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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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All change for Britain’s rail and engineering workforce as National College leads diversity drive

As Britain prepares its workforce to deliver a pipeline of major infrastructure schemes worth more than £600bn over the next decade, the College built to train the next generation of transport engineers and technicians needed for projects including HS2 and Northern Powerhouse Rail, is taking action to ensure more women take advantage of the industry’s… Read more »

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Don’t miss out on High Speed Rail for Yorkshire

While Yorkshire is still arguing about HS2, in London they’re already underway with Crossrail 2 and they haven’t even finished Crossrail 1 properly yet. For me, this is a really important matter. And it should be to you too. The global rail industry, which began here in Britain, has been going nearly 200 years. It’s… Read more »

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Exploring Our Path and Building Our Future

We are proud to be hosting ‘Exploring Our Path and Building Our Future’ – A free of charge, LGBT History Month Event brought to you by InterEngineering, HS2 Ltd, Onboard & The National College for High Speed Rail. The event will take place at The National College for High Speed Rail’s Birmingham campus on Thursday 7th February, from 16:30… Read more »

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