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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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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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Our bursary scheme could get you on track with the cost of study

If you’re interested in studying at the National College for High Speed Rail, but you’re worried that finances may be a barrier, then our bursary scheme may be able to support you. The College has diversity at its heart, and is looking to attract a wide pool of talent – so our bursary scheme has… Read more »

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Birmingham and Doncaster councils officially hand over keys to National College for High Speed Rail

The keys to the National College for High Speed Rail have now been officially handed over, in preparation for the college’s launch next month. Marking the successful completion of a 15-month construction period by Willmott Dixon, the keys were presented to the college’s chief executive Clair Mowbray by Doncaster Council and Birmingham City Council respectively…. Read more »

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Eurostar arrives in Birmingham as the National College for High Speed Rail prepares to open its doors

National College for High Speed Rail receives donation of Eurostar ‘power car’ from Alstom Former high-speed train will be used for virtual reality training at the college in Birmingham College to hold clearing event held at Birmingham campus from 2-4pm on Thursday 24 August On the day that students across the West Midlands received their… Read more »

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