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SPECIALIST engineers who have been keeping the British Armed Forces moving for decades have welcomed a fifth generation to their ranks.

In Apprenticeships, In the Press, News, School Leavers, on the 11th, October 2018

The former Barnard Castle School boy, of Butterknowle, will bring the tech-savvy knowledge of youth and social media skills to the Evenwood engineering company as it embarks on an exciting period of diversification. “I’m really enjoying it as I am being taught the hands-on...

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Young Caterer Offered Dream Job

In In the Press, News, on the 14th, September 2018

Former Darlington College student Thomas Hoare has accepted a position as kitchen assistant with Broadacres Housing Association, Northallerton, at its extra care housing facility The Orchards, in Brompton-on-Swale, North Yorkshire. Thomas, 19, of Bedale, who was offered the role after completing his Level 1...

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Students Create Own Interactive Aircraft Simulator

In In the Press, News, School Leavers, on the 25th, May 2018

Senior lecturer in electrical electronics and mechatronic engineering Steven Corner said: “Model building, hand skills and following instructions are all a basic part of the Level 1 engineering course and we have brought all of these elements together in creating our aircraft simulator. “With...

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Darlington College Awarded Leading Light Status by Google For Education Partner

In News, on the 23rd, May 2018

Darlington College has been awarded leading light status by Google for Education partner Vitalize Consultancy for the successful implementation of Google Classroom tools and technology throughout the college. The free Google software platform gives course tutors and students a seamlessly integrated system designed to...

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A WINGER is making a rare cross by combining college education with a professional football contract.

In News, on the 14th, February 2018

The 16-year-old level 3 sport science student is also part of the Martin Gray Football Academy in a unique partnership between the game and education. Vinnie, of Seaton Carew, plays on the left wing and made his debut in the 5-2 win against Hartlepool...

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Manufacturing Engineering Student, Dylan Secures Packing Technology Apprenticeship With GSK

In In the Press, News, on the 26th, July 2017

Darlington College Level 3 BTEC manufacturing engineering student Dylan Brydon, 23, is set to take up a full time position with GSK, in Barnard Castle, after securing a packing technology apprenticeship with the world’s leading research-based pharmaceutical and consumer healthcare company. Curriculum manager for...

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