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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.

Cutting-edge skills

for a diverse range of learners

COURSES IN:

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MANAGEMENT
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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Birmingham Open Day

This event is the perfect chance to find out more about the National College, and where it could take you! You’ll be able to talk to College staff about our courses, support, bursaries and locations, and ask any questions you may have. We’ll be giving a range of presentations throughout the event giving you all… Read more »

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Doncaster Open Day

This event is the perfect chance to find out more about the National College, and where it could take you! You’ll be able to talk to College staff about our courses, support, bursaries and locations, and ask any questions you may have. We’ll be giving a range of presentations throughout the event giving you all… Read more »

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Principal appointed to National College for High Speed Rail

The National College for High Speed Rail is pleased to announce the appointment of Jackie Grubb as its Principal and Technical Training and Quality Director. Jackie will shape the technical training and drive the quality of education for the next generation rail technicians and engineers at the largest of the government’s five new, employer-led national colleges…. Read more »

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