018 (135 KB)

Construction Skills Certification Scheme

Seaton Rail staff engaged on construction sites are all certified to meet the requirements of the CSCS Scheme and carry the relevant card of certification. The Scheme keeps a database of those working in construction that achieve, or can demonstrate they have already attained an agreed level of occupational competence.

Construction Plant Competence Scheme

Construction Plant Competence Scheme (CPCS) - a card scheme to prove the skills of plant operators. CPCS is the largest and most highly recognised card scheme for the plant industry. It helps to prove workers' operating skills and health and safety awareness. The Construction Plant Competence Scheme (CPCS) provides a single skills card for the plant sector of the construction industry.

Seaton Rail Plant Operators are all certified by the CPCS Scheme.

National Plant Operators Registration Scheme

National Plant Operators Registration Scheme Limited (NPORS) is one of the UK’s leading accrediting bodies for; lift trucks recognised by the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) and Health & Safety Executive Northern Ireland (HSENI). NPORS also work in the following sectors; Industrial, Construction, Utilities, Warehousing and Distribution, Agricultural, Ports and Marine.

Seaton Rail staff are accredited by NPORS for hand tools and portable equipment including Cable Avoidance Tools (C.A.T. & Genny).

Balfour Beatty Civil Engineering

BBCEL has a firm and explicit commitment to fulfilling its responsibilities towards health, safety and Zero Harm, as members Seaton Rail is committed to the BBCEL Zero Harm Vision.

The Zero Harm Vision vision is for:

  • zero deaths
  • zero injuries to the public
  • zero ruined live