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Our vision is to pioneer technical excellence, and our mission is to produce a new generation of highly-skilled professionals to lead Britain’s future rail industry.

Whether you’re leaving school, wanting to up-skill or take a new career direction, we offer courses and apprenticeships in all elements of the rail industry. Our curriculum has been developed by the best in the business and is taught at brand new, state-of-the-art facilities in Birmingham and Doncaster.

Tempted to become part of the rail revolution? Why not check out more about us and our campuses. To find out where high speed rail could take you, explore our courses and apply today.

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INFRASTRUCTURE
POWER
ROLLING STOCK

 

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Train at two brand new college campuses, offering fully installed track and rolling stock, specialist workshops, advanced digital learning and practical classroom teaching.

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A college dedicated to the future of the rail industry

A college dedicated to the future of the rail industry
A college dedicated to the future of the rail industry

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National College for High Speed Rail signs former Doncaster Rovers starlet Liam Wakefield

Former professional footballer Liam Wakefield has become the latest signing for the brand new National College for High Speed Rail in Doncaster.    The former Doncaster Rovers player, 23, and current right-back for Boston United has given up playing the game full-time so that he can focus his talents on learning the world class engineering skills… Read more »

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National College for High Speed Rail opens its doors in Birmingham

The Birmingham campus of the National College for High Speed Rail has been officially unveiled by Paul Maynard MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Rail, Accessibility and HS2, making it the largest of five new national colleges created by the Government to ensure British workers can learn world-class skills. Alongside a second campus in… Read more »

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National College for High Speed Rail opens its doors in Doncaster

Justine Greening MP, Secretary of State for Education, has today (Monday, October 9th) officially launched The National College for High Speed Rail in Doncaster. The new employer-led college has been opened during Rail Week 2017 and is the largest of five new national colleges created by Government to ensure British workers can learn world-class skills…. Read more »

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