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Burnley College Engineering Tutors share expertise with businesses to make PPE for NHS during Covid-19 crisis
Highly-skilled and innovative Engineering Tutors from Burnley College Sixth Form Centre have been using their expertise – and the College’s high-tech equipment – to help provide PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) for NHS workers on the frontline in the battle against Covid-19.
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| Categories: Adult Learning, Sixth Form, University Burnley, THEMIS Apprentice, THEMIS Employer | Tags: Covid-19 , Coronavirus , PPE , NHS , 3D print , mask , visor , Burnley , nurses , doctors , engineers | View Count: (178)
Burnley College Engineering Tutors use 3D printing technology to help frontline NHS staff
Expert Engineering Tutors at Burnley College have been busy making masks and visors, using their design skills and expertise with the College's 3D printers, for use by NHS staff in the frontline of the battle against Covid-19.
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| Categories: Adult Learning, Sixth Form, University Adult, University Burnley, THEMIS Apprentice | Tags: 3D printer , Covid-19 , Corona Virus , NHS , engineers , face masks , face visors , PPE , manufacturing , volunteering | View Count: (215)
Themis pride as Apprentices take top honours in NWAA Awards
Trainer Assessors and staff from Themis at Burnley College have been celebrating the success of a several Apprentices who gained prestigious honours in the North West Aerospace Alliance New Talent Awards recently.
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| Categories: THEMIS Apprentice | Tags: Apprentices , Themis , Engineers , awards , aerospace | View Count: (675)
Themis and Burnley College’s successful Young Engineers Programme back for second year
Due to exceptional demand, the Themis and Burnley College Young Engineers programme is now accepting applications for a second inspirational year of developing the engineering bright sparks of the future.
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| Categories: Sixth Form, Schools and Colleges | Tags: Young Engineers Programme , Engineering | View Count: (3706)
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Simon Jordan's Blog - September 2015

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The future’s written Coding has become so important that children are being taught computer languages, Boolean logic and how to create simple programmes  as compulsory skills in Secondary Schools and the BBC have launched “Make It Digital” to encourage the take-up of computer programming in young people. The initiative, alongside similar projects from companies and organisations large and small, from Barclay’s to the Raspberry Pi Foundation and online resources l...
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| Categories: Corporate | Tags: Aimon's Blog , code , engineering , IT , Simon Jordan , Simon Jordan's Blog , tech , young engineers programme | View Count: (1565)
A brand new Young Engineers programme at Burnley College will help engineering bright sparks of the future gain experience from top local employers. Companies including WEC, Aircelle, Hycrome, Paradigm Precision and Pennine Tooling have all joined forces with Burnley College to create a specialist Young Engineers Programme, aimed at providing young people with the experience they need to begin a career in engineering. East Lancashire's engineering sector is growing rapidly and over the next fiv...
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| Categories: Events, Sixth Form, Oxbridge, York University, health and wellbeing, University Event, Awards, GCSE | Tags: engineering , Young Engineers Programme | View Count: (1886)
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Mechanical Engineer - Jobs of the Future

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                  Mechanical Engineers - jobs of the future need Apprentices of the future!     (Image taken from the Govt.uk Careers of the Future site)   The government has just released information on the careers which will shape Great Britain in the coming years. Mechanical engineer jobs are set to increase dramatically over the next five years, and with current lack of engineering talent to fill the skills gap the UK could be looking at a loss of £26 billion to the economy. How...
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Our very own "Tomorrow's Engineers"

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Today marks the start of Tomorrow's Engineers Week and we're sharing the stories of our very own Engineers of tomorrow to celebrate. Engineering is one of the most popular career choices in East Lancashire, and for many of our Apprentices, becoming involved within the engineering and manufacturing industry is their ultimate goal. Tomorrow's Engineers are high-achieving engineering students and Apprentices who will continue to shape the way manufacturing and engineering grows and adapts long i...
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