Career & Progression Opportunities

NCATI offer a range of courses to progress onto including:

  • Level 3 Access to Higher Education (Engineering)
  • Level 4 Certificate in Higher Education High Speed Rail and Infrastructure
  • Level 5 Foundation Degree (FdSc) High Speed Rail and Infrastructure
  • Level 6 BSc High Speed Rail and Infrastructure

Please click on the button below to view our course progression opportunities:



You can also apply for and secure employment in a range of disciplines including rail, infrastructure and engineering. Some industry employers also offer graduate programmes once you have achieved a degree, leading to direct employment with them on completion.

You can apply for a range of university degree programmes at your choice of university and once you have achieved a degree, you may want to consider a Masters degree (MA). Some universities also offer degree apprenticeships.

You may want to consider and apply for an apprenticeship, these are available at a range of levels from level 3 to level 7, they are often known as higher level apprenticeships from level 4 up.

Universities offering rail degrees:

University of Birmingham

Sheffield Hallam University

Newcastle College and University Centre

Solihull College and University Centre

Universities offering engineering degrees:

Career & Progression Opportunities