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News Archive - April 2014

Local schools career advisors wowed by the Training Centre

Local schools career advisors wowed by the Training Centre

Published 07 Apr 2014 (17:01)

The advisors were unanimously impressed as they undertook a tour of the building - which took in the shop floor facilities (from the advanced CNC cells to standard tooling equipment), welding bays, electronics workshop, virtual reality suite (which includes virtual welding machines), as well as the new robotics and metallurgy workshops – where apprentices are testing the brakes to be used on the Bloodhound Super Sonic Car (SSC) using spectrography and hardness testing equipment.

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Apprentices explore 'Lean manufacturing'

Apprentices explore 'Lean manufacturing'

Published 23 Apr 2014 (11:56)

Jon Radford, engineering trainer at the AMRC Training Centre recently ran a course as part of the technical support apprenticeship pathway to teach the apprentices about Lean manufacturing.

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The new intake

The new intake

Published 23 Apr 2014 (13:07)

Its always an exciting time at the AMRC Training Centre when a new cohort of apprentices starts.

This month 15 apprentices joined the ranks on either machining or maintenance pathways. They will be at the Centre for between 6 to 12 months and will start with the basics, including health & safety, personal learning & thinking, engineering principles and so on.

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