To independently assure the quality of our services we maintain a number of industry-recognised accreditations and certifications. These annual audits and compliance schemes verify our high standards and provide a guarantee to our clients that we are committed and transparent.


You can explore our accreditations and certifications below

ISO Certification

As a business NRL are committed to delivering the highest standard of services we can to our customers. Our ISO certifications help us to ensure we remain compliant and focused on our business values, through external auditing and standardisation.

We’re always looking at how we can improve our operations, and to date are proud to hold the following ISO certifications:

ISO 9001:2008

NRL Limited (Recruitment Business) – Cert no.: GB01/52973 (SGS)

This certification covers NRL recruitment services at the following branches: Egremont, Falkirk, Washington, Wigan and Woking.

NRL NDT Services (Non Destructive Testing) - Cert no: 1UK/01/4602085950 (ACS)

NRL Limited (Rail) - Cert No: UK/01/0458116343 (ACS)


ISO 14001: 2004

NRL NDT Services (Non Destructive Testing) - Cert No: EMS UK/01/0160121258  (ACS)

NRL Limited (Rail) - Cert No: EMS UK /01/0458116343 (ACS)


OHSAS 18001: 2007

NRL NDT Services (Non Destructive Testing) - Cert No: OHS UK/01/0160121258 (ACS)

NRL Limited (Rail) - Cert No: OHS UK /01/0458116343  (ACS)

Constructionline Gold & Acclaim

Our Constructionline Gold and Acclaim certifications reaffirm our commitment to health and safety in the construction industry.

In fact, we're pleased to hold both Silver and Gold Constructionline status for pre-qualification to work with the UK's leading construction companies.

Find out more about our construction recruitment services.

Achilles FPAL

NRL is a proud affiliate of Achilles First Point Assessment Ltd (FPAL).

NRL holds Achilles accreditations in the oil & gas, rail and utilities sectors, demonstrating our determination to deliver a quality service to our clients in these demanding and safety critical sectors.

Our FPAL certification provides our oil and gas clients with peace of mind and understanding that NRL’s operations meet stringent compliant measures and support successful contract delivery.

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Achilles UVDB

Our Achilles UVDB accreditation reassures our clients that we meet rigorous EU Procurement Legislation, and understand the importance of compliance and best practice.

The pre-qualification scheme operated by Achilles provides a comprehensive audit to manage risk in the supply chain.

Our continued commitment with this scheme demonstrates our capability to deliver industry standard operations in line with our clients requirements.

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The Railway Industry Supplier Qualification Scheme (RISQS) provides our clients with fair, open and transparent third party auditing, that ensures the work we provide is of the highest standard.

NRL are proud to hold a five-star RISQS rating in recognition of the best practices identified in RISQS audits: firstly for our use of Dropbox facilities to convey all relevant information in real-time to rail contractors, and secondly our competence management system developed to include competence Profiles and Authority to Work certificates.

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Everyone Home Safe Every Day

NRL actively shares the ideas and principles behind Network Rail’s “Everyone Home Safe Every Day” initiative, to keep Britain’s railway one of the safest in Europe.

At NRL the health and wellbeing of our rail operatives is our top priority, so we always ensure they are fully trained and aware of the hazards and risks presented by the railway, taking every available precaution. Thanks to this continued commitment to safety, we operate projects on Britain’s rails with zero major incidents or close calls.

Explore our rail services.