Tunnelling and Underground Construction Academy (TUCA) 

Offering unrivalled specialist plant and tunnelling equipment

The Tunnelling and Underground Construction Academy (TUCA) is a purpose-built facility providing training in the key skills required to work in tunnel excavation and underground construction. 

TUCA is the only facility in Europe dedicated to the education of soft-ground tunnelling techniques. Its curriculum is driven by the needs of the industry and the vast building houses an unrivalled range of specialist plant and equipment. The training at TUCA is delivered by the National Construction College.

Contact us


For further information on our training courses or facilities, please email us at tuca.supportservices@citb.co.uk

Our address

Lugg Approach
E12 5LN

How to find us

TUCA is located in Ilford, East London and is a short walk from Ilford train station, a nine minute journey by train from Stratford train station.

Please note that there is no parking available on site. If you have any special access requirements please let us know in advance and we will try to accommodate you.

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