Cogent Skills is a not-for-profit organisation with charitable status, working with companies from across the science industries embracing Life Sciences, Industrial Sciences and Nuclear.

Cogent Skills is the UK’s strategic skills body, working alongside the leadership of sector employers to raise skills levels and operates through the following group structure:

• Cogent Skills
• Cogent Skills Services
• Cogent Skills Training
• Nuclear Skills Academy (NSAN)
• Science Industries Apprenticeships Standards (SIAS)

Collectively these companies’ purpose is entirely focused on skills - supporting the skills needs and ambitions of individual employers and their employees.

Developed by industry leadership, Cogent Skills is the publisher and owner of the Guidelines for Competency Management Systems for COMAH sites. Also the custodian of the UK’s Health and Safety Executive (HSE) COMAH / Seveso III recognised, Process Safety Management industry training standards.

With a responsibility to develop, design, promote, deliver and evaluate specialist skills solutions throughout multi-sector industries, we produce high quality, competency assurance, culture change and process safety programmes which meet regulatory requirements and make a positive impact within organisations.