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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 college courses and apprenticeships in all elements of high speed rail and the broader rail and infrastructure industry. Our curriculum has been developed by the best in the business and is taught at our state-of-the-art college facilities in Birmingham and Doncaster.

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

Cutting-edge skills

For a diverse range of learners...

APPRENTICESHIPS, COLLEGE COURSES AND PROGRAMMES AVAILABLE IN:

HIGH SPEED RAIL & INFRASTRUCTURE
CIVIL ENGINEERING
TRACK SYSTEMS
SYSTEMS ENGINEERING
POWER
ROLLING STOCK
COMMAND, CONTROL & COMMUNICATIONS
OPERATIONS
PROJECT MANAGEMENT
OPERATIONS AND DEPARTMENTAL MANAGEMENT (CMI CHARTERED)
RAIL ENGINEERING
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Train at our 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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Chief Financial Officer from Munnelly Group PLC joins Audit Committee

The National College for High Speed Rail has announced the appointment of Chris Harrison to its Audit Committee as a Non-Executive Co-opted member. The College is a state-of-the-art training facility built on two new campuses in Birmingham and Doncaster. It opened its doors to students in October 2017 to provide the training for the high-tech… Read more »

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Partnership developed to fast-track North Lincolnshire students to High Speed Rail college

Students from the Engineering UTC in North Lincolnshire can be fast-tracked into a career in high speed rail and transport infrastructure after the college agreed a partnership with the National College for High Speed Rail in Doncaster. The National College for High Speed Rail, the largest of five national colleges created by the Government, has… Read more »

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Music mogul buries railway time capsule

Record producer, songwriter and railway enthusiast Pete Waterman, was guest of honour at a time capsule ceremony, held at the National College for High Speed Rail, in Doncaster, this week. A time capsule was buried to celebrate 160 years of the Railway Benefit Fund (RBF), the industry charity that supports current and former railway employees… Read more »

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